London's District Railway Volume 2: Twentieth Century

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The second volume of this comprehensive history of the Metropolitan District Railway. This volume looks at the company during the twentieth century and examines how steam power was gradually replaced by electric. It reviews the modernisation of the railway, which was brought about by an American syndicate. It also looks at how the railway was operated in the years up to the formation of London Transport in 1933. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs, maps and diagrams. Hardback. 416 pages.

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