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British Railway Rolling Stock

Railway by H. C. Webster
published by Oxford University Press, 1940

Blank and white illustrations.
With sections on locomotives, carriage stock, and service and fright vehicles.
159 pages hardback
(Only part of dust jacket still present.)

Good condition
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British Railways in Peace and War

Railway issued by British Railways Press Office, 1944
on behalf of GWR, LMS, LNER, SR, and London Transport.

Fully illustrated.
72 pages paperback

Good condition
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Transport Preserved

Railway by Bryan Morgan
published by British Railways Transport Board, 1963

This booklet looks at the Museum of British Transport in 1963 and is an assessment of work in progress.

Black and white photographs.
40 pages paperback

Very good condition
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World's Smallest Public Railway

Railway by P. Ransome-Wallis
published by Ian Allan Ltd., 1960

The Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch. Updated from the 1957 edition.
60 pages paperback

Very good condition
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The Railway Journeys of my Childhood

The Railway Journeys of my Childhood by Brigadier John Faviell
published by Pan Books Ltd, 1983

Illustrated by the author.
Delightful acccount of the 80-year-old Brigadier's childhood memories of the railways.
112 pages hardback

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All About Trains

All About Trains published by L T A Robinson Ltd, 1951

Includes both UK and international railways and trains. Fascinating insight and facts about railways at that time. Copy has some shelf wear to cover edges but pages clean and unmarked except for inscription inside front cover dated 1951. This book is suitable for railway fans of all ages.
93 pages hardback

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Railways in the Wight

Railways in the Wight by CJ Whittington.

1972 revised 2nd edition
Originally written at the time of the Beeching cuts it was fully revised in the early 1970's and gives a comprehensive record of the railway on the Isle of Wight.
Pamphlet 30 pages A

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Marshall's Book of Railways

Marshall's Book of Railways edited by C E Waller
published by Percival Marshall & Co Ltd, 1961

Pictures and articles covering the world - inter-company rivalry struggles and achievements with black and white and full colour plates. Unclipped dust jacket.
111 pages hardback

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Marshall's Book of Railways

Marshall's Book of Railways

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Shunter Duties

Shunter Duties by John Castle & Ron Wood
published by Platform 5 Publishing Ltd, May 1987 11th edition

BR shunter duties and stabling points, shunter allocations, liveries and names and a historical survey.
62 pages paperback
ISBN 0906579694

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Model Railways Locomotive Album

Model

1971 1st edition, published by Model & Allied Publications Ltd, 'Do you remember Hornby Tinplate?' the author asks and if you do then this is the book for you. Fully illustrated with diagrams and black and white photographs of both model and full size engines and places.
Hardback 112 pages A

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Inverness Before Railways

Inverness by Isobel Anderson

Reproduced by The Inverness Bookshop from the original 1885 edition by A & W Mackenzie, limited edition of 2000 copies, a delightful account of life in Inverness in the 19th century before the arrival of rail travel.
Paperback 193 pages

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Steam Railways and Engines

Discovering Preserved Railways

preserved railways by F G Cockman
published by Shire Books, 2003

Covering most of the country and including both narrow and standard gauge railways, this guide was originally written in 1980 and brought up to date by Keith L Lewis with photographs and sketch maps throughout.
144 pages paperback
ISBN 0747805687

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Steaming Around The World

Steaming Around The World from DELTA, 2009
3 DVDs covering : The History of Steam Railway: Great Railway Journeys of The World; The Orient Express Experience. A real delight for all railway enthusiasts. Slight damage to box but discs perfect
Region 0 PAL: Classification: E Exempt
running time 191 minutes
MPN 5024952863600

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Fire & Steam

Fire & Steam

by Christian Wolmar, paperback, 2007
How the Railways Transformed Britain
ISBN 9781843546306

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£5.00

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Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways

Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways

by Terry Deary, 2015
from the creator of Horrible Histories
Often recognised as having revolutionised travel and industrial Britain, Victorian railways were perilous. Disease, accidents and disasters accounted for thousands of deaths and many more injuries
ISBN 9781780226361

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Mallard

Mallard

by Don Hale, 2008
How the 'Blue Streak' broke the world speed record
On 3rd July 1938 at 4.22 in the afternoon, the Mallard swept through Grantham on the East Coast mainline towards Kings Cross. By the time she pulled into Peterborough 26 minutes later she had reached a top speed of 126mph - a world record.
ISBN 9781781313916

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Pocket Encyclopaedia of British Steam Locomotives in Colour. 1st edition

Encyclopaedia

by O.S. Nock, 1964
Hardback; published by Blandford Press

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Memories of Steam Around Britain

Memories by P J Lynch.

Published by D Bradford Barton Ltd
Photograph after photograph commemorating steam rail travel appropriately ending with a photograph of Barry - 'a graveyard and a birthplace'.
ISBN 085153242X
Hardback 96 pages

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Hampshire Steam

hampshiresteam

by Michael Welch.

2000, published by Capital Transport
Scenes from the fifties and sixties illustrated with full colour photographs describing the variety of steam transport during that era.
ISBN 1854142291
Paperback 80 pages

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Streamlined Steam: Britain's 1930s Luxury Expresses

Streamlined Steam by A. J. Mullay, 1994 Brian Soloman, 2006

Hardback; published by David & Charles; Britain's 1930's luxury expresses.

