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9781493047772

Europe by Eurail 2021

Touring Europe by Train 45ed Author: Ferguson-Kosinski, Laverne and Price, Darren and Code: 59782 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Paperback / 584 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 15/02/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler's one-stop source for visiting Europe's cities and countries by rail for over forty years. Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive annual guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions ......
9780750994378

The Tube Mapper Project

Capturing Moments on the London Underground Author: Agbaimoni, Luke Code: 59881 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 20/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020

The Underground is the backbone of the city of London, a part of our identity. Its a network of shared experiences and visual memories. The Tube Mapper project deliberately captures moments of subconscious recognition and overlooked interests, showcasing images that can be seen near or at every Underground, Overground and DLR station in London. ......

9781526749239

Oliver Bulleid's Locomotives

Their Design and Development Author: Boocock, Colin Code: 59882 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 15/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020

Oliver Bulleids locomotives guides the reader in the quest to understand what motivated Mr Bulleid in his work as a senior engineer and manager, and tries, with as little bias as is reasonable, to make sense of some of the more controversial aspects of his activities. For example, why did OVB not pursue the ideal of a 2-8-2 for the Southern ......

9781398101913

English Electric Diesel Locomotives

Author: Woods, George Code: 59885 Price: AU $43.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/12/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability

English Electric built their first diesel loco in 1936 and, before the company closed in 1968, built thousands of diesel and electric locos that saw service all over the world. They were among the companies chosen by BR to build prototype diesel locos for the Modernisation Scheme of 1955, which would see the replacement of steam traction by ......

9781857945478

Steam Reminiscences: Southern

Author: Beckett, John C. Code: 56929 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 14/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
John Beckett started to take railway photographs in 1954. Four years later, after a change of cameras, the first of his pictures to be published appeared in the 'Railway Magazine'. Since then he has supplied a steady drip, rather than a stream, of pictures to the railway press and to various authors.
9781912101269

Gresley's B17s

Author: Tuffrey, Peter Code: 59888 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 140 pages Publisher: GREAT NORTHERN BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020

Gresleys B17s explores the career of this steam locomotive passenger class from its introduction in 1928 to withdrawal in 1960 Designed by the London & North Eastern Railways world-renowned Chief Mechanical Engineer Sir Nigel Gresley, the engines were predominantly employed in East Anglia - an area for which the class was especially produced - ......

9780750993982

The Second Age of Rail

A History of High-Speed Trains Author: Hughes, Murray Code: 58921 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
The complete story of the world's high-speed railways, from Japan's bullet trains to HS2 via France, Germany and China
9781916045354

Dickens on Railways

A Great Novelist's Travels by Train Author: Dickens, Charles Code: 59883 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 18/11/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020

In the mid-nineteenth century, the great age of railway building, Charles Dickens could not but be aware of their transformative impact on society. So he wrote about it - to a remarkable extent. He wrote a classic ghost story, The Signalman; in Dombey and Son about what is now the West Coast Main Line being carved through north London in great ......

9781912101993

Gresley's A4's

Author: Ryan, John Code: 59880 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GREAT NORTHERN BOOKS LTD Published date: 16/11/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020

In the mid-1930s, eminent locomotive engineer Sir Nigel Gresley produced plans for the A4 Class Pacifics, which were specially built to work a new high-speed express, the Silver Jubilee. From the start, the class caused a sensation and immediately secured the admiration of the general public. Gresleys A4s captures these worldfamous locomotives ......

9781913295219

The Hornby Book of Trains

The First One Hundred Years Author: Hammond, Pat Code: 59476 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 11/11/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020

Here in one volume is a year by year account of the fortunes, successes and occasional failures of the famous model railway brand. It has always stood for quality and, unlike its competitors, has survived for a hundred years by out-witting every toy industry recession that came along.

9781787832992

Slow Trains to Venice

A 4,000-Mile Adventure Across Europe Author: Chesshyre, Tom Code: 59744 Price: AU $25.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date: 29/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Do you love trains? Do you love adventure? If so, join Tom Chesshyre on his meandering rail journey across Europe from London to Venice. Escaping the rat race for a few happy weeks, Chesshyre indulges in the freedom of the tracks. From France (dogged by rail worker strikes), through Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland, he travels as ......

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Polish Armoured Trains 1921-1939

Author: Jonca, Adam Code: 59363 Price: AU $110.00 Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

A detailed history of armoured trains that were part of the organisation of the Polish army from the end of the Soviet war to the end of the 1939 war campaign. Polish armoured trains originated in World War I, but played an important part in most Polish military conflicts during the next two decades. The book explores in detail not only the ......

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2021 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar

16-Month Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 59086 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

   Our Steam Trains 2021 premium calendar features 13 pages in total.

   4-months from the previous year at the start on a planner page.

   Included within are 13 full colour images.

   Featuring a large grid for entering important ......

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2021 Steam Railway Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59112 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Backbone of the Industrial Revolution and stalwart of the British countryside, the Steam Locomotive will forever hold a special place in the history of the country. This Steam Railway Slim Calendar for 2021 offers monthly images that really capture the power, yet graceful elegance of these fabulous steam trains in picturesque surroundings, ......

9781445683706

Australia's Railway Crossroads

Author: Carter, Mark Code: 56637 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Australia's railways are as diverse and fascinating as the country itself and this stunning collection of images showcases the railways and stock.
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Rails Around the World

Two Centuries of Trains and Locomotives Author: Solomon, Brian Code: 59884 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 09/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

In this visually glorious chronological history, prolific railroad historian and photographer Brian Solomon curates a selection of the worlds most significant trains and locomotives over the last two centuries. Hop aboard to see trains and locomotives at work in scenic locations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

9780750994330

Final Journey

The Untold Story of Funeral Trains Author: Wheatley, Nicolas Code: 59879 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

This new history reveals the previously untold story of why and how trains have been used to transport the dead, enabling their burial in a place of significance to the bereaved. Profusely illustrated with many images, some never previously published, Nicolas Wheatley’s work details how the mainline railways carried out this important yet often ......

