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The London Bus
The London Bus
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807285
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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 >
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s
British Railways in the 1950s and 60s
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811688
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British Railways in the 1950s and 60s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $12.95

The 1950s saw a realisation that British Railways needed to modernise its equipment and rationalise its network if it was to hold its own in the face of growing competition from road and air transport. The next decade brought line closures, new liveries and the last breath of steam, as Doctor... Read more >
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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... Read more >
Shipbuilding in Britain
Shipbuilding in Britain
Written by Fred Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807292
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Shipbuilding in Britain

Written by Fred Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

In 1913 the shipyards of Britain were responsible for building half of all the world's ships. At the Clyde in Scotland at this time a new ship was launched every eighteen hours. For decades Britain was at the forefront of shipbuilding; the history and economy of towns such as Belfast, Liverpool... Read more >
Railway Workshops
Railway Workshops
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812012
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Railway Workshops

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

This is the story of an industry that began in the North of England, with small engineering concerns building engines that powered early railways like the Stockton and Darlington and Liverpool & Manchester. Once railway companies had become firmly established, the industry expanded dramatically as they set up their own engineering... 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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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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In the Blink of an Eye
In the Blink of an Eye
Written by Pat Milton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812991741
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In the Blink of an Eye

Written by Pat Milton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 18, 1999
Price: $19.00

Like the sinking of the Titanic, the crash of TWA Flight 800 just off Long Island, New York, in the early evening of July 17, 1996, captured the world's imagination. Associated Press reporter Pat Milton has covered the story from day one and was granted unprecedented access to the FBI investigation--the... Read more >
The London Taxi
The London Taxi
Written by G.N. Georgano and Bill Munro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806929
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The London Taxi

Written by G.N. Georgano and Bill Munro


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $12.95

The London Taxi is an iconic image of London transport and society. The unique vehicle is the only one in the world to be specifically designed for hire work in cities, and its distinctive turning circle of only 25 feet, a direct result of the strict regulations of design stipulated by... Read more >
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