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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

 

 

 

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 ......

9781526772282

Britain's Railways in the Second World War

Author: Foley, Michael Code: 59886 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 26/11/2020 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 ......

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: 18/11/2020 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. ......

9781398101913

English Electric Diesel Locomotives

Author: Woods, George Code: 59885 Price: AU $43.95 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 13/11/2020 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 ......

9780750993982

The Second Age of Rail

A History of High-Speed Trains Author: Hughes, Murray Code: 58921 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 13/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The complete story of the world's high-speed railways, from Japan's bullet trains to HS2 via France, Germany and China
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 ......

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: 13/11/2020 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 ......

9781526749239

Oliver Bulleid's Locomotives

Their Design and Development Author: Boocock, Colin Code: 59882 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Published date: 13/11/2020 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 ......

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: 13/11/2020 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 ......

9781786498649

The Subterranean Railway

How the London Underground was Built and How it Changed the City Forever Author: Wolmar, Christian Code: 60103 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 05/11/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Reissued in a new paperback package to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground.

I can think of few better ways to while away those elastic periods awaiting the arrival of the next eastbound Circle Line train than by reading [this book]. - Sunday Telegraph

Since the Victorian era, Londons ......

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