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9781784424121

Motor Coaches and Charabancs

Author: Taylor, James Code: 58874 Price: AU $18.66 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 30/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The coach - distinguished from the bus by its use for longer-haul and more comfortable trips - has a long and august history. Its origins lie in the charabanc, a long open-topped vehicle used to transport passengers on works outings and pleasure excursions. Over time, coaches came to be enclosed and fitted with more comfortable seating and ......
9781476677521

Electric Buses

A History Including Minibuses, Taxis and Trolleys Author: Desmond, Kevin Code: 58838 Price: AU $72.79 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 15/04/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The exponential success of battery electric buses calls for a re-appraisal of their history. This comprehensive history traces the roots of the electric bus from 1564 to its resounding success in 2019.
9781526749635

The London Volvo B9TL and B5LH

Author: Wharmby, Matthew Code: 59070 Price: AU $62.26 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After the successful six-year production run of its B7TL low-floor double-decker had been curtailed in London by increasing noise problems, Volvo developed a leaner and quieter update which it dubbed the B9TL, and orders resumed in strength.
9781642830149

Better Buses, Better Cities

How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit Author: Higashide, Steven Code: 58123 Price: AU $43.68 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: ISLAND PRESS Published date: 14/12/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A transit expert calls citizens and city decision-makers to action, inspiring them to fight for a better bus system.
9780747814290

London Transport

Author: Baker, Michael H. C. Code: 38416 Price: AU $16.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Published date: 07/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
London Transport was created in 1933 to coordinate the shambolic, overlapping transport systems of the capital, and for decades has striven to meet the challenges of organising London travel. This book presents the story of the organisation from its origins, through the upheavals of the Second World War, to TfL's biggest project - Crossrail.
9781849537520

Underground, Overground

Author: Kearns, Emily Code: 38461 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 13/08/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Spanning the past to the future, the iconic red buses to the abandoned tube stations and the engineering achievements to the cultural highlights, this book celebrates everything you should know about getting about in London.
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