A History of High-Speed TrainsAuthor: Hughes, MurrayCode: 58921Price:AU $54.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:20/10/2020Availability: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
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 59112Price:AU $19.95Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2020Availability: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, ......
Author: Beckett, John C.Code: 56929Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:24/08/2020Availability: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.
Robber Barons, The Railroads, and the Making of Modern AmericaAuthor: Hiltzik, MichaelCode: 59167Price:AU $74.95Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/08/2020Availability: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.
Journeys Along Britain's Heritage RailwaysAuthor: Martin, AndrewCode: 59236Price:AU $34.99Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date:22/07/2020Availability: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 ......
The Railway Photographs of Robert ButterfieldAuthor: Dickson, Brian J.Code: 58919Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:15/07/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
A stunning new collection of railway photographs showcasing 1950s steam
The Decline and FallAuthor: Evans, JohnCode: 58837Price:AU $31.11Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:01/07/2020Availability: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.
Author: Thomas, MaisieCode: 59030Price:AU $14.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Published date:18/06/2020Availability: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.
Practical Guide with 28 Maps to the Rail Route from Halifax to VancouverAuthor: Trailblazer PublicationsCode: 58024Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date:21/03/2020Availability: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.
Author: Yorke, TrevorCode: 59010Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:20/02/2020Availability: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, ......
Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening StarAuthor: Maggs, ColinCode: 58202Price:AU $29.95Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/02/2020Availability: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.
Author: Atkins, PhilipCode: 58204Price:AU $26.96Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:02/02/2020Availability: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 ......
Author: Wolmar, ChristianCode: 57895Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/02/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A concise, authoritative and fast-paced telling of how the railways changed the world.
The World's most famous steam locomotiveAuthor: Sharpe, BrianCode: 57862Price:AU $39.95Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:20/01/2020Availability: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."
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability: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.
Touring Europe by TrainAuthor: Ferguson-Kosinski, LaverneCode: 57470Price:AU $59.99Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:15/12/2019Availability: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 ......
Includes Guides to 25 CitiesAuthor: McCrohan, DanielCode: 56985Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 532 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date:26/11/2019Availability: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.
The Inspiration Behind George StephensonAuthor: Hylton, StuartCode: 57850Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:23/11/2019Availability: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
A Social and Business HistoryAuthor: Pring, MartynCode: 57805Price:AU $105.00Format: Hardback / 368 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/10/2019Availability: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.
More reflections of a London LocospotterAuthor: Bannister, GeoffCode: 57045Price:AU $23.99(was
AU $39.99)Format: 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.
From Steam to Diesel and ElectricAuthor: Hurley, PaulCode: 57128Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/10/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 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 $57.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date:28/09/2019Availability: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.
How the `Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed RecordAuthor: Hale, DonCode: 57173Price:AU $42.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/09/2019Availability: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
Author: Jones, RobinCode: 57088Price:AU $19.95Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/07/2019Availability: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.
Author: Insight GuidesCode: 57492Price:AU $26.99(was
AU $44.99)Format: PaperbackPublisher: INSIGHT GUIDES Published date:08/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 $19.99Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:17/05/2019Availability: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, ......
Author: Wolmar, ChristianCode: 56680Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date:02/05/2019Availability: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 ......
A Guide for the ModellerAuthor: Weston, StephenCode: 55849Price:AU $52.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 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 $99.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Superb photography of narrow gauge steam with extensively researched information.
Explore More Than 100 of Britain's Lost RailwaysAuthor: Holland, JulianCode: 56535Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: COLLINS Published date:29/01/2019Availability: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.