For a great many people, young and old, the era of steam trains is inseparably linked with romance, excitement and adventure. From modest beginnings there grew a transport system which transformed the world. Fast, reliable travel from town to town, country to country, even continent to continent became the order of the day. In addition to technological progress there was the development of the famous named trains including the Golden Arrow, the Broadway Limited, the Malle des Indes, the Blue Train, and the legendary Orient Express. This comprehensive survey of the world of steam trains fully captures the nostalgic appeal of the subject.

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Authored by Paul Price, published by Albany of London in 1978. Hard cover bound this First Edition copy is in Fine condition, covered in archival plastic, with a Fine dust jacket. The size of the book is 286x228x11mm, with 61 pages. Illustrated in colour throughout text with double page colour eps front and rear.