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9780750993982

The Second Age of Rail

A History of High-Speed Trains Author: Hughes, Murray Code: 58921 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 20/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
The complete story of the world's high-speed railways, from Japan's bullet trains to HS2 via France, Germany and China
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Steam Railway 2021 Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 59112 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

Backbone of the Industrial Revolution and stalwart of the British countryside, the Steam Locomotive will forever hold a special place in the history of the country. This Steam Railway Slim Calendar for 2021 offers monthly images that really capture the power, yet graceful elegance of these fabulous steam trains in picturesque surroundings, ......

9781445683706

Australia's Railway Crossroads

Author: Carter, Mark Code: 56637 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Australia's railways are as diverse and fascinating as the country itself and this stunning collection of images showcases the railways and stock.
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2021 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar

16-Month Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 59086 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 15/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

   Our Steam Trains 2021 premium calendar features 13 pages in total.

   4-months from the previous year at the start on a planner page.

   Included within are 13 full colour images.

   Featuring a large grid for entering important ......

9781857945478

Steam Reminiscences: Southern

Author: Beckett, John C. Code: 56929 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
John Beckett started to take railway photographs in 1954. Four years later, after a change of cameras, the first of his pictures to be published appeared in the 'Railway Magazine'. Since then he has supplied a steady drip, rather than a stream, of pictures to the railway press and to various authors.
9781398100268

Iron Empires

Robber Barons, The Railroads, and the Making of Modern America Author: Hiltzik, Michael Code: 59167 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
A gripping and fast-paced narrative, Pulizer Prize winner Michael Hiltzik tells the story of the titanic battle between two giants of the Gilded Age, JP Morgan and EH Harriman, as they fought for control of the nation's railways and reshaped American industry.
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: 22/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
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 ......
9780750993708

Steam in the 1950s

The Railway Photographs of Robert Butterfield Author: Dickson, Brian J. Code: 58919 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 15/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
A stunning new collection of railway photographs showcasing 1950s steam
9781445695570

Great Central Railway

The Decline and Fall Author: Evans, John Code: 58837 Price: AU $31.11 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 01/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Wonderful previously unpublished images documenting the years before and after the Great Central Line was cut.
9781787463967

The Railway Girls

Author: Thomas, Maisie Code: 59030 Price: AU $14.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date: 18/06/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
The first novel in the utterly brilliant Railway Girls series. Beneath a vast tiled map showing the lines of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway network, a series of seven bronze panels recorded the names of the men of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War - a total of 1,460 names.
9781912716074

Trans-Canada Rail Guide 6/e

Practical Guide with 28 Maps to the Rail Route from Halifax to Vancouver Author: Trailblazer Publications Code: 58024 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 21/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
Sixth edition of this comprehensive guide to Canada's transcontinental train ride. Includes planning your trip, where to get the best deals for tickets, rail routes and maps plus guides to 10 stopover cities, and mile-by-mile route guide with 32 maps, and the history of the railroad.
9781784423711

Tracing Lost Railways

Author: Yorke, Trevor Code: 59010 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 20/02/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
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, ......
9781445699110

Steam Trains: The Magnificent History of Britain's Locomotives from

Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening Star Author: Maggs, Colin Code: 58202 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New B-format paperback edition. The history of steam in Britain, from the Rocket in 1829, through to the last main line locomotive in the 1960s.
9781785216893

Flying Scotsman (Icon)

Author: Atkins, Philip Code: 58204 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/02/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Perhaps the most iconic steam locomotive in the world, the legendary Flying Scotsman was the first train to achieve 100mph and in its glory days ran the only non-stop passenger service between London and Edinburgh. When it was withdrawn from regular service in 1963, after nearly 40 years in service, the locomotive had travelled an estimated two ......
9781788549844

Railways

Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 57895 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A concise, authoritative and fast-paced telling of how the railways changed the world.
9781911658023

Flying Scotsman

The World's most famous steam locomotive Author: Sharpe, Brian Code: 57862 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 20/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
"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."
9781789542363

Trains, Planes, Ships and Cars

The Golden Age 1900-1941 Author: Hamilton-Paterson, James Code: 56421 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
9781493038152

Europe by Eurail 2020

Touring Europe by Train Author: Ferguson-Kosinski, Laverne Code: 57470 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: 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 more than forty years. This comprehensive 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 book contains ......
9781912716081

Trans-Siberian Handbook 10/e

Includes Guides to 25 Cities Author: McCrohan, Daniel Code: 56985 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 532 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 26/11/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
Tenth edition of this long-running guide includes 92 maps and km-by-km route guides covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian, Trans-Mongolian and Siberian BAM railways. Plus 32 city guides.
9780750991285

