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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 ......

9781445676463

Shed Bashing in the 1970s and 1980s

Author: Alexander, Colin Code: 56512 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Colin Alexander offers a nostalgic look back at something all railway enthusiasts will remember well - visiting local sheds and yards, or shedbashing.
9781445678412

Aveling & Porter

The John Crawley Collection Author: Tyson, Colin Code: 55878 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2018 Availability: 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Utilising the stunning photographic collection of noted preservationist John Crawley, with most images previously unpublished, Old Glory magazine editor Colin Tyson tells the story behind the most iconic manufacturer of steam traction engines.
9781848024823

Britain's Railways in Wartime

Author: Lambert, Anthony Code: 56511 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 228 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/11/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781912332212

The Beauty Of Steam

Author: Waller, P. Code: 52327 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: DANANN PUBLISHING LIMITED Published date: 07/11/2018 Availability: 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. ......

9781785005053

Creating the Rural Scene

A Guide for Railway Modellers and Diorama Model Makers Author: Wright, David Code: 55528 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 06/11/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9780750988063

Three Generations of Railwaymen

Author: Body, Jim Code: 56506 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Three railway lives from the same family - experiences working on Britain's railways over three generations
9781851499151

Orient Express

The Story of a Legend Author: Picon, Guillaume Code: 52085 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 260 pages Publisher: ACC ART BOOKS Published date: 19/10/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781910463871

The Railway Adventures

Places, Trains, People and Stations Author: Pipe, Vicki Code: 56504 Price: AU $34.61 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 16/10/2018 Availability: 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.
9781421427072

Train Wreck

The Forensics of Rail Disasters Author: Bibel, George Code: 55477 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 03/10/2018 Availability: 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
9781787014305

Amazing Train Journeys

60 unforgettable rail trips and how to experience them Author: Lonely Planet Code: 56612 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: 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.
9781784423360

The Railwayman's Pocketbook

Instructions for Engine Drivers and Firemen on the Great Railways Author: Hardy, R H N Code: 56611 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 20/09/2018 Availability: 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.
9781526721624

L M S Locomotive Design and Development

The Life and Work of Tom Coleman Author: Hillier-Graves, Tim Code: 52098 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/08/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781526719058

Stanier

Black Five Locomotives Author: Langston, Keith Code: 52097 Price: AU $65.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 21/08/2018 Availability: 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.

Introduced by ......

9781473853294

British Steam Military Connections

Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam Loc Author: Langston, Keith Code: 48795 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/08/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781786852694

For the Love of Trains

A Celebration of the World's Railways Author: Hamilton, Ray Code: 51852 Price: AU $22.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date: 22/06/2018 Availability: 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.
9780226558554

An Anthropology of the Machine

Tokyo's Commuter Train Network Author: Fisch, Michael Code: 51736 Price: AU $40.88 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Published date: 19/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A technological analysis of the incredible complexity of the Tokyo subway system.
9781526731449

The Voyager Family

Author: Kerr, Fred Code: 52371 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 06/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Identifies the history from introduction to current (2017) operation
9780754834397

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Locomotives

Author: Garratt, Colin Code: 51077 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 15/05/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781445675565

Narrow Gauge Locomotives

Author: Coulls, Anthony Code: 55888 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Britain's narrow gauge railways are host to some of the oldest, most charming, varied and extraordinary locomotives to be found anywhere. This book is a fascinating survey of these appealing engines.
9780711038417

3D Printing and Laser Cutting

A Railway Modelling Companion Author: Geary, Jeff Code: 51544 Price: AU $45.83 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: 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
9781786574596

Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway

Author: Lonely Planet Code: 56609 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9780764354939

Trains

Photography of A. Aubrey Bodine Author: Bodine, Jennifer Code: 51099 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date: 30/03/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781526700124

Seventy Years of Railway Photography

Seven Decades Behind the Lens Author: Boocock, Colin Code: 51586 Price: AU $61.11 Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 26/03/2018 Availability: 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
9781473823471

Today's London Underground

Author: O'Neill, Reiss Code: 51354 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 274 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 05/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good quality colour pictures with interesting and useful historic information
9781526713087

Diesel Locomotives in Preservation

Author: Kerr, Fred Code: 51101 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 19/02/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781784422486

Trams and Trolleybuses

Author: Green, Oliver Code: 50383 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 12/02/2018 Availability: 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 ......
9781781255605

Night Trains

The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper Author: Martin, Andrew Code: 52387 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/02/2018 Availability: 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 ......

9781526713124

Heritage Traction on the Main Line

Author: Kerr, Fred Code: 50956 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 31/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Details locomotive classes still at work on the privatised network.
9781634990332

Cincinnati Streetcar Heritage

Author: Springirth, Kenneth C. Code: 51135 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 16/12/2017 Availability: 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.
9781781555514

The East Coast Main Line 1939-1959

Author: Insight Guides Code: 50829 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 21/11/2017 Availability: 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.
9781473871786

Narrow Gauge Railway Stamps

A Collector's Guide Author: Piltz, Howard Code: 50944 Price: AU $27.95 Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Colour Reproductions of Each Stamp
9781445666464

Italian Traction

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 50924 Price: AU $28.43 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book highlights the variety of Italian traction, from high-speed trains to slow regional workings.
9781473855793

Southern Railway Gallery

A Pictorial Journey Through Time Author: Scott-Morgan, John Code: 50942 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 13/11/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9781473864450

Class 47 Diesel Locomotives

Author: Cable, David Code: 50943 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good Quality Colour Pictures with good Detailed information for Modellers
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