Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth Dust Jacket 1979
Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth Dust Jacket 1979
Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth Dust Jacket 1979
Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth Dust Jacket 1979

Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth Dust Jacket 1979

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Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth Dust Jacket 1979
 
Railways of the World by Brain Hollingsworth
Dust Jacket,  Copyright 1979.   

In the World today there are more than of a million miles of railways blanketing the continents.  Historically railroads have opened up continents, created trade routes and in general provided national and intercontinental transportation services on a scale never before imagined.  Accompanied by maps and enriched by more than 600 photographs, the reader is escorted through the countries of the world, along with narrow gauge, metre gauge and standard gauge tracks, over bridges and viaducts, through tunnels, across deserts and up the sides of mountains.   The history and modern workings of urban transit systems, national and international railroad systems are described in vivid detail complete with relevant statistics - gauges, lengths and heights of bridges and tunnels, passenger and freight carried, rolling stock, locomotive power, percentage electrified, etc.  LOTS OF PHOTOS.   

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