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Trains

A Miscellany

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 11 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849537094

About the book

HOP ON BOARD, SIT BACK AND ENJOY THE RIDE!

Whether you pine for the romantic age of the steam engine, thrill at the speeds of today’s
superfast trains, dream of travelling on the world’s great long-distance rail journeys or yearn to take the ‘Toy Train’ to Darjeeling, this book offers a fantastic, whistle-stop tour of train travel.

About the author

Ray Hamilton is a freelance writer and editor, whose lifelong passions are travel, languages and history. He has edited books on a wide range of subjects, including politics, history, travel, sport, gangland violence and birdwatching! He previously pursued a varied career in government, the highlights of which included multilateral government negotiations in Paris and forays into sub-Saharan Africa.

Reviews

'The perfect accompaniment for any journey, full of juicy anecdotes, funny quotes and quirky history.'

Tom Chesshyre