Trains & railways: general interest

    Class 56 Locomotives

    By Ross Taylor

    Paperback £11.45

    A look at the classic Class 56 locomotive, with a range of previously unpublished images. Coal, steel, petroleum, stone, engineers and mixed freight workings are covered, as well as some passenger trains.

    I Tried to Run a Railway

    By Gerard Fiennes

    Paperback £8.46

    A vivid, witty and caustic view of the dying days of the golden age of rail, from a British Railways insider.

    History of the Metropolitan Railway and Metro-Land

    By Irene Hawkes

    Paperback £20.46

    The development of the Metropolitan Railway promised dream homes in the countryside, with easy and cheap rail access to London ...Welcome to Metro-land!

    English Electric Class 50 Diesel Locomotive Owners' Workshop

    By Jarrod Cotter

    Hardback £16.25

    The Class 50 locomotives were built by English Electric between 1967 and 1968, and 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the locomotive's debut. Fifty examples were built, and were initially used to haul express passenger trains on the West Coast Main Line between Crewe and Scotland. Class 50s were nicknamed...

    The Llangollen Railway Recollections

    By Alan Price

    Paperback £7.26

    Todays beautifully scenic LLangollen Railway runs over a ten mile section of the former Ruabon Junction to Barmouth route that was absorbed into the Great Western Railway in 1877. The current day section of the heritage line runs from Llangollen to Corwen.

    British Steam Military Connections

    By Keith Langston

    Hardback £17.46

    Collection of very rare images, very few books published covering this period

    Britain\'s 100 Best Railway Stations

    By Simon Jenkins

    Hardback £17.46

    The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller The perfect new gift from the bestselling author of Britain's 1000 Best Churches It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own...

    Railway Renaissance

    By Gareth David

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    A comprehensive review of all the reopened lines and stations in England, Wales and Scotland

    Locomotives at BR Workshops

    By Andrew Cole

    Paperback £11.45

    Andrew Cole looks at locomotives being repaired, overhauled and scrapped in the workshops of British Rail.

    Locomotives of the Western United States

    By Jonathan Lewis

    Paperback £11.45

    A stunning collection of locomotives in the Western American states.

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