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Was the LMS too big? Also, the belt repair system to which Landau refers represented the development in Britain of "scientific management" techniques.
As he indicates, this system had the business aim of reducing repair times and costs. However, in my previous letter I compared the LMS not with its British contemporaries but with other European railways, which received more government support. Restaurant Cars and their Development. John Macnab Many earlier restaurant cars of lasted well into BR days: The last five of these only went in mid Grahame Boyes Building on the success of the Early Railways Conference series, the organising committee has arranged to accommodate the interests of historians pursuing the origin and development of main line railways between and c This reflects the all-important years when railways first developed routes and networks and became major contributors to economic growth around the world.
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This pamphlet brought together some elements of both articles. The speaker 29 Novemberon whose input the pamphlet reported, was Col.
One voice from the floor: In those relatively early days of electrification people naturally drew on such examples as were available: He noted that there were nine rush hours each day to cope with in this respect, including "ladies going into Liverpool to shop" His sketch of an electric locomotive was one he employed elsewhere: Counter-intuitively, the Swindonians through either courtesy or breadth of mind.
Stanier brought the proceedings to a close with the dry and correct observation that electrification provided no real difficulties for the engineer, but "the real difficulties Trains were drawn from Lime Street up to Edge Hill by rope - they went down by gravity with one or two tunnel brakes added at the front end.
Reference to the Waterloo accident of p I should very much like to know the source for the suggestion that a broken axle might have been responsible, as opposed to the loss of a spring. Admittedly, there has always been some uncertainty about the cause of this accident, but if the engine had a broken axle I should have thought this would have been a prime suspect from the start; how many derailments have there been where a broken axle was accepted as an effect of the accident rather than its cause?
Detailed response from Ian Travers on p. Diesel Multiple Units - the first generation lan Allan, This was because of line closures, in particular on the ER, which robbed them of their intended role.
With virtually mint condition railcars on their hands, the authorities placed them where needs arose, irrespective of their basic unsuitability in one or two classic instances.
The hand that rocked the cradle. Martin Bloxsom Further information regarding items not mentioned in E. The pictures are of interest. Emblin and Longbone ask about the coach labelling in the heading picture:. The carriage cleaners are young women busy cleaning LSWR electric stock, quite possibly at Wimbledon depot; there are several photographs taken at the same location.
There is a posed picture of women cleaners at Gorton cleaning a Robinson 8A Women found it a filthy job but no worse than blacking grates at home, if more dangerous. Those on hard labour were probably working class, often married and trying to earn money to keep their families going while husbands were away fighting.
The clerks in the pictures will be lower middle class women earning money possibly for the first time in their lives. Excellently researched, well written with copious notes and sources given, it has been praised by academics, railway writers and the press when it has been reviewed.
Part Two covers the Great War, pp As the author notes, there is much more recorded than she has been able to put into her book. Response from Emblin p. Even so, I think there might be more than that list includes Many of the photographs are repetitive and a few even repeat the same engine and train in the same position on consecutive days, which suggests that better editing would have greatly improved the final product.
One gets the feeling that every image that the author took has been included despite the quality of the old colour film in use.Analyse issues that affect the popularity of tourist destinations discuss the potential for responsible tourism to enhance the host community at worldwide tourist destinations.
Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin To pass you need to: analyse main tourist destinations and generators of the world in terms of visitor numbers and income generation.
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LO1 Understand the scope of key UK and worldwide tourist destinations Main destinations: by income generated, visitor numbers and tourism statistics Tourist destinations: major tourist destinations selected from UK, Europe and the rest of the world Generators: source of tourists.
Unit Tourist Destinations Unit code: K// QCF level: 4 analyse main tourist destinations and generators of the world in terms of visitor numbers and income of tourist destinations analyse cultural, social and physical features of tourist destinations explaining .
Determine the main tourist destinations and generators of the world in terms of visitor and income generation Analyse statistics to determine tourism destination trends and predict future trends Analyse cultural, social and physical features of tourist destinations explaining their tourists Compare the features of top contrasting tourist.