Rocking Rolling Riding
A new chapter for one of rails oldest glories. One of Britain’s greatest transport stories has been retold and freshly interpreted as it celebrates a landmark year. March 25 2007 saw the 200th anniversary of the world’s first passenger railway – and a stunning new book – Rocking Rolling Riding tells its story.
The books 116 pages provides a timely salute to the Mumbles Railway which saw South Wales lead the way into an exciting new age of travel. This beautifully produced softback’s 100-plus illustrations include many being published for the first time. Spanning the whole of the coastal railway’s 155-year history, they provide a compelling backdrop to the sparkling text of lifetime railway and tramway enthusiast David Beynon.
It is a book which will appeal to the rail and tramway enthusiast in particular and the nostalgic at heart in general.