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Tales of the Permanent Way: Stories from the Heart of Ireland’s Railways

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From the opening of the first suburban railway in the world, the Dublin and Kingstown in 1834, Ireland was in the vanguard of early railway development. In this important book, Michael Barry blends the history of the railway with the stories of the people at its heart, the permanent way. The book is splendidly illustrated with a wealth of photographs and engravings, from the past to the present.

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