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Swindon Rail Scene

Swindon Rail Scene

£15.99

ISBN:9781398100541 SOFTBACK Swindon played an important role in the railway industry from its Victorian roots up to t…

Freight Trains of the Western Region in the 1980s

Freight Trains of the Western Region in the 1980s

£15.99

ISBN:9781398100503, SOFTBACK From coal trains in South Wales to clay trains in Cornwall, there were still large numbe…

The Tyne & Wear Metro

The Tyne & Wear Metro

£15.99

9781398101579 Marking the fortieth anniversary of the Tyne & Wear Metro, an icon of Newcastle and Tyneside's railway …

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GCR Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GCR Routes

£14.99

 9781445667560   Over the course of several volumes, Allen Jackson offers an array of never Allen Jackson before publ…

UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA

UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA

£15.99

ISBN,9781445682754 , SOFTBACK  

SOUTH YORKSHIRE RAILWAYS

SOUTH YORKSHIRE RAILWAYS

£15.99

ISBN:9781445698281, SOFTBACK Coal and iron making first brought railways to what is now called South Yorkshire. The i…

RAILWAYS OF THE CHILTERNS

 RAILWAYS OF THE CHILTERNS

£15.99

ISBN:9781445699189, SOFTBACK The Chilterns consist of a band of chalk hills to the north-west of London stretching fr…

RAIL ROVER: EAST MIDLANDS ROVER

 RAIL ROVER: EAST MIDLANDS ROVER

£15.99

ISBN:9781445690162, SOFTBACK In this book, the author takes full advantage of the diversity on offer as a regular use…

RAILWAYS AT NIGHT: FROM DUSK TIL DAWN

RAILWAYS AT NIGHT: FROM DUSK TIL DAWN

£19.99

ISBN:9781445692371, SOFTBACK Coal-black starless nights, comfort only from the weak glow of station lamps. The velvet…

East Anglia and the East Coast Railways 1940-60

East Anglia and the East Coast Railways 1940-60

£14.99

ISBN:9781445699660, SOFTBACK The 1950s and 1960s was a time of profound cultural and technological transformation. Wi…

THE STANHOPE & TYNE RAILROAD COMPANY

 THE STANHOPE & TYNE RAILROAD COMPANY

£14.99

ISBN:9781445697666, SOFTBACK Opened in 1834, the Stanhope & Tyne Railroad Company’s line ran from the limestone dis…

Freightliner Locomotives

Freightliner Locomotives

£14.99

ISBN:9781445673707, SOFTBACK Dating back to 1965, Freightliner is still going strong today; a great success for rail …

Preserved Railways of Eastern England

Preserved Railways of Eastern England

£14.99

ISBN:9781445697383, SOFTBACK Among the many lines that branch all around the East of England, there are some that can…

ENGLISH ELECTRIC DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES

 ENGLISH ELECTRIC DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES

£14.99

ISBN:9781398101913 , SOFTBACK English Electric built their first diesel loco in 1936 and, before the company closed i…

Exploring Devon and Cornwall's Branch Lines

Exploring Devon and Cornwall's Branch Lines

£14.99

ISBN:9781398102392 SOFTBACK The two most westerly counties in England remain hugely popular for travellers looking fo…

The End of the Woodhead Route

The End of the Woodhead Route

£14.99

SOFTBACK. ISBN:9781445690421 In The End of the Woodhead Route: Electric Trains Stop Here, transport historian Stephen…

Great Central Railway Decline & Fall

Great Central Railway Decline & Fall

£14.99

ISBN:9781445695570 , SOFTBACK 96 PAGES. No railway closure in the Beeching era was mourned more than that of the Grea…

Glory Days: Steam in East Anglia

Glory Days: Steam in East Anglia

£14.99

Softback, 96 pages,ISBN: 9781445699646 Steam in East Anglia recalls the era when steam ruled the tracks and the railw…

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Seven From St Pancras to Sheffield

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Seven From St Pancras to Sheffield

£14.99

ISBN: 9781445698229 SOFTBACK, 96 PAGES The Midland main line from London St Pancras to the north of England is one of…

The Turbostar

The Turbostar

£14.99

ISBN:9781445676364 SOFTBACK With construction beginning in 1997, the Turbostar family of diesel multiple units are by…

Steam Around Middlesbrough

Steam Around Middlesbrough

£16.99 £7.99

The north-east of England and the Middlesbrough area are the birthplace and cradle of modern railways. Collieries had be…

Steam Trains: The Magnificent History of Britain's Locomotives from Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening Star

Steam Trains: The Magnificent History of Britain's Locomotives from Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening Star

£14.99 £7.99

Most people are under a misapprehension: the Rocket was not the first steam engine. Quite a few were built before it, bu…

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume 3 Leeds to Carlisle

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume 3 Leeds to Carlisle

£16.99 £7.99

LEEDS to CARLISLE – The line from Leeds to Carlisle furnished the Midland Railway with an independent route to Scotlan…

The Great Western Railway Volume Four North & West Route

The Great Western Railway Volume Four North & West Route

£16.99 £7.99

ISBN:9781445641294, PAPERBACK. 128 PAGES The ‘North & West Route’, which, in recent years, has become known as th…

Berks & Hants Line Through Time

Berks & Hants Line Through Time

£14.99 £6.99

ISBN, 9781445623122, PAPERBACK, 96 PAGES When opened in 1847, the Berks & Hants Railway extended from Reading to Hun…

British Freight Trains: The Amberley Railway Archive: 3

British Freight Trains: The Amberley Railway Archive: 3

£19.99 £8.99

ISBN:9781445633435, 128 PAGES, SOFTBACK. Britain's hard-working freight trains are captured in a variety of locations…

