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Road vs Rail

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part One

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part One

Ian Nicholls, AROnline’s forensically detailed historian takes a detailed look at how the UK’s railways developed, and compares it with the rise of the motor car. In part one, we cover from the dawn of motoring to 1945.

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part Two

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part Two

Ian Nicholls, AROnline‘s resident historian, takes a detailed look at how the UK’s railways developed, and compares it with the rise of the motor car. Here, in Part Two, he looks at the growth of both rail and road use between 1945 and ’59. In 1945, the Labour Party, led by Clement Attlee (above), was elected […]

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part Three

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part Three

Ian Nicholls, AROnline’s forensically detailed historian takes a detailed look at how the UK’s railways developed, and compares it with the rise of the motor car. In part two, he looks at the decline of rail and the growth road use between 1960 and 1970.

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part Four

Essay : Road versus Rail – Part Four

Ian Nicholls, AROnline‘s  resident historian, takes a detailed look at how the UK’s railways developed, and compares it with the rise of the motor car. Here, in Part Four, he looks at the decline of rail and the growth road use between 1973 and the 21st century. Bowie with his intrepid guitarist Mick Ronso having […]