Spirit of Progress / Chris Banger and Phil Dunn.

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Title: Spirit of Progress / Chris Banger and Phil Dunn.
Author: Banger, Chris, (author.)
Other Authors: Dunn. Phil, (author.)Australian Railway Historical Society. New South Wales Division, (issuing body.)
Published: Alexandria, NSW : Australian Railway Historical Society (New South Wales Division), 2019.
Copyright: ©2019.
Content Types: textstill image
Carrier Types: volume
Physical Description: 376 pages : illustrations (some colour), map ; 30 cm.
Contents:
  • Foreward
  • Acknowledgements
  • Route map
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Developing the concept and securing the funding
  • Chapter 2. The Melbourne – Sydney interstate rail service and its competitors in 1935
  • Chapter 3. A railway enthusiast’s trip between Melbourne and Sydney in the mid-1930’s
  • Chapter 4. Building the new train
  • Chapter 5. The S class locomotives
  • Chapter 6. The September 1937 timetable and the test runs
  • Chapter 7. Launching the new train and its early years of operation
  • Chapter 8. The Spirit of Progress between 1937 and 1939
  • Chapter 9. The war and post war years
  • Chapter 10. Modifications to the S class locomotives between 1938 and 1950
  • Chapter 11. The Spirit of Progress – 1951 to 1961
  • Chapter 12. Evolution of the standard gauge Spirit of Progress
  • Chapter 13. The positioning run and the last run of the broad gauge Spirit of Progress
  • Chapter 14. The standard gauge service
  • Chapter 15. Brief notes on overnight relief trains
  • Chapter 16. Celebrations to mark the anniversaries of the Spirit of Progress entering service
  • Appendicies
  • Index
  • Endnotes.
Notes: Includes index.
Language: English
Weight 1.374 kg
Dimensions 21 × 2 × 30 cm

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