Author: Yorke, TrevorCode: 59010Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:20/02/2020Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The drastic railway closures of the 1960s led to the slow decay and re-purposing of hundreds of miles of railway infrastructure. Though these buildings and apparatus are now ghosts of their former selves, countless clues to our railway heritage still remain in the form of embankments, cuttings, tunnels, converted or tumbledown wayside buildings, ......
Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening StarAuthor: Maggs, ColinCode: 58202Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New B-format paperback edition. The history of steam in Britain, from the Rocket in 1829, through to the last main line locomotive in the 1960s.
Author: Atkins, PhilipCode: 58204Price:AU $26.96Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Perhaps the most iconic steam locomotive in the world, the legendary Flying Scotsman was the first train to achieve 100mph and in its glory days ran the only non-stop passenger service between London and Edinburgh. When it was withdrawn from regular service in 1963, after nearly 40 years in service, the locomotive had travelled an estimated two ......
Author: Wolmar, ChristianCode: 57895Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A concise, authoritative and fast-paced telling of how the railways changed the world.
A 45,000-Mile AdventureAuthor: Rajesh, MonishaCode: 59170Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:23/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER AWARD FOR BEST TRAVEL BOOK SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 'Monisha Rajesh has chosen one of the best ways of seeing the world. Never too fast, never too slow, her journey does what trains do best. Getting to the heart of things. Prepare for a very fine ride' Michael ......
The World's most famous steam locomotiveAuthor: Sharpe, BrianCode: 57862Price:AU $39.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:20/01/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"No 1472 was the third of a class of steam locomotives that was eventually to number 79 engines, and did not originally even carry a name. The Great Northern Railway A1 4-6-2 though, was the biggest express steam engine ever to have been seen in Britain at the time."
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
More reflections of a London LocospotterAuthor: Bannister, GeoffCode: 57045Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:11/10/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Following his first book, the author relates his experiences continuing his locospotting hobby from 1959-62. With black and white photographs, his records cover visits to locomotive sheds, works and time at stations and the lineside finally rounding off his reminiscences with modern colour views of locomotives which made it to preservation.
From Steam to Diesel and ElectricAuthor: Hurley, PaulCode: 57128Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
As the days of steam ended, other forms of power took over...
50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual and exhilarating routesacross the globeAuthor: Solomon, BrianCode: 56862Price:AU $57.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date:28/09/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A portrait in words and photographs of over 50 of the world's most exciting, unusual and exotic railway journeys, including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia. The World's Great Rail Journeys is perfect for all railway enthusiasts, whether actual or armchair travellers.
How the `Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed RecordAuthor: Hale, DonCode: 57173Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of Mallard, including locomotive development, the speed battle in the UK and abroad, and its subsequent life through the war years and beyond
Author: Jones, RobinCode: 57088Price:AU $19.95Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Engines such as Flying Scotsman, Mallard and now Tornado are household names in Britain - and locomotives such as Olton Hall have become famous through appearances in films and on TV. Legendary Locomotives looks at those few engines that can truly be regarded as legends in their own time.
Author: Insight GuidesCode: 57492Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: PaperbackPublisher: INSIGHT GUIDES Published date:08/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
High Speed Train (1972 onwards - all models)Author: 125 GroupCode: 56777Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Inter-City 125 was the brand name of British Rail's High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced into service in 1976. The Inter-City 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a set of carriages (the number of carriages varies by operator). The train operates at speeds of up to ......
Life on the Commonwealth RailwaysAuthor: Anchen, ,NickCode: 56561Price:AU $35.00Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/06/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Central Australia Railway – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian Railway
"Outback Railwaymen – Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women.
Author: Bryan, TimCode: 56738Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:17/05/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Evolving from the horse-drawn stage coaches that they soon eclipsed, railway carriages steadily grew in sophistication so that by the end of the nineteenth century the railway passenger travelled in comfortable rolling stock of a design familiar to many until the 1960s. While modern trains look different from those built more than a century ago, ......
Author: Wolmar, ChristianCode: 56680Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date:02/05/2019Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy. From the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railway reveals the hidden stories of railway history across the world - the inspired engineering; the blood, sweat, and tears ......
A Guide for the ModellerAuthor: Weston, StephenCode: 55849Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Model something new! The pre-1880 period will stand out - it is largely untouched by modellers.
