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Bet Group Bus Fleets: The Final Years

Bet Group Bus Fleets: The Final Years

£25.00 £11.99

9781473857261    This book looks at the wonderful variety of buses and coaches operated by British Electric Tractio…

Midland Red in Retrospect

 Midland Red in Retrospect

£30.00 £25.00

ISBN 9781526727053 H/B Midland Red in Retrospect covers the period during the 1960s when the Midland Red bus company…

The Last Years of Carlisle Steam

The Last Years of Carlisle Steam

£25.00 £21.00

9781526773586  H/B Mention the name Carlisle to any steam enthusiast of a certain age and they will probably conjure…

Steam in the East Midlands and Lincolnshire

Steam in the East Midlands and Lincolnshire

£25.00 £11.99

9781473896291 The photographs in this volume of Steam in the East Midlands and Lincolnshire cover an area beginning at …

British Steam Sunset: A Vision of the Final Years, 1965–1968

British Steam Sunset: A Vision of the Final Years, 1965–1968

£19.99 £9.99

Jim Blake was born at the end of 1947, and he soon developed a passionate interest in railways, buses and trolleybuses. …

Regional Tramways - Midlands and Southern England

Regional Tramways - Midlands and Southern England

£25.00 £11.99

This volume is the latest in a series of tramway books covering Britain's post war tram networks. The book covers the sy…

A Pageant of British Steam

A Pageant of British Steam

£25.00 £11.99

A Pageant of British Steam is a book honouring the position to which Britain’s Heritage Steam Railways has now arrived…

Steam in Scotland

Steam in Scotland

£25.00

Kevin McCormack has written a large number of transport books mainly using previously unpublished material, much of it s…

British Railways in Transition

British Railways in Transition

£25.00 £11.99

This is a book about the years following the transition from steam to diesel and electric traction on British Railways, …

Southern Steam: January – July 1967

Southern Steam: January – July 1967

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473891135, HB At the beginning of 1967 the writing was clearly on the wall for Southern Steam, with the inte…

Steam Traction on the Road

Steam Traction on the Road

£25.00 £11.99

This is the story of how for more than a hundred years steam power played a vital role in the development of road transp…

The Pacer Family End of an Era

The Pacer Family  End of an Era

£25.00 £12.99

9781526726933 In the 1980s British Railways sought a cheap replacement for the ailing Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trai…

The Voyager Family

The Voyager Family

£25.00 £12.99

9781526731449 When British Railways was privatised in 1994, much interest was generated by the franchise arrangements…

Eric Bottomley's Transport Gallery A Journey Across the Canvas

Eric Bottomley's Transport Gallery  A Journey Across the Canvas

£30.00 £14.99

9781473876286 This is Eric Bottomley's second art book, in which he has varied both his transport themes and the medi…

The British Transport Commission Group Former Thomas Tilling Companies in the 1960s

The British Transport Commission Group Former Thomas Tilling Companies in the 1960s

£25.00 £12.99

9781473857223 This fascinating and informative book looks at the Tilling Group of bus companies during the 1960s. The…

British Steam Military Connections Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways Steam Loco

British Steam Military Connections Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways Steam Loco

£25.00 £12.99

9781473853294 In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives. The names chosen covered many an…

Stanier Black Five Locomotives

Stanier Black Five Locomotives

£40.00 £19.99

9781526719058 it is possible that in the history of British steam locomotives no class of engine was ever more univer…

Southern Railway, Maunsell Moguls and Tank Locomotive Classes

Southern Railway, Maunsell Moguls and Tank Locomotive Classes

£35.00 £14.99

9781526732132 Southern Maunsell Moguls and Tank Engines is a volume in the series of Locomotive Profiles being publis…

Locomotive Builders of Leeds E.B. Wilson and Manning Wardle

Locomotive Builders of Leeds E.B. Wilson and Manning Wardle

£30.00 £14.99

9781473825635 The history of commercial railway locomotive manufacture in the Leeds is a fascinating story, covering …

L M S & L N E R Steam Locomotives

L M S & L N E R Steam Locomotives

£25.00 £21.00

9781526778604 LMS & LNER Steam Locomotives is the result of over two decades of photographing steam locomotives in ac…

Joint Line Operations around Manchester and in South Yorkshire

Joint Line Operations around Manchester and in South Yorkshire

£30.00 £25.00

9781526735959 Joint Operations Around Manchester and in South Yorkshire, is the latest volume in a series of books by…

British Railways in the 1960s: Western Region

British Railways in the 1960s: Western Region

£30.00 £25.00

ISBN:9781473823952, HARDBACK After the Second World War, Britain’s railways were rundown and worn out, requiring ma…

