I Tried to Run a Railway (pre-owned book)


This amusing book was written by G.F Fiennes who was the Chairman and General Manager for Eastern Region of British Railways. It is a humorous look at the people who tried to run the railways including Fiennes himself who decided to accept the first job offered to him, which turned out to be with LNER. Years later he was running the network with a turnover of £130 million p.a.

Hardback with dust jacket, excellent condition. 139 pages and illustrated. This book is from the library of Dr. Peter Holmes and includes a cutting from a newspaper dated 25/11/2000 about the author of the book.

Published in 1967.





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The family of Peter Holmes, have kindly donated this copy to the Friends to raise money.


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