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9781526740342

North Eastern Electric Stock 1904-2020

Its Design and Development Author: Gleaves, Graeme Code: 60795 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Undefined / 168 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

The north east of England was the cradle of Britains railways in the 19th Century. It was here George and Robert Stephenson would shape the steam locomotive. Then in the early 20th Century a second transport revolution took place around Newcastle when the suburban lines from the city to the coast were electrified in response to competition from ......

9781911658573

Locomotives of the National Collection

Legend of the Track Author: Jones, Robyn Code: 59738 Price: AU $45.95 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 17/07/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Legendary steam railway locomotives such as Flying Scotsman, Mallard, Stephensons Rocket and City of Truro have been household names for generations and are now owned by the public.

9781910821404

Underground Railways of the World

Amazing and extraordinary facts Author: Halliday, Stephen Code: 60790 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date: 03/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

Over 200 underground railways are in service or under construction around the world. Many although of great importance to their cities and passengers are otherwise unremarkable, however others have fascinating stories to tell. With unique histories, unusual circumstances around their construction, unbelievable technical challenges to overcome, ......

9780750994316

Amazing and Curious Railway Tales

Author: Maggs, Colin Code: 60777 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

A collection of fascinating railway oddities, curiosities and little-known facts. Did you know that the Great Western Railway carried a 14th-century Gloucestershire cottage on the first part of its journey to the USA? Why were poppies removed from Surbiton station before Remembrance Day? What is Railway Time? No, its not ten minutes after GMT! ......

9781474616188

The High Girders

The gripping true story of a Victorian dream that ended in tragedy Author: Prebble, John Code: 60793 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: ORION PUBLISHING CO Published date: 27/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021

On December 28th 1879, the night of the Great Storm, the Tay Bridge collapsed, along with the train that was crossing, and everyone on board...

This is the true story of that disastrous night, told from multiple viewpoints:

The station master waiting for the train to arrive - who sees the approaching lights simply ......

9781445697727

The Era of Rail Blue

Author: Jamieson, Mark Code: 60497 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021

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 ......

9781916237322

Steam Rally

Robin Grierson Author: Grierson, Robin Code: 60186 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Published date: 10/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Robin Grierson's Steam Rally, with an introduction by Ian Jack, is a beautiful colour photography book which depicts the English Steam heritage scene.
9781911639275

Steam is Coming Home

Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60214 Price: AU $23.99 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 06/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
Britain invented the steam railway locomotive concept, while other countries went on to build their own. However, once steam ended overseas, several were brought to Britain for heritage railway and museum use.
9781910809747

How a Steam Locomotive Works

Author: Wells, Dominic Code: 60788 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 01/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021

To address the needs of todays readers, the complex engineering of the steam locomotive is unraveled by use of a large number of easily understandable diagrams, explaining the function of the components in a step-by-step manner. There is no technical knowledge required on the part of the reader, nor is there any requirement to understand ......

9781788161442

Steam Trains Today

Journeys Along Britain's Heritage Railways Author: Martin, Andrew Code: 59236 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 24/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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 ......
9781912716142

Japan by Rail 5/e

Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides Author: Ramsey Zarifeh and Anna Udagawa Code: 60775 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date: 17/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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.
9780750996563

Remembering Steam

The End of British Rail Steam in Photographs Author: Hurley, Paul Code: 60477 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
Commemorating the anniversary of the end of steam railway traction in Britain
9780253052070

The Panama Railroad

Railroads Past and Present Author: Pyne, Peter Code: 60466 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 418 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
It seeks to correct false claims and address numerous gaps in past histories, and in particular showcases the stories of the ordinary Irish workers willing to travel halfway around the globe to pursue an uncertain future and a perilous undertaking in the hopes of escaping the devastating aftermath of the Great Famine of 1845-49.
9781857945454

Model Railways Explained (Beyond the beginning)

The Newcomers' Guide to Railway Modelling Author: Lambert, Brian Code: 56840 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021
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,
9781784424404

Miniature Railways

Author: Henshaw, David Code: 60773 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: BLOOMSBURY Published date: 02/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

There are more than 400 miniature railways in Britain. Some are hidden away and privately owned, others are parkland attractions, and some - such as the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch - are large commercial enterprises. They come in an array of gauges (from 5 inches up to 15 inches and sometimes beyond), but their most definitive characteristic is ......

9781911658191

Brunel's Big Railway

Creation of the Great Western Railway Author: Jones, Robin Code: 60408 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 01/04/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Engineering genius Isambard Kingdom Brunels Great Western Railway was not only bigger, wider and faster than any other of its day, but linked London to New York via his great steamships from Bristol. His unique broad gauge super railway also connected Paddington to Plymouth and Penzance, and for decades was one of the wonders of the world. More ......

9781526738974

Britain's Second Hand Trams

An Historic Overview Author: Waller, Peter Code: 60475 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good comprehensive coverage with new historical information.
9781911639640

Diesel Dawn Part 1

Author: Mortons Media Group Code: 60426 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date: 25/03/2021 Availability: Please contact us for availability
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: 10/03/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2021

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 ......

9781493047772

Europe by Eurail 2021

Touring Europe by Train 45ed Author: Ferguson-Kosinski, Laverne and Price, Darren and Code: 59782 Price: AU $43.99 Format: Paperback / 584 pages Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT Published date: 01/03/2021 Availability: 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 over forty years. Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive annual guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions ......
9781472279279

Greatest British Railway Journeys

Celebrating the greatest journeys from the BBC's beloved railway travelseries Author: Portillo, Michael Code: 59878 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 15/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

It is now over a decade since the much-loved Great British Railway Journeys series set off on its incredible run discovering the cultural, social and engineering landscape of the United Kingdom through the prism of George Bradshaws Handbook to rail travel. Veteran politician and ex cabinet minister Michael Portillo has since presented eleven ......

