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    British Steam: GWR Collett Castle Class

    R491,00 R516,25
    A Collection of very rare images, by a experienced and well respected author, there are very few books published covering this period.

    Class 50: A Pictorial Journey

    R491,00 R516,25
    High quality pictures and details for modellers

    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.

    Heritage Traction on the Main Line

    R402,00 R814,11
    Details locomotive classes still at work on the privatised network.

    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.

    Flying Scotsman: The Extraordinary Story of the World's Most Famous Locomotive

    R268,00 R325,48
    The incredible biography of the most famous steam locomotive in the world.

    British Rail Class 20 Locomotives

    R492,00 R775,71
    English Electric Type 1 design, what we now know as the Class 20s, appeared in June 1957. This title looks back at the operations of these fine locomotives since 1957, covering their varied workings and duties, regional use and rail tour operations. It also covers the technical aspects and specifications of the locomotives, including liveries.

    The Railway - British Track Since 1804

    R765,00 R1 314,31
    The most comprehensive history of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways and cliff railways in Great Britain. Includes nearly 200 specially-commissioned drawings.

    Railways and Industry in the Western Valley: Newport to Aberbeeg

    R450,00 R536,02
    The South Wales Valley lines, of the former Great Western Railway are an area of railway history that has not been properly covered by historians.

    The Great Western Eight Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives

    R491,00 R516,25
    This is the first definitive study of these important and impressive heavy freight Locomotives in fifty years, covering all classes, from the absorbed Locomotives in South Wales to the main stream 2-8-0 types used by the Great Western Railway, from the 1900s until the end of Western Region steam on January 2nd 1966.

    Great Western Railway Pannier Tanks

    R498,00 R731,88
    The name 'Great Western Railway' immediately conjures up images of Stars, Castles and Kings, the legendary express passenger locomotives that were the envy of the world in their day. This book details the history and development of all the classes of pannier tanks, from mid-Victorian age to the end of London Underground steam locomotives in 1971.

    Class 47 Diesel Locomotives

    R498,00 R976,93
    Good Quality Colour Pictures with good Detailed information for Modellers

    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.

    Rails in the Road- A History of Tramways in Britain and Ireland

    R445,00 R766,08
    A look at the early horse and steam trams.