The Changing Face of Britain’s Railways: 1938-1953


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Robert Hendry’s 192-page hardback book is crammed with photographs, many previously unpublished, providing a stunning visual exploration of the 15 years that shaped the future of Britain’s railways.

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He questions the long-accepted allegation that railway managers who had done a superb job in wartime had lost touch with reality, arguing that the Railway Executive, the men who ran BR from 1948 to 1953, were not the fools that some writers claim but were responsible men who had been put in an impossible position.

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