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040 _aBLR
_erda
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_a385.094212 SCH
_b010374
100 1 _aSchabas, Michael,
_eauthor.
245 1 4 _aThe railway metropolis :
_bhow planners, politicians and developers shaped modern London /
_cMichael Schabas.
264 _aLondon :
_bICE Publishing,
_c2017.
300 _axv, 279 pages :
_billustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ;
_c23 x 28 cm
336 _2rdacontent
_atext
337 _2rdamedia
_aunmediated
338 _2rdacarrier
_avolume
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 _a 1. The Road Not Taken: London Says No to Sprawl and Motorways 2. Mrs Thatcher's Urban Development Revolution 3. The Tide Begins to Turn: Creating the Docklands Light Railway 4. The Birth of Canary Wharf 5. Making the Toy Train into a Real Railway: Fixing the DLR 6. "Take Derelict Land, Add Railway and Stir": Extending the DLR 7. From Big Bang to Big Bust: Jubilee versus Crossrail 8. Mission Creep: Building the Jubilee Line Extension 9. A New Gateway to Europe: St Pancras, Stratford and the Channel Rail Link 10. A Real "Tram" for London: Croydon Tramlink 11. Reform and Innovation: Creating Transport for London 12. Low-Hanging Fruit: The London Overground 13. Crossrail: The Hare? 14. Thameslink: The Tortoise? 15. Looking Backwards and Forwards
520 _aThe Railway Metropolis describes the fascinating story of how planners, politicians and developers shaped rail developments in modern London. It is an essential read for all those involved in the industry, including engineers, architects, city planners, railway operators and politicians.
650 _aRailroads
_zEngland
_zLondon
_xHistory
_y20th century.
650 0 _aRailroads
_zEngland
_zLondon
_xHistory
_y21th century.
650 0 _aRailroads, Local and light
_zEngland
_zLondon
_xHistory
_y20th century.
650 0 _aRailroads, Local and light
_zEngland
_zLondon
_xHistory
_y21th century.
650 0 _aCity planning
_zEngland
_zLondon
_xHistory
_y20th century.
650 0 _aCity planning
_zEngland
_zLondon
_xHistory
_y21th century.
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