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  • British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guideby Pip Dunn

    Crowood 2013; US$ 28.99

    British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide identifies the major detail differences and livery variations that have appeared on all British Rail, ex-British Rail and privatized railway diesel and electric main line classes from 14 to 92. The book provides a record of the main specifications of each class of locomotive, and details of variations,... more...


    Crowood 2012; US$ 21.86

    Layout building is perhaps the most exciting, rewarding and challenging aspect of creating a model railway. Making the right design decisions and choosing good construction techniques are vital to ensure success. This book takes you through basic baseboard construction, shelf layout themes and how to link multi-deck designs together, enabling you... more...

  • Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair, Second Editionby Edwin Sherman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 32.00

    The first edition of Outboard Engines set the standard for a clear, easy-to-follow primer on engine basics, troubleshooting, care, and repair. This new edition, significantly expanded, brings the subject up to date, with full coverage of the new four-stroke engines, conventional electronic and direct fuel-injection systems, oil-mix systems in the... more...

  • Cruise Shipsby Peter Smith

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 5.99

    The stunning elegance and luxurious interiors of today’s vast fleet of cruise liners remains unrecorded in all but holiday brochures. This book gives a complete overview of the cream of these ships, today’s queens of the sea. Each liner is illustrated and described with color illustrations of external and interior views. Details of the design,... more...

  • Marine Diesel Enginesby Peter Caplen

    Crowood 2011; US$ 21.86

    The diesel engine is by far the most popular powerplant for boats of all sizes, both power and sail. With the right care and maintenance it is twice as reliable as the petrol engine as it has no electrical ignition system, which in the marine environment can suffer from the effects of damp surroundings. Self-sufficiency at sea and the ability to... more...

  • Contemporary Perspective on LMS Railway Signalling Vol 1by Allen Jackson

    Crowood 2015; US$ 24.78

    For over 150 years Britain's railways have relied on a system of semaphore signalling, but by 2020, all semaphore signals and lineside signal boxes will be gone. In his previous book, author Allen Jackson covered the GWR lines; here, he continues his journey by providing a pictorial record of the last operational signalling and infrastructure on Britain's... more...

  • Making Tracksby Peter Saxton

    Michael O'Mara 2015; Not Available

    Cherished, admired and frequently used as an excuse for lateness, the railways occupy a special place in our hearts. Trains are not just a practical mode of transport, but also a way of tracing our social history over the past 150 years, from technological progress and design to cultural change and the impact they have had on our landscape.Full of... more...

  • Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook 2nd editionby Miranda Delmar-Morgan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    The use of flags afloat and in most maritime situations is of interest and relevance to anyone going to sea whether for commerce or pleasure. This handy pocket-sized guide, now revised for its second edition, is the perfect on-board reference to the maritime flags of the world and their usage. It includes: - national maritime flags - special... more...

  • Hook and Eyeby Don L. Hofsommer

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    Analyzing the origins, growth, and eventual dismantling of the Iowa Central Railway, Don L. Hofsommer examines how this “plain vanilla” railway was an example of the life cycle of the American railroad industry. Drawing the story from station records, ann more...

  • Advanced Train Control Systemsby B Ning

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 134.00

    Advanced Train Control Systems are playing an important role in improving the efficiency and safety of train operation, acting as their “brains and nerves.”  ATCS needs highly reliable and safe systems using complex computer tools. Normally, these systems consist of the four parts: the central control system; the station control systems... more...