Books tagged: railway

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Mr Henderson's Railway
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
'Mr Henderson's Railway' is the story of a remarkable enterprise undertaken at the end of the 19th century by the British in Spain. The railway connects Algeciras with Bobadilla through some of the most difficult terrain in the world. The stretch from Algeciras to Ronda is famous as much for its majestic scenery as for the engineering proficiency of the men who built the line. Once completed villa
The Galway Train
Price: Free! Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The story of the Railway Service in County Galway Ireland from 1851 to 2016.
Jack in a Box
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jack Windsor has woken to find himself in an alien space station. He has huge elvish ears and is told that he is an elvish prince. His computer CLEO,who appears in the station as a hologram, wants to become World Chess Champion. When Jack wants a hobby the computer puts a section of the East Coast Main Line thru the station so Jack and his robot friend FIDO can train spot...then an elf arrives
A Journal of Old Baldoyle; Number 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This journal is published with the results of this last year's research into the history of the hinterland of Baldoyle
Night on the Milky Way Railroad by Miyazawa Kenji
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This unfinished but classic story of friendship, loss, and the search for true happiness has inspired the creation of dozens of movies, plays, manga, anime, television shows, musical pieces, and even research papers.
Life and Death on the Tracks
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Life and Death on the Tracks' is a dark little tale documenting an ageing train driver and his wife. The decline of Harold’s railway line mirrors the decline of the man, until the line shuts and Harold goes missing. Mourning and horror ensue for his wife Mary amidst reports of ghostly figures roaming the tracks. Eventually, Mary heads to the old railway to investigate the mystery for herself.
Top 10 Romantic Train Destinations in the USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
For couples who are seeking romance and traveling the Top 10 Romantic Train Destinations in the USA gives the top choices for traveling by train. Think of this book as a USA travel guide for couples wishing to take the train for romantic getaways. Each of the locations personifies romance with suggestions of where to stay and what to do.
On the Train
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A second short story. A dark winter evening. A few stops on the Portsmouth Line, sitting in the corner of the carriage and observing a mixed bunch of fellow passengers.
Australian Railways: Their Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The nightmare of three different gauges, the daunting challenge of building railways across vast open spaces often with no water supplies, the follies of railway lines that were rarely used—all this is the saga of Australian railways, the sheer hard work and suffering of those who gave their life in service to the railways.
The History of Waterloo Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » European
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.