By Colin Maggs MBE
In addition to the company’s historical past, he covers the railway’s cross-Channel transport company and the construction of Southampton Docks for ocean-going vessels. From its Victorian beginnings, the golden age of steam, diversification, Edwardian amalgamation via nationalisation and to the current day, Colin Maggs tells the gripping tale of 1 of the country’s proudest railway enterprises. Illustrated with over a hundred photos and interval posters, many in colour.
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A History of the Southern Railway by Colin Maggs MBE