New PDF release: An Indian Summer of Steam

By David Maidment

ISBN-10: 1473827434

ISBN-13: 9781473827431

An Indian summer time of Steam' is the second one quantity of David Maidment's 'railway' autobiography, following his first e-book 'A Privileged Journey', released in xxxx. David was once a railway fanatic who made the pastime his occupation. After administration education at the Western quarter, among 1961 and 1964, he grew to become a stationmaster in a Welsh Valley, a space supervisor at the Cardiff – Swansea major line and radiating valleys, the South Wales educate making plans Officer, the top of productiveness companies for the Western sector and for that reason the British Railways Board, earlier than 4 years from 1982 as leader working supervisor of the London Midland area, the BRB's first caliber & Reliability supervisor in 1986, and at last British Rail's Head of security coverage after the Clapham Junction teach coincidence, until eventually privatisation.rn This adventure resulted in a couple of years as a world railway defense advisor, and, due to an come across on an Indian railway station in the course of a work trip in a foreign country, to discovered the 'Railway childrens' charity to aid highway little ones dwelling at the rail and bus stations of India, East Africa and the united kingdom, defined in 2012 by way of an officer of the United countries Human Rights fee because the biggest charity on the planet operating completely for highway childrens. All this is often the historical past to the descriptions the writer supplies of the final years of steam and his many trips and reviews in the course of his education in South Wales and the South West, his travels far and wide BR from 1962 till the tip of steam in 1968, his look for steam in France, East and West Germany and China and the steam specials in Britain, France, Germany and China after the death of normal steam operating. The ebook comprises over a hundred black and white and a hundred color images, such a lot taken by way of the writer in the course of his travels, and approximately 40 pages of logs of locomotive functionality in Britain and the continent. rn All royalties from the ebook are being donated through the writer to the charity he based, a short description of that's integrated within the final bankruptcy of the book.

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