A Pictorial JourneyAuthor: James, Waite,Code: 55847Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
Explore More Than 100 of Britain's Lost RailwaysAuthor: Holland, JulianCode: 56535Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: COLLINS Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
More than 100 walks across the length and breadth of Britain's lost railway lines. Each walk includes a short history of the railway before it closed, a description of what can be seen along it today, practical details such as car parking, access by public transport, a detailed route map and historical and modern day photographs.
The A1 Steam Locomotive TrustAuthor: Smith, Geoff and The A1 Steam Locomotive TrustCode: 52455Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, it explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it appears. Based on the LNER Peppercorn Class A1 design, of which 49 were originally built but eventually all scrapped, Tornado is a magnificent and ......
Uncanny Tales of the RailwaysAuthor: Ashley, MikeCode: 55570Price:AU $19.95Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Howling down the tunnels comes a new collection showcasing the greatest stories of strange happenings on the tracks, many of which are republished here for the first time since their original departure.
Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the WorldAuthor: Hudgins, SharonCode: 55871Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS Published date:17/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Food on the Move focuses on the culinary history of these famous journeys on five continents, from the earliest days of rail travel to the present, and includes recipes taken from historical menus and contributed by contemporary chefs.
Before, During and After the First World WarAuthor: B, Farebrother, Martin JCode: 55875Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In this book the metre gauge networks established before the First World War are examined. A companion volume to Narrow Gauge in the Arras Sector by the same authors.
Locomotives that Galvanised the NationAuthor: Fischer, TimCode: 55745Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
If you are passionate about steam locomotives, or know someone who is, then Steam Australia is the perfect companion.
Tim Fischer takes readers into the fascinating and grand story of steam transportation over ten vital decades of transformation in Australias history. This book is so much more than a history or a set ......
Author: Waller, P.Code: 58903Price:AU $33.74(was
AU $44.99)Format: HardbackPublisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date:07/11/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The steam locomotive is one of Britain’s greatest and most beautiful inventions and generations have marvelled at the power conveyed in its iron form. But the mystical qualities of smoke and pure white steam give life to the locomotive and through the genius of design, it appears to blend magically with the scenery through which it passes. ......
The Story of a LegendAuthor: Picon, GuillaumeCode: 52085Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 260 pages Publisher: ACC ART BOOKS Published date:19/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The first train to connect Paris to Constantinople - the gateway to the Orient and epitome of all its associated desires and fantasies - the Orient Express was an immediate success. Quickly nicknamed the king of trains, the train of kings, it had already become a legend in its own time. This unique train and its celebrated passengers (both real ......
60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience themAuthor: Lonely PlanetCode: 56612Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Experience 60 of the world's greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Canada's Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide's The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines. Each profile contains practical information like ticket options and timetables, plus inspiring photos and illustrated maps.
Instructions for Engine Drivers and Firemen on the Great RailwaysAuthor: Hardy, R H NCode: 56611Price:AU $19.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
A unique insight into the skills and expertise of the railwaymen who worked on British railways during the age of steam.
Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam LocAuthor: Langston, KeithCode: 48795Price:AU $65.00Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives. The names chosen covered many and varied subjects, however a large number of those represented direct links with military personnel, regiments, squadrons, naval vessels, aircraft, battles and associated historic events. For example, all but one member of the famous Royal ......
Author: Garratt, ColinCode: 51077Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
From the early years of steam power to todays awe-inspiring high-speed passenger trains, this book spans nearly two centuries of locomotive history. It covers the first designs of the 1830s, early North American freight trains, the golden age of railways from 1900-1950, the crossover from steam power to diesel and electric, and how the ......
Author: Lonely PlanetCode: 56609Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 416 pages Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze through the window at the unfurling landscape as you pass, glimpse Lake Baikal, Russia's sacred sea, or gawk at Moscow's ......
Photography of A. Aubrey BodineAuthor: Bodine, JenniferCode: 51099Price:AU $67.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:30/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A. Aubrey Bodine, newspaper photographer, pictorialist, modernist, and documentarian, was a Baltimore Sun feature photographer from 1924-1970. This book is his archive of train photographs chronicling mid-twentieth-century rail transportation and the people working on the railroad. Bodines images of steam and diesel locomotives document an era ......