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  • Railway Day Trips: 150 classic train journeys around Britainby Julian Holland

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 21.42

    Recommended for viewing on colour devices. An essential guide to exploring Britain by train, Railway Day Trips is ideal for anyone planning or looking for inspiration for a rail journey. From bestselling railway author Julian Holland more...

  • Rails Over the Mountainsby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 14.99

    Explore western Canada?s rich railway history, travelling from the grand railway hotels and rustic stations to the creative engineering that created spiral bridges and soaring trestles. Relive this time through a trip on one of the many steam trains, visit a railway museum, or walk the trails where trains used to rumble. more...

  • St Pancras Stationby Simon Bradley

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    Simon Bradley traces the history of the station, introducing us to the men behind the architecture and looks at its new international status. This fine new edition includes a fascinating chapter on the new hotel and some timely revisions bringing it fully up to date. 'A marvellous piece of social, aesthetic and technological history... it is impossible... more...

  • All Aboard!by Stephanie Murphy-Lupo

    Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    Florida's size and shape meant a largely remote interior until shortly before the Civil War. The catalysts for blasting through that anonymity were three ambitious and very different visionaries who built railroads linking east to west and north to south: Henry Morrison Flagler, David Levy Yulee, and Henry Bradley Plant. Their iron horses transported... more...

  • Hornby Book of Model Railwaysby Chris Ellis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    Hornby is a household name with a history that goes back over 80 years. This book looks at the Hornby range in depth, and shows how Hornby models can be used to build a model railway layout to suit the space available and all levels of modelling skill. Now completely revised and updated, it is packed with hints and tips for easy layout building,... more...

  • Platform Soulsby Nicholas Whittaker

    Icon Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.57

    A very special 20th anniversary edition of the acclaimed cult trainspotting classic more...

  • Derailed by Bankruptcyby Howard H. Lewis; John C. Spychalski

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 31.99

    What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn?t like trains, Howard H. Lewis became the primary lawyer for the Reading Railroad during its legendary bankruptcy case. Here, Lewis provides a... more...

  • Inspector Recallsby Graham Satchwell

    The History Press 2016; US$ 21.86

    Now in his sixties, a former international executive with Microsoft Corporation and GlaxoSmithKline, Graham Satchwell looks back on his time as a Tranport Policeman across an impressive career. The book follows his progress from the time, in 1968, when, aged 18, as an unqualified labourer, he cheated to pass the police entrance exam. With extensive... more...

  • The Most Valuable Asset of the Reichby Alfred C. Mierzejewski

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    The largest enterprise in the capitalist world between 1920 and 1932, the Deutsche Reichsbahn (German National Railway) was at the center of events in a period of great turmoil in Germany. In the first detailed history of this important organization, Alfred Mierzejewski presents a sophisticated analysis of the Reichsbahn's operations, finances, and... more...

  • The Most Valuable Asset of the Reichby Alfred C. Mierzejewski

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 19.99

    The largest enterprise in the capitalist world between 1920 and 1945, the Deutsche Reichsbahn (German National Railway) was at the center of events in a period of great turmoil in Germany. In this, the second volume of his comprehensive history of the Reichsbahn, Alfred Mierzejewski offers the first complete account of the national railway under Hitler's... more...