South Wales Railways in the 1980s

South Wales Railways in the 1980s

£14.99

ISBN:9781445695815 SOFTBACK. 96 PAGES The South Wales Division was one of the three operating divisions of the Wester…

The Hoppers: Limestone Traffic

The Hoppers: Limestone Traffic

£14.99

ISBN: 9781445695280 96 PAGES SOFTBACK. Since the 1860s trains have conveyed crushed limestone from Derbyshire to the…

Preserved Pre-1948 Railway Carriage

Preserved Pre-1948 Railway Carriage

£14.99

ISBN: 9781445697185. 96 PAGES , SOFTBACK Preserved (or heritage) railways have, in the majority of cases, at least o…

Diesel Shunters

Diesel Shunters

£14.99

Hugh Llewelyn has travelled throughout Britain to gather this collection of his photographs of the diesel shunters. In a…

Starlight Specials The Overnight Anglo-Scottish Express

Starlight Specials The Overnight Anglo-Scottish Express

£14.99

In the 1950s and 1960s these cheap return excursion trains ran overnight between London and both Glasgow and Edinburgh, …

The West Highland Railway 120 Years

The West Highland Railway 120 Years

£19.99

2014 sees the 120th anniversary of the opening of the West Highland Railway between Craigendoran and Fort William, when …

Lancashire Traction

Lancashire Traction

£14.99

The drama of the Lancashire countryside combined with some of the most powerful diesel and electric locomotives to be fo…

Heritage DMUs

Heritage DMUs

£14.99

The Sprinter revolution of the 1980s led to the mass withdrawal of British Rail’s vast fleet of first generation Diese…

Yorkshire & Humberside Traction

Yorkshire & Humberside Traction

£14.99

The drama of the landscapes of Yorkshire and Humberside combined with some of the most powerful diesel and electric loco…

General Motors Type 5 Class 66 Locomotives

General Motors Type 5 Class 66 Locomotives

£14.99

Over the past generation the Class 66 has been one of Britain’s most successful and reliable diesel locomotives. After…

The Great Western Railway Shrewsbury to Pwllheli

The Great Western Railway Shrewsbury to Pwllheli

£16.99

Formed in 1864 by the amalgamation of the Oswestry & Newtown, Newtown & Machynlleth, Llanidloes & Newtown and several ot…

The Branch Lines of East Anglia: Bury, Colne Valley, Saffron Walden and Stour Valley Branches

The Branch Lines of East Anglia: Bury, Colne Valley, Saffron Walden and Stour Valley Branches

£12.99

By the end of the nineteenth century the railway had reached most parts of East Anglia, with two main lines reaching out…

Great Western Revival

Great Western Revival

£15.99

Thanks to a quirk of fate, and the survival of so many locomotives in the Barry scrapyard, the GWR is well represented i…

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Three Leeds to Carlisle

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Three Leeds to Carlisle

£16.99

LEEDS to CARLISLE – The line from Leeds to Carlisle furnished the Midland Railway with an independent route to Scotlan…

Class 31 Locomotives

Class 31 Locomotives

£14.99

This is a pictorial tribute to the British Rail workhorse, the Class 31. Over 260 of these locos were built by Brush at …

Class 20 Locomotives

Class 20 Locomotives

£14.99

This is a pictorial tribute to the Class 20 locomotive. 228 of these single-cab locos were built from 1957 onwards by En…

Brush Type 5 Class 60 Diesel Locomotives

Brush Type 5 Class 60 Diesel Locomotives

£14.99

After being built in and around 1989, the Class 60 diesel locomotives were built for heavy goods rains mainly used on Cl…

Class 47 and 57 Locomotives

Class 47 and 57 Locomotives

£14.99

The Class 47 was built between 1962 and 67 as the Brush Type 4 by both Brush Traction and British Railways Crewe works, …

Class 37 Locomotives

Class 37 Locomotives

£14.99

Well-proportioned, versatile, aesthetic, durable – the English Electric Class 37, the great survivor of the modernisat…

Great Railway Journeys: London to Sheffield

Great Railway Journeys: London to Sheffield

£14.99

London to Sheffield by Rail is a fascinating record of forty different sites that can be seen from the window of a train…

Class 43 Locomotives

Class 43 Locomotives

£14.99

The Class 43 locos were first constructed from 1975 onwards at Crewe Works. At the time, the design was revolutionary, a…

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway

£14.99

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is Britain's most popular heritage railway, and runs for 18 miles through the national…

British Railway Wagons 1980-2015

British Railway Wagons 1980-2015

£14.99

All too often, when observing our railways, focus falls entirely on the locomotives or multiple units that haul the many…

The Liverpool & Manchester Railway

The Liverpool & Manchester Railway

£14.99

Formally opened on 15 September 1830, the Liverpool & Manchester Railway was the world’s first inter-city passenger ra…

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Four Manchester to Leeds

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Four Manchester to Leeds

£16.99

The Manchester & Leeds Railway was sanctioned by Parliament in 1836 as a railway commencing at Manchester and terminatin…

Main Line Locomotive-Hauled Passenger Trains

Main Line Locomotive-Hauled Passenger Trains

£14.99

This book sets out to illustrate locomotive hauled passenger stock in the 21st century. Whilst the vast majority of r…

Hampshire Traction

Hampshire Traction

£14.99

Geographically almost in the centre of Hampshire is Eastleigh, which has been the beating heart of railways in the count…

