Some posters featured in the book
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Meet the Author: Richard Furness

Engineer Richard Furness has spent the last decade compiling a series of books about railway posters.

Backed by the National Railway Museum in York, Furness is now publishing his latest book, featuring the railway posters of the North West.

Poster to Poster: Railway Journeys in Art is the sixth volume in the series and has a forward written by fellow train enthusiast Michael Palin.

The BBC's Nick Higham takes a journey through the rail archives with author Richard Furness.

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