The North British Railway A History

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Founded in 1842 as a line from Edinburgh to Berwick the North British grew to become the largest of Scotland's old railway companies. Across eight eventful decades its profound effect on social economic and industrial life was juggled with its own internal problems and power struggles. Society was changing constantly and the economy expanded and contracted inconveniently at times. This definitive new history is based on original sources and includes 164 photographs a timeline and 17 maps.