Steam in my Lens

Steam in my Lens

£30.00 £25.00

ISBN:9781526772589, HARDBACK Reg Batten was a railway and transport photographer, who started taking pictures in the …

Peppercorn, His Life and Locomotives

Peppercorn, His Life and Locomotives

£40.00 £34.00

ISBN:9781526729859 HARDBACK Arthur Peppercorn, a vicar's son from Herefordshire, was the last L N E R Chief Mechanica…

Steam in the North West

Steam in the North West

£25.00 £11.99

When BR ran its “15 guinea Special” in August 1968 many believed that steam locomotives would quickly become a “th…

The Avro Type 698 Vulcan: Design and Development S/B

The Avro Type 698 Vulcan: Design and Development S/B

£19.99 £9.99

SOFTBACK, ISBN:9781473886674 The Avro Vulcan was the last V Bomber to see active service in its primary role during t…

Cambridge Station

Cambridge Station

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473869042, HARDBACK Why build a Railway to Cambridge? This is the first substantive illustrated book about C…

The London LS

The London LS

£25.00 £9.99

ISBN:9781473862272, HARDBACK Dissatisfied with the reliability of its AEC Merlin and Swift single-deck buses, London …

The Great Central Railway

The Great Central Railway

£19.99 £9.99

ISBN:9781473892125,HARDBACK This compelling book centres on the Great Central Railways early history, focusing partic…

British Steam: GWR Collett Castle Class

British Steam: GWR Collett Castle Class

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473823563, HARDBACK The 'Castle' class 4-6-0 locomotives designed by Charles Collett and built at Swindon Wo…

Steam on the Southern and Western

Steam on the Southern and Western

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473892408, HARDBACK Steam on the Southern and Western is a personal record of railway views that were captur…

Railways and Industry in the Western Valley

Railways and Industry in the Western Valley

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473838079, HARDBACK This is the first in a new series on the South Wales Valleys by John Hodge, author of th…

The Severn Valley Railway

 The Severn Valley Railway

£19.99 £9.99

isbn:9781473892040, Worcestershire and Shropshire are neighbours and for 101 years until 1963 it was possible to trav…

Gilbert Szlumper and Leo Amery of the Southern Railway

Gilbert Szlumper and Leo Amery of the Southern Railway

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473835276 Very few diaries of directors and senior managers of the Big Four railways have survived to enter …

Biography of British Train Travel

Biography of British Train Travel

£30.00 £12.99

ISBN:9781473858442, Biography of British Train Travel is a collection of mainly previously unpublished articles and s…

British Type 3 Diesel Locomotives

British Type 3 Diesel Locomotives

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781473899681, The Type 3 Diesel Locomotive album comprises over 200, mainly unpublished, full sized colour photog…

The Twilight of Southern Steam

 The Twilight of Southern Steam

£30.00 £14.99

This book is first and foremost the story of the enginemen and their steeds which brought the steam era to an end on the…

North Eastern Electric Stock 1904–2020

North Eastern Electric Stock 1904–2020

£25.00 £21.25

ISBN:9781526740342, HARDBACK The north east of England was the cradle of Britain's railways in the 19th Century. It w…

The London Dennis Trident

The London Dennis Trident

£35.00 £29.50

ISBN:9781526786913, HARDBACK Propelled towards the end of the 1990s by accessibility imperative requiring low floor b…

The Clayton Type 1 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric Locomotives - British Railways Class 17

The Clayton Type 1 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric Locomotives - British Railways Class 17

£40.00 £34.00

ISBN:9781526762009, HARDBACK        IN STOCK NOW  The ‘Claytons’ were originally conceived as the British Ra…

The East Kent Railway

The East Kent Railway

£25.00 £21.25

ISBN:9781526726858, HARDBACK  The East Kent Railway was one of Britain's less well known light railways. A part of t…

