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Trains & railways: general interest books

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Signalling and Signal Boxes along the NER Routes Volume 1 Yorkshire by Allen Jackson Signalling and Signal Boxes along the NER Routes Volume 1 Yorkshire

Allen Jackson explores signalling along the NER, formerly part of the LNER.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The Midlands by Gordon Edgar Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The Midlands

Gordon Edgar explores the industrial and minor railways of the Midlands.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Working on the Victorian Railway Life in the Early Days of Steam by Anthony Dawson Working on the Victorian Railway Life in the Early Days of Steam

A fascinating insight into what it was like to work on the world's first railways.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Locomotives of the Western United States by Jonathan Lewis Locomotives of the Western United States

A stunning collection of locomotives in the Western American states.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Eastern Steam Days Remembered by Kevin Derrick Eastern Steam Days Remembered

A nostalgic look back at the days of steam on the Eastern Region.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Vulcan Foundry 150 Years of Engineering by Colin Alexander The Vulcan Foundry 150 Years of Engineering

Colin Alexander looks at the output of the iconic, world-famous Vulcan Foundry.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Benelux Railways by John Law Benelux Railways

John Law offersa fascinating range of photography of the railways of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

BR Blue in the 1970s and 1980s by Andrew Cole BR Blue in the 1970s and 1980s

A look at an iconic period in British rail history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Class 40 Locomotives by Alistair Holt Class 40 Locomotives

A photographic look back at an iconic loco of the British railways.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Locomotives at BR Workshops by Andrew Cole Locomotives at BR Workshops

Andrew Cole looks at locomotives being repaired, overhauled and scrapped in the workshops of British Rail.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Railways' Strangest Tales by Tom (Coventry University) Quinn Railways' Strangest Tales

From the very start, when George Stephenson's famous Rocket knocked over and killed a government minister at the opening of the Liverpool to Manchester line in 1830, the world's railways have given rise to intriguing stories. In this fascinating book,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Along the Valley Line The History of the Connecticut Valley Railroad by Max R Miller Along the Valley Line The History of the Connecticut Valley Railroad

The first book on the history of the Connecticut Valley Railroad
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

The German Pacific Locomotive: Its Design and Development by David Maidment The German Pacific Locomotive: Its Design and Development

An English language comprehensive survey of the design, development and operation of the German 4-6-2 pacific locomotive.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Privatisation Classes A Pictorial Survey of Diesel and Electric Locomotives and Units Since 1994 by David Cable The Privatisation Classes A Pictorial Survey of Diesel and Electric Locomotives and Units Since 1994

High Quality Photography
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Railway Developments Around Leeds and Bradford Since 1968 by Dave Peel Railway Developments Around Leeds and Bradford Since 1968

High quality pictures
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Coming Soon

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the Esk Valley Line by John Hunt The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the Esk Valley Line

Following the success of John Hunt's previous Limited Edition volume on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the healthy on going demand for these volumes, the desire for more is seemingly unabated!
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the Esk Valley Line Past & Present by John Hunt The North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the Esk Valley Line Past & Present

Following the success of John Hunt's previous volumes on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the healthy on going demand for these volumes, the desire for more is seemingly unabated!
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Railwaymen of the Welsh Valleys 1914-67 Recollections of Pontypool Road Engine Shed, Shunting Yards, Fitting Staff and the Vale of Neath Line by Railwaymen of the Welsh Valleys 1914-67 Recollections of Pontypool Road Engine Shed, Shunting Yards, Fitting Staff and the Vale of Neath Line

This book, to published in two parts, is dedicated to the memories of all those people who once worked for the Great Western Railway in South Wales, at Pontypool Road loco depot, the Eastern Valley and the Vale of Neath...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

TANK THE 2-8-2 TANK PAPERS 7200-7253 by Ian Sixsmith TANK THE 2-8-2 TANK PAPERS 7200-7253


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

TANK THE 2-8-0 TANK PAPERS 4200 AND 5200 2-8-0TS AND 4200-4299, 5200-5294 by Ian Sixsmith TANK THE 2-8-0 TANK PAPERS 4200 AND 5200 2-8-0TS AND 4200-4299, 5200-5294


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Britain's Scenic Railways the Waverley Route by Britain's Scenic Railways the Waverley Route


