Celebrate the heyday of passenger rail travel around Britain with this beautiful Times railway book. Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain’s railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera. Leading railway author Julian Holland tells the story of an evocative period in Britain’s railway history – gone forever but never forgotten. Explore a century of rail travel in Britain, covering three important periods: * Late 19th century to 1922. The zenith of Britain’s railways, with 120 companies operating * 1923 to 1947. Railway companies are grouped into the ‘Big Four’ * 1948 to 1994. Nationalization heralds the era of British Railways The Golden Years of Rail Travel is the perfect gift for all rail enthusiasts.