The Spirit of Progress

The Spirit of Progress

Chris Banger and Phil Dunn

November 2019

published by Australian Railway Historical Society (New South Wales Division), Alexandria, Sydney, 2019

This book covers the story of the creation and insioration for the building of The Spitif of Progress by Victorian Railways. In November 1937, the Victorian Railways (VR) launched a new intercity train that integrated the latest and best of overseas technology and, when completed, was considered the equal of any other train then operating in the world. The train was called “The Spirit of Progress …

The 376-page book is perfect bound in illustrated glossy card cover. with a multitude of black and white as well as colour images

 The size of the book is 297 mm (H) x 210 mm (W) and 15 mm thick (A4).

For posting, the book will be packed in a stout cardboard book mailing box.  The book weighs, when packed, 800 grams.  As a consequence, Parcel Post applies.  Additional Postal services are available and will be charged at cost, upon request.

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Product Price $80.00