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9781910809822

British Railways in Unseen Colour 1960-61

Author: Waller, Peter Code: 70053 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/11/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: November 2022

At the end of 1948, the first year of British Railways operation, it had 20,260 steam locomotives on its books. By 1960, this had fallen to 13,296 engines with the withdrawal in the intervening years of many pre-grouping types that had survived into BR days due to the pressing need for locos during World War 11 and its aftermath. The steam ......

9781910809785

Electrics for the Railway Modeller

Author: Morton, Ian Code: 61939 Price: AU $35.95 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 30/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022

In this fast-changing modern world, nothing stays the way it is for long and this particularly applies to model railways which rely so completely on basic low voltage electronics. This is often the aspect of the hobby that is most daunting and off-putting both for experienced modellers and those new to the pursuit. One of the best guides to ......

9781857945973

Railways Through the Ages

A selection of Industrial and Passenger Railways Past & Present Author: Legg and Peaty Code: 61866 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 30/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022

From their early beginnings until today, railways have been an important part of the industrial and commercial fabric of this country with lines running to all major towns and cities providing necessary connections for both freight and passengers.

9781916237322

Steam Rally

Robin Grierson Author: Grierson, Robin Code: 60186 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Published date: 12/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022
Robin Grierson's Steam Rally, with an introduction by Ian Jack, is a beautiful colour photography book which depicts the English Steam heritage scene.
9781839418570

2023 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 61644 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Calendar / 24 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 10/09/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This Steam Trains Calendar for 2023 features a collection of some incredible steam engines travelling through the countryside.

9781912716142

Japan by Rail 5/e

Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides Author: Ramsey Zarifeh and Anna Udagawa Code: 60775 Price: AU $51.99 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 15/08/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Please contact us for availability details
The real secret to traveling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. The book includes recommended rail routes - with maps - plus where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, and what to see in 30 top tourist towns.
9781529826609

2023 Country Railways Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 61743 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 28/07/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Marvel at magnificent locomotives against a picturesque backdrop of spectacular British countryside. Featuring 12 superb photographs of classic steam trains, complete with beautiful scenic landscapes, this 2023 calendar celebrates British country railways.

9781529826241

2023 Steam Railway Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 61748 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 28/07/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

The golden age of steam travel is captured perfectly in the Steam Railway calendar for 2023. Timeless photographs of steam trains feature throughout, as well as spacious date grids for your all important appointments. This calendar is free of plastic packaging.

9781445697727

The Era of Rail Blue

Author: Jamieson, Mark Code: 60497 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 13/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Return to the era when rail blue ruled supreme on the railways of Britain, when a wide variety of British-built trains operated from the highlands of Scotland, through the now vanished industrial north and midlands, through the Welsh valleys, across the suburban networks of the south east and through the picturesque west country. In the dying ......

9781398109919

Crane Locomotives

Author: Woodhams, John Code: 61855 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The first cranes mounted on railway wheels were hand-operated, but by the mid-nineteenth century several builders had fitted steam engines and boilers to enhance lifting capabilities, though initially these machines were not self-propelled, but merely portable. By the 1860s self-propelled cranes were offered and gradually designs were developed ......

9781910809730

Chapelon

Genius of French Steam Author: Rogers, Col H.C.B. Code: 70051 Price: AU $21.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 04/07/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

 The name Andre Chapelon will be known to everyone with an interest in the development of the steam locomotive. Put simply he was a genius, head and shoulders above all others in the field of steam locomotive design. This is not to belittle the skills and capabilities of men like Churchward, Stanier, Gresley and Bulleid. Indeed ......

9781913679293

The World's Greatest Rail Journeys 2/e

50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual routes Author: Solomon, Brian Code: 61945 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Published date: 25/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022

The World’s Great Rail Journeys describes over 50 of the world’s most exciting, unusual and exotic railway journeys, including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia, updated to include photographs of new trains travelling on the same spectacular routes.

9781800351394

abc Rail Guide 2022

Includes light rail guide Author: Dunn, Pip Code: 61853 Price: AU $62.95 Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 22/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The abc Rail Guide has established itself as the comprehensive, detailed, accurate and reliable guide to the railway networks of the United Kingdom. The new 2022 edition of this best-selling annual publication has been thoroughly revised and updated and reverts to its usual release date in March. The book provides the full fleet lists of the ......

