Book review

THE SIXTEENTH edition of the Thomas Cook map of Europe's passenger rail routes follows the established format, with the main map showing the area from Lisboa and Tralee to Moscow and Ankara at 1:4 million scale.

The reverse of the sheet has an enlargement of the area bounded by Amsterdam, Nîmes, Beograd and Warszawa at 1:1·5 million scale.

High speed, main and secondary lines are distinguished, and important bus, and ferry links are shown, as well as the most important tourist railways. A selection of the most scenic rail routes is highlighted.

The fifth edition of the Britain & Ireland map shows England and Wales at 1:750 000 and Scotland and Ireland at 1:1 million. Routes are colour-coded to show the various train operators, scenic routes are highlighted and there is an enlargement of the London area.

£8·99 each from Thomas Cook Publishing, PO Box 227, Peterborough, PE3 8SB, UK.
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