Peter’s Railway (Book 2)
The Moonlight Express

Product code: PR_Book2

Product information

Hardback, 96 pages with 30 watercolour pictures by John Wardle. Recommended Age Range 6-12 years

Peter’s Railway is an intriguing story about Peter and his Grandpa building and operating a miniature steam railway on a farm. In book 2 the story continues with building a turntable using parts from an old tractor and Peter learns to drive the engine, Fiery Fox. 
Technical ideas explored: The boiler with its safety valves and water gauge; Wheel arrangements for locomotives; Points; Turntables and ball bearings; Turning loop to turn the trains: More on pistons, cylinders and valves. There are also 14 pages of simple technical drawings to explain, add interest and answer questions.

The books are written by Christopher Vine, a Chartered Engineer who loves railways and anything mechanical or electrical. They are his way of passing on his love and knowledge of engineering to today’s youngsters

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