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In a follow-up to the hugely successful On The Slow Train, here are twelve more of the most beautiful and historic railway journeys in Britain. Extravagantly well-reviewed, the Daily Mail eulogised author Michael Williams' ability to recreate 'a magical world barely changed since the golden age of rail'.
An unashamed tug at the heartstrings for a lost era, a time before Dr Beeching chopped the heart out of the British countryside. Renowned railway writer Michael Williams takes us on 12 of the most beautiful and historic railway journeys in Britain.