Three Generations of Railwaymen

The History Press

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When Jim Body joined Great Northern Railway in 1916, he could never have imagined that it would become 'the family business', with both his son Geoff and his grandson Ian taking to the rails. Through the eyes of three generations of Bodys, the rail industry changed beyond recognition, going through two world wars, grouping, nationalisation, the end of steam and privatisation before ending up as the industry we know today.

With tales that include being suspected of spying, dealing with dramatic flooding, and the first Glastonbury Festival, Three Generations of Railwaymen is a rare behind-the-scenes look at one family s life and experiences in the railway industry.