9781398109957

Diesel and Electric Trains

A New Era of Railways Author: Reed, David Code: 61851 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 12/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This is the second volume of previously unpublished photographs from the camera of David Reed, focusing on the electric and diesel traction of the late 1960s and 1970s. The photographs of locomotives and multiple units, none of which remain in regular service, feature a variety of locations. On the Eastern and London Midland regions they range ......

9781913870683

HSTs: The Western Region

Author: Pike, Mark Code: 61849 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Although in the late 1970s they were frowned upon by many for replacing a number of loco-hauled services, and indeed locomotives, for 40 years the High-Speed Train (HST) was the mainstay of express services for many train operators in the UK. It was in the former Western Region of British Rail that they first made their mark in service, and ......

9781913295684

The Modern Railway 2021

Directory - Review - Opinion - Reference Author: Sherrett, Philip Code: 61852 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Produced annually by the team from Modern Railways - the leading monthly rail magazine, The Modern Railway 2021 offers a comprehensive review of the UK rail industry, together with an overview of events in Europe. With contributions from Roger Ford, Tony Miles, Alan Williams and other members of the team, The Modern Railway 2021 provides an ......

9788854418387

Trains

From Steam Locomotives to the Future of Sustainability Author: Tanel, Franco Code: 61847 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 328 pages Publisher: WHITE STAR Published date: 02/06/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

From the ancient steam locomotives to the latest high-speed models in Europe and China, as well as the first hydrogen-powered convoys, this volume is a fascinating journey in the world of trains. This book guides discovery of the most recent news regarding rail transport, taking a look at the near future, when trains will be remotely controlled ......

9780063080362

Border Crossings

A Journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway Author: Fick, Emma Code: 61731 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 23/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

An illustrated travelogue that brilliantly captures artist and illustrator Emma Ficks epic train journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway-from Beijing through Mongolia to Moscow-including more than 200 watercolor illustrations and handwritten text that includes cultural and historical information as well as invaluable travel ......

9781399004930

Western Diesel Hydraulics in Preservation

Author: Fred, Kerr, Code: 61522 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 07/05/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Shows the range of locomotive designs adopted by BR's Western Region.
9781800071889

The Train Lover's Puzzle Book

200 Brain-Teasing Activities, from Crosswords to Quizzes Author: Somerville, Neil Code: 61722 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 28/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This book is fully loaded with 200 railway-themed puzzles, perfect for aficionados as well as inquisitive commuters

More than just a means of transport, trains have changed the world. Across centuries and continents, they ve been unstoppable. But when you re sitting back in your seat on a long rail journey, why not pause for a puzzle ......

9781910809686

Robinson Eight-coupled Locomotives

Author: Clements, Jeremy Code: 70050 Price: AU $62.95 Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 25/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Starting in 1902 with three 0-8-0s for the Great Central Railway, J G Robinsons heavy freight locomotive fleet grew rapidly as part of General Manager Sam Fays strategy to rescue the company from financial difficulties. At Grouping, the GCR passed on 241 well-built, powerful and efficient eight-coupled locomotives to the newly formed London & ......

9781838862053

Rail Journeys

From the Orient Express to the Japanese Bullet train Author: Ross, David Code: 61515 Price: AU $21.98 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: AMBER BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
With 200 outstanding colour photographs, Rail Journeys takes the reader to some of the most historic, spectacular and remotest locations in the world, places where trains still offer romantic and astounding experiences of rail travel at its best.
9781641726641

Railway Systems

Design, Construction and Operation Author: Olsen, Larry Code: 61399 Price: AU $339.00 Format: Hardback / 247 pages Published date: 08/04/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Railway refers to the system of transport that involves vehicles running on rails, which in turn are located on tracks. The connected series of rail vehicles is known as a train. Since the frictional resistance on rails is lower than rubber-tired vehicles, trains can be attached in a longer sequence. Railway transport can be powered either by ......

9781647283384

Railway Engineering

Design, Construction and Operation Author: Bush, Nathan Code: 61398 Price: AU $310.00 Format: Hardback / 237 pages Published date: 08/04/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

The discipline of engineering which focuses on the design, operation and construction of rail transport systems is known as railway engineering. It is an umbrella field which encompasses principles of several other engineering disciplines such as computer engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical ......

