The London Underground Electric Train

The London Underground Electric Train

Description

The London Underground Electric Train tells the story of the development of electric traction on the London Underground railways. It combines technical knowledge, historical context and practical experiences. It covers the history of underground lines since the opening of the first deep-level underground rail system in the world in 1890: the City & South London Railway. The evolution of train design, including power, lighting, heating and design of the Underground cars is also covered along with the development of operational, engineering and safety devices on trains. Highly illustrated with period and new photography and technical diagrams, this book is a reference work for electric traction and underground rail enthusiasts.


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Details

Author(s)
Piers Connor
Format
Hardback | 192 pages
Dimensions
215 x 260 x 20mm | 868g
Publication date
01 Dec 2015
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd
Publication City/Country
Ramsbury, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
200 colour photographs
ISBN10
1785000136
ISBN13
9781785000133
Bestsellers rank
468,191