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9780228100096

The First Railroads

Atlas of Early Railroads Author: Hayes, Derek Code: 49570 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 03/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
9781473897571

The Railway

British Track Since 1804 Author: Dow, Andrew Code: 50946 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Paperback / 459 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive history of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways and cliff railways in Great Britain.
9781473843684

The Locomotive Pioneers

Early Steam Locomotive Development 1801 - 1851 Author: Burton, Anthony Code: 50941 Price: AU $47.41 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The history and design of steam Locomotives, during the first fifty years of their development is a much under researched subject.
9781473896376

British Railways AC Electric Locomotives

A Pictorial Guide Author: Cable, David Code: 50945 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 253 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Variety of liveries & Interesting historical information
9780300225648

Germany and the Ottoman Railways

Art, Empire, and Infrastructure Author: Christensen, Peter Holdt Code: 49587 Price: AU $95.33 Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 24/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The complex political and cultural relationship between the German state and the Ottoman Empire is explored through the lens of the Ottoman Railway network, its architecture, and material culture.
9781445669205

The Great Railway Stations of Paris

Author: Patterson, Michael Code: 51501 Price: AU $30.54 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Michael Patterson examines the great railway stations of Paris.
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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

Author: Jenkins, Simon Code: 51739 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date: 28/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
9781909612945

Great Railway Journeys in Australia & New Zealand

Author: Bowden, David Code: 50830 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Published date: 05/09/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9780992538828

Iron Roads in the Outback

Author: Anchen, Nick Code: 49961 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The Iron Roads of the Australian Outback - the legendary Commonwealth Railways were built through some of the harshest landscapes on Earth. They were railways like no other, where men and women battled extreme temperatures, flash floods and maddening isolation to keep the trains running. This publication is the culmination of 25 years of ......

9781473862074

Regional Tramways - The North West of England, Post 1945

Author: Waller, Peter Code: 49325 Price: AU $42.31 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the third in the Regional Tramways series that covers the history of tramway operation in the British Isles. Focusing on North-West England, the book provides an overview of the history of tramways in the region from the 1860s, when one of the pioneering horse trams that predated the Tramways Act of 1870 operated in Birkenhead (the ......

9781783463688

Brighton Atlantics

Author: Baldwin, James S. Code: 48774 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Brighton Atlantic locomotives were some of the most handsome machines ever constructed at Brighton Works. They were signed by the D. Earl Marsh, Locomotive Superintendent of the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, and produced as two classes, the H1, introduced in 1905-1906, and the H2, introduced in 1911-1912. The Brighton Atlantic ......

9781472816399

Railway Guns of World War I

Author: Heuer, Greg Code: 48760 Price: AU $23.25 Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date: 24/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any other conflict. Designed to break the stalemate of trench warfare, the first railway guns were simple, ......
9781785003370

Modelling Heavy Industry

A Guide for Railway Modellers Author: Ormrod, Arthur Code: 51846 Price: AU $37.98 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 10/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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 ......
9781785003301

Weathering for Railway Modellers

Volume 1: Locomotives and Rolling Stock Author: Dent, George Code: 49686 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 21/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Once seen as a niche practice, the craft of weathering has now become firmly rooted in the railway modelling mainstream. Not simply a means of renderingmodels in layers of dirty paint, weathering involves a myriad of techniques aimed at improving realism, including distinctive surface textures, highlights and shading, burnishing and peeling paint ......
9781785003165

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era

Author: Wright, Tony Code: 49796 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 18/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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 ......
9781473892040

Severn Valley Railway

Author: Vanns, Michael A. Code: 49493 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 104 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 17/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
High Quality pictures & Informative text
9781473896574

Steam at Work

Preserved Industrial Locomotives Author: Kerr, Fred Code: 49498 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 126 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Identifies heritage lines where industrial locomotives work both freight and passenger services.
9780711238817

National Railway Museum Desk Diary 2018

Author: National Railway Museum Code: 49301 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Calendar / 112 pages Publisher: FRANCES LINCOLN CHILDRENS BOOK Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An illustrated week-to-view diary for 2018
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London Underground Poster Diary 2018

Author: Transport for London Code: 48684 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar / 120 pages Publisher: FRANCES LINCOLN CHILDRENS BOOK Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
An illustrated week-to-view diary for 2018
9781781556115

Network North West

Images of a Changing Railway Author: Hilbert, Martyn Code: 49899 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 06/07/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781785211263

Garden Railway Manual

A Step-by-Step Guide to Narrow Guage Garden Railway Projects Author: Bradshaw, Bill Code: 49081 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 20/06/2017 Availability: 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 ......