Sussex Steam

Sussex Steam

£12.99

Packed with rare and unpublished images, Sussex Steam takes the reader on a journey around picturesque Sussex and the st…

Southdown Buses

Southdown Buses

£14.99

Before Southdown became part of the National Bus Company, it was a well respected organisation. It became a byword for e…

Class 86 Locomotives

Class 86 Locomotives

£14.99

This class of AC electric loco comprised a hundred members, built from 1965 onwards. The first forty locos were built by…

What the Railways Did For Us

What the Railways Did For Us

£8.99

It is hard, from a distance of nearly two centuries, to imagine the impact the coming of the railways must have had at t…

Tyneside Railways

Tyneside Railways

£14.99

Tyneside is widely acknowledged as the birthplace of the railway. Long before railwaymania gripped Victorian Britain, pi…

Steam Nostalgia in the North of England

Steam Nostalgia in the North of England

£14.99

Steam Nostalgia in the North of England is a pictorial story of British railways in the north of England, in those heady…

Class 08/09 Locomotives

Class 08/09 Locomotives

£14.99

The Class 08/09 was to become the main diesel shunter of the British Railways era. Just over a thousand of the two class…

Class 50 Locomotives

Class 50 Locomotives

£14.99

Class 50s are probably among the best-loved diesel locomotives that have run on British Rail. Fifty of these powerful, E…

Signalling and Signal Boxes Along the LB&SCR and Isle of Wight Railway Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes Along the LB&SCR and Isle of Wight Railway Routes

£14.99

The Prince Regent first popularised Brighton as a pleasure destination in the eighteenth century, and the town acquired …

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of London & the Northern Home Counties

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of London & the Northern Home Counties

£19.99

Continuing his series looking at the industrial locomotives and railways of England, Wales and Scotland, Gordon Edgar lo…

The National Bus Company

The National Bus Company

£14.99

The National Bus Company was the creation of the 1968 Transport Act, which merged the bus operations of the Tilling Grou…

East Midlands Traction

East Midlands Traction

£14.99

The East Midlands is rich in railway history and heritage. The Midland and Great Northern Railway companies laid much of…

Steam Around Basingstoke and Salisbury

Steam Around Basingstoke and Salisbury

£12.99

Basingstoke and Salisbury are important rail centres on what was originally the London & South Western Railway, and late…

Exploring Disused Railways in East Scotland

Exploring Disused Railways in East Scotland

£14.99

Across Scotland there are remnants of many disused railway lines, reminders of the wider network that once served a vari…

The Woodhead Route

The Woodhead Route

£14.99

The Woodhead Route, from Manchester to Sheffield has achieved almost mythical status, not only thanks to the Woodhead Tu…

Signalling and Signal Boxes Along the SE&CR Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes Along the SE&CR Routes

£14.99

Over the course of three volumes, Allen Jackson uses an array of photographs to lavishly illustrate the story of signall…

The British Railways Pilot Scheme Diesel Locomotive

The British Railways Pilot Scheme Diesel Locomotive

£14.99

British Railways’ Modernisation Plan of the 1950s started, sensibly, with small orders for a variety of diesel locomot…

Signalling and Signal Boxes Along the LSWR Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes Along the LSWR Routes

£14.99

The LSWR was quite different to the other southern railways in that it covered not only Home Counties suburban traffic, …

Southern Region Through the 1950s

Southern Region Through the 1950s

£14.99

Recording an iconic and important decade in the history of the Southern Region, Michael Hymans offers a unique year-by-y…

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Five The London and Birmingham Railway

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Five The London and Birmingham Railway

£14.99

Authorised on 8 May 1833, the London & Birmingham Railway was one of Britain’s first great trunk lines. Engineered by …

West Midlands Traction

West Midlands Traction

£14.99

Being situated in the centre of the UK, the West Midlands have always been the hub of the railway network. From InterCit…

The Early Railways of Manchester

The Early Railways of Manchester

£14.99

Manchester was Britain’s first railway city. The success of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway in 1830 inspired many e…

Midland Red Double-Deckers

Midland Red Double-Deckers

£16.99

Throughout their existence from 1904 until 1981, the Birmingham & Midland Motor Omnibus Co. was an idiosyncratic operato…

First Generation DMUs

First Generation DMUs

£14.99

In the 1950s, British Railways set upon the Modernisation Plan, which would set out the way British Rail would operate i…

The Cromford & High Peak Railway in Colour

The Cromford & High Peak Railway in Colour

£14.99

Many audacious and improbable schemes for new railways were dreamed up in the nineteenth century, but surely none matche…

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Six The Grand Junction and North Union Railways

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Six The Grand Junction and North Union Railways

£14.99

Approved in May 1833 at the same time as the London & Birmingham Railway, the Grand Junction Railway was intended to act…

Loadhaul, Mainline and Transrail Livery

Loadhaul, Mainline and Transrail Livery

£14.99

Loadhaul, Mainline and Transrail were formed in 1994, when British Rail decided to concentrate its freight operations in…

Rail Rover: The Northumbrian Ranger in the 70s & 80s

Rail Rover: The Northumbrian Ranger in the 70s & 80s

£14.99

In common with many teenage railway enthusiasts on Tyneside in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Colin Alexander clocked u…

Diesels at Doncaster

Diesels at Doncaster

£14.99

For many people, Doncaster will always be a railway town. Its association with locomotive building and with the prestige…

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GNR Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GNR Routes

£14.99

The Great Northern Railway out of King’s Cross was always in the limelight with the ‘Scotch Expresses’ and it carr…

