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.
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...
A travel companion celebrating the treasures of our railway heritage from one of Britain's most knowledgeable railway writers.
The new, updated edition of the popular London Railway Atlas.
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 is an anthology that will appeal to the railway buff and the armchair traveller alike.
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...
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.
R. H. N. Hardy; Rupert Wheeler
The LNER Class A3 Pacific locomotive No. 4472 'Flying Scotsman' is one of the world's most iconic steam engines. It was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern...
An illustrated and comprehensive history of the world's greatest railway maps, and the railways behind them.
Engines of War tells the dramatic story of how the birth of the railways shaped how wars were fought and won, facilitating conflict on a previously unimaginable scale.
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.
Most of the rural branch lines were built before the advent of motorised road transport and provided a vital lifeline for the communities served, but these lines inevitably declined. This...
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A nostalgic guide to Britain's railways as they were just after the War.
Christian Wolmar's biggest paperback yet. Blood, Iron and Gold tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world's railways and how the railways changed the world.
This lavish new volume explores Britain's extensive railway heritage, offering a comprehensive history of their construction, use and subsequent preservation.