A sojourn through rail-borne transport through two centuriesAuthor: Legg, JohnCode: 57037Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:24/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
This new title from the authors of A World of Rail - John Legg and Ian Peaty - takes us on a fascinating tour of Britain's rail-borne transport sytem, or rather systems, as it covers a wide variety of locations and gauges. The variety of rolling stock is a feature including of both passenger and freight vehcles.
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 ......
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 ......
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.
From Steam to Diesel and ElectricAuthor: Hurley, PaulCode: 57128Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:31/07/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the days of steam ended, other forms of power took over...
The Newcomers' Guide to Railway ModellingAuthor: Lambert, BrianCode: 56840Price:AU $40.74Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:24/07/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2019
The author writes: `My hobby has been model railways for many years, since I was given a Tri-ang Princess Elizabeth train set for Christmas as an eight-year-old schoolboy. Over the years I have gained much modelling knowledge from practical experience, and belonging to model railway clubs,
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: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published 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, ......
More reflections of a London LocospotterAuthor: Bannister, GeoffCode: 57045Price:AU $34.99Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/05/2019Availability: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.
Author: Baker, MichaelCode: 56309Price:AU $15.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel back to the year 1966 using a collection of photographs taken between February and May of that year. For the younger reader there are wonderful pictures of buses and coaches that they will never have seen. There will, for ......
Author: Baker, MichaelCode: 56308Price:AU $15.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:10/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel all the way back to the year 1956 * The UK bans heroin * RAF retires last Lancaster bomber * Suez crisis causes UK petrol rationing * First Eurovision Song Contest broadcast * Hard disk drive invented * TV broadcasting begins ......
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: Chard, AndyCode: 56582Price:AU $40.64Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: PLATFORM 5 PUBLISHING LTD Published date:26/03/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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: Waters, LaurenceCode: 55221Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/02/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Using previously unpublished material from the extensive 'Great Western Trust' collection at Didcot Railway Centre, the book illustrates in both black and white and colour many facets that made the Great Western 'Great"
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 PUBLISHING PLC Published date:24/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
'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 ......
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: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published 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.
Before, During and After the First World WarAuthor: B, Farebrother, Martin JCode: 55875Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In this book the metre gauge networks established before the First World War are examined. A companion volume to Narrow Gauge in the Arras Sector by the same authors.