Locomotives that Galvanised the NationAuthor: Fischer, TimCode: 55745Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2018Availability: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 ......
The John Crawley CollectionAuthor: Tyson, ColinCode: 55878Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Utilising the stunning photographic collection of noted preservationist John Crawley, with most images previously unpublished, Old Glory magazine editor Colin Tyson tells the story behind the most iconic manufacturer of steam traction engines.
Author: Lambert, AnthonyCode: 56511Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:11/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In the long and absorbing history of Britain's railways and the men and women who have worked on them, the most challenging years were those of the two world wars. Neither of these wars could have been won without the railways. Transportation of everything that was grown, made or mined, as well as soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians was ......
Author: Waller, P.Code: 52327Price:AU $39.99Format: 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. ......
A Guide for Railway Modellers and Diorama Model MakersAuthor: Wright, DavidCode: 55528Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:06/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Packed with practical tips and advice this informative book explains the various techniques and materials that will help any modeller produce convincing models of the rural scene. It examines the history and development of the countryside, villages and infrastructure and covers rural industries. It demonstrates techniques for modelling farm ......
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 from UK 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 ......
Places, Trains, People and StationsAuthor: Pipe, VickiCode: 56504Price:AU $34.61Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:16/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The All the Stations team celebrate and explore our rich railway legacy in Wales, England and Scotland.
The Forensics of Rail DisastersAuthor: Bibel, GeorgeCode: 55477Price:AU $53.99Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:03/10/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Using a mix of eyewitness accounts and scientific explanations, Bibel draws us into a world of forensics and human drama.Train Wreck is a fascinating exploration of; runaway trains; bearing failures; metal fatigue; crash testing ; collision dynamics; bad rails
60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience themAuthor: Lonely PlanetCode: 56612Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 $18.31Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A unique insight into the skills and expertise of the railwaymen who worked on British railways during the age of steam.
The Life and Work of Tom ColemanAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 52098Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:22/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 1958 one of Britain`s greatest locomotive designers died without public fanfare or recognition, mourned only by his family. Yet William Stanier, arguably one of our greatest engineers and his leader, said of him that without his Chief Draughtsman all he achieved with the LMS would not have been possible. How could such a man slip from our ......
Black Five LocomotivesAuthor: Langston, KeithCode: 52097Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:21/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
It is possible that in the history of British steam locomotives no class of engine was ever more universally popular than the Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 class, which were generally referred to as Black Fives. This informative book includes numerous images of the class at work, many of which are published for the first time.
Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam LocAuthor: Langston, KeithCode: 48795Price:AU $52.88Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/08/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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 ......
A Celebration of the World's RailwaysAuthor: Hamilton, RayCode: 51852Price:AU $22.95Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date:22/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
More than just a means of transport, trains connect communities, evoke memories and promise adventures galore. This fact-packed miscellany tracks their development from the earliest locomotives to today's superfast trains, stopping off along the way to explore great railway journeys, iconic stations and memorable depictions in the arts.
Tokyo's Commuter Train NetworkAuthor: Fisch, MichaelCode: 51736Price:AU $40.88Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Published date:19/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A technological analysis of the incredible complexity of the Tokyo subway system.
Author: Garratt, ColinCode: 51077Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......
A Railway Modelling CompanionAuthor: Geary, JeffCode: 51544Price:AU $45.83Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A 'hands-on' guide to the cutting edge technology of 3D printing and laser cutting for railway modellers
Author: Lonely PlanetCode: 56609Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 $29.99Format: 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 ......
Seven Decades Behind the LensAuthor: Boocock, ColinCode: 51586Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:26/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
High quality colour and black & white Illustrations with notes on railway photography method and camera hints
Author: O'Neill, ReissCode: 51354Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 274 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:05/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good quality colour pictures with interesting and useful historic information
Author: Kerr, FredCode: 51101Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
When British Railways (BR) initiated its Modernisation Plan in 1954 it had little experience of diesel locomotives thus initiated a Pilot Scheme to trial combinations of the three elements comprised within a locomotive the engine, transmission and body. The initial orders for 174 locomotives were placed in November 1955, but even before the ......
Author: Green, OliverCode: 50383Price:AU $14.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:12/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Trams have had a rollercoaster history over the last 150 years. First introduced to the UK in the 1860s by a colourful American businessman, they became increasingly popular and successful in British towns and cities because they were so cheap to use. For the first time the working classes could afford to ride to work instead of walking. By the ......
The Rise and Fall of the SleeperAuthor: Martin, AndrewCode: 52387Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/02/2018Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne bars and wealthy travellers. Authors from Agatha Christie to Graham Greene have used night trains to tell tales of romance, intrigue and decadence against a rolling background of dramatic landscapes. The reality ......
Author: Springirth, Kenneth C.Code: 51135Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/12/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Cincinnati's first line was the conversion of the Mt Adams & Eden Park Inclined Railway Company cable car line to electric operation in 1888 which became part of the Cincinnati Street Railway Co. This book documents that era, including the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar line which opened in 2016, linking with the Over the Rhine neighborhood.
Author: Insight GuidesCode: 50829Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/11/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The period 1939-1959 was a crucial one in the history of the East Coast Main Line stretching from London King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley. The book takes a snapshot of the line in the 1930s then pays meticulous attention to the impact of the Second World War and the creation of British Railways following nationalisation in 1948.
A Collector's GuideAuthor: Piltz, HowardCode: 50944Price:AU $27.95Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A Pictorial Journey Through TimeAuthor: Scott-Morgan, JohnCode: 50942Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:13/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Southern Gallery 1923 1947 is the first volume in a new series of picture books, designed to be of interest to railway historians and modellers. The series subjects are themed to include an interesting mixture of useful historic illustrations, depicting locomotives, rolling stock and infrastructure. Southern Gallery 1923 1947 covers the history ......
Author: Cable, DavidCode: 50943Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good Quality Colour Pictures with good Detailed information for Modellers