1960s Lancashire Steam in Colour

1960s Lancashire Steam in Colour

£14.99

Today, I would like to welcome to the podcast Bea Simpson. Bea is an equestrian coach and trainer with a background in l…

Rail Rover: Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s

Rail Rover: Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s

£14.99

The Rail Rover ticket for Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s had the grandiose title ‘Freedom of Scotland’ – for the …

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GER Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the GER Routes

£14.99

Over the course of several volumes, Allen Jackson uses an array of photographs to lavishly illustrate the story of signa…

The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: The North of England and Scotland

The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: The North of England and Scotland

£14.99

The railway in 1980 had not changed much since the 1960s. There were certainly no more steam locomotives, but passenger …

British Freight Trains

British Freight Trains

£14.99

Anyone who has tried to watch freight moving on UK rails in the last few years will realise these are challenging times …

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The Midlands

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The Midlands

£19.99

The industrial railways of the Midlands is a neglected topic deserving of greater attention. Following on from Industria…

The Vulcan Foundry

The Vulcan Foundry

£14.99

 Founded by Charles Tayleur in 1830 as a factory to produce locomotives for the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, the Vul…

BR Blue in the 1970s and 1980s

BR Blue in the 1970s and 1980s

£14.99

The 1970s were a decade of consolidation for British Rail, at a time when the company was fighting against the rise in t…

Locomotives at BR Workshops

Locomotives at BR Workshops

£14.99

When British Rail was formed in 1948, it inherited a large number of workshops that were used by the Big Four railway co…

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the NER Routes Vol. 1

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the NER Routes Vol. 1

£14.99

Over the course of several volumes, Allen Jackson uses an array of photographs to lavishly illustrate the story of signa…

Barry Scrapyard

Barry Scrapyard

£14.99

The appearance of the locomotives began to change over the years; firstly as the damp and salty sea air took its toll on…

Southern Region Through the 1960s

Southern Region Through the 1960s

£14.99

The 1960s is an iconic period in the history of the rail network in Great Britain; with Rationalisation in progress and …

The End of Midland Steam in the North West

The End of Midland Steam in the North West

£14.99

The years 1966 and 1967 saw many steam enthusiasts heading north to photograph and record the last steam-worked trains o…

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the NER Routes Vol. 2

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the NER Routes Vol. 2

£14.99

 Over the course of several volumes, Allen Jackson uses an array of photographs to lavishly illustrate the story of sig…

Departmental Locomotives, Units and Coaching Stock

Departmental Locomotives, Units and Coaching Stock

£14.99

For almost as long as there have been railways, there has been ‘departmental’ rolling stock. This name is used to de…

Scottish Traction

Scottish Traction

£14.99

Following on from Ayrshire Traction and Strathclyde Traction and covering virtually the whole of Scotland and encompassi…

Class 70 Locomotives

Class 70 Locomotives

£14.99

In late 2007 Freightliner placed its order for twenty Class 70 locomotives. General Electric (GE) commenced building the…

1960s Southern Region Steam in Colour

1960s Southern Region Steam in Colour

£14.99

 Railway enthusiasts living in London in the 1960s saw steam gradually disappearing from the capital’s railways. By 1…

British Rail in the 1980s and 1990s: Diesel Locomotives and DMUs

British Rail in the 1980s and 1990s: Diesel Locomotives and DMUs

£14.99

The 1980s and 1990s were exciting times for British Rail. For many years British Rail had been structured into regions a…

North East to South West by Rail in the 1980s

North East to South West by Rail in the 1980s

£14.99

  The ten-hour journey from the North East coast to almost the westernmost tip of England features ever-changing scener…

Railway Maintenance Vehicles and Equipment

Railway Maintenance Vehicles and Equipment

£14.99

Featuring an array of previously unpublished images, Royston Morris documents the fascinating world of the vehicles and …

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC Routes

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC Routes

£14.99

The North British Railway took The Flying Scotsman’s baton proudly to Edinburgh Waverley station and generally up the …

Midland Red Single-Deckers

Midland Red Single-Deckers

£14.99

David Harvey   Throughout their existence from 1904 until 1981, the Birmingham & Midland Motor Omnibus Co. was an idio…

Hampshire Buses

Hampshire Buses

£14.99

Hampshire is the largest county in south-east England, despite losing the Isle of Wight and other areas during the 1974 …

Class 156 DMUs

Class 156 DMUs

£14.99

The Class 156 (Super Sprinter) is a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) ordered by British Rail and built between 1987 and 1989 b…

Isle of Wight Buses

Isle of Wight Buses

£14.99

  The Isle of Wight is one of England’s smallest counties and is situated off the Hampshire coast in southern England…

British Rail in the 1980s and 1990s: Electric Locomotives, Coaches, DEMU and EMUs

British Rail in the 1980s and 1990s: Electric Locomotives, Coaches, DEMU and EMUs

£14.99

 The 1980s and 1990s were exciting times for British Rail. For many years British Rail had been structured into regions…

Fife's Railways Remembered

Fife's Railways Remembered

£14.99

In this, his second book on Fife’s railways, local enthusiast and photographer Michael Mather delves into the past wit…

East Anglian Traction

East Anglian Traction

£14.99

Take a look at East Anglia’s rail map and it’s obvious that one line dominates. The Great Eastern Main Line (GEML) f…

The Early Railways of Leeds

The Early Railways of Leeds

£14.99

The city of Leeds in West Yorkshire was once one of the busiest railway centres in Britain and had the largest concentra…

West Coast Main Line Freight Trains

West Coast Main Line Freight Trains

£14.99

The West Coast Main Line is the principal main line linking London to the West Midlands, the North West and Scotland. Th…

