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By David Maidment

An Indian summer time of Steam' is the second one quantity of David Maidment's 'railway' autobiography, following his first ebook 'A Privileged Journey', released in xxxx. David used to be a railway fanatic who made the pastime his occupation. After administration education at the Western zone, among 1961 and 1964, he grew to become a stationmaster in a Welsh Valley, a space supervisor at the Cardiff – Swansea major line and radiating valleys, the South Wales teach making plans Officer, the pinnacle of productiveness providers for the Western quarter and as a result the British Railways Board, earlier than 4 years from 1982 as leader working supervisor of the London Midland zone, the BRB's first caliber & Reliability supervisor in 1986, and at last British Rail's Head of security coverage after the Clapham Junction teach coincidence, till privatisation.rn This event ended in a few years as a world railway defense advisor, and, because of an come across on an Indian railway station in the course of a business journey in another country, to came across the 'Railway young children' charity to aid highway little ones residing at the rail and bus stations of India, East Africa and the united kingdom, defined in 2012 by way of an officer of the United international locations Human Rights fee because the greatest charity on this planet operating completely for road young ones. All this can be the heritage to the descriptions the writer offers of the final years of steam and his many trips and studies in the course of his education in South Wales and the South West, his travels far and wide BR from 1962 till the top of steam in 1968, his look for steam in France, East and West Germany and China and the steam specials in Britain, France, Germany and China after the death of standard steam operating. The booklet contains over a hundred black and white and a hundred color pictures, so much taken by means of the writer in the course of his travels, and approximately 40 pages of logs of locomotive functionality in Britain and the continent. rn All royalties from the booklet are being donated by way of the writer to the charity he based, a quick description of that is integrated within the final bankruptcy of the book.

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