The Story of Britain's Most Magnificent LocomotiveAuthor: Jones, RobinCode: 60409Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:09/09/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
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 ......
Author: Carousel CalendarsCode: 60904Price:AU $17.99
Format: CalendarPublisher: CAROUSEL Published date:15/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
The golden age of steam travel is captured perfectly in the Steam Railway calendar for 2022. Timeless photographs of steam trains feature throughout, as well as spacious date grids for your all important appointments.
Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd.Code: 60921Price:AU $21.56
Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date:15/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
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.
Transportation's Orphan and Its Struggle for SurvivalAuthor: Doughty, GeoffCode: 70059Price:AU $64.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:25/10/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2021
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 ......
Trains in Music, Literature, Film, and Visual ArtAuthor: Fraser, BenjaminCode: 70058Price:AU $269.00Format: Hardback / 270 pages Publisher: BERGHAHN Published date:01/11/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021
Since the advent of train travel, railways have compressed space and crossed national boundaries to become transnational icons, evoking hope, dread, progress, or obsolescence in different cultural domains. Spanning five continents and a diverse range of contexts, this collection offers an unprecedentedly broad survey of global representations ......
Author: Clements, JeremyCode: 70050Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 252 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/11/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021
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 & ......
Genius of French SteamAuthor: Rogers, Col H.C.B.Code: 70051Price:AU $23.95Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/11/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021
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 ......
Author: Longworth, HughCode: 70052Price:AU $89.00Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:01/11/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2021
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 ......
Author: Kelly, PeterCode: 59737Price:AU $24.95Format: Paperback / 50 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:03/11/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
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 ......
The Story of the Real Titfield ThunderboltAuthor: Dawson, AnthonyCode: 60776Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/11/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
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 ......
The Newcomers' Guide to Railway ModellingAuthor: Lambert, BrianCode: 56840Price:AU $44.00Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:22/11/2021Availability:Please contact us for availability
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,
Author: Jones, RobinCode: 60214Price:AU $23.99Format: Paperback / 132 pages Publisher: MORTONS MEDIA GROUP Published date:27/11/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 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.
Author: Hitchen, MichaelCode: 60610Price:AU $35.90Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date:15/12/2021Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2021
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.
Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City GuidesAuthor: Ramsey Zarifeh and Anna UdagawaCode: 60775Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 528 pages Publisher: TRAILBLAZER Published date:14/01/2022Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 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.