British Rail Designed 1948-1997

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This fascinating British Rail Designed 1948-97 book is about the design successes and failures, of Britain's most extensive state-sponsored industry, making a wonderful gifts for anyone interested in trains or the world of style and design.

It is a story of people and ideas, movement and design, speed and colour; it is a comprehensive celebration of the crafting, operation and marketing of a national railway system, by which four main-line companies with steam-powered empires were transformed into a modern transport system. The principle subjects of this British Rail Designed 1948-97 book are the railway system as an entity; the places where trains stop (station architecture and interiors, lettering design); the vehicles themselves (locomotives, passenger and freight vehicles); the people who operate the system (uniformed staff); the means of encouraging and facilitating travel (printed publicity, graphics, tickets, holiday packages). This is also a study of how politics and the civil service, geography and urbanisation were manifested in the design processes and products.

- Hardback
- 240 pages
- Author: David Lawrence
- Measures 21cm x 2.5cm x 28cm
- ISBN 9780711038370

Product Details
  • Product Code: 405348
  • Product Dimensions: 21cm x 2.5cm x 28cm
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