The Deltics and Baby Deltics

The Deltics and Baby Deltics

£25.00 £21.00

ISBN:9781473833913, HARDBACK OUT NOW! Andrew Fowler is a well known writer of railway history, with a regular feature…

Return to Isle of Man Transport

 Return to Isle of Man Transport

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781473862432, HARDBACK  Ex : EX Show Stock This is the second book by Martin Jenkins and Charles Roberts about…

British Railways A C Electric Locomotives

British Railways A C Electric Locomotives

£30.00 £12.99

ISBN:9781473896376, HARDBACK The genesis of 25kv overhead electrification began in the late 1960s on the West Coast M…

London Transport's Last Buses

London Transport's Last Buses

£19.99 £9.99

ISBN:9781473823860, HARDBACK The Olympian was Leyland's answer to the competition that was threatening to take custom…

London Buses 1970–1980 (

 London Buses 1970–1980 (

£25.00 £9.99

ISBN:9781473872943, HARDBACK The 1970s were among London Transport’s most troubled years. Prohibited from designing…

Isle of Man Transport: A Colour Journey in Time

Isle of Man Transport: A Colour Journey in Time

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473862470, HARDBACK This stunning selection of colour views, dating from the period 1953-1980, includes most…

The L.B.S.C.R. Brighton Atlantics

The L.B.S.C.R. Brighton Atlantics

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN: 9781783463688, HARDBACK The Brighton Atlantic locomotives were some of the most handsome machines ever constru…

Rails Through Barnsley

Rails Through Barnsley

£16.99 £8.99

ISBN:9781526706454, SOFTBACK Few people realise it, but Barnsley was once the centre of a railway universe. In Victor…

Today's London Underground

Today's London Underground

£30.00 £12.99

ISBN:9781473823471, HARDBACK The Underground network in London has always held a fascination for historians and trans…

Locomotives of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway

Locomotives of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526763983, HARDBACK The Liverpool & Manchester Railway was Britain’s first mainline, inter-city railway; o…

Worcester Locomotive Shed

Worcester Locomotive Shed

£25.00 £21.25

Worcester Locomotive Shed is the third in a series of in depth studies of Western Region motive power depots. This provi…

Regional Tramways - The North West of England, Post 1945

Regional Tramways - The North West of England, Post 1945

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473862074, HARDBACK This is the third in the 'Regional Tramways' series that covers the history of tramway o…

Railway Renaissance

Railway Renaissance

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781473862005, HARDBACK When a 35 mile stretch of the former Waverley route from Edinburgh to Carlisle reopened …

Type 5 Heavy Freight Locomotives

Type 5 Heavy Freight Locomotives

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781473899728, HARDBACK This photographic album portrays the four classes of locomotives introduced to operate o…

The Princess Royal Pacifics

The Princess Royal Pacifics

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473885783. HARDBACK When Stanier joined the LMS in 1932, as their CME, he was expected to breathe new life i…

Great Western Saint Class Locomotives

Great Western Saint Class Locomotives

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473850347, HARDBACK Churchward’s 2 cylinder Saint Class 4-6-0s were arguably one of the most important loc…

Great Western Large Wheeled Outside Framed 4-4-0 Tender Locomotives

Great Western Large Wheeled Outside Framed 4-4-0 Tender Locomotives

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781526700957, HARDBACK This volume covers all the large wheeled outside frame classes, of 4-4-0 tender Locomoti…

Southern Railway Gallery: A Pictorial Journey Through Time

Southern Railway Gallery: A Pictorial Journey Through Time

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:978-1473855793, HARDBACK Southern Gallery 1923 1947 is the first volume in a new series of picture books, design…

Southern Railway, 0-6-0 Tender Goods Locomotive Classes

Southern Railway, 0-6-0 Tender Goods Locomotive Classes

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526770097, HARDBACK  This is a book that looks at the 0-6-0 tender goods locomotives of the Southern Railwa…

L N E R 4-6-0 Locomotives

L N E R 4-6-0 Locomotives

£35.00 £29.50

ISBN:9781526772541, HARDBACK L N E R 4-6-0 Tender Mixed Traffic Locomotives covers the design, construction, operatio…

