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 ......
The Forensics of Rail DisastersAuthor: Bibel, GeorgeCode: 55477Price:AU $56.99Format: 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 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 ......
The Rise and Fall of the SleeperAuthor: Martin, AndrewCode: 52387Price:AU $22.99Format: Paperback / 256 pages Published date:01/02/2018Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
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 $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: 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 $33.00(was
AU $55.00)Format: 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 $34.99Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Atlas of Early RailroadsAuthor: Hayes, DerekCode: 49570Price:AU $44.95Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date:03/11/2017Availability:Sold Out
A highly illustrated volume tracing the emergence of modern railways. Praise for the author's previous title, America Discovered -Hayes offers more than just the state's emergent political boundaries and geological elevations. He presents a fascinating, map-based chronicle of the region's legendary gold rush, the gradual domination of its ......
Author: Jenkins, SimonCode: 51739Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date:28/09/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller The perfect new gift from the bestselling author of Britain's 1000 Best Churches It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect ......
Author: Bowden, DavidCode: 50830Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Published date:05/09/2017Availability:Sold Out
A look at 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New ......
A Guide for Railway ModellersAuthor: Ormrod, ArthurCode: 51846Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:10/08/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Railway layouts often depict a branch line in a rural or urban setting, with the majority of locomotive models available representing passenger trains. However, increasingly, ready-to-run models of industrial locomotives are becoming available, providing the unique opportunity to place them into an industrial context. This highly illustrated ......
Author: Wright, TonyCode: 49796Price:AU $52.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:18/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era follows the construction of an East Coast Main Line layout in 00 gauge, based on the Little Bytham prototype. Little Bytham, nestled in rural Lincolnshire, is the station nearest to where the fastest steam exploits in the country were achieved. Nearby, the Flying Scotsman became the ......
Images of a Changing RailwayAuthor: Hilbert, MartynCode: 49899Price:AU $20.99(was
AU $34.99)Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:06/07/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book is a photographic journey across the historic railway network that serves the diverse area of North-Western England. It chronicles many of the changes since the 1970s, including scenes, routes, and rolling stock that have altered beyond recognition, and illustrates how the railway has adapted to the challenges of the twenty-first ......
A Step-by-Step Guide to Narrow Guage Garden Railway ProjectsAuthor: Bradshaw, BillCode: 49081Price:AU $24.95Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:20/06/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
For Britains growing band of model railway enthusiasts, a garden railway is the ultimate challenge. In this inspirational book Richard Blizzard guides you through 19 garden railway projects, from laying the track and making simple trackside accessories through to constructing a 16mm-gauge live steam engine from a kit, various rolling stock and ......
Author: Baxter, SarahCode: 47741Price:AU $23.97(was
AU $39.95)Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Published date:05/06/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
History is everywhere, and is never as complete as when it can be accessed on a part of history itself. The locomotive is one of the great steps in progress of civilisation that undoubtably connects us to land and history that was shaped by the machine itself. Although a basic form of railway, or rutway, did exist in Ancient Greek and Roman ......
Memories of Black and White DaysAuthor: Bannister, GeoffCode: 49949Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:11/05/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The author recalls his experiences as a teenage locospotter, following this hobby at a time when British Rail was entering a period of immense change. We look at the railways in action, visiting locomotive sheds and works in the period where diesel was beginning to oust steam. This book is illustrated with photographs from his own collection.
Creative Techniques and the Digital DarkroomAuthor: Souza, Jeremy deCode: 49950Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:11/05/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Digital cameras and software now give railway enthusiasts the ability to create images of exceptional quality. This book will help to get the best from a camera, and display how to develop skills to create a collection or portfolio to be proud of. From location to 'digital darkroom,' it will help railway photographers get the most from their ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 47745Price:AU $23.97(was
AU $39.95)Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/05/2017Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Class 50 locomotives were built by English Electric between 1967 and 1968. Fifty examples were built, and were initially used to haul express passenger trains on the, then non-electrified, section of the West Coast Main Line between Crewe and Scotland. They were originally hired from English Electric Leasing, and were eventually purchased ......
Author: Wright, DavidCode: 51845Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:27/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A model railway layout is greatly enhanced by a good back scene. If a modeller is prepared to go to great lengths to achieve realism in the locomotives, rolling stock and buildings, this should be carried through to the scenics. This is a guide for both railway and diorama modellers to create convincing back scenes.
Nation, Network and PeopleAuthor: Bradley, SimonCode: 51109Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 655 pages Published date:14/02/2017Availability:Available, please contact us for availability
Britains railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from timekeeping to tourism. As a self-contained world governed by distinctive rules and traditions, the network also exerts a fascination all its own.