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

TANK THE 0-6-2 TANK PAPERS NO 2 6600-6699 by Ian Sixsmith TANK THE 0-6-2 TANK PAPERS NO 2 6600-6699


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

TANK THE 0-6-2 TANKS PAPERS NO.1 5600-5699 by Ian Sixsmith TANK THE 0-6-2 TANKS PAPERS NO.1 5600-5699


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Complete Atlas of the Railways of South West and Central Southern England by Complete Atlas of the Railways of South West and Central Southern England


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Railway Renaissance Britain's Railways After Beeching by Gareth David Railway Renaissance Britain's Railways After Beeching

A comprehensive review of all the reopened lines and stations in England, Wales and Scotland
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

London Underground Timeline by Robert Rowland London Underground Timeline

London Underground Time Line has taken three years to write and covers the history of transport in London from before the Underground was constructed, to the present day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The First Railways Historical Atlas of Early Railways by Derek Hayes The First Railways Historical Atlas of Early Railways

Highly illustrated volume covering the emergence of the modern railway in a unique, essentially geographical way. Contemporary maps, many never before published, showing the locations and routes of the early railways.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Great Western Steam The Railway Photographs of R.J. (Ron) Buckley by Brian J. Dickson Great Western Steam The Railway Photographs of R.J. (Ron) Buckley

Ron Buckley's photographs show the changing scene throughout the GWR and its successor, the Western Region of BR, from the mid-1930s until the end of main line steam in the 1960s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Southern Region Through the 1960s Year by Year by Michael Hymans Southern Region Through the 1960s Year by Year

A year-by-year journey through Southern Region in the 1960s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The End of Midland Steam in the North West by George Woods The End of Midland Steam in the North West

George Wood's terrific collection of photographs of the final years of steam locomotives and trains in north-west England.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Other books in this genre

British Steam Military Connections Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam Locomotives by Keith Langston British Steam Military Connections Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam Locomotives

Collection of very rare images, very few books published covering this period
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2017

The Bluebell Railway by David Christie The Bluebell Railway

David Christie offers up thirty years of wonderful photos of the Bluebell Railway.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

British Freight Trains by John Jackson British Freight Trains

A look at the contemporary freight scene in the UK.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GCR Routes by Allen Jackson Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GCR Routes

Allen Jackson explores signalling along the GCR, formerly part of the LNER.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

First Generation DMUs by Andrew Cole First Generation DMUs

Andrew Cole looks at the first generation of DMUs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Surrey Railway Stations Through Time by Douglas D'Enno Surrey Railway Stations Through Time

Douglas D'Enno explores the history of Surrey's railway stations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

1960s Lancashire Steam in Colour by George Woods 1960s Lancashire Steam in Colour

Steam in the North West in the 1960s is captured in full colour.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Rail Rover: Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s by Arnie Furniss Rail Rover: Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s

Arnie Furniss takes the reader on a nostalgic roving tour of Scotland's railways in the 1970s and 1980s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: The North of England and Scotland by Patrick Bennett The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: The North of England and Scotland

A nostalgic look back at a time of great change on Britain's railways in the north of England and Scotland.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Railway Stations by Tim Bryan Railway Stations

Railway stations are among Britain's most special buildings. The start and end point of the daily commute and the magical holiday, they vary hugely in style and size. This book is the perfect introduction to the subject.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Southern Steam Operation 1966-67 by Ian C. Simpson Southern Steam Operation 1966-67


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Steam Gold A New Age for Preserved Steam by Geoff Swaine Steam Gold A New Age for Preserved Steam

In a celebration of the evocative world of Britain's heritage steam railways, Geoff Swaine reflects on the work involved in keeping the preserved railways going, as well as the history of the `Big Four' and insights into many of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Brighton Atlantics by James S. Baldwin The Brighton Atlantics

The Brighton Atlantics were an important development in the motive power on the London Brighton & South Coast Railway.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Southern Handbook The Southern Railway 1923-1947 by David Wragg The Southern Handbook The Southern Railway 1923-1947

The Southern Railway may not have been the most glamorous of the 'Big Four' companies that emerged from the grouping of 1923, but it was the great innovator.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Steam Around Bristol Railways of the 1950s and 1960s in Colour by Gerry Nichols, Mark B. Warbuton Steam Around Bristol Railways of the 1950s and 1960s in Colour
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Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

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