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Amtrak, America's Railroad

Transportation's Orphan and Its Struggle for Survival Author: Doughty, Geoff Code: 70059 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 25/10/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021

Discover the story of Amtrak, Americas Railroad, 50 years in the making.

In 1971, in an effort to rescue essential freight railroads, the US government founded Amtrak. In the post-World War II era, aviation and highway development had become the focus of government policy in America. As rail passenger ......

9781789209181

Transnational Railway Cultures

Trains in Music, Literature, Film, and Visual Art Author: Fraser, Benjamin Code: 70058 Price: AU $269.00 Format: Hardback / 270 pages Publisher: BERGHAHN Published date: 01/11/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021

Since the advent of train travel, railways have compressed space and crossed national boundaries to become transnational icons, evoking hope, dread, progress, or obsolescence in different cultural domains. Spanning five continents and a diverse range of contexts, this collection offers an unprecedentedly broad survey of global representations ......

9781910809686

Robinson Eight-coupled Locomotives

Author: Clements, Jeremy Code: 70050 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/11/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021

Starting in 1902 with three 0-8-0s for the Great Central Railway, J G Robinsons heavy freight locomotive fleet grew rapidly as part of General Manager Sam Fays strategy to rescue the company from financial difficulties. At Grouping, the GCR passed on 241 well-built, powerful and efficient eight-coupled locomotives to the newly formed London & ......

9781910809730

Chapelon

Genius of French Steam Author: Rogers, Col H.C.B. Code: 70051 Price: AU $23.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/11/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021

 The name Andre Chapelon will be known to everyone with an interest in the development of the steam locomotive. Put simply he was a genius, head and shoulders above all others in the field of steam locomotive design. This is not to belittle the skills and capabilities of men like Churchward, Stanier, Gresley and Bulleid. Indeed ......

9781910809754

BR Mark 1 and Mark 2 Coaching Stock

Author: Longworth, Hugh Code: 70052 Price: AU $89.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/11/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021

In 1951 the first of the British Railways Mark 1 coaches entered service. In their various forms, which included sleepers, buffet cars, horse boxes and suburban non-corridor stock, they were built until 1963 and formed the mainstay of the passenger railway through the 1960s and 1970s. Although now are all withdrawn from regular service, a ......

9781911658573

Locomotives of the National Collection

Legend of the Track Author: Jones, Robyn Code: 59738 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/11/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Legendary steam railway locomotives such as Flying Scotsman, Mallard, Stephensons Rocket and City of Truro have been household names for generations and are now owned by the public.

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Railway Magazine Archive Collection 1930s

Author: Kelly, Peter Code: 59737 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 50 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 03/11/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

The last great age of steam in Britain is revisited in this new collection of superb photographs from the extensive archive of the Railway Magazine. Author Pete Kelly, editor of The Railway Magazine Guide to Modelling, looks back to a time when streamlined steam express trains charged headlong through the English countryside every day of the ......

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Model Railways Explained (Beyond the beginning)

The Newcomers' Guide to Railway Modelling Author: Lambert, Brian Code: 56840 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 22/11/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The author writes: `My hobby has been model railways for many years, since I was given a Tri-ang Princess Elizabeth train set for Christmas as an eight-year-old schoolboy. Over the years I have gained much modelling knowledge from practical experience, and belonging to model railway clubs,
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Steam is Coming Home

Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60214 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 27/11/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021
Britain invented the steam railway locomotive concept, while other countries went on to build their own. However, once steam ended overseas, several were brought to Britain for heritage railway and museum use.
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MOD Railways

Author: Hitchen, Michael Code: 60610 Price: AU $35.90 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/12/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2021
A pictorial record of this interesting curiosity of Britain's railway network. This book looks at rolling stock used at a number of locations, both standard and narrow gauge, and where appropriate the locations served by these largely unknown systems.
9781912716142

Japan by Rail 5/e

Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides Author: Ramsey Zarifeh and Anna Udagawa Code: 60775 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 14/01/2022 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2022
The real secret to traveling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. The book includes recommended rail routes - with maps - plus where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, and what to see in 30 top tourist towns.
9781910809822

British Railways in Unseen Colour 1960-61

Author: Waller, Peter Code: 70053 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/01/2022 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2022

At the end of 1948, the first year of British Railways operation, it had 20,260 steam locomotives on its books. By 1960, this had fallen to 13,296 engines with the withdrawal in the intervening years of many pre-grouping types that had survived into BR days due to the pressing need for locos during World War 11 and its aftermath. The steam ......

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