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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 ......

9780008323769

The Times: The Joy of Railways

Remembering the golden age of trainspotting Author: Holland, Julian Code: 59334 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: TIMES BOOKS Published date: 21/10/2020 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 ......

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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, ......

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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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

   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 ......

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.
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: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
An absorbing description of 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in New Zealand and Australia.
9781786494184

The Journey Matters

Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style Author: Glancey, Jonathon Code: 59450 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 06/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

What was it really like to take the LNERs Art Deco Coronation streamliner from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS Normandie, to fly with Imperial Airways from Southampton to Singapore, to steam from Manhattan to Chicago on board the New York Centrals 20th Century Limited or to dine and sleep ......

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: 24/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 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.
9781398100268

Iron Empires

Robber Barons, The Railroads, and the Making of Modern America Author: Hiltzik, Michael Code: 59167 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
A gripping and fast-paced narrative, Pulizer Prize winner Michael Hiltzik tells the story of the titanic battle between two giants of the Gilded Age, JP Morgan and EH Harriman, as they fought for control of the nation's railways and reshaped American industry.
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: 01/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 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.

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, ......
9781788161442

Steam Trains Today

Journeys Along Britain's Heritage Railways Author: Martin, Andrew Code: 59236 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 22/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
After the Beeching cuts of the 1960s, many railways were 'rationalised' and gradually shut down. Rural communities were isolated without ready access to the main lines and steam trains slowly gave way to diesel and electric traction. But some people were not prepared to let the romance of train travel die. Thanks to their efforts, many of these ......
9781445695570

Great Central Railway

The Decline and Fall Author: Evans, John Code: 58837 Price: AU $31.11 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Wonderful previously unpublished images documenting the years before and after the Great Central Line was cut.
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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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, ......
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.
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.
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.
9780750989824

The Changing Railways of Britain

From Steam to Diesel and Electric Author: Hurley, Paul Code: 57128 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
As the days of steam ended, other forms of power took over...
9780750991513

Mallard

How the `Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record Author: Hale, Don Code: 57173 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of Mallard, including locomotive development, the speed battle in the UK and abroad, and its subsequent life through the war years and beyond
9781912081776

The World's Great Railway Journeys

50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual and exhilarating routesacross the globe Author: Solomon, Brian Code: 56862 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date: 06/08/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A portrait in words and photographs of over 50 of the world's most exciting, unusual and exotic railway journeys, including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia. The World's Great Rail Journeys is perfect for all railway enthusiasts, whether actual or armchair travellers.
9781911276906

Legendary Locomotives: 2019

Author: Jones, Robin Code: 57088 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Engines such as Flying Scotsman, Mallard and now Tornado are household names in Britain - and locomotives such as Olton Hall have become famous through appearances in films and on TV. Legendary Locomotives looks at those few engines that can truly be regarded as legends in their own time.
9781786717887

Insight Guides: Great Railway Journeys of Europe 2/e

Author: Insight Guides Code: 57492 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback Publisher: INSIGHT GUIDES Published date: 08/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey. An in-depth book, now with free app and eBook. From deciding when to go, to choosing which routes to travel, this guide is all you need to plan your trip across Europe by rail, with in-depth insider information on the best journeys to make the most of this scenic continent.

9781785212666

Inter-City 125 Manual

High Speed Train (1972 onwards - all models) Author: 125 Group Code: 56777 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Inter-City 125 was the brand name of British Rail's High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced into service in 1976. The Inter-City 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a set of carriages (the number of carriages varies by operator). The train operates at speeds of up to ......
9780992538880

Outback Railwaymen

Life on the Commonwealth Railways Author: Anchen, ,Nick Code: 56561 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback Published date: 01/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Central Australia Railway – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian Railway

"Outback Railwaymen – Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women.

These were the ......

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A Short History of Trains

Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 56680 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 02/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy. From the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railway reveals the hidden stories of railway history across the world - the inspired engineering; the blood, sweat, and tears ......
9781473887671

Twenty First Century Narrow Gauge

A Pictorial Journey Author: James, Waite, Code: 55847 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
9781526700162

Early Railways

A Guide for the Modeller Author: Weston, Stephen Code: 55849 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Model something new! The pre-1880 period will stand out - it is largely untouched by modellers.
9781445669243

Europe by Sleeping Car

Author: Patterson, Michael Code: 55854 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Michael Patterson takes the reader on a charming illustrated nostalgic jaunt across Europe by sleeper.
9781781556832

Cock O The North

Gresley's Bold Experiment Author: Tuffrey, Peter Code: 52450 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On 22 May 1934 a zenith of locomotive construction in the UK was reached when an enormous new locomotive entered traffic for the London & North Eastern Railway Company. The impressive engine was P2 Class no. 2001 Cock o' the North and it was painstakingly erected to the designs of eminent locomotive engineer H.N. Gresley (later Sir) at the ......
9781785215735

Tornado

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Author: Smith, Geoff and The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust Code: 52455 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, it explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it appears. Based on the LNER Peppercorn Class A1 design, of which 49 were originally built but eventually all scrapped, Tornado is a magnificent and ......

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