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The Southwold Railway 1879-1929: The Tale of a Suffolk Byway

The Southwold Railway 1879-1929: The Tale of a Suffolk Byway

by Rob Shorland-Ball, David Lee, Alan Taylor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473867581
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publication date: 04/19/2019
Series: Narrow Gauge Railways Series
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rob Shorland-Ball grew up in Cambridge, worked for BR at Cambridge Station and was Deputy Head and Project Development Director at the National Railway Museum ,York, from 1987 to 1994\. He has an extensive knowledge of railways both as a researcher and author as well as a ‘hands-on’ steam engine, cleaner, fireman and driver. He has advised on projects at several heritage railways in the UK, at Steamtown, Scranton, Pennsylvania and Donetsk in the Ukraine. Rob, a former teacher, is also a born story teller so Cambridge Station comes to life in this book.

DAVID LEE is the author of the highly acclaimed Beachhead Assult: The Story of the Royal Naval Commandos in World War II another collection of eyewitness narratives.

Alan Taylor has contributed to numerous publications, including The TLS, The New Yorker and The Melbourne Age, and edited four acclaimed anthologies – The Assassin’s Cloak (2000), The Secret Annexe (2004), The Country Diaries (2009) and most recently, Glasgow: The Autobiography (2016).