Through memorable encounters with ordinary Italians - conductors and ticket collectors, priests and prostitutes, scholars and lovers, gypsies and immigrants, this title captures what makes Italian life distinctive.
A fascinating journey through the history of railways From the early steam trains to the high-speed bullet trains of today, The Iron Road tells the hidden stories of...
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David Long; Jane Magarigal
The seminal and pioneering London Underground is more than a mass transportation network - it is a style icon, its history involving some of the most important architects and artists...
A travel companion celebrating the treasures of our railway heritage from one of Britain's most knowledgeable railway writers.
Anthony J. Lambert
Presents the stories of railway travel, from the palatial carriages of tsars and maharajahs to the open trucks of the 'lower orders', mishaps and faux pas, and tales of how...
A striking photographic record of how the Beeching cuts and modernisation saw our grand terminal stations, soaring viaducts and cavernous locomotive works wiped from the landscape.
Guild of Railway Artists
Emotions are the driving force when an artist puts brush to canvas. This book presents a selection of paintings by Britain's top railway artists.
A guide to Europe's rail network on the very brink of the First World War. Published in 1913, it is divided into three sections: timetables for services covering the continent...
Julian Holland; David Spaven
Follow the development, decline and revival of Britain's railways through a unique collection of old and new maps, commentaries and photographs. The story is traced from early 'waggonways' through the...
This lavish new volume explores Britain's extensive railway heritage, offering a comprehensive history of their construction, use and subsequent preservation.
Colin J. Marsden
Following the massive success of the first edition, Colin J Marsden presents this fully up-to-date guide for all modern traction enthusiasts.
A companion to Diesel Pioneers, this fantastic new title provides significant primary research into official records to explore the battle between hydraulic and electric classes.
This new title details the importance of lightweight DMUs during the 1955 modernisation plan.
Published in association with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, this title explains the construction, operation and maintenance of 60163 Tornado, the new steam locomotive that attracts huge crowds wherever it...
The new, updated edition of the popular London Railway Atlas.
This is an anthology that will appeal to the railway buff and the armchair traveller alike.