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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: Available, 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 ......

60904

2022 Steam Railway Square Wall Calendar

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 60904 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 14/10/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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.

60921

2022 Steam Trains Square Wall Calendar - 16 Month

Author: Avonside Publishing Ltd. Code: 60921 Price: AU $23.95 Format: Calendar / 13 pages Publisher: AVONSIDE Published date: 11/10/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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: Available, 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 ......

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: Available, please contact us for availability

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: Available, please contact us for availability

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 ......

9781398107649

One Man's Railway

0 Gauge in the Garden Author: Jackson, Allen Code: 70048 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 09/08/2021 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

This book is about one ordinary persons efforts, largely carried out single-handedly and with limited funds, to build a model railway layout in his garden that runs just like the real thing. It is based on Brymbo in North Wales, where the GWR and LNER were joined by the LMS in the search for mineral wealth. Allen Jacksons recreation runs ......

9781910809747

How a Steam Locomotive Works

Author: Wells, Dominic Code: 60788 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date: 07/08/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

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: 21/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 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 ......

9781912018963

Berlin U-Bahn Architecture & Design Map (English/German text)

Berliner U-Bahn Architekturkarte Author: Pfeiffer-Kloss, Verena Code: 70055 Price: AU $18.95 Format: Sheet map / 2 pages Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

This two-sided, bilingual map is a guide to Berlins most distinctive U-Bahn stations. The map is an invitation to explore Berlins extraordinary history from 1902 through today, as reflected in the remarkable creativity, colour and variety of its underground networks architecture and design. This map is Blue Crow Medias fifth title in this ......

60895

2022 Country Railways Square Wall Calendar - Wire binding

Author: Carousel Calendars Code: 60895 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Calendar Publisher: CAROUSEL Published date: 14/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Marvel at magnificent locomotives against a picturesque backdrop of spectacular British countryside. Featuring 12 superb photographs of classic steam trains, complete with beautiful scenic landscapes, this 2022 calendar celebrates British country railways.

9781526729859

Peppercorn, His Life and Locomotives

Author: Hillier-Graves, Tim Code: 60794 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Paperback / 264 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 11/07/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Arthur Peppercorn, a vicars son from Herefordshire, was the last L N E R Chief Mechanical Engineer. He managed his department for a very short time before it was swept away in the wholesale changes that followed Nationalisation of British Railways in 1948. Although a disciple and follower of Sir Nigel Gresley, he was his own man and developed ......

9780750994316

Amazing and Curious Railway Tales

Author: Maggs, Colin Code: 60777 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 17/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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! ......

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: 06/06/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

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 ......

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: 28/05/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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, ......

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