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of the North West of England

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of the North West of England

£19.99

 This sixth volume in the regional series of books looking at the industrial railways of England, Wales and Scotland sp…

Bus Dealers and Breakers of Yorkshire

Bus Dealers and Breakers of Yorkshire

£14.99

Since the late 1920s Yorkshire has played a major role in the sale of second-hand buses and coaches, as well as their ul…

Double-Headed Trains

Double-Headed Trains

£14.99

    A rare and enjoyable sight, double-headed trains are always guaranteed to delight any lineside enthusiast. With ne…

Hertfordshire Buses

Hertfordshire Buses

£14.99

From 1933 to the end of the 1960s, most of the bus services in Hertfordshire were in the hands of London Transport’s c…

Nameplates THE STORY BEHIND THE NAMES

Nameplates THE STORY BEHIND THE NAMES

£14.99

  Most people, rail enthusiasts or not, have heard of steam locomotive names such as Flying Scotsmanand Mallard. A mult…

Saltley Depot

Saltley Depot

£14.99

  The very first depot at Saltley was opened by the Midland Railway in 1854. Due to the fast-growing levels of traffic,…

Northampton Buses

Northampton Buses

£14.99

The first buses started running in Northampton in the 1920s and as the years progressed they were synonymous with high s…

Merseyside Traction

Merseyside Traction

£14.99

When thinking of railways in Merseyside, some people will think of the extensive third-rail Merseyrail commuter system. …

Rail Rover: West Midlands Ranger

Rail Rover: West Midlands Ranger

£14.99

      This is a photographic tribute to the West Midlands Day Ranger, aiming to show how times have changed over the …

Cliff Railways, Lifts and Funiculars

Cliff Railways, Lifts and Funiculars

£14.99

    One of the most evocative reminders of Victorian ingenuity at the British seaside is the much-loved cliff lift. Th…

London Terminal Stations in the 1960s

London Terminal Stations in the 1960s

£14.99

In September 1962, the author started revisiting his boyhood trainspotting haunts at the London terminals – this time …

Miniature Railway Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Miniature Railway Locomotives and Rolling Stock

£14.99

During the nineteenth century, as the railways developed at an extraordinary pace, people began to build models of locom…

Wiltshire Traction

Wiltshire Traction

£14.99

   Bounded by the counties of Hampshire, Somerset, Berkshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, the county of W…

Sussex Buses

Sussex Buses

£14.99

   Southdown Motor Services, a subsidiary of the British Electric Traction Company, once dominated the county of Susse…

British Railway Accidents and Incidents in Maps and Pictures

British Railway Accidents and Incidents in Maps and Pictures

£14.99

British Railway Accidents and Incidents in Maps and Pictures describes some of the most interesting incidents that have …

The Midland & South Western Junction Railway Through Time

The Midland & South Western Junction Railway Through Time

£14.99

The Midland & South Western Junction Railway was formed in 1884 by amalgamation of the Swindon, Marlborough & Andover an…

Isle of Man Transport in the 1970s

Isle of Man Transport in the 1970s

£14.99

Starting with a day trip (by air from Blackpool) in 1970, this book covers the rest of the decade with visits in 1971, 1…

Railways Around Hereford

Railways Around Hereford

£14.99

Railways Around Hereford features photographs taken by author Robert Lewis and a number of other railway enthusiasts, co…

Railways in the British Landscape

Railways in the British Landscape

£14.99

  A thin pair of steel ribbons across town and countryside, along sea walls, over remote and lonely Highland moors, thr…

London Traction

London Traction

£14.99

Hugh Llewelyn has visited, lived and/or worked in London since the 1950s and began taking railway photographs in the ear…

Type 4 Locomotives of British Rail

Type 4 Locomotives of British Rail

£14.99

The six principal classes of diesel locomotive that once made up the ‘Type 4’ classification – the 40, 44, 45, 46,…

Class 90 Locomotives

Class 90 Locomotives

£14.99

In 1987 British Rail decided it needed a new class of AC electric locomotive for use on the West Coast Main Line. The id…

The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: West Midlands, Wales and South-West England

The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: West Midlands, Wales and South-West England

£14.99

The railway in 1980 had not changed much since the 1960s. There were certainly no more steam locomotives, but passenger …

50 Not Out

50 Not Out

£14.99

Whatever the merits or otherwise of applying such a comment to UK railway locomotives, the fact remains that there are m…

Class 56 Locomotives

Class 56 Locomotives

£14.99

The Class 56 heavy freight locos were first introduced in the late 1970s. The first batch was built in Romania, followed…

DB Cargo Locomotives and Stock in the UK

DB Cargo Locomotives and Stock in the UK

£14.99

DB Cargo emerged from the government’s sell-off of the rail freight sector in the mid-1990s. It has gone through many …

Class 91 Locomotives

Class 91 Locomotives

£14.99

 British Rail introduced thirty-one Class 91 locomotives from 1989 onwards. They were built at Crewe Works for use on p…

The Southern Region in the 1970s and 1980s

The Southern Region in the 1970s and 1980s

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The Southern Region of British Rail was not all third rail EMUs, although it often seems like it. There was a huge varie…

Midland Railway Stations

Midland Railway Stations

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   The Midland Railway accrued its vast wealth through coal, and while bank interest rates were paying about 3 per cen…

Electric Locomotives on Scottish Railways

Electric Locomotives on Scottish Railways

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Electric Locomotives on Scottish Railways covers virtually the whole of the electrified network across Scotland. The fir…

Rail Rover: Western Ranger

Rail Rover: Western Ranger

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During the days of British Rail it was possible to purchase a Rail Rover type ticket for unlimited travel over certain a…

