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Railwatch 073 - October 1997
Vinter's Gazetteer: Old Railways to Walk or Cycle This new book lists all paths over two miles long in the UK, many accessible by rail. 34 pages. Illustrated. A snip at only £2.
Places To Visit by Train New editions by J Hewes offer dozens of ideas for days out in the South East. Each entry gives a description, opening hours, telephone numbers and a sketch map showing the route from the nearest station. Choose from South London & Surrey, Kent, or East Sussex. £1.65 each or £4.50 for the set of three.
Ian Allan ABC Pocket Railway Atlases by M G Ball. Choose from Britain (1995) at £5.99, or all Europe (1997) at £7.99.
Europe Beyond the Tunnel A descriptive, 128-page guide to rail travel by Trevor Garrod (1994). Originally £7.99. Now only £3.95.
Bradt "By Rail" foreign travel guides. Please see July Railwatch for prices.
Jarrold/RDS "By Rail" travel guides (originally priced between £2.50 and £3.95). The following titles are available at only £1 each: Scotland, North East, Lincs/Notts/Derbys, Wales & Marches, East Anglia, In & Around London.
Our Changing Stations is the title of a new report from the Passenger Committee about station redevelopments. It asks whether current schemes bring real benefits to passengers, or are they simply a way of boosting profits for the new private owners? A dozen recent examples of moving and developing stations are cited, and a shopping list of improvements from a rail user's perspective is provided for anyone planning similar schemes in the future. Price £1.50
Get Freight Back On Rail! Envelope re-use labels with the above message are £2.25 per pad of 100. Also, the same message on a PVC Window Sticker for 85p.
Set of six Christmas cards, two each of three designs with RDS campaign message, including envelopes. Originally £2.15. Now only £1.75.
Pocket notepad in PVC cover, with refill: £1. RDS Enamel Badge £2.40. Keyring 85p Necktie, maroon or royal blue £6.50.
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