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    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    A look at the classic Class 56 locomotive, with a range of previously unpublished images.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!

    Mercedes-Benz 190: all 190 models (W201 series) 1982 to 1993

    By Julian Parish

    Paperback £10.25

    Looking for Mercedes' legendary build quality in a car you can use every day? The 190 W201 range offers a unique blend of timeless styling and advanced engineering. But buying any car of this age demands care: follow the helpful guidance in this book to assess a promising car like...

    The RAF at 100: A Century in Photographs

    By Mirrorpix

    Hardback £10.25

    Celebrating a century of the world's oldest independent air force, The RAF at 100 showcases vivid and evocative images from the Mirrorpix archive that trace the story of the RAF from its earliest days through wartime and peacetime and into the modern age.

    Porsche Milestones

    Hardback £29.46

    Porsche Milestones Book traces Porsche's influence on automotive history: from the legendary "Ducktail" to the latest Panamera models. Compiled in cooperation with the makers of the award-winning cars and culture magazine ramp, where a passion for cars meets devotion for the creation of a magazine.

    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...

    How to Build a Bike: A Simple Guide to Making Your Own Ride

    By Jenni Gwiazdowski

    Paperback £11.45

    This DIY manual gives all the inspiration and information you need to build your own unique single speed bicycle. Get to know your bottom bracket from your brake lever, and your stem from your chain stays, and learn how fun, creative and satisfying making your own bike can be.

    WK275

    By Guy Ellis

    Hardback £14.46

    Guy Ellis sets the scene of the importance of Britain''s early jets, covers the development of the Swift, which puts WK275 in context, then traces the heritage of that aircraft, its operational life, how it was acquired and finally the full story of its restoration with a plethora of detailed...

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