Network Rail Dec 2007 [Great Britain]
Publisher: Network Rail
Dec 2007 - May 2008. 2,727 pages. 1 pullout + 56 inline maps.
Item ID: 1
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Added: 15-May-2009
Network Rail owns and operates Britain's rail infrastructure. It co-ordinates with the privately-owned Train Operating Companies (TOCs) to prepare and publish a national timetable of passenger services. This Winter 2007 timetable introduces six new and replacement franchise-holders to a 2,700-station network enjoying buoyant traffic levels. The major upgrade of the West Coast main line is nearing completion.The timetable is published electronically by Network Rail in PDF format. Timetable World has extended it by adding:
  • A sectional index
  • Maps at the beginning of each section
  • A sophisticated image viewer
  • Links to older timetable data
London Midland Sep 1962 [Great Britain]
Publisher: British Transport Commission
Sep 1962 - Jun 1963. 504 pages. 1 pullout maps.
Item ID: 2
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Added: 15-May-2009
British Railways' London Midland Region services are shown in this Winter 1962 timetable book. Electrification of the West Coast main line and general dieselisation are in their early stages, and the Beeching Report ("The Reshaping of British Railways") is published during its currency.The book provides a fascinating view of Britain's railways before the Modernisation Plan prunes the network and strips out duplicate services.
Scottish Region - May 1948 [Great Britain]
Publisher: The Railway Executive
May 1948. 200 pages. 0 maps.
Item ID: 4
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Added: 29-Jul-2009
Scotland was served by the London, Midland & Scottish (LMS) and London North-Eastern Railway [LNER] companies prior to the formation of British Railways in 1947. This is one of the earliest unified national timetables for Scotland, prepared for the newly-created Scottish Region of BR.Passenger services on a number of branches had been withdrawn in 1940 as wartime economies were sought. The 1948 timetable continues to record their existence, and directs travellers to the replacement bus services.
Western Region - May 1949 [Great Britain]
Publisher: British Railways
May 1949. 336 pages. 1 pullout maps.
Item ID: 5
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Added: 08-Sep-2009
The Western Region of British Railways covers the south-west of England, the south Midlands and most of Wales. Many routes are rural and sparsely-populated, but the South Wales coalfield contrasts with a dense railway network criss-crossing and tunneling the hilly terrain.The spelling of many Welsh station names have been altered (de-Anglicised) in recent years. Timetable World reflects the original names.
Southern Region - September 1950 [Great Britain]
Publisher: British Railways
September 1950. 636 pages. maps.
Item ID: 6
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The Southern Region of British Rail combined high-density electric commuter services radiating southwards from London with a so-called "withered arm" of rural services stretching far into the West of England.
London Midland & Scottish Railway - June 1947 [Great Britain]
Publisher: LMS
June 1947. 432 pages. maps.
Item ID: 7
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In its final year before nationalisation, this LMS timetable shows a network stretching from London to the northernmost station in Scotland (Thurso). Railways in Northern Ireland were part of the LMS, and were to be hived of into Northern Ireland Railways in 1948. Other "out-of-area" lines reached South Wales, the south coast (at Bournemouth) and the Essex coast (Shoeburyness).
London & North-Eastern Railway - June 1947 [Great Britain]
Publisher: LNER
June 1947. 292 pages. maps.
Item ID: 8
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The LNER operated the premier East Coast route to Scotland, reaching Aberdeen and Oban. It operated the former Great Central lines in northern England, extending to Liverpool and North Wales in the west, and used them to compete with the LMS between London and the East Midlands, south Yorkshire and Manchester.
Western Region - 1965 [Great Britain]
Publisher: British Railways
1965 [First Half]. 272 pages. 5 maps.
Item ID: 12
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The Western Region in 1965 has lost one of its premier routes, transferred to the London Midland region - Paddington to Birmingham Snow Hill and onwards to Shrewsbury and Birkenhead. The Birmingham route hangs on for another year or so until electrification from Euston is completed, and several rural routes in the South West are also on borrowed time. The Severn Tunnel carries car-trains for another year also, awaiting completion of the first road bridge.This is a re-issued Winter timetable after the cutbacks of 1964. To 2011, train fares have more than doubled in real terms (retail price index up 15-fold, rail fares up 33-fold).