ANDREW RODEN is a railway journalist and campaigner now based in Cornwall. He has worked on a range of railway magazines over the past decade from Rail to Hornby Magazine and the prestigious International Railway Journal as Contributing Editor. In 2005 he led the campaign to save the 'Night Riviera' sleeper train to Cornwall from closure. He is author of the highly successful books Flying Scotsman, A History of the Great Western Railway and The Duchesses, all published by Aurum Press.
A meticulously researched account of the company, embracing origins, accolades and ultimate demise, by a writer who fires our interest from start to finish Western Morning News Fluently written and insightful, illustrated with nearly 50 black and white prints and photos, replete with all the relevant facts and details of the organisation The Cornish Banner