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Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge, construction costs could be reduced, cuttings and embankments were smaller and curves could be sharper - in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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The Country Railway

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

While the coming of the railways to Britain's towns and cities in the nineteenth century transformed their fortunes and gave urban dwellers new opportunities to travel across the country, the effect on the largely rural population of the country was arguably far greater. And while some of the initial trunk lines... Read more >
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Railway Ribaldry
Being 96 pages of railway humour
Written by William Heath Robinson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

First published for the centenary of the Great Western Railway in 1935, Railway Ribaldry is an affectionate and humorous look at life on board the company's famous trains, incorporating some of William Heath Robinson's own trademark madcap contraptions.

Featuring almost 100 cartoons - including amusing takes on the varied duties of railway... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The London Bus
The London Bus
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807285
Our Price: $12.95
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The London Bus

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $12.95

The red double decker bus is one of the enduring images of London. Although now increasingly replaced by modern bendy buses, the classic rear-entrance double-decker still appears on postcards, keyrings, t-shirts and other tourist souvenirs. Successor to the horse-drawn London buses of the nineteenth century, the B-type double-decker first appeared in... Read more >
The Great Western Railway
The Great Western Railway
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807889
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The Great Western Railway

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $12.95

With a network covering much of the West Country, Wales and the West Midlands, and a history and tradition stretching back more than a century, the Great Western has been seen by many railway historians and enthusiasts as the most famous railway in the world. The history of the GWR was marked... Read more >
Aviation Insecurity
Aviation Insecurity
Written by Andrew R. Thomas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591020745
Our Price: $22.99
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Aviation Insecurity
The New Challenges of Air Travel
Written by Andrew R. Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 260 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2003
Price: $22.99

In this probing critique of aviation security since 9/11, Andrew R. Thomas, a globally recognized aviation security expert, examines the recent overhaul of the national aviation security system.

Despite the complete federal takeover of aviation security in November 2001, Thomas notes many continuing problems, including: millions of passenger bags that are still... Read more >
Pleasure Steamers
Pleasure Steamers
Written by Andrew Gladwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812050
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Pleasure Steamers

Written by Andrew Gladwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

The pleasure steamer reached its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: hundreds of vessels, most of them paddle-powered, plied the lakes, waterways and coast of Britain, most often ferrying daytrippers from urban areas to the coast. Presenting a serene alternative to rail travel, they had the added advantage... Read more >
Mail Trains

Written by Julian Stray


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Central to the prompt delivery of the nation's mail is its efficient transit throughout the country. From 1830, the Post Office relied increasingly on the overland rail network to achieve this. Railway Post Offices, Sunday Sorting Tenders and District Sorting Carriages were amongst the services introduced.

More important lines carried the famous... Read more >
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Railway Posters

Written by Lorna Frost


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament to the persuasive power of the railway company marketing departments established in the late nineteenth century... Read more >
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