Collins Railway Day Trips: 150 Classic Train Journeys from Around Britain.pdf
Julian Holland Julian Holland is an established railway expert. He has published many railway books including the highly acclaimed Mapping the Railways (HarperCollins, 2011) and the forthcoming Britain's Scenic Railways.
The perfect companion for the rail traveller to plan adventures and follow the changing landscapes through the train window. This is an essential travel tool for residents and tourists alike. This pocket guide is unashamedly about the train, the railway and its immediate environs. A guide to the best Britain has to offer from the window of the iconic train it will include the following railway routes: * London to York/Leeds & Days out from York * York to Edinburgh & Days out from Edinburgh * London to Liverpool/Manchester via Crewe * Crewe to Carlisle * Carlisle to Glasgow & Days out From Glasgow * Leeds to Carlisle via Settle * Glasgow to Oban/Fort William * Fort William to Mallaig * Glasgow to Inverness * Inverness to Far North/Kyle * Edinburgh to Aberdeen * London to Cambridge * London to Bath & Days out From Bath * London to Exeter via Westbury & Days out from Exeter * Exeter to Penzance * Cornish Branch Lines * London to Stratford-upon-Avon * Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth/Pwllheli * London to Crewe, Chester, Llandudno Junction, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Portmadog, Dovey Junction and Shrewsbury * Days Out From London - Brighton, Canterbury, Oxford, Cambridge Each feature will incorporate colourful mapping, gradient profiles of mountainous routes, high-quality photographs and accessible text on the history and geography of the route travelled. Days out from major destinations also make this a useful book for exploring Britain by train. Based on the author's extensive knowledge of British rail travel, the appealing quirks of the various routes are revealed and practical tips provided on how to make the most of your journey.