Author: Beckett, John C.Code: 56929Price:AU $50.93Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:14/12/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 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.
The First One Hundred YearsAuthor: Hammond, PatCode: 59476Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 448 pages Publisher: KEY PUBLISHING LTD Published date:11/11/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2020
Here in one volume is a year by year account of the fortunes, successes and occasional failures of the famous model railway brand. It has always stood for quality and, unlike its competitors, has survived for a hundred years by out-witting every toy industry recession that came along.
A 4,000-Mile Adventure Across EuropeAuthor: Chesshyre, TomCode: 59744Price:AU $25.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date:29/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Do you love trains? Do you love adventure? If so, join Tom Chesshyre on his meandering rail journey across Europe from London to Venice. Escaping the rat race for a few happy weeks, Chesshyre indulges in the freedom of the tracks. From France (dogged by rail worker strikes), through Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland, he travels as ......
Author: Jonca, AdamCode: 59363Price:AU $110.00Format: Hardback / 392 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date:28/10/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
A detailed history of armoured trains that were part of the organisation of the Polish army from the end of the Soviet war to the end of the 1939 war campaign. Polish armoured trains originated in World War I, but played an important part in most Polish military conflicts during the next two decades. The book explores in detail not only the ......
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: Bowden, DavidCode: 59412Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY PUBLISH Published date:01/10/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
An absorbing description of 35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in New Zealand and Australia.
Author: Springirth, Kenneth CCode: 59420Price:AU $49.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/08/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
New Jersey's Trolley Heritage is a photographic essay of trolley cars that once served Atlantic City, Ocean City, and Wildwood, plus the modernized Newark City subway, along with the new Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line and River Line. From 1889 to 1955, electric trolley cars served commuters and vacationers in Atlantic City. Between 1938 and 1955, ......
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:01/03/2020Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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, ......
The Classic British Steam LocomotiveAuthor: Alexander, ColinCode: 58200Price:AU $31.11Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:12/02/2020Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A fascinating look at the history of one of our the most iconic machines of all time - the British steam locomotive.
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 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 $43.99Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS Published date:15/12/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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...
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
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:06/08/2019Availability: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.
Author: Jones, RobinCode: 57088Price:AU $19.95Format: Spiral bound / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:18/07/2019Availability:In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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
Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey. An in-depth book, now with free app and eBook. From deciding when to go, to choosing which routes to travel, this guide is all you need to plan your trip across Europe by rail, with in-depth insider information on the best journeys to make the most of this scenic continent.
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: Wolmar, ChristianCode: 56680Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: DK Published date:02/05/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 ......
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.
Gresley's Bold ExperimentAuthor: Tuffrey, PeterCode: 52450Price:AU $44.99Format: 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 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.
Locomotives that Galvanised the NationAuthor: Fischer, TimCode: 55745Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA Published date:01/12/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
If you are passionate about steam locomotives, or know someone who is, then Steam Australia is the perfect companion.
Tim Fischer takes readers into the fascinating and grand story of steam transportation over ten vital decades of transformation in Australias history. This book is so much more than a history or a set ......