A Steam Engine Pilgrimage

A Steam Engine Pilgrimage

£25.00 £11.99

9781473860452  by Anthony Burton

Scotland's Railways in the 1980s and 1990s

Scotland's Railways in the 1980s and 1990s

£25.00 £21.25

  ISBN:9781526773548, HARDBACK In the 1980s and early 1990s, Scotland was an excellent destination for the railwa…

The Great Central Railway What Really Happened

The Great Central Railway What Really Happened

£40.00 £34.00

ISBN:9781526777898 , HARDBACK  For generations of railway enthusiasts and more latterly for social historians, the l…

Steam Across the Regions A Pictorial Rail Journey Through Britain

Steam Across the Regions A Pictorial Rail Journey Through Britain

£25.00 £21.00

ISBN: 9781526763945 HARDBACK his is the third volume by David Knapman, using photographs from his extensive collecti…

Steam in the North West

Steam in the North West

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781526717450  HARDBACK When BR ran its 15 guinea Special in August 1968 many believed that steam locomotive…

British Industrial Steam Locomotives

British Industrial Steam Locomotives

£25.00 £21.00

ISBN:9781526770172, HARDBACK The first steam locomotives used on any British railway, worked in industry. The use …

Oliver Bulleid's Locomotives

Oliver Bulleid's Locomotives

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526749239, HARDBACK Oliver Bulleid’s locomotives guides the reader in the quest to understand what motivat…

Great Western, King Class 4-6-0s

Great Western, King Class 4-6-0s

£35.00 £29.50

The author had close experience of the class when working at Old Oak Common between 1957 and 1962 and includes a chapter…

L & S W R Drummond Passenger and Mixed Traffic Locomotive Classes

L & S W R Drummond Passenger and Mixed Traffic Locomotive Classes

£35.00 £29.50

ISBN:9781526769817, HARDBACK Dugald Drummond had a long career in locomotive and railway engineering, staring in Scot…

The Golden Age of Yorkshire Steam and Beyond Paperback

The Golden Age of Yorkshire Steam and Beyond Paperback

£14.99 £12.70

ISBN:9781526765888, SOFTBACK  The Golden Age of Yorkshire Steam includes a wealth of unique memories and experiences…

Class 66

Class 66

£30.00 £25.00

ISBN:9781526776259, HARDBACK When British Railways (BR) was privatised in April 1994 some of the freight companies we…

Sheffield Main Line Services

Sheffield Main Line Services

£30.00 £25.00

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ISBN:9781526735997, HARDBACK A volume of a new and exciting series illustrating one of the country’s best loved rai…

The Final Years of London Midland Region Steam

The Final Years of London Midland Region Steam

£30.00 £25.20

ISBN:9781526770219, HARDBACK,  The book investigates the vast number of locomotives that came to the London Midland …

British Railways in the 1960s: London Midland Region

British Railways in the 1960s: London Midland Region

£30.00 £25.00

ISBN:9781473823945, HARDBACK  After the Second World War, Britain's railways were rundown and worn out, requiring ma…

The Last Days of British Steam A Snapshot of the 1960s

The Last Days of British Steam A Snapshot of the 1960s

£25.00 £21.25

ISBN:9781526760425 , HARDBACK This volume covers the final decade of British steam, looking at steam traction in a wi…

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526744777 , HARDBACK Unusually among Welsh narrow-gauge railways, the 2ft 6in gauge Welshpool & Llanfair Lig…

Great Western, 0-6-2 Tank Classes Absorbed and Swindon Designed Classes

Great Western, 0-6-2 Tank Classes Absorbed and Swindon Designed Classes

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526752055, HARDBACK  After tackling the GW pannier tanks in his ‘Locomotive Portfolios’ for Pen & Sword…

The Metropolitan-Vickers Type 2 Co-Bo Diesel-Electric Locomotives

The Metropolitan-Vickers Type 2 Co-Bo Diesel-Electric Locomotives

£40.00 £34.00

ISBN:9781526742810, HARDBACK This book provides an in-depth history of the Metropolitan-Vickers diesel-electric Type …

The North British Type 2 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric Classes 21 & 29

The North British Type 2 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric Classes 21 & 29

£40.00 £34.00

ISBN:9781526742773, HARDBACK. This book provides an in-depth history of the North British diesel-electric Type 2 loco…

Main Line Operations Around Manchester and the MSW Electrification

Main Line Operations Around Manchester and the MSW Electrification

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526735911, HARDBACK   This book illustrates one of the country’s best loved railway companies in the d…

