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9781445683706

Australia's Railway Crossroads

Author: Carter, Mark Code: 56637 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 21/11/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Australia's railways are as diverse and fascinating as the country itself and this stunning collection of images showcases the railways and stock.
9781857945485

Running on Rails

A sojourn through rail-borne transport through two centuries Author: Legg, John Code: 57037 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/10/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
This new title from the authors of A World of Rail - John Legg and Ian Peaty - takes us on a fascinating tour of Britain's rail-borne transport sytem, or rather systems, as it covers a wide variety of locations and gauges. The variety of rolling stock is a feature including of both passenger and freight vehcles.
9781781557099

Further along the tracks

More reflections of a London Locospotter Author: Bannister, Geoff Code: 57045 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 11/10/2019 Availability: 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.
9781493038152

Europe by Eurail 2020

Touring Europe by Train Author: Ferguson-Kosinski, Laverne Code: 57470 Price: AU $38.65 Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 10/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler's one-stop source for visiting Europe's cities and countries by rail for more than forty years. This comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions. The book contains ......
9781912081776

The World's Great Railway Journeys

50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual and exhilarating routesacross the globe Author: Solomon, Brian Code: 56862 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date: 28/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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.
9780750991513

Mallard

How the `Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record Author: Hale, Don Code: 57173 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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
9781912716081

Trans-Siberian Handbook

Includes Guides to 25 Cities Author: McCrohan, Daniel Code: 56985 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Paperback / 532 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 21/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tenth edition of this long-running guide includes 92 maps and km-by-km route guides covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian, Trans-Mongolian and Siberian BAM railways. Plus 32 city guides.
9780750989824

The Changing Railways of Britain

From Steam to Diesel and Electric Author: Hurley, Paul Code: 57128 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 31/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the days of steam ended, other forms of power took over...
9781857945454

Model Railways Explained (Beyond the beginning)

The Newcomers' Guide to Railway Modelling Author: Lambert, Brian Code: 56840 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/07/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The author writes: `My hobby has been model railways for many years, since I was given a Tri-ang Princess Elizabeth train set for Christmas as an eight-year-old schoolboy. Over the years I have gained much modelling knowledge from practical experience, and belonging to model railway clubs,
9781911276906

Legendary Locomotives: 2019

Author: Jones, Robin Code: 57088 Price: AU $14.24 Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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.
9781786717887

Insight Guides: Great Railway Journeys of Europe 2/e

Author: Insight Guides Code: 57492 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: INSIGHT GUIDES Published date: 08/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every ste
9781785212666

Inter-City 125 Manual

High Speed Train (1972 onwards - all models) Author: 125 Group Code: 56777 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: 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 ......
9780992538880

Outback Railwaymen

Life on the Commonwealth Railways Author: Anchen, ,Nick Code: 56561 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/06/2019 Availability: 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.

These were the ......

9781784423209

Railway Carriages

Author: Bryan, Tim Code: 56738 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 17/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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, ......
9781857945423

Buses, Coaches Trams & Recollections 1966

Author: Baker, Michael Code: 56309 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel back to the year 1966 using a collection of photographs taken between February and May of that year. For the younger reader there are wonderful pictures of buses and coaches that they will never have seen. There will, for ......

9781857945287

Buses, Coaches Trams & Recollections 1956

Author: Baker, Michael Code: 56308 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel all the way back to the year 1956 * The UK bans heroin * RAF retires last Lancaster bomber * Suez crisis causes UK petrol rationing * First Eurovision Song Contest broadcast * Hard disk drive invented * TV broadcasting begins ......

