search for books and compare prices
cover image
Electrifying the East Coast Route: Making of Britain's First 140m.p.h. Railway
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Bibliographic Detail
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The electrification of the East Coast Main Line is BR's largest investment programme for 25 years - costing #306 million, and dubbed "the longest building site in Britain" - the first of the 33,000 steel masts to support the wires along this 360-mile route was erected in February 1985. By the end of 1989, electric trains were running to Leeds, and power was switched on at York. The completion of this project will be in May 1991, when the whole of the route from King's Cross to Edinburgh will be "live". The author has had full official co-operation in the preparation of this history of the project - its engineering, locomotive rolling-stock and signalling. The book is aimed at readers interested in state-of-the-art railway engineering and the new "Railway Age", and is a sequel to the author's previous book, "Speed on the East Coast Main Line", which charted the history of this route up to the time of the authorization of the electrification plan.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.