The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
Practical Guide with 28 Maps to the Rail Route from Halifax to VancouverAuthor: Trailblazer PublicationsCode: 58024Price:AU $32.57Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date:06/01/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 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.
The World's most famous steam locomotiveAuthor: Sharpe, BrianCode: 57862Price:AU $29.44Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
"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."
Lessons learned from tragedies on the tracksAuthor: Jones, RobinCode: 57861Price:AU $29.44Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:28/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
"This is the story of how Britain's railway disasters, horrific though they may be, change the network for the better through the crucial lessons that are learned."
Author: John PotterCode: 58025Price:AU $39.99Format: PaperbackPublished date:22/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The Winter 2019 edition contains the new timetable valid from December 2019 to June 2020. The only comprehensive up-to-the-minute guide to rail and ferry services throughout Europe and beyond, providing timings for over 50,000 individual rail connections.
The Inspiration Behind George StephensonAuthor: Hylton, StuartCode: 57850Price:AU $33.37Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:23/11/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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
A Social and Business HistoryAuthor: Pring, MartynCode: 57805Price:AU $68.75Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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.
16-MonthAuthor: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 55809Price:AU $21.95Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Steam Trains calendar for 2020 will add a touch of nostalgia to your home, featuring a collection of incredible trains travelling through the country. The calendar features a 4-month overview at the beginning and includes 13 full colour images. The monthly photographs are accompanied by a spacious dated grid with moon phases and ......
More reflections of a London LocospotterAuthor: Bannister, GeoffCode: 57045Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:11/10/2019Availability: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.
Touring Europe by TrainAuthor: Ferguson-Kosinski, LaverneCode: 57470Price:AU $38.65Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date:10/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
From Steam to Diesel and ElectricAuthor: Hurley, PaulCode: 57128Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the days of steam ended, other forms of power took over...
50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual and exhilarating routesacross the globeAuthor: Solomon, BrianCode: 56862Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date:28/09/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
How the `Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed RecordAuthor: Hale, DonCode: 57173Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/09/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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
Includes Guides to 25 CitiesAuthor: McCrohan, DanielCode: 56985Price:AU $34.61Format: Paperback / 532 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date:21/08/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
Author: Jones, RobinCode: 57088Price:AU $14.24Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
High Speed Train (1972 onwards - all models)Author: 125 GroupCode: 56777Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:03/06/2019Availability: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 ......
Life on the Commonwealth RailwaysAuthor: Anchen, ,NickCode: 56561Price:AU $35.00Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/06/2019Availability: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.
Author: Bryan, TimCode: 56738Price:AU $18.31Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:17/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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, ......
Author: Wolmar, ChristianCode: 56680Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date:02/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
(L, D1, E1, L1 and V)Author: Maidment, DavidCode: 56643Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 232 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:16/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A comprehensive description of design, construction, operation and performance of all Maunsell's 4-4-0 designs never brought together before.
1935-1975Author: Leggett, BobCode: 55265Price:AU $15.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:04/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 00 gauge train set was the ultimate `boy's toy' of the 1950s and '60s.Electric 00 gauge trains were introduced by Trix and Hornby Dublo in the mid-1930s, but the Second World War quickly halted production. However, they burst back onto the post-war scene with great success, and 00 quickly became the dominant scale in Britain, and was taken up ......
Author: Cole, AndrewCode: 55838Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Class 67 and 68 Locomotives gives a brief history of the Class 67 locomotives and a pictorial record of their varied career so far, and looks at the new Class 68, with photographs of their work so far.
A Guide for the ModellerAuthor: Weston, StephenCode: 55849Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Model something new! The pre-1880 period will stand out - it is largely untouched by modellers.
A Pictorial JourneyAuthor: James, Waite,Code: 55847Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
Author: Barnard, BobCode: 55858Price:AU $40.72Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date:08/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The 009 scale, which is used to represent narrow gauge lines of 2ft to 2ft 6in, is experiencing a steady growth in popularity and trade support. The new book explains issues of scale and gauge for narrow gauge models, considers the origins of 009 scale and identifies some of its pioneers. It outlines the diverse range of prototype narrow gauge ......
Explore More Than 100 of Britain's Lost RailwaysAuthor: Holland, JulianCode: 56535Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: COLLINS Published date:29/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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.
A 45,000-Mile AdventureAuthor: Rajesh, MonishaCode: 56819Price:AU $37.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date:24/01/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
'Monisha Rajesh has chosen one of the best ways of seeing the world. Never too fast, never too slow, her journey does what trains do best. Getting to the heart of things. Prepare for a very fine ride' Michael Palin When Monisha Rajesh announced plans to circumnavigate the globe in eighty train journeys, she was met with wide-eyed disbelief. But ......
Gresley's Bold ExperimentAuthor: Tuffrey, PeterCode: 52450Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:15/01/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On 22 May 1934 a zenith of locomotive construction in the UK was reached when an enormous new locomotive entered traffic for the London & North Eastern Railway Company. The impressive engine was P2 Class no. 2001 Cock o' the North and it was painstakingly erected to the designs of eminent locomotive engineer H.N. Gresley (later Sir) at the ......
The A1 Steam Locomotive TrustAuthor: Smith, Geoff and The A1 Steam Locomotive TrustCode: 52455Price:AU $25.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:06/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, it explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it appears. Based on the LNER Peppercorn Class A1 design, of which 49 were originally built but eventually all scrapped, Tornado is a magnificent and ......
Uncanny Tales of the RailwaysAuthor: Ashley, MikeCode: 55570Price:AU $19.95Format: PaperbackPublished date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Howling down the tunnels comes a new collection showcasing the greatest stories of strange happenings on the tracks, many of which are republished here for the first time since their original departure.
Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the WorldAuthor: Hudgins, SharonCode: 55871Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS Published date:17/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Food on the Move focuses on the culinary history of these famous journeys on five continents, from the earliest days of rail travel to the present, and includes recipes taken from historical menus and contributed by contemporary chefs.