9780241379738

A Short History of Trains

Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 56680 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 02/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
9781526714695

Southern, Two and Three Cylinder 4-4-0 Classes

(L, D1, E1, L1 and V) Author: Maidment, David Code: 56643 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A comprehensive description of design, construction, operation and performance of all Maunsell's 4-4-0 designs never brought together before.
9781784423087

Toy Trains

1935-1975 Author: Leggett, Bob Code: 55265 Price: AU $15.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 04/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 00 gauge train set was the ultimate `boy's toy' of the 1950s and '60s.Electric 00 gauge trains were introduced by Trix and Hornby Dublo in the mid-1930s, but the Second World War quickly halted production. However, they burst back onto the post-war scene with great success, and 00 quickly became the dominant scale in Britain, and was taken up ......
9781909431287

Britain's Heritage Railways 2019

Author: Chard, Andy Code: 56582 Price: AU $40.64 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PLATFORM 5 PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 26/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
9781445661742

Class 67 and 68 Locomotives

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 55838 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Class 67 and 68 Locomotives gives a brief history of the Class 67 locomotives and a pictorial record of their varied career so far, and looks at the new Class 68, with photographs of their work so far.
9781784977351

The World the Railways Made

Author: Faith, Nicholas Code: 55843 Price: AU $20.37 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 07/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new edition of THE classic history of rail: how the 'Iron Road' turned the world upside down.
9781526700162

Early Railways

A Guide for the Modeller Author: Weston, Stephen Code: 55849 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Model something new! The pre-1880 period will stand out - it is largely untouched by modellers.
9781473887671

Twenty First Century Narrow Gauge

A Pictorial Journey Author: James, Waite, Code: 55847 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
9781445669243

Europe by Sleeping Car

Author: Patterson, Michael Code: 55854 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Michael Patterson takes the reader on a charming illustrated nostalgic jaunt across Europe by sleeper.
9781473871908

Mainline Railway Stamps

A Collector's Guide Author: Piltz, Howard Code: 55215 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
For this second book in the Transport Philately series on public transport issues featured on postage stamps, the author looks at railways around the world on standard gauge tracks that encompasses the majority of the western worlds major railway arteries.
9781526707031

Great Western Railway Gallery

Author: Waters, Laurence Code: 55221 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 10/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Using previously unpublished material from the extensive 'Great Western Trust' collection at Didcot Railway Centre, the book illustrates in both black and white and colour many facets that made the Great Western 'Great"
9781785005251

Narrow Gauge Modelling in 009 Scale

Author: Barnard, Bob Code: 55858 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 08/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 009 scale, which is used to represent narrow gauge lines of 2ft to 2ft 6in, is experiencing a steady growth in popularity and trade support. The new book explains issues of scale and gauge for narrow gauge models, considers the origins of 009 scale and identifies some of its pioneers. It outlines the diverse range of prototype narrow gauge ......
9780008319243

Lost Railway Walks

Explore More Than 100 of Britain's Lost Railways Author: Holland, Julian Code: 56535 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: COLLINS Published date: 29/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
9781408869758

Around the World in 80 Trains

A 45,000-Mile Adventure Author: Rajesh, Monisha Code: 56819 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC Published date: 24/01/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'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 Palin When Monisha Rajesh announced plans to circumnavigate the globe in eighty train journeys, she was met with wide-eyed disbelief. But ......
9781781556832

Cock O The North

Gresley's Bold Experiment Author: Tuffrey, Peter Code: 52450 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On 22 May 1934 a zenith of locomotive construction in the UK was reached when an enormous new locomotive entered traffic for the London & North Eastern Railway Company. The impressive engine was P2 Class no. 2001 Cock o' the North and it was painstakingly erected to the designs of eminent locomotive engineer H.N. Gresley (later Sir) at the ......
9781785215735

Tornado

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Author: Smith, Geoff and The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Code: 52455 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/01/2019 Availability: 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 ......

9780712352031

The Platform Edge

Uncanny Tales of the Railways Author: Ashley, Mike Code: 55570 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/2019 Availability: 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.
9781789140071

Food on the Move

Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World Author: Hudgins, Sharon Code: 55871 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS Published date: 17/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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.
9781445666921

Class 87 Locomotives

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 55542 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Andrew Cole documents Class 87 locomotives. Thirty-six members of Class 87 were built at Crewe Works from 1973 onwards and were an instant success.
9780642279293

Steam Australia

Locomotives that Galvanised the Nation Author: Fischer, Tim Code: 55745 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

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 ......

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