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Journey 2: Swindon to Penzance (Great British Railway Journeys #2)

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A glorious insight into the history, landscape and people of Britain, from The Sunday Times bestseller.

Nicknamed the ‘Holiday Line’, the 300-mile stretch of railway from Swindon to Penzance opened up the South West to a new breed of holiday-makers in the Victorian age, laying the foundations of the modern tourist industry. Michael Portillo visits Swindon, the powerhouse be

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Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published January 3rd 2013 by Collins
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Quick short read of this journey to go along with the TV series.
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