An illustrated look at the development of the railway station during the industrial revolution and beyond. Features detailed cutaway illustrations of some of the most famous railway stations in the world and descriptions of how these surviving stations are used today. Includes glossary and index.
Fiona Macdonald graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in history before going on to research and teach social history. She has contibuted to TV programmes and spent some time as a freelance researcher and picture researcher. In the last 15 or so years Fiona has been a full-time write and consultant. She estimates that she has probably wirtten over 300 books for people of all ages on a variety of different subjects, though she specialises in history.