The Railway Years

The Further Reminiscences of a Truck Driver

by Laurie Driver



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/10/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 224
ISBN : 9781449090401

About the Book

The Railway Years is Laurie Driver's second book, his first being This Truckin' Life. This second book is about the life and times when Laurie worked for British Rail, as a road vehicle driver, for the London Midland Region and then National Carriers Limited, Railfreight and then onto Freightliner and later as a conductor for North West Trains The book is an anecdotal work with numerous humorous anecdotes interspersed with informative and useful information concerning the railways. There is hilarity set alongside touching and sometimes shocking revelations.

About the Author

Laurie Driver is the pseudonym of Dennis Burnier-Smith who spent most of his working life in the transport industry in the UK. He became a truck driver at age 18. He is Manchester born and still lives in that city. He has been marrried for 43 years and has 2 daughters. Dennis retired at 60 years of age after the effects of an industrial accident and that was when he toook up writing.