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of Yorkshire

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of Yorkshire

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This seventh volume in the series of regional books examining the industrial railways of England, Wales and Scotland loo…

The Stephenson Railway Legacy

The Stephenson Railway Legacy

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 George Stephenson was born in 1781, the son of a Northumberland colliery engineman. Within a hundred years of his birt…

Railways of the South East Since the 1970s

Railways of the South East Since the 1970s

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John Law moved to South East London in 1970 and joined British Rail four years later. Starting at the lowest grade, he s…

Railways of Wales in the 1960s

Railways of Wales in the 1960s

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The beauty of its mountain and coastal scenery has always made the railways of North Wales special. During the 1960s, as…

Steam Across The Pennines

Steam Across The Pennines

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The Pennine ridge – ‘England’s backbone’ – has provided a dramatic backdrop to the steam locomotive for nearly…

Rail Rover: Anglia Ranger

Rail Rover: Anglia Ranger

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  East Anglia can sometimes be overlooked in favour of the larger mainlines that run through this country but, as can b…

InterCity 225 CLASS 91 LOCOMOTIVES AND MARK 4 COACHES

InterCity 225 CLASS 91 LOCOMOTIVES AND MARK 4 COACHES

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      Ordered in 1985, the Class 91 was a joint venture between GEC, Brush and ASEA to deliver a fleet of 140 mph til…

A Day in the Life of an Engine Driver

A Day in the Life of an Engine Driver

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In the age of steam it seemed that every little boy had an ambition to be an engine driver – even the notoriously anti…

Steam in the British Coalfields

Steam in the British Coalfields

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 Being a lover of steam locomotives is a bit like chasing a setting sun - with the real diehards searching out survivor…

The Western Region in the 1970s and 1980s

The Western Region in the 1970s and 1980s

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  Roving around the Western Region in the 1970s and 1980s often meant making your way to Reading or Bristol Temple Mead…

The Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North Lines

The Kyle of Lochalsh and Far North Lines

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  The railway system to the north and west of Inverness passes through some remote and beautiful parts of Scotland and …

Great Railway Journeys: The Chiltern Line to Birmingham

Great Railway Journeys: The Chiltern Line to Birmingham

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Great Railway Journeys: The Chiltern Line to Birmingham is a record of forty fascinating sites that can be seen from the…

Shed Bashing in the 1970s and 1980s

Shed Bashing in the 1970s and 1980s

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Ask anyone who was a teenage railway enthusiast in the 1980s and they will regale you with tales of ‘bunking’ engine…

Pre-War Steam

Pre-War Steam

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  Though personally remembered by very few people, the interwar period was a fascinating time for railway enthusiasts, …

The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: Eastern and Southern England

The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: Eastern and Southern England

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The range and variety of British railway stations is truly astonishing: from the tiny wayside halt made of corrugated ir…

Railways Around Worcestershire

Railways Around Worcestershire

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Railways Around Worcestershire is one man’s view of a range of railway operations in the beautiful heart of England ov…

Class 87 Locomotives

Class 87 Locomotives

£14.99

    When British Rail decided to electrify the West Coast Main Line north of Crewe towards Scotland, a new class of el…

The Chester & Holyhead Railway

The Chester & Holyhead Railway

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 Although perhaps overshadowed by the fame of the Great Western Railway’s sea wall section of railway west of Exeter,…

The Great Way West: London to Cornwall by Rail

The Great Way West: London to Cornwall by Rail

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A pictorial journey along the famous rail route from London to the West of England, well known by thousands of traveller…

Diesel Locomotives on Scottish Railways

Diesel Locomotives on Scottish Railways

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  Diesel Locomotives on Scottish Railways covers most of Scotland from Thurso in the far north to the border with Engla…

The Last Days of Steam in North East England

The Last Days of Steam in North East England

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 In September 1967 the last steam locos finished operations in the North East – the area where it had all begun 142 y…

Bristol Traction

Bristol Traction

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Holiday Trains

Holiday Trains

£8.99

Although the railways weren’t the first type of mass holiday transport – that prize goes to the steamships that prec…

Rail Rover: Wessex Ranger

Rail Rover: Wessex Ranger

£14.99

John Dedman, Pete Nurse  Here, John Dedman and Pete Nurse look back on the heyday of the Day Ranger and Rover tickets …

Second Generation DMUs

Second Generation DMUs

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John Jackson         is now more than thirty years since two words synonymous with Diesel Multiple Units became par…

Britain's Railways in Transition 1976-90

Britain's Railways in Transition 1976-90

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John Evans           The late 1970s and 1980s will be remembered as a time of turmoil in Britain. But against a ba…

Survivors of Beeching

Survivors of Beeching

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John Jackson  Beeching’s infamous 1963 report recommending cuts to a number of Britain’s railways has long been et…

The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: Northern England and Scotland

The Architecture and Infrastructure of Britain's Railways: Northern England and Scotland

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The range and variety of British railway stations is truly astonishing; from the tiny wayside halt made of corrugated ir…

Railway and Tramway Bodies

Railway and Tramway Bodies

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     Following the First World War, some railway and tramway companies began selling the bodies of their railway carr…

Class 67 and 68 Locomotives

Class 67 and 68 Locomotives

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  Thirty Class 67 locomotives were ordered by EWS for use on parcels traffic to help replace the Class 47s that they ha…

Railways of the Western Region in the 1970s and 1980s

Railways of the Western Region in the 1970s and 1980s

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During the 1970s and 1980s, the Western Region was undergoing change in both trains and equipment. On passenger services…

