Christian Wolmar – Cathedrals of Steam

  • Temple Methodist Church, Taunton
  • October 8
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • 9.00
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Tickets: Brendon Books, Bath Place, Taunton 01823 337742
‘Fascinating’ ‘Books of the Year’, Financial Times’London’s twelve great rail termini are the epic survivors of the Victorian age… Wolmar brings them to life with the knowledge of an expert and the panache of a connoisseur.’ Simon Jenkins’. In a compelling and dramatic narrative, Christian Wolmar traces the development of these magnificent cathedrals of steam, provides unique insights into their history, with many entertaining anecdotes, and celebrates the recent transformation of several of these stations into wonderful blends of the old and the new.