Southern Railway, Lord Nelson Class 4-6-0s

Southern Railway, Lord Nelson Class 4-6-0s

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526744739, HARDBACK. The Lord Nelson Class has come to be viewed as an ‘also ran’ amongst express locomo…

Cambrian Railways Gallery

Cambrian Railways Gallery

£30.00 £25.50

ISBN:9781526736031, HARDBACK This book in Pen & Sword’s ‘Gallery’ series starts with a brief history of the Cam…

The Great Northern Atlantics

The Great Northern Atlantics

£19.99 £9.99

ISBN:9781783463671 . HARDBACK The Great Northern Atlantics, were the first locomotives constructed in Britain to the …

The Urie and Maunsell Cylinder 4-6-0s

The Urie and Maunsell Cylinder 4-6-0s

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781473852532, HARDBACK This book is one in the Pen & Sword Transport History imprint in the ‘Locomotive Portf…

The Turbomotive: Stanier's Advanced Pacific

The Turbomotive: Stanier's Advanced Pacific

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473885745, HARDBACK Turbomotive was unique in Britain's railway history, and an experimental engine that pro…

Midland Main Lines to St Pancras and Cross Country

Midland Main Lines to St Pancras and Cross Country

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781473885578 , HARDBACK The history of British Railways in the late 1950s/early 1960s is characterised by chang…

London Local Trains in the 1950s and 1960s

London Local Trains in the 1950s and 1960s

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473827219, HARDBACK The picture below of a Castle class locomotive, since preserved, illustrates Kevin McCor…

Great Western, County Classes

Great Western, County Classes

£30.00 £14.99

ISBN:9781526706379 , HARDBACK The Great Western Railway had two classes of tender locomotives named after counties. T…

The Colours of London Buses 1970s

The Colours of London Buses 1970s

£25.00 £9.99

ISBN:9781473837775, HARDBACK This is a colour album of London Buses concentrating mainly on the 1970s which was the f…

Trolleybus Twilight Britain's Last Trolleybus Systems

Trolleybus Twilight Britain's Last Trolleybus Systems

£19.99 £9.99

ISBN:9781473861466 HARDBACK In this new photographic album from Pen & Sword, transport historian and photographer Jim…

The London Enviro 400

The London Enviro 400

£25.00 £9.99

ISBN:9781473862319 , HARDBACK  Developed by Alexander Dennis in 2005 as an all-encompassing replacement for the Denn…

The London Bendy Bus

The London Bendy Bus

£19.99 £9.99

ONLY 2 LEFT ISBN9781783831722, HARDBACK During what turned out to be a foreshortened nine years in service, the Me…

Class 50 A Pictorial Journey

Class 50 A Pictorial Journey

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473864412 , HARDBACK  Class 50: A Pictorial Journey is an album of photographs, mainly taken by David Cable…

Privileged Journey: From Enthusiast to Professional Railwayman

Privileged Journey: From Enthusiast to Professional Railwayman

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781783831081 , HARDBACK 'A Privileged Journey, Volume 1 1940-1962' is a personal and individual account of the …

Locomotive Portraits

Locomotive Portraits

£25.00 £10.00

ISBN:9781783463886 , HARDBACK

Rails Across Australia

Rails Across Australia

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473844360, HARDBACK Rails Across Australia is an album of photographs taken by David Cable, a well-regarded …

The Railway Builders How Britain’s Railway Network Evolved

The Railway Builders How Britain’s Railway Network Evolved

£19.99 £9.99

ISBN:9781473843707 , HARDBACK There are many books on railway history, but few publications on how railways were cons…

British Buses 1967

British Buses 1967

£25.00 £11.99

ISBN:9781473827172 HARDBACK This book looks at an important turning point in the history of the bus industry in Brita…

Londons Railways 1967 - 1977

Londons Railways 1967 - 1977

£25.00 £9.99

ISBN:9781473833845 HARDBACK  This lovingly-produced pictorial book covers London's railways from 1967 to 1977, showi…

British Steam: Past and Present

British Steam: Past and Present

£19.99 £11.99

ISBN:9781844681228 HARDBACK British Steam: Past and Present contains an evocative mix of specially commissioned moder…

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