The latest edition of the famous Baker Rail Atlas is now completely revised and updated to include all the latest developments and changes to the rail system in Great Britain and Ireland. To the railway enthusiast fraternity, Baker's Rail Atlas is the Bible.” The book portrays the entire railway network of the British Isles, differentiating between passenger and freight lines, as well as between single and multitrack sections. The book also shows preserved lines, freight terminals, LRT schemes, passenger stations, lines under construction, proposed lines, and depots. This new edition reflects the developments in railway and LRT infrastructure due for completion by 2010 as well as those currently under development. These projects include all of the railway investment linked into the 2012 Olympic Games, continued expansion of the British West Coast main line, significant numbers of new railway stations, the completion of a number of projects in Scotland, and much more.
Educated in Bradford and at Oxford University, Stuart Baker has been compiling the Rail Atlas since it was first published in 1977, combining its regular update with senior positions in today's railway industry in Britain. His professional career started with British Rail from university and his operational career concluded as Operations Director with one of the privatised Train Operating Companies. Since the late 1990s he has held a number of senior positions within the strategic railway industry and is currently based within the Department for Transport, where he is Deputy Director for National Rail Projects. Married with a family, he lives in York but also has a flat in London.
Descrizione libro Oxford Publishing Company, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110860936325