Belles and Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Andrew Martin

Narrated By: Gordon Griffin

Publisher: Lamplight Audiobooks

Date: May 2016

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes


In the heroic days of rail travel, you could dine on kippers and champagne aboard the Brighton Belle; smoke a post-prandial cigar as the Golden Arrow approached Paris, or be shaved by the Flying Scotsman's on-board barber. Everyone from schoolboys to socialites knew of these glamorous trains. Andrew Martin recreates famous train journeys by travelling aboard their nearest modern day equivalents, describing the disappearance of the extravagance and luxury.