9780008323769

The Times: The Joy of Railways

Remembering the golden age of trainspotting Author: Holland, Julian Code: 59334 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: TIMES BOOKS Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Journey back to the 1950s and 60s with this nostalgic look at Britains railways in their glory days. Packed with hundreds of photographs, trainspotting notebooks and ephemera. This is a vivid recollection of the whole atmosphere of the railways as the age of steam ended and diesels were introduced.

* Take a journey through each of the ......

9781912081424

Great Railway Journeys in Australia and New Zealand 2/e

Author: Bowden, David Code: 59412 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date: 01/10/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An absorbing description of 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in New Zealand and Australia.
9781634992244

New Jersey's Trolley Heritage

Author: Springirth, Kenneth C Code: 59420 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/08/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
New Jersey's Trolley Heritage is a photographic essay of trolley cars that once served Atlantic City, Ocean City, and Wildwood, plus the modernized Newark City subway, along with the new Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line and River Line. From 1889 to 1955, electric trolley cars served commuters and vacationers in Atlantic City. Between 1938 and 1955, ......
9781912716074

Trans-Canada Rail Guide 6/e

Practical Guide with 28 Maps to the Rail Route from Halifax to Vancouver Author: Trailblazer Publications Code: 58024 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 21/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
Sixth edition of this comprehensive guide to Canada's transcontinental train ride. Includes planning your trip, where to get the best deals for tickets, rail routes and maps plus guides to 10 stopover cities, and mile-by-mile route guide with 32 maps, and the history of the railroad.
9781784423711

Tracing Lost Railways

Author: Yorke, Trevor Code: 59010 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The drastic railway closures of the 1960s led to the slow decay and re-purposing of hundreds of miles of railway infrastructure. Though these buildings and apparatus are now ghosts of their former selves, countless clues to our railway heritage still remain in the form of embankments, cuttings, tunnels, converted or tumbledown wayside buildings, ......
9781782749196

Rail Journeys

Author: Ross, David Code: 59006 Price: AU $41.49 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 27/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
With 200 outstanding colour photographs, Rail Journeys takes the reader to some of the most historic, spectacular and remotest locations in the world, places where trains still offer romantic and astounding experiences of rail travel at its best.
9781445686219

Elegance in Engineering

The Classic British Steam Locomotive Author: Alexander, Colin Code: 58200 Price: AU $31.11 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 12/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A fascinating look at the history of one of our the most iconic machines of all time - the British steam locomotive.
9781785216893

Flying Scotsman (Icon)

Author: Atkins, Philip Code: 58204 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/02/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Perhaps the most iconic steam locomotive in the world, the legendary Flying Scotsman was the first train to achieve 100mph and in its glory days ran the only non-stop passenger service between London and Edinburgh. When it was withdrawn from regular service in 1963, after nearly 40 years in service, the locomotive had travelled an estimated two ......
9781788549844

Railways

Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 57895 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A concise, authoritative and fast-paced telling of how the railways changed the world.
9781408869772

Around the World in 80 Trains

A 45,000-Mile Adventure Author: Rajesh, Monisha Code: 59170 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 23/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER AWARD FOR BEST TRAVEL BOOK SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD '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 ......
9781911658023

Flying Scotsman

The World's most famous steam locomotive Author: Sharpe, Brian Code: 57862 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 20/01/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
"No 1472 was the third of a class of steam locomotives that was eventually to number 79 engines, and did not originally even carry a name. The Great Northern Railway A1 4-6-2 though, was the biggest express steam engine ever to have been seen in Britain at the time."
9781789542363

Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

The Golden Age 1900-1941 Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 56421 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
9781493038152

Europe by Eurail 2020

Touring Europe by Train Author: Ferguson-Kosinski, Laverne Code: 57470 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9781405942300

Full Steam Ahead, Felix

Adventures of a famous station cat and her kitten apprentice Author: Moore, Kate Code: 58121 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 28/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Felix, Senior Pest Controller at Huddersfield station, has been at the heart of a close-knit community since the day she arrived as a kitten. But now, having risen to fame, every-day life at the station has become rather hectic; while reporters and fans clamour for a glimpse of her, Felix and her human co-workers find themselves, and the station, ......
9781912716081

Trans-Siberian Handbook 10/e

Includes Guides to 25 Cities Author: McCrohan, Daniel Code: 56985 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 532 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 26/11/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
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.
9780750991285

The Early Pioneers of Steam

The Inspiration Behind George Stephenson Author: Hylton, Stuart Code: 57850 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 23/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An important new study with a vast scope: the people and events that made the achievements of Stephenson and Brunel possible
9781526713247

Luxury Railway Travel

A Social and Business History Author: Pring, Martyn Code: 57805 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
British luxury rail travel was not just the domain of the Pullman Company. In fact, they were far from the only providers as railway companies in Britain were extremely active from late Victorian times competing for leisure business.
9781781557099

Further along the tracks

More reflections of a London Locospotter Author: Bannister, Geoff Code: 57045 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) 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.
9780711240131

London's Underground

The Story of the Tube Author: Green, Oliver Code: 58107 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date: 17/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Published in conjunction with TFL, this is a comprehensive guide to the London Underground, combining a historical overview, illustrations and newly commissioned photography.
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