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The North East

Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The North East

£19.99

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  Continuing his series of regional books reviewing the industrial railways of England, Wales and Scotland, author Gord…

Britain's Railways in the 1970s

Britain's Railways in the 1970s

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The 1970s was a unique period for Britain’s railways. Steam had not long been replaced by diesel traction, the West Co…

The Eastern Region in the 1970s and 1980s

The Eastern Region in the 1970s and 1980s

£14.99

9781445681856        Travelling around the Eastern Region in the 1970s and 1980s meant Deltics and then HSTs on the …

Search for Steam: British Rail 1951-1962

Search for Steam: British Rail 1951-1962

£14.99

9781445685199           By the late 1950s the motive power in use by British Railways, both on passenger and freigh…

Locomotives of the Victorian Railway

Locomotives of the Victorian Railway

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   In the quarter of a century between 1830 and 1855, the railway locomotive developed from the small sisters of Rocke…

Class 26, 27 and 33 Locomotives

Class 26, 27 and 33 Locomotives

£14.99

The 1955 British Rail Modernisation Plan identified a need for small, lightweight diesel locomotives and the Birmingham …

Beyer, Peacock & Company of Manchester

Beyer, Peacock & Company of Manchester

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The world-famous Beyer, Peacock works of Gorton, Manchester, is remembered principally for its remarkable Beyer-Garratt …

TRAINS AROUND PETERBOROUGH

TRAINS AROUND PETERBOROUGH

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 The city of Peterborough stands about 75 miles north of London on the East Coast Main Line (ECML). It is one of the ra…

The Scottish Rail Scene in the Twenty-First Century

The Scottish Rail Scene in the Twenty-First Century

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The latest figures reveal that just under 100 million passenger journeys are made annually from over 350 stations in Sco…

London Rail Freight Since 1985

London Rail Freight Since 1985

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London s rail freight traffic is dictated by the geography of the city. When railways first came to London, each line wa…

Railways Around Hampshire

Railways Around Hampshire

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The picturesque country of Hampshire in Southern England boasts an astonishing variety of railway lines and attractions …

Search for Steam: British Rail 1963-1966

Search for Steam: British Rail 1963-1966

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With many rare and unpublished photographs, Search for Steam: 1963-1966 looks at the fascinating final years of steam on…

Bulleid Pacifics

Bulleid Pacifics

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The Bulleid Pacifics remain one of the most iconic classes of locomotives in the history of Britain s railways a unique …

The Llangollen Railway in the Late Twentieth Century

The Llangollen Railway in the Late Twentieth Century

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The ten miles of the preserved Llangollen Railway was previously a short section of the former Great Western line that s…

Portrait Of Steam

Portrait Of Steam

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Portrait of Steam was intended by Eric Treacy to be a selection of his better known photographs, showing the steam locom…

Somerset Traction

Somerset Traction

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The main route to Devon and Cornwall passes through Somerset, with routes from Bristol and Westbury converging at Cogloa…

The Midland Region in the 1970s and 1980s

The Midland Region in the 1970s and 1980s

£14.99

    The Midlands have always offered a range of interesting locales for the rail enthusiast Nottingham, Guide Bridge, …

FREIGHT IN THE PEAK DISTRICT

FREIGHT IN THE PEAK DISTRICT

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  The Peak District area of England has yielded limestone products since around the time of the Romans and by 1794 the …

RENEWING BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS: SCOTLAND

RENEWING BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS: SCOTLAND

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It’s an exciting time on Scotland’s railways, with new trains meaning faster journey times. The popular ‘InterCity…

FIRST GENERATION SCOTTISH DMUS

FIRST GENERATION SCOTTISH DMUS

£14.99

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From the mid-1950s diesel multiple units began to appear in Scotland, firstly on the main line between Edinburgh and Gla…

GREEN DIESEL DAYS

GREEN DIESEL DAYS

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  The 1955 Railway Modernisation Plan provided for the introduction of 2,500 new diesel locomotives, with initial order…

THE 1896 LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT

THE 1896 LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT

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  ‘In no other country in the world is there anything to match Britain’s love affair with the steam train; nowhere …

TRAINS ON THE MIDLAND MAIN LINE

TRAINS ON THE MIDLAND MAIN LINE

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 The Midland Main Line (MML) links London’s St Pancras station to the East Midlands cities of Leicester, Derby and No…

THE MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT RAILWAY THROUGH TIME

THE MIDLAND & GREAT NORTHERN JOINT RAILWAY THROUGH TIME

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 Almost the entire network of the former Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway system closed at the end of February 19…

GLORY DAYS: WESTERN REGION STEAM AROUND LONDON

GLORY DAYS: WESTERN REGION STEAM AROUND LONDON

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   Glory Days: Western Region Steam Around London is a photographic tribute to the former Great Western Railway (GWR) …

RAILWAYS AROUND SELBY

RAILWAYS AROUND SELBY

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Selby was an important location from the earliest days of the railways, with the arrival of the Leeds & Selby Railway in…

DIESELS AND ELECTRICS IN LONDON AND THE SOUTH EAST

DIESELS AND ELECTRICS IN LONDON AND THE SOUTH EAST

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 The railway lines of London and the South East include tracks from all four of the constituent companies that made up …

RAILWAYS OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND IN THE 1980S

RAILWAYS OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND IN THE 1980S

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 The West of England Division stretched from Penzance in the west to Blackwell Summit at the top of the Lickey Incline …

