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  • Electric Interurbans and the American Peopleby H. Roger Grant

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    One of the most intriguing yet neglected pieces of American transportation history, electric interurban railroads were designed to assist shoppers, salesmen, farmers, commuters, and pleasure-seekers alike with short distance travel. At a time when most roads were unpaved and horse and buggy travel were costly and difficult, these streetcar-like electric... more...

  • Rails Across Europeby David Cable

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The two volumes covering Rails Across Europe are divided into one, covering the North and West of the continent, the other dealing with the South and East. The photos were taken by David Cable, a well-regarded author of several photographic albums of trains throughout the world, supplemented by a few taken by friends. The books show pictures of... more...

  • Train Doctorby Roger Senior

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    Train Doctor is the story of Roger Senior's career in the railway industry, from 1968 when the author joined British Railways, until his retirement from Great North Eastern Railway. The book takes you from the 1970’s period, with its first generation Diesels, through to privatisation in 1994 and the electrified East Coast main line. This will... more...

  • Computers in Railways XVby C. A. Brebbia; J. M. Mera; N. Tomii

    WIT Press 2016; US$ 430.00

    This title incorporates the 15th proceedings of the very successful International Conference on Railway Engineering Design and Operation (COMPRAIL) series, which began in Frankfurt in 1987. more...

  • An Australian Locomotive Guideby Peter Clark

    Rosenberg Publishing 2016; US$ 12.09

    Since the publication of the first edition, a number of changes have taken place in the Australian locomotive fleet. Four completely new designs of locomotive have entered service, and new examples of existing types have appeared under new ownership, as well as to existing operators, and some locomotives have changed hands. Aurizon, in particular,... more...

  • The Tunnel Through Timeby Gillian Tindall

    Random House 2016; US$ 28.19

    Crossrail, the ?Elizabeth? line, with its spacious, light-filled stations, is simply the latest way of traversing a very old east-west route through what was once countryside to the old City core and out again. Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road (alias St Giles-in-the-Fields) and the route along Oxford Street (alias... more...

  • Railways in the Landscapeby Gordon Biddle

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The growth of railways was a major influence in transforming Britain's landscape. This book examines how they brought about physical changes to towns, the country and coast, and had a profound affect that is still visible today, especially on the shape and size of our towns and cities. In his book, Gordon Biddle begins by examining how railway routes... more...

  • Great Western, Moguls and Prairiesby David Maidment

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword’s series, ‘Locomotive Profiles’. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie 2-6-2 tank engines and the Mogul 2-6-0s designed by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century and perpetuated by his successor, Charles... more...

  • Mémoires d'un cheminot du Gustave Martin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le Ier novembre 1876, je quittais (sans doute pour toujours) la maison qui m'avait vu naître. Cruelle ironie du sort, puisque j'avais cru y vivre et y mourir. Mes malheureux parents étaient navrés ; ma mère, surtout, me fit l'observation que je ne devais pas partir le jour de cette fête, et me demanda d'attendre au moins le lendemain."... more...

  • Histoires des naufrages célèbresby Henry de Montaut; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le Sydney quitta Port-Jackson, situé sur la côte orientale de la Nouvelle-Hollande, le 12 avril 1806 ; il allait au Bengale. Ayant le dessein de passer par le détroit de Dampierre, je suivis aussi exactement qu'il me fut possible la route du capitaine Hogan, commandant le Cornwallis telle qu'elle est tracée sur les cartes, parce qu'elle... more...