Was the LMS too big? Frederic Stansfield In his reply to my earlier letter about the size of the LMS September issue , Doug Landau November issue makes many interesting points describing the company's engineering innovations. But two of Landau's examples show how engineering developments within the LMS were subordinated to business issues. LMS management's rejection of electrification proposals, because of insufficient return on capital, is unsurprising when neither the scheme nor the one linked London with a major city such as Birmingham.
Beginnings and early Middle Ages[ edit ] Roman ruins at Michaelerplatz The name Vindobona derives from a Celtic language , suggesting that the region must have been inhabited before Roman times. The Romans created a military camp occupied by Legio X Gemina during the 1st century on the site of the city centre of present-day Vienna. The settlement was raised to the status of a municipium in Even today, the streets of the First District show where the encampment placed its walls and moats. The Romans stayed until the 5th century. Roman Vindobona was located in the outskirts of the empire and thus fell prey to the chaos of the Migration Period. There are some indications that a catastrophic fire occurred around the beginning of the 5th century.
January 1, 0: ET on PBS check local listings with an encore performance that evening at 8 p. The venerable concert is the largest worldwide event in classical music reaching millions of people annually through radio and television in over 80 countries.
Provided by Riviera Travel. Well above par Finally, a river cruise that allows serious golfers and non-playing partners to holiday happily together. This means that while one is playing, the other can be enjoying the cruise.