David St John Thomas is Britain's one-time bestselling railway author, who built a formidable publishing empire first based mainly on railways. In Farewell to Trains, he summarizes his lifetime's passion. Personal reminis... read more

Farewell to Trains: A Lifetime's Journey Along Britain's Changing Railways
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Keith G. Brown documents Addington Workshops rich history from formation to closure and details his own experiences working as a tradesman carpenter at Addington from 1949 to 1987. The first book to document Addington's leading role in the m... read more

Addington Railway Workshops: Working with Wood
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This thrilling book uses photographs and text to convey the rush and exhilaration of upscale voyages by rail. With the anticipation before you board and the slow departure from the station, the excitement never ends as you hurtle across various landscapes. Cocooned in a bubble of ... read more

Luxury Trains
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Some 10,000 kilometres (6,200 miles) of track and seven time zones! Luxury trains and simple wagons, endless taiga and the clearest lake in the world: a trip with Trans-Siberian Railway promises many highlights. Anne and Olaf Meinhardt spent six months travelling t... read more

The Trans-Siberian Railway
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No railway journey on Earth can equal the Trans-Siberian between Moscow and Vladivostok. It is not just its vast length and the great variety of the lands and climes through which it passes. It is not just its history as the line that linked the huge territories which... read more

The Trans-Siberian Railway
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Railways are much more than just a mode of transport and their impact on the past 200 years of history has been profound. Railways have brought freedom of movement to the masses and been the agents of social change. They have fostered industrial... read more

Fifty Railways That Changed the Course of History
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Since the Victorian era, London's Underground has had played a vital role in the daily life of generations of Londoners. In The Subterranean Railway, Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and dete... read more

The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground Was Built and How it Changed the City Forever
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For all of the steam and diesel locomotives you can't see in person, or the ones you want to remember in all of their larger-than-life glory, this is the book to buy. From the steam age to the modern diesel era, locomotives are marvels of engineering and industrial des... read more

Nophoto
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*Best Books for Christmas, 2014* Weekend Herald Rail: 150 Years of Rail in New Zealand is a rich, loving and lavish record of how New Zealanders have interacted with trains and railways since first European settlement to more recent times. Produced in assoc... read more

Rail: 150 Years of Rail in New Zealand
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In May 1977 the French national railways announced they were taking the Orient- Express, the world's most fabled train, out of service. The public outcry which followed caught the attention of Jim Sherwood. The last remaining four carriages, which had featured in the film Mur... read more

The Orient Express
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This is a nostalgic guide to fifty of the most famous locomotives of the steam train and early diesel age, including the people, power and popularity that made them famous. It is packed with thrilling phot... read more

Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age
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ABC Local Radio's hugely successful podcast series The Great Train Show unearthed thousands of train enthusiasts across the country. Hosted by former deputy PM and renowned train obsessive Tim Fischer, the series covered such topics as the restoration of loc... read more

Trains Unlimited in the 21st Century
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