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In Praise of Rails: A Railway Poetry Collection David Leslie Urion

In Praise of Rails: A Railway Poetry Collection

David Leslie Urion

Published February 24th 2014
ISBN : 9781495916519
Paperback
92 pages
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 About the Book 

Love em or hate em you cant get away from trains in the UK. Everywhere you go from the biggest city to the most solitary spot youre sure to find new generation rolling stock or ancient relics to remind you of Britains great railway heritage not tooMoreLove em or hate em you cant get away from trains in the UK. Everywhere you go from the biggest city to the most solitary spot youre sure to find new generation rolling stock or ancient relics to remind you of Britains great railway heritage not too far away if you look hard enough. In Praise Of Rails is a collection of fifty railway-related poetic gems that will inspire you to find out more about the memorable locomotives, events, people and places that have shaped our island races unique obsession with all things trains, that began with the starch-shirted days of Stephensons Rocket and still survives today with the sleek and sexy Eurostar. *Cover illustrations by John Wardle.