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    Railway Day Trips: 160 Classic Train Journeys Around Britain

    R281,00 R330,00
    Fully updated essential guide to exploring Britain by train, Railway Day Trips is ideal for anyone planning or looking for inspiration for a rail journey. From bestselling railway author Julian Holland.

    Felix the Railway Cat

    R153,00 R175,00

    London Underground by Design

    R402,00 R430,00
    Beginning in the pioneering Victorian age, the author charts the evolution of architecture, branding, typeface, map design, interior and textile styles, posters, signage and graphic design and how these came together to shape the Underground's identity, and the character of London itself.

    Lost Railway Walks: Explore 100 of Britain's Lost Railways

    R306,00 R406,24
    100 selected walks across the length and breadth of Britain's lost railway lines. Each walk includes a short history of the railway before it closed, a description of what can be seen along it today, practical details such as car parking, access by public transport, a detailed route map and historical and modern day photographs.

    The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground Was Built and How it Changed the City Forever

    R211,00 R255,00
    Reissued in a new paperback package to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. 'I can think of few better ways to while away those elastic periods awaiting the arrival of the next eastbound Circle Line train than by reading [this book].' Tom Fort, Sunday Telegraph

    Lincolnshire Railways

    R345,00 R487,65
    Lincolnshire is a largely rural county, which was reflected in the early history of the railway lines. This book explores the history of the railways in Lincolnshire, starting with the very early days when it was expected that Lincoln would be on a main line to the north, only to lose out to what we now know as the East Coast Main Line.

    On the Slow Train Again

    R176,00 R205,00
    From the most luxurious and historic - aboard the Orient Express - to the most futuristic - on the driverless trains of London's Docklands Light Railway - this title celebrates the treasures of Britain's railway heritage.

    A Contemporary Perspective on GWR Signalling: Semaphore Swansong

    R389,00 R534,31
    Provides a record of the last operational mechanical signalling and infrastructure on Britain's railway network as it was applied to the former Great Western Railway. This book also includes a comprehensive explanation of what mechanical signalling is and how it works.

    The 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World

    R192,00 R200,00
    The fifty most incredible, awe-inspiring, spectacular journeys by train.

    German Armored Trains on the Russian Front: 1941-1944

    R185,00
    This new book is the third by Wolfgang Sawodny on German armored trains in World War II, and presents all new information not previously discussed in his first two highly successful volumes. The main emphasis here is on the operational history of German armored train units on the Russian front, and includes many previously unpublished photographs.

    Great Western Railway: A History

    R217,00 R259,13
    A new and comprehensive history of one of our best-loved railway companies.

    Lost Railway Lines South of Glasgow

    R153,00 R176,40

    World Railway Journeys: Discover 50 of the World's Greatest Railways

    R306,00 R406,24
    Discover the fascinating histories and routes of 50 of the world's most scenic railways. Railway expert Julian Holland takes you on a journey around the world.

    Great Railway Maps of the World

    R306,00 R320,00
    Presents a comprehensive history of the greatest railway maps, and the story behind them. This title tells the history of the railway which is the history of Britain - and France, and America, and Japan, and Russia, among many others.

    Eleven Minutes Late: A Train Journey to the Soul of Britain

    R217,00
    A funny and affecting portrait of Britain's love hate relationship with the railway with a new chapter for this paperback edition