Author: Tuffrey, PeterCode: 59888Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 140 pages Publisher: GREAT NORTHERN BOOKS LTD Published date:11/12/2020Availability: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 - ......
An Analysis Of The Chinese Innovation SystemAuthor: Gao, Bai (Duke Univ, Usa)Code: 60136Price:AU $237.00Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING Published date:30/01/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2021
High-speed railway system is interdisciplinary subject that covers infrastructure, mobile equipment, traction power supply, communication signal, operation and maintenance, and transportation organization. The purpose of this book is to give readers a basic understanding of the technology behind of Chinas high-speed rail network.In this book, ......
Creation of the Great Western RailwayAuthor: Jones, RobinCode: 60408Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/02/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2021
Engineering genius Isambard Kingdom Brunels Great Western Railway was not only bigger, wider and faster than any other of its day, but linked London to New York via his great steamships from Bristol. His unique broad gauge super railway also connected Paddington to Plymouth and Penzance, and for decades was one of the wonders of the world. More ......
Touring Europe by Train 45edAuthor: Ferguson-Kosinski, Laverne and Price, Darren andCode: 59782Price:AU $43.99Format: Paperback / 584 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date:01/03/2021Availability:Available, 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 ......
The Story of Britain's Most Magnificent LocomotiveAuthor: Jones, RobinCode: 60409Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:10/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021
On July 3, 1938, LNER A4 streamlined Pacific No. 4468 Mallard reached 126mph, setting a world steam speed record that has never been broken. It was the zenith of not only a great decade in which glamorous express trains competed to see which could travel from London to Scotland in the fastest time, but also the steam age itself. Author Robin ......
Author: Jones, RobinCode: 60214Price:AU $23.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:12/03/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 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.
Author: Heath, MikeCode: 60448Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/04/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2021
Stately Trains was born out of one mans passion for vintage carriages. Stephen Middleton was brought up in in a railway family. His father, mother and grandfathers all worked for railway companies from pre-grouping through to the British Railways era after nationalisation.
Railroads Past and PresentAuthor: Pyne, PeterCode: 60466Price:AU $79.95Format: Hardback / 418 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
It seeks to correct false claims and address numerous gaps in past histories, and in particular showcases the stories of the ordinary Irish workers willing to travel halfway around the globe to pursue an uncertain future and a perilous undertaking in the hopes of escaping the devastating aftermath of the Great Famine of 1845-49.
The End of British Rail Steam in PhotographsAuthor: Hurley, PaulCode: 60477Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Commemorating the anniversary of the end of steam railway traction in Britain
The Newcomers' Guide to Railway ModellingAuthor: Lambert, BrianCode: 56840Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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,
Journeys Along Britain's Heritage RailwaysAuthor: Martin, AndrewCode: 59236Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:24/05/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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 ......