The Early Pioneers of Steam

The Inspiration Behind George Stephenson Author: Hylton, Stuart Code: 57850 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 23/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An important new study with a vast scope: the people and events that made the achievements of Stephenson and Brunel possible
9781526713247

Luxury Railway Travel

A Social and Business History Author: Pring, Martyn Code: 57805 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
British luxury rail travel was not just the domain of the Pullman Company. In fact, they were far from the only providers as railway companies in Britain were extremely active from late Victorian times competing for leisure business.
9781781557099

Further along the tracks

More reflections of a London Locospotter Author: Bannister, Geoff Code: 57045 Price: AU $23.99 (was AU $39.99) Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 11/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Following his first book, the author relates his experiences continuing his locospotting hobby from 1959-62. With black and white photographs, his records cover visits to locomotive sheds, works and time at stations and the lineside finally rounding off his reminiscences with modern colour views of locomotives which made it to preservation.
9780750989824

The Changing Railways of Britain

From Steam to Diesel and Electric Author: Hurley, Paul Code: 57128 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
As the days of steam ended, other forms of power took over...
9781912081776

The World's Great Railway Journeys

50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual and exhilarating routesacross the globe Author: Solomon, Brian Code: 56862 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date: 28/09/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability
A portrait in words and photographs of over 50 of the world's most exciting, unusual and exotic railway journeys, including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia. The World's Great Rail Journeys is perfect for all railway enthusiasts, whether actual or armchair travellers.
9780711240131

London's Underground

The Story of the Tube Author: Green, Oliver Code: 58107 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date: 17/09/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Published in conjunction with TFL, this is a comprehensive guide to the London Underground, combining a historical overview, illustrations and newly commissioned photography.
9780750991513

Mallard

How the `Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record Author: Hale, Don Code: 57173 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/09/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of Mallard, including locomotive development, the speed battle in the UK and abroad, and its subsequent life through the war years and beyond
9781911276906

Legendary Locomotives: 2019

Author: Jones, Robin Code: 57088 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/07/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Engines such as Flying Scotsman, Mallard and now Tornado are household names in Britain - and locomotives such as Olton Hall have become famous through appearances in films and on TV. Legendary Locomotives looks at those few engines that can truly be regarded as legends in their own time.
9781786717887

Insight Guides: Great Railway Journeys of Europe 2/e

Author: Insight Guides Code: 57492 Price: AU $26.99 (was AU $44.99) Format: Paperback Publisher: INSIGHT GUIDES Published date: 08/07/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every ste
9781785212666

Inter-City 125 Manual

High Speed Train (1972 onwards - all models) Author: 125 Group Code: 56777 Price: AU $50.93 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 03/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Inter-City 125 was the brand name of British Rail's High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced into service in 1976. The Inter-City 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a set of carriages (the number of carriages varies by operator). The train operates at speeds of up to ......
9780992538880

Outback Railwaymen

Life on the Commonwealth Railways Author: Anchen, ,Nick Code: 56561 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback Published date: 01/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Central Australia Railway – North Australia Railway – Trans-australian Railway

"Outback Railwaymen – Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women.

These were the ......

9781784423209

Railway Carriages

Author: Bryan, Tim Code: 56738 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date: 17/05/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Evolving from the horse-drawn stage coaches that they soon eclipsed, railway carriages steadily grew in sophistication so that by the end of the nineteenth century the railway passenger travelled in comfortable rolling stock of a design familiar to many until the 1960s. While modern trains look different from those built more than a century ago, ......
9780241379738

A Short History of Trains

Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 56680 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date: 02/05/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
A fascinating journey through the history of railways, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy. From the earliest steam engine to the high-speed bullet trains of today, A Short History of the Railway reveals the hidden stories of railway history across the world - the inspired engineering; the blood, sweat, and tears ......
9781526700162

Early Railways

A Guide for the Modeller Author: Weston, Stephen Code: 55849 Price: AU $52.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Model something new! The pre-1880 period will stand out - it is largely untouched by modellers.
9781473887671

Twenty First Century Narrow Gauge

A Pictorial Journey Author: James, Waite, Code: 55847 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
9781445669243

Europe by Sleeping Car

Author: Patterson, Michael Code: 55854 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Michael Patterson takes the reader on a charming illustrated nostalgic jaunt across Europe by sleeper.
9780008319243

Lost Railway Walks

Explore More Than 100 of Britain's Lost Railways Author: Holland, Julian Code: 56535 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: COLLINS Published date: 29/01/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability
More than 100 walks across the length and breadth of Britain's lost railway lines. Each walk includes a short history of the railway before it closed, a description of what can be seen along it today, practical details such as car parking, access by public transport, a detailed route map and historical and modern day photographs.
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