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Along Different Lines 70 Real-Life Railway Stories

Along Different Lines 70 Real-Life Railway Stories

£9.99

Running a railway is a complex business. However well-run it is there will always be surprises, often hilarious, frequen…

Britain's Lost Lines

Britain's Lost Lines

£14.99

In 1963 the infamous Beeching Report saw the closure of more than 2,500 railway stations and the lifting of 5,000 miles …

British Rail Diesels

British Rail Diesels

£20.00

‘I remember how excited I was when I saw my first diesel. I was waiting for the usual West Country Class to come throu…

British Rail Scene Remembered More Photographs from the 1970s and early 1980s

British Rail Scene Remembered More Photographs from the 1970s and early 1980s

£19.99

From 1972 onwards, Andy Sparks sought to capture the different scenes unfolding on the railways of Britain. With his cam…

Confessions of A Steam-Age Ferroequinologist

Confessions of A Steam-Age Ferroequinologist

£16.99 £14.44

ISBN:9780750991971 ferroequinologist (noun) Someone who studies the ‘Iron Horse’ (i.e. trains and locomotives). Fro…

Diesel Power in the North Eastern Region

Diesel Power in the North Eastern Region

£16.99

This book shows a wealth of diesel traction at work within the North Eastern Region up to its demise in December 1966, a…

Directory of British Tramways Vol 3 Northern England, Scotland and Isle of Man

Directory of British Tramways Vol 3 Northern England, Scotland and Isle of Man

£19.99 £8.99

ISBN:9780752442396 SOFTBACK As trams and other light rapid transit systems make a comeback in many British cities thi…

Early and First Generation Green Diesels in Photographs

Early and First Generation Green Diesels in Photographs

£22.00 £18.70

ISBN:9780750992657.The 'Big Four' railways had experimented with diesel-powered shunting locomotives from 1933 with the …

Firing the Flying Scotsman and Other Great Locomotives

Firing the Flying Scotsman and Other Great Locomotives

£9.99

Remembering the romance of a bygone era, with all the dirt, grime and risks the job entailed! Fast train fireman Ken Iss…

Great Western Steam

Great Western Steam

£19.99

Ron Buckley’s striking photographs show the changing locomotive scene throughout the Great Western Railway and its suc…

Images of 150 Years of the Metropolitan Railway

Images of 150 Years of the Metropolitan Railway

£12.99

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, this book endeavours to capture in pictures the beguiling character of the Metropoli…

Locomotive Headboards: The Complete Story

Locomotive Headboards: The Complete Story

£18.99 £7.99

ISBN:9780752455990, SOFTBACK, The practice of naming trains has a long history. The ‘Irish Mail’ was known thus, …

London Midland Steam

London Midland Steam

£25.00 £9.99

Ron Buckley's photographs show the changes in locomotive power taking place throughout the London Midland and Scottish R…

London Underground

London Underground

£14.99

The seminal and pioneering London Underground is more than a mass transportation network – it is a style icon, its his…

North East Engine Sheds in the Last Days of Steam

North East Engine Sheds in the Last Days of Steam

£14.99

In the late 1950s and ‘60s, steam motive power depots attracted railway enthusiasts like pins to a magnet. There was n…

Scottish Steam 1948-67

Scottish Steam 1948-67

£15.99

At the nationalisation of Britian’s railways in 1948, the Scottish Region inherited 1,400 locomotives which had been c…

Shed Side in South Lancashire & Cheshire in the Last Days of Steam

Shed Side in South Lancashire & Cheshire in the Last Days of Steam

£14.99

In the 1950s and 1960s south Lancashire and Cheshire was criss-crossed by a web of railway lines, servicing the various …

Shed Side On Merseyside: Last Days Of Steam

Shed Side On Merseyside: Last Days Of Steam

£14.99

In the 1950s Merseyside was a Mecca for steam enthusiasts; over 400 locomotives were allocated to the seven depots that …

Somerset Railways (Britain's Railways in Old Photo)

Somerset Railways (Britain's Railways in Old Photo)

£14.99 £6.99

ISBN:9780752452128 SOFTBACK No-one could have imagined what a revolutionary change the dawning of the railway age wou…

Steam in the 1950s: The Railway Photographs of Robert Butterfield

Steam in the 1950s: The Railway Photographs of Robert Butterfield

£20.00 £17.00

ISBN:'9780750993708 Robert Butterfield had a lifelong passion for railways. He devoted his career to working for Britis…

Steam in the East Midlands and East Anglia

Steam in the East Midlands and East Anglia

£19.99

In this fascinating portrait of the changing face of the locomotive scene from the later 1930s throughout the East Midla…

Steam in the North East - Northumberland, Durham & Yorkshire

Steam in the North East - Northumberland, Durham & Yorkshire

£19.99

R.J. (Ron) Buckley’s photographs show the changing locomotive scene taking place throughout the counties of Northumber…

Steam Today

Steam Today

£20.00

In the 1960s, as steam locomotives were being hurriedly removed from Britain’s railways, a band of enthusiasts formed …

The Changing Railways of Britain

The Changing Railways of Britain

£25.00

AFTER steam finished on the main line on 11 August 1968, something had to take its place; something modern, less difficu…

The End of the Line: The Last Ten Years at Swindon Works

The End of the Line: The Last Ten Years at Swindon Works

£16.99 £14.44

ISBN:9780750993128. In The End of the Line, Ron Bateman recounts the fight to save Swindon Works, its 3,500 jobs and th…

The Great Western's Last Year

The Great Western's Last Year

£16.99 £8.99

ISBN:9780752465326  DESPITE being one of the best-known and admired rail companies in the country, by 1947 the GWR w…

The King's Cross Story: 200 Years of History in the Railway Lands REPRINTED

The King's Cross Story: 200 Years of History in the Railway Lands REPRINTED

£20.00

The area of King’s Cross has witnessed a dramatic transformation, with a new city rising above, alongside and within s…

The Railways of Glasgow Post-Beeching

The Railways of Glasgow Post-Beeching

£16.99

The city of Glasgow, formerly one of the largest industrial centres in the world, was once responsible for building abou…

The West Highland Lines Post-Beeching

The West Highland Lines Post-Beeching

£16.99

The railway lines of the West Highlands of Scotland are famous the world over for their illustrious history and unparall…

Three Generations of Railwaymen

Three Generations of Railwaymen

£12.99

When, in June 1916, thirteen-year old ‘Jim” Body joined the Great Northern Railway he began what would become over a…

Waterloo to Weymouth

Waterloo to Weymouth

£19.99 £9.99

A Journey in Steam.  This imformative guide details the route, complete with gradient profies and maps , as well as exp…

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