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Railway Books

Platform Souls: The Trainspotter As 20th Century Hero

Platform by Nicholas Whittaker with a foreword by Andrew Martin
published by ICON, 2015

A very special 20th anniversary edition of the acclaimed cult trainspotting classic.
294 pages hardback
ISBN 9781848319899

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On Engines in Britain & France

Engines by Patrick Ransome-Wallis
published by Ian Allan, 1957

Illustrated book on the main engines used in Britain and France including famous ones such as the Flying Scotsman and L'Fleche d'Or (Golden Arrow). Fascinating detailed information.
244 pages hardback with dust jacket which has some damage; pages clean and unmarked.

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The World Commuter

World Commuter by Christoipher Portway
published by Summersdale Publishers, 2001

This work embraces half a lifetime of travelling around the world by train: steaming down the Khyber Pass on the train's front buffers; and attempting an escape as a POW in Nazi-occupied Europe in World War II. It teems with incident and strange encounter in one man's global passion. Unread book with slightly tanned page edges only.
377 pages paperback
ISBN 1840241454

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Eyewitness Guides - Train

Eyewitness Guides Trains written in association with The National Railway Museum
published by Dorling Kindersley, 1992

Discover the story of railways from the early days of steam to the sophisticated high-speed trains of today. Very good condition but blank frontispiece missing.
64 pages hardback
ISBN 0863189113

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The Crash That Stopped Britain

The Crash That Stopped Britain by Ian Jack
published by Grants Books, 2001

The Hatfield crash on October 17th 2000 killed four people and caused several months of social chaos. This is the frightening story of its unnecessary run.
94 pages paperback
ISBN 1862074682

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Growing Up On The Railway in The South West

Growing Up On The Railway in The South West by Grace Horseman
published by ARK Publications, 1998

This book contains contributions from nearly thirty people who describe their personal experiences either as employees or passengers in bygone days in and around the railways of South West England. Part of the Growing Up series.
160 pages paperback
ISBN 1873029055

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Britain from the Rails

Britain from the Rails

by Benedict Le Vay, paperback 2nd edition, 2014
A window gazer's guide including the nation's best-kept secret railways
This window gazer's guide gives the inside track on the compelling histories, amusing stories and beautiful sights associated with Britain's finest railways including the World's no.1 railway.
ISBN 9781841629193

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Modern Locomotives Modern Locomotives

by Derek Avery, 1994

A worldwide survey of diesel and electric motive power and a story of their development from narrow gauge to TGV high speed.

Published by Selecta. Paperback 96 pages. ISBN 1853268127

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Lambert's Railway Miscellany Lambert's Railway Miscellany

by Anthony Lambert, 2010

'A book you can't do without... full of fascinating gems'
Ideal Gift!

Published by Ebury Press. Hardback 248 pages. ISBN 9780091937713

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Discovering Britain's Lost Railways Discovering Britain's Lost Railways

by Paul Atterbury, 1995

A way to find out about those branch lines long gone but not forgotten.

Published by AA. Hardback 159 pages. ISBN 0749510455

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Great Victorian Railway Journeys Great Victorian Railway Journeys

by Karen Farrington, 2012.

Hardback; published by BBC; forward by Michael Portillo;
Colour and black and white illustrations; based on the BBC television series

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Locomotives Locomotives

by Colin Garratt & Max Wade-Matthews, 2006

Softback; published by Hermes House; colour illustrations; comprehensive and informative; a complete history of the world's great locomotives and fabulous train journeys.

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Railway Holiday in Austria

Railway Holiday in Austria

by O.S.Nook, 1965.

Hardback; railway holiday series no 3.

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Great British Railway Journeys Great British Railway Journeys

by Charlie Bunce, 2011

Hardback; published by Collins; colour and black and white illustrations;
forward by Michael Portillo; contains the 9 journeys from the BBC series of the same name

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Streamliner Memories

Streamliner Memories by Mike Schafer, 1999

Softback; published by MBI; part of the Enthusiast Color Series

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Freight Train Cars

Freight Train Cars by Mike Schafer with Mike McBride, 1999

Softback; published by MBI; part of the Enthusiast Color Series

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Railway Walks - exploring disused railways

Railway Walks by Gareth Lovett Jones, 1983

Hardback; published by David and Charles; black and white illustrations

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Light Railways Light Railways: Their Rise and Decline

by W.J.K.Davies, 1964

Hardback; published by Ian Allen

Collectible, very good condition
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Railway Fiction

Railway To The Grave

Railway grave by Edward Marston
published by Allison & Busby Ltd, 2011

The railway detective's dangerous new case set in Yorkshire in 1855 and featuring the famous Railway Detective, Inspector Robert Colbeck.
50 pages paperback
ISBN 9780749009311

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Caught on a Train

Caught on a Train by Carlo Gebler
published by Egmnont, 2001

Three magical fictional tales of good and evil set on the Dublin-Achill railway.
216 pages paperback
ISBN 0749746238

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Alec's Adventures in Railwayland

Alec's Adventures in Railwayland by L T C Rolt
published by Ian Allan, 1964

A great railway tale written at the time of and "dedicated" to Dr Richard Beeching - a tongue in cheek gesture, we hope!.
46 pages paperback

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Railway Ghosts and Supernatural Steam - 2 books

Railway Ghosts by J A Brooks, paperbacks

Railway Ghosts 1985 ISBN 0711702853
16 stories of the supernatural from the golden age of steam in Britain
These tales deal with many different aspects of the supernatural and unworldly happenings affecting railwayman and passengers of different generations.

Supernatural Steam 1992 ISBN 0711705933
The follow up edition to Railway Ghosts with another great collection of strange stories with a flavour of the supernatural set along steam railway lines around the country.

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