A dream come true: Peter is invited to ride in the cab of a large modern diesel locomotive! Luckily the journey was not as wild as one of Grandpa's tales from the old steam days: Wagons without brakes, speeding trains with runaway carriages getting lost in the night...Another adventure with Peter and his Grandpa. Real engineering detail with 12 watercolours by John Wardle. Age 6 to 12 years.
This is Book 8 in the Peter's Railway Series. See all Peter's Railway books here.
Since a very small boy, Chris has always loved everything mechanical, especially steam engines. The first workshop was in his bedroom where he made an electric go-kart aged 8, followed by a mini-bike powered by the engine from a petrol lawn mower.He spent many holidays on a friend's farm where there was a miniature railway across a field and so started a loMore about Christopher G. C. Vine