SOUTH WALES RAILWAYS AROUND THE MILLENNIUM

SOUTH WALES RAILWAYS AROUND THE MILLENNIUM

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By the early years of the twentieth century, the development of rail transport in South Wales had produced an intricate …

GWR LOCOMOTIVES: THE MANOR CLASS

GWR LOCOMOTIVES: THE MANOR CLASS

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 The Manor class 4-6-0s were introduced for lightly laid lines and so were popular on the Cambrian Coast Express as wel…

INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVES & RAILWAYS OF SCOTLAND

INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVES & RAILWAYS OF SCOTLAND

£19.99

This is the ninth volume in the ten-part series of regional books examining the industrial railways of England, Scotland…

LAST CALL FOR STEAM: CHASING LOCOS IN THE 1960S

LAST CALL FOR STEAM: CHASING LOCOS IN THE 1960S

£14.99

 Many years ago, while the author was admiring an ex-works Bulleid Pacific in the local goods yard, a thoroughly bored …

MAUNSELL LOCOMOTIVES

MAUNSELL LOCOMOTIVES

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R. E. L. Maunsell’s engineering career started in Ireland, where he graduated to the post of Chief Mechanical Engineer…

THE END OF STEAM IN THE NORTH WEST OF ENGLAND

THE END OF STEAM IN THE NORTH WEST OF ENGLAND

£14.99

In 1968, Jimmy James was in his final year as a student at the University of Manchester and realised that steam, as a wa…

THE GREAT EASTERN MAIN LINE: LONDON LIVERPOOL STREET-NORWICH

THE GREAT EASTERN MAIN LINE: LONDON LIVERPOOL STREET-NORWICH

£14.99

 A major main line under Abellio Greater Anglia’s control connecting East Anglia to the capital, the Great Eastern Ma…

THE NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY IN THE 1970S

THE NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY IN THE 1970S

£14.99

Former General Manager of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Bernard Warr lifts the veil on the ups and downs of running …

Internal User Vehicles on Britain's Railways

Internal User Vehicles on Britain's Railways

£14.99

Following on from their use in revenue-earning service, many vehicles (locomotives, carriages and freight wagons) are pu…

GWR Locomotives: The Hall Class

GWR Locomotives: The Hall Class

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The Hall class 4-6-0, itself being a development of the celebrated Saint class, represents the precursor of thousands of…

On the British Narrow Gauge

On the British Narrow Gauge

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To many, the narrow gauge belongs entirely to the past; to others it runs a poor second to the glamour and action of mai…

Search for Steam: Industrial Railways 1964-1966

Search for Steam: Industrial Railways 1964-1966

£14.99

Continuing on from his volumes focusing on the British Rail mainline, Charlie Verrall delves into his archives again to …

Second Generation EMUs

Second Generation EMUs

£14.99

It is now some forty years since the term Second Generation EMU entered rail industry parlance. The British Rail (BR) Cl…

Berkshire Traction

Berkshire Traction

£14.99

Starting in the late 1970s when the High Speed Trains (HSTs) were first introduced on services out of London Paddington,…

The Victorian and Edwardian Railway in Old Photographs

The Victorian and Edwardian Railway in Old Photographs

£14.99

The steam locomotive, the most potent symbol of nineteenth-century civilisation , is perhaps the image that best sums up…

Railways in the Peak District:

Railways in the Peak District:

£14.99

The Peak District has always been a formidable barrier to transport links across it, particularly railways. The first cr…

North Wessex Diesels

North Wessex Diesels

£14.99

This book is a pictorial record of diesel-powered freight and passenger services throughout the area surrounding the Nor…

Devon Traction

Devon Traction

£14.99

As the modernisation of the former British Railways moved forward into Railtrack and then Network Rail, various schemes …

Electrostar EMUs

Electrostar EMUs

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The Electrostar is a collective name given to the hugely successful class of EMUs produced by Bombardier at its Derby fa…

Elegance in Engineering: The Classic British Steam Locomotive

Elegance in Engineering: The Classic British Steam Locomotive

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Elegance in Engineering showcases an interesting and diverse collection of British-built steam locomotives from all buil…

Railways of the Black Country

Railways of the Black Country

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The Black Country is an area immediately to the west of Birmingham heavily associated with the Industrial Revolution. Th…

Class 150 Sprinters

Class 150 Sprinters

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Since their introduction in 1984, the Class 150 series of Sprinter diesel multiple units have plied their trade across t…

GB Railfreight

GB Railfreight

£14.99

Formed in 1999, GB Railfreight was one of several new rail freight operators to appear after the privatisation and break…

The Scottish Region in the 1970s and 1980s

The Scottish Region in the 1970s and 1980s

£14.99

Scotland has always been an attractive destination for rail enthusiasts - a place with picturesque scenery and a variety…

Bluebell Railway: Sixty Years of Progress 1960-2020

Bluebell Railway: Sixty Years of Progress 1960-2020

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The Bluebell Railway in Sussex was the first standard gauge former British Railways line to be taken over after closure …

The Branch Lines of East Anglia: Harwich Branch

The Branch Lines of East Anglia: Harwich Branch

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The Manningtree to Harwich railway branch linked the Great Eastern Main line to the ports of Harwich and, later, Harwich…

The Last One's Gone: Lost Railway Locations of the 1960s

The Last One's Gone: Lost Railway Locations of the 1960s

£14.99

With the effects of the Beeching Axe beginning to be felt, British Railways employee Keith Widdowson set out to photogra…

Railways of the Middle East: The British Influence

Railways of the Middle East: The British Influence

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The ‘British’ period in the Middle East began with Lawrence of Arabia's attacks on the Hedjaz Railway in the First W…

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