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9781839418570

2023 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 61644 Price: AU $22.46 (was AU $24.95) Format: Calendar / 24 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 01/10/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: October 2022

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

9781529826609

2023 Country Railways Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 61743 Price: AU $19.79 (was AU $21.99) Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/09/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: September 2022
9781911658610

History of the Great Central Railway

The World's Only Double Track Steam Line Author: Jones, Robin Code: 59740 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 29/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

The Great Central Railway is the only double track preserved steam railway in the world and its main focus is on the hugely popular modern day line running between Loughborough and Leicester North. Author Robin Jones, editor of Heritage Railway magazine, uses an incredible collection of images from Britains top railway photographers to showcase ......

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: 28/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

 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 ......

9781916237322

Steam Rally

Robin Grierson Author: Grierson, Robin Code: 60186 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Published date: 28/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 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.
9781529826241

2023 Steam Railway Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 61748 Price: AU $19.79 (was AU $21.99) Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 15/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

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: 15/08/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: August 2022

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 ......

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: 15/06/2022 Availability: Pre Order. Release date: June 2022
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.
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. No longer available

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, ......

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 ......

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.
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: 06/02/2022 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 ......

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,
9781911639671

Diesel Dawn Part 5

Author: Reeves, George Code: 60680 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 18/12/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
This series records in colour and black and white the prototype origins and production lives of our diesel classes, from halting beginings in the 1950s to (sometimed) premature ends.
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 ......

9780253060631

Amtrak, America's Railroad

Transportation's Orphan and Its Struggle for Survival Author: Doughty, Geoff Code: 70059 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 25/10/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Discover the story of Amtrak, Americas Railroad, 50 years in the making.

In 1971, in an effort to rescue essential freight railroads, the US government founded Amtrak. In the post-World War II era, aviation and highway development had become the focus of government policy in America. As rail passenger ......

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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2022 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 60921 Price: AU $3.00 (was AU $23.95) Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 11/10/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

A 16 month calendar that can be used from September 2021 containing images of Locomotives from the great era of steam power. The calendar contains all public holidays, notable events & important dates. The Calendar also features large grids for making notes of those special dates to remember.

  • Wall Square ......
9781526776211

Narrow Gauge Panorama

Steaming Along the Rustic and Narrow Author: Waite, James Code: 70056 Price: AU $105.00 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 16/09/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

This is James Waites second book for Pen & Sword about narrow gauge railways. He has travelled extensively in search of interesting, and often obscure, railways in remote locations. His previous book looked at the narrow gauge scene around the world and how many of its historic railways were surviving in the twenty first century. This new ......

9781911658214

Mallard

The Story of Britain's Most Magnificent Locomotive Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60409 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 09/09/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

On July 3, 1938, LNER A4 streamlined Pacific No. 4468 Mallard reached 126mph, setting a world steam speed record that has never been broken. It was the zenith of not only a great decade in which glamorous express trains competed to see which could travel from London to Scotland in the fastest time, but also the steam age itself. Author Robin ......

9781445693347

The Golden Age of Streamlining

Author: Alexander, Colin Code: 60986 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 09/09/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Between the two world wars there was a golden era of industrial design when the benefits of streamlining were realised, allowing for reduced wind resistance, faster transportation and a more efficient economy. The Art Deco-influenced style was also a huge public relations exercise in the glamour-obsessed 1920s and 1930s. Its most obvious ......

9781445682136

Class 158 and 159 DMUs

Author: Cole, Andrew Code: 70049 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 09/09/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

In the early 1990s, British Rail introduced the 182-strong Class 158 fleet, followed by the 22-strong Class 159s. These units heralded a new era in long-distance travel at the time, replacing 1950s-designed locomotive-hauled coaches on long secondary and inter-city routes With all 204 units still in service today, this title aims to examine ......

9781760990015

Heading South

Far North Queensland to Western Australia by Rail Author: Richards, Tim Code: 61020 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: FREMANTLE PRESS Published date: 03/09/2021 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day

Featuring some of Australias most iconic rail journeys, Heading South celebrates the unique joys of train travel and is the perfect book for the armchair traveller. Freelance travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook contributor Tim Richards decides to shake up his life by taking an epic rail journey across Australia. Jumping aboard iconic ......

9781526739018

Britain's Preserved Trams

An Historic Overview Author: Waller, Peter Code: 70031 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 26/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

It is almost 100 years since the first tram was preserved in Britain, in the century since then a great variety of trams have been saved from tramway systems small and large. Some trams were purchased directly out of service and others were acquired after many years alternative usage, some being summer houses or homes, while others were used on ......

9781910809860

Swindon - The Complete Works

Author: Timms, Peter Code: 70054 Price: AU $52.95 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 15/08/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days

Peter Timms two previous books on the subject of Swindon works have been combined and rewritten to form the basis for this enlarged work. This is a comprehensive account of the Great Western Railways main works in what was, in many ways, its heyday. It is written in a way that should appeal to engineers, social historians, railway enthusiasts ......

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