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Railway Cavalcade DVD

The Unique Railways of the Isle of Man Author: Duke Videos Code: 47869 Price: AU $33.99 Format: DVD Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date: 05/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Isle of Man has the most extraordinary collection of transport systems in the world. Not just the oldest surviving electric tramway and the worlds only vintage horse tramway, it also has Britains only electric mountain railway, a Victorian narrow gauge steam railway, a Victorian glen railway and a mines railway with the narrowest gauge in ......

9781742459493

A History of the World in 500 Railway Journeys

Author: Baxter, Sarah Code: 47741 Price: AU $35.95 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Published date: 05/06/2017 Availability: 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 ......

9781473892125

The Great Central Railway

Author: Vanns, Michael A. Code: 48797 Price: AU $42.29 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This compelling book centres on the Great Central Railways early history
9781476667607

Military Trains and Railways

An Illustrated History Author: Lepage, Jean-Denis G. G. Code: 48340 Price: AU $69.30 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Featuring many detailed drawings, this history of military trains and railways from 1853 through 1953 describes how the railroad transformed the nature of warfare. Transport and logistics are discussed for armored trains, rail-borne artillery and armored combat vehicles, medical evacuation trains and draisines (light auxiliary vehicles such as ......
9781781554234

London Locospotter Reflects

Memories of Black and White Days Author: Bannister, Geoff Code: 49949 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 11/05/2017 Availability: 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.
9781781555736

Digital Railway Photography

Creative Techniques and the Digital Darkroom Author: Souza, Jeremy de Code: 49950 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 11/05/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781785210600

English Electric Class 50 Locomative (1967 onwards)

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Cotter, Jarrod Code: 47745 Price: AU $23.97 (was AU $39.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 11/05/2017 Availability: 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 ......
9781526706362

England's Cathedrals by Train

Author: Naylor, Murray Code: 49323 Price: AU $35.94 Format: Paperback / 246 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Combines a study of over 30 English cathedrals and the railway systems which allow them to be reached.
9781785002809

Creating Back Scenes for Model Railways and Dioramas

Author: Wright, David Code: 51845 Price: AU $37.98 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 27/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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.
9781858952987

Trams,Buses & Trolleybuses Past and Present

Author: Baker, Michael H. C. Code: 40472 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: PAST & PRESENT PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From the 1930s onwards three companies dominated its bus and coach services, East Kent, Maidstone and District and London Transport. There had once been trams, in Margate and Dartford for example, and trolleybuses also in Dartford and well as in the county town of Maidstone.
9781846682131

The Railways

Nation, Network and People Author: Bradley, Simon Code: 51109 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 655 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 14/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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.

From the classical ......

9781473850347

Great Western Saint Class Locomotives

Author: Waters, Laurence Code: 48272 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Written by a well-respected author of Great Western Locomotive history.
9781473849136

Rails Across Britain

Thirty Years of Change and Colour Author: Cable, David Code: 48271 Price: AU $52.88 Format: Hardback / 217 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 18/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Around 200 full-size colour photographs. By a well-known author of several albums of locomotive pictures.
9780956209276

Railway Journeys in Art: Worldwide Destinations

Foreign Destinations & General Advertising Author: Furness, Richard Code: 47754 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: POSTER TO POSTER Published date: 17/01/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This is a stunning artistic guide to both continental and North American destinations and railway poster heritage and the final book to complete the 8 Volume Poster to Poster series. The National Collection of Posters takes a journey around some wonderful worldwide destinations, which both the British and other world railway companies advertised.

9781785002540

Modelling Railways in 0 Gauge

Author: Emerson, John Code: 48509 Price: AU $40.17 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 03/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
0 gauge (scale 7mm to the foot) is the 'senior scale' and it has existed for almost as long as the hobby of railway modelling itself. This book covers the history and the benefits of 0 gauge; examines making a start in this gauge and practical layout planning and shows the modeller how to successfully create scenery and model buildings.
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