50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual routesAuthor: Solomon, BrianCode: 61945Price:AU $37.49
Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Published date:25/06/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The World’s Great Rail Journeys describes over 50 of the world’s most exciting, unusual and exotic railway journeys, including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia, updated to include photographs of new trains travelling on the same spectacular routes.
Journeys Along Britain's Heritage RailwaysAuthor: Martin, AndrewCode: 59236Price:AU $26.24
Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:26/04/2021Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
Remembering the golden age of trainspottingAuthor: Holland, JulianCode: 59334Price:AU $48.75
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: TIMES BOOKS Published date:01/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
Author: Yorke, TrevorCode: 59010Price:AU $14.99
Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:01/03/2020Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
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, ......
The World's most famous steam locomotiveAuthor: Sharpe, BrianCode: 57862Price:AU $29.96
Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:20/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
"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."
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $38.99
Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
Uncanny Tales of the RailwaysAuthor: Ashley, MikeCode: 55570Price:AU $14.96
Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/01/2019Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Howling down the tunnels comes a new collection showcasing the greatest stories of strange happenings on the tracks, many of which are republished here for the first time since their original departure.
Author: Waller, P.Code: 58903Price:AU $39.99
Format: HardbackPublisher: SONA BOOKS Published date:07/11/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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. ......
Author: Baxter, SarahCode: 47741Price:AU $25.96
Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Published date:20/06/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 47745Price:AU $15.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/05/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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 ......
A History of the Men Who Made the RailwaysAuthor: Coleman, TerryCode: 38487Price:AU $11.99
Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:21/05/2015Availability:Sorry, this is no longer available
Pick, shovel, dynamite: the classic account of the men who built the railways.
Railways, Tramways and Metro in DublinAuthor: Donal MurrayCode: 32683Price:AU $18.84
Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: COLOURPOINT BOOKS Published date:17/01/2014Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The story of the railways, tramways and metro in Dublin. From decline and closure to the renewed investment of the 1980s with the development of new lines and stations, the DART, the LUAS and proposals for Metro North, West and the Dublin Interconnector. Also covers future Luas plans, proposals for Bus Rapid Transit and includes many ......
Author: George DentCode: 31946Price:AU $17.49
Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date:04/06/2013Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Most modellers, regardless of what scale they work in, rely heavily on the humble plastic or metal kit, and this book will help both novice and more experienced modellers to achieve the very best results. George Dent presents here a clearly written foundation course in constructing rolling stock from kits.