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9781526778604

L M S & L N E R Steam Locomotives

The Post War Era Author: Clegg, Malcolm Code: 70057 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 21/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

L M S & L N E R Steam Locomotives, is the result of over two decades of photographing steam locomotives in action in many parts of Britain covered by the former LMS and LNER Railway Companies. They were the two largest of the Big Four Railway Companies which operated in Britain between 1923 and 1948. The majority of the photographs were taken ......

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2022 Country Railways Square Wall Calendar - Wire binding

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 60895 Price: AU $17.99 (was AU $19.99) Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 14/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Marvel at magnificent locomotives against a picturesque backdrop of spectacular British countryside. Featuring 12 superb photographs of classic steam trains, complete with beautiful scenic landscapes, this 2022 calendar celebrates British country railways.

9780750994316

Amazing and Curious Railway Tales

Author: Maggs, Colin Code: 60777 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 17/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

A collection of fascinating railway oddities, curiosities and little-known facts. Did you know that the Great Western Railway carried a 14th-century Gloucestershire cottage on the first part of its journey to the USA? Why were poppies removed from Surbiton station before Remembrance Day? What is Railway Time? No, its not ten minutes after GMT! ......

9781526740342

North Eastern Electric Stock 1904-2020

Its Design and Development Author: Gleaves, Graeme Code: 60795 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Undefined / 168 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 06/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The north east of England was the cradle of Britains railways in the 19th Century. It was here George and Robert Stephenson would shape the steam locomotive. Then in the early 20th Century a second transport revolution took place around Newcastle when the suburban lines from the city to the coast were electrified in response to competition from ......

9780750996563

Remembering Steam

The End of British Rail Steam in Photographs Author: Hurley, Paul Code: 60477 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 03/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Commemorating the anniversary of the end of steam railway traction in Britain
9781910821404

Underground Railways of the World

Amazing and extraordinary facts Author: Halliday, Stephen Code: 60790 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date: 28/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Over 200 underground railways are in service or under construction around the world. Many although of great importance to their cities and passengers are otherwise unremarkable, however others have fascinating stories to tell. With unique histories, unusual circumstances around their construction, unbelievable technical challenges to overcome, ......

9781474616188

The High Girders

The gripping true story of a Victorian dream that ended in tragedy Author: Prebble, John Code: 60793 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO Published date: 23/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

On December 28th 1879, the night of the Great Storm, the Tay Bridge collapsed, along with the train that was crossing, and everyone on board...

This is the true story of that disastrous night, told from multiple viewpoints:

The station master waiting for the train to arrive - who sees the approaching lights simply ......

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: 26/04/2021 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9780253052070

The Panama Railroad

Railroads Past and Present Author: Pyne, Peter Code: 60466 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 418 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 23/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781784424404

Miniature Railways

Author: Henshaw, David Code: 60773 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 02/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

There are more than 400 miniature railways in Britain. Some are hidden away and privately owned, others are parkland attractions, and some - such as the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch - are large commercial enterprises. They come in an array of gauges (from 5 inches up to 15 inches and sometimes beyond), but their most definitive characteristic is ......

9781911658191

Brunel's Big Railway

Creation of the Great Western Railway Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60408 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

9781526738974

Britain's Second Hand Trams

An Historic Overview Author: Waller, Peter Code: 60475 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good comprehensive coverage with new historical information.
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