9781639874460

Practical Railway Engineering

Author: Roy, Marshall Code: 61735 Price: AU $199.00 Format: Hardback / 212 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 08/04/2022 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Railway engineering is a multidisciplinary field in transportation engineering. It is concerned with the design, construction and operation of all types of rail transport systems. Railway engineering comprises mechanical design skills and knowledge of propulsion systems to design train vessels. Railway engineering includes civil engineering, ......

9781787417502

Locomotion

A Visual History of Trains Author: Steele, Alastair Code: 61946 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 64 pages Published date: 03/04/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

A stunningly illustrated tribute to all things train, Locomotion celebrates the ingenuity and usability of trains past, present and future.

From early steam engines through to the modern high-speed trains of today, Locomotion is a spectacular look at the history of trains throughout the world, ......

9781911658511

Railway Magazine Archive Collection 1930s

Author: Kelly, Peter Code: 59737 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 50 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 13/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

The last great age of steam in Britain is revisited in this new collection of superb photographs from the extensive archive of the Railway Magazine. Author Pete Kelly, editor of The Railway Magazine Guide to Modelling, looks back to a time when streamlined steam express trains charged headlong through the English countryside every day of the ......

9781838694968

Lonely Planet's Guide to Train Travel in Europe

Plan sustainable and stress-free rail journeys throughout Europe Author: Lonely Planet Code: 61392 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 262 pages Publisher: LONELY PLANET Published date: 11/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 3-7 business days

Looking for a sustainable and stress-free way to explore Europe? Hop on board the continents railway network with this ultimate guide to train travel. Whether you want to take it slow on the scenic route or make the most of the newest high-speed services to get straight to your destination, Lonely Planets experts show you how to plan your ......

9781910809754

BR Mark 1 and Mark 2 Coaching Stock

Author: Longworth, Hugh Code: 70052 Price: AU $89.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 04/03/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In 1951 the first of the British Railways Mark 1 coaches entered service. In their various forms, which included sleepers, buffet cars, horse boxes and suburban non-corridor stock, they were built until 1963 and formed the mainstay of the passenger railway through the 1960s and 1970s. Although now are all withdrawn from regular service, a ......

9781399011303

Images of the British Railway Landscape

Iconic Scenes of Trains and Architecture Author: Goodyear, David Code: 61713 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 14/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Featuring modern and preserved railway traction principally from the first two decades of the C 21st.
9780323905886

Smart Metro Station Systems

Data Science and Engineering Author: Various Code: 61393 Price: AU $199.00 Format: Paperback / 316 pages Publisher: ELSEVIER Published date: 04/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available

Smart Metro Station Systems: Data Science and Engineering introduces key technologies in data science and engineering for smart metro station systems. The book consists of three main parts, focusing on the environment, people and energy. Each chapter includes practical applications, along with information on metro traffic flow monitoring and ......

9780750998949

Death, Dynamite and Disaster

A Grisly British Railway History Author: Matheson, Rosa Code: 61709 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 03/02/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
In this fresh approach to railway history, Rosa Matheson explores the grim and grisly railway past.
9781857945454

Model Railways Explained : Beyond the Beginning

The Newcomers' Guide to Railway Modelling Author: Lambert, Brian Code: 56840 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 08/01/2022 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
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,
9781445697987

MOD Railways

Author: Hitchen, Michael Code: 60610 Price: AU $35.90 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 10/11/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. No longer available
A pictorial record of this interesting curiosity of Britain's railway network. This book looks at rolling stock used at a number of locations, both standard and narrow gauge, and where appropriate the locations served by these largely unknown systems.
9781526778604

L M S & L N E R Steam Locomotives

The Post War Era Author: Clegg, Malcolm Code: 70057 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 30/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

L M S & L N E R Steam Locomotives, is the result of over two decades of photographing steam locomotives in action in many parts of Britain covered by the former LMS and LNER Railway Companies. They were the two largest of the Big Four Railway Companies which operated in Britain between 1923 and 1948. The majority of the photographs were taken ......

9781445685052

Lion

The Story of the Real Titfield Thunderbolt Author: Dawson, Anthony Code: 60776 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 22/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Best known as the Titfield Thunderbolt, Lion is one of the most beloved locomotives in railway preservation - transformed from humble luggage engine to film star, this is a Cinderella story. Built in Leeds in 1838 by Todd, Kitson & Laird, Lion is the only surviving locomotive built for the pioneering Liverpool & Manchester Railway. After a ......

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