9781785007453

The History of the Bakerloo Line

Author: Feather, Clive D W Code: 59887 Price: AU $62.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 15/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Bakerloo is the dull brown line on Londons iconic tube map. It doesnt have the multiple branches of the Northern or District Lines, the loops of the Piccadilly or the Central, or the puzzling shape of the non-circular Circle.But its nondescript appearance belies a history encompassing fraud in the boardroom and drama in the courtroom for a ......

9781526772541

L N E R 4-6-0 Locomotives

Their Design, Operation and Performance Author: Maidment, David Code: 604670 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 376 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Comprehensive Photographic Coverage.
9781785008085

Hill Railways of the Indian Subcontinent

Author: Wallace, Richard Code: 60469 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 06/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book describes seven branch lines which climbed into the mountain ranges that span the length and breadth of the countries of India and Pakistan. Some - like the Darjeeling Himalayan - are well known, but others - like the Zhob Valley, Khyber Pass and Kangra Valley lines - are less so. Several of these railways were also the last bastions of ......
9780995799882

European Rail Timetable Winter 2020/2021

Author: Potter, John Code: 60407 Price: AU $42.95 Format: Paperback / 672 pages Published date: 01/02/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Winter 2020/2021 edition contains the new timetable valid from December 2020 to June 2021. The only comprehensive up-to-the-minute guide to rail and ferry services throughout Europe and beyond, providing timings for over 50,000 individual rail connections

 

 

 

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High-speed Rail

An Analysis Of The Chinese Innovation System Author: Gao, Bai (Duke Univ, Usa) Code: 60136 Price: AU $237.00 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING Published date: 30/01/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

High-speed railway system is interdisciplinary subject that covers infrastructure, mobile equipment, traction power supply, communication signal, operation and maintenance, and transportation organization. The purpose of this book is to give readers a basic understanding of the technology behind of Chinas high-speed rail network.In this book, ......

9781526772282

Britain's Railways in the Second World War

Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59886 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 20/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The outbreak of the Second World War had an enormous effect on the railway system in Britain. Keeping the trains running through times of conflict was not such a distant memory for the railway companies and their workers but in this second major war of the twentieth century, the task was to prove a very different one. The railway system no ......

9781857945690

The steam Engines of World War II

The German 'Kriegsdampflokomotiven' and British and American war engines Author: Horton, Philip Code: 58235 Price: AU $51.89 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Few events had a greater influence on Europes railways in the 20th century than the Second World War. As described in this book, thousands of steam engines were produced for the conflict by all sides. Although many were damaged during the war, most survived. Indeed, many of the British and American engines arrived in Europe too late and were ......

9780750994378

The Tube Mapper Project

Capturing Moments on the London Underground Author: Agbaimoni, Luke Code: 59881 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 20/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The Underground is the backbone of the city of London, a part of our identity. Its a network of shared experiences and visual memories. The Tube Mapper project deliberately captures moments of subconscious recognition and overlooked interests, showcasing images that can be seen near or at every Underground, Overground and DLR station in London. ......

9781526749239

Oliver Bulleid's Locomotives

Their Design and Development Author: Boocock, Colin Code: 59882 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 15/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Oliver Bulleids locomotives guides the reader in the quest to understand what motivated Mr Bulleid in his work as a senior engineer and manager, and tries, with as little bias as is reasonable, to make sense of some of the more controversial aspects of his activities. For example, why did OVB not pursue the ideal of a 2-8-2 for the Southern ......

9781398101913

English Electric Diesel Locomotives

Author: Woods, George Code: 59885 Price: AU $43.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/12/2020 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

English Electric built their first diesel loco in 1936 and, before the company closed in 1968, built thousands of diesel and electric locos that saw service all over the world. They were among the companies chosen by BR to build prototype diesel locos for the Modernisation Scheme of 1955, which would see the replacement of steam traction by ......

9781912101269

Gresley's B17s

Author: Tuffrey, Peter Code: 59888 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 140 pages Publisher: GREAT NORTHERN BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Gresleys B17s explores the career of this steam locomotive passenger class from its introduction in 1928 to withdrawal in 1960 Designed by the London & North Eastern Railways world-renowned Chief Mechanical Engineer Sir Nigel Gresley, the engines were predominantly employed in East Anglia - an area for which the class was especially produced - ......

9781718500488

Lego Train Projects

7 Creative Models Author: Pritchett, Charles Code: 60123 Price: AU $41.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Published date: 03/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Step-by-step instructions for building 7 realistic LEGO train models.

LEGO Train Projects shows you how to build seven detailed train models to get your brick citizens riding the rails in style. Featuring clear, full color, step-by-step instructions, this book makes it easy to build fun, realistic models ......

9781526770172

British Industrial Steam Locomotives

A Pictorial Survey Author: Mather, David Code: 59889 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781912101993

Gresley's A4's

Author: Ryan, John Code: 59880 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GREAT NORTHERN BOOKS LTD Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In the mid-1930s, eminent locomotive engineer Sir Nigel Gresley produced plans for the A4 Class Pacifics, which were specially built to work a new high-speed express, the Silver Jubilee. From the start, the class caused a sensation and immediately secured the admiration of the general public. Gresleys A4s captures these worldfamous locomotives ......

9781916045354

Dickens on Railways

A Great Novelist's Travels by Train Author: Dickens, Charles Code: 59883 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

In the mid-nineteenth century, the great age of railway building, Charles Dickens could not but be aware of their transformative impact on society. So he wrote about it - to a remarkable extent. He wrote a classic ghost story, The Signalman; in Dombey and Son about what is now the West Coast Main Line being carved through north London in great ......

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