50 of the most spectacular, luxurious, unusual routesAuthor: Solomon, BrianCode: 61945Price:AU $37.49
Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: JOHN BEAUFOY AUD Published date:25/06/2022Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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.
Remembering the golden age of trainspottingAuthor: Holland, JulianCode: 59334Price:AU $48.75
Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: TIMES BOOKS Published date:01/10/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Journey back to the 1950s and 60s with this nostalgic look at Britains railways in their glory days. Packed with hundreds of photographs, trainspotting notebooks and ephemera. This is a vivid recollection of the whole atmosphere of the railways as the age of steam ended and diesels were introduced.
Author: Yorke, TrevorCode: 59010Price:AU $12.99
Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SHIRE Published date:01/03/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
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, ......
Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening StarAuthor: Maggs, ColinCode: 58202Price:AU $22.46
Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/02/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
New B-format paperback edition. The history of steam in Britain, from the Rocket in 1829, through to the last main line locomotive in the 1960s.
The World's most famous steam locomotiveAuthor: Sharpe, BrianCode: 57862Price:AU $29.96
Format: HardbackPublisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:20/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
"No 1472 was the third of a class of steam locomotives that was eventually to number 79 engines, and did not originally even carry a name. The Great Northern Railway A1 4-6-2 though, was the biggest express steam engine ever to have been seen in Britain at the time."
The Golden Age 1900-1941Author: Hamilton-Paterson, JamesCode: 56421Price:AU $44.99
Format: Hardback / 416 pages Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS Published date:01/01/2020Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
An illustrated celebration of the golden age of aircraft, cars and locomotives from 1900 to 1945.
Author: Waller, P.Code: 58903Price:AU $33.74
Format: HardbackPublisher: SONA BOOKS Published date:07/11/2018Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The steam locomotive is one of Britain’s greatest and most beautiful inventions and generations have marvelled at the power conveyed in its iron form. But the mystical qualities of smoke and pure white steam give life to the locomotive and through the genius of design, it appears to blend magically with the scenery through which it passes. ......
Author: Springirth, Kenneth C.Code: 51135Price:AU $38.24
Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/12/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Cincinnati's first line was the conversion of the Mt Adams & Eden Park Inclined Railway Company cable car line to electric operation in 1888 which became part of the Cincinnati Street Railway Co. This book documents that era, including the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar line which opened in 2016, linking with the Over the Rhine neighborhood.
Author: Baxter, SarahCode: 47741Price:AU $25.96
Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Published date:20/06/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
History is everywhere, and is never as complete as when it can be accessed on a part of history itself. The locomotive is one of the great steps in progress of civilisation that undoubtably connects us to land and history that was shaped by the machine itself. Although a basic form of railway, or rutway, did exist in Ancient Greek and Roman ......
Owners Workshop ManualAuthor: Cotter, JarrodCode: 47745Price:AU $15.98
Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:11/05/2017Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The Class 50 locomotives were built by English Electric between 1967 and 1968. Fifty examples were built, and were initially used to haul express passenger trains on the, then non-electrified, section of the West Coast Main Line between Crewe and Scotland. They were originally hired from English Electric Leasing, and were eventually purchased ......
Author: Springirth, Kenneth CCode: 47765Price:AU $38.24
Format: PaperbackPublisher: FONTHILL Published date:10/11/2016Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Street Cars of Washington D.C. is a photographic essay of the history of the well-kept modern street car system that provided frequent transit service to much of our nation's capital up to its closure in January, 1962. Washington D.C. was the first North American city to operate its entire base service by President's Conference Committee (PCC) ......
A History of the Men Who Made the RailwaysAuthor: Coleman, TerryCode: 38487Price:AU $11.99
Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date:21/05/2015Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Pick, shovel, dynamite: the classic account of the men who built the railways.
Our Diary of September JourneysAuthor: Burke, DavidCode: 38590Price:AU $9.71
Format: Paperback / 172 pages Published date:01/09/2014Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Our diary of September journeys explores moments in the history of Australia's biggest railway and, beyond State borders, tells of its influence on tracks, trains and travel. Standard gauge figures as the common thread. Starting with Federation's great achievement, the gauge of New South Wales is chosen for the Trans-Australian Railway, while ......
Railways, Tramways and Metro in DublinAuthor: Donal MurrayCode: 32683Price:AU $7.24
Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: COLOURPOINT BOOKS Published date:17/01/2014Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
The story of the railways, tramways and metro in Dublin. From decline and closure to the renewed investment of the 1980s with the development of new lines and stations, the DART, the LUAS and proposals for Metro North, West and the Dublin Interconnector. Also covers future Luas plans, proposals for Bus Rapid Transit and includes many ......
Author: George DentCode: 31946Price:AU $17.49
Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date:04/06/2013Availability:In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Most modellers, regardless of what scale they work in, rely heavily on the humble plastic or metal kit, and this book will help both novice and more experienced modellers to achieve the very best results. George Dent presents here a clearly written foundation course in constructing rolling stock from kits.