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British Railways Pocket Book No.4 - EMUs & Light Rail Systems - Twentieth Edition - 2007.. Peter Fox & Pritchard, Robert., Platform 5, 2007. 20th Edition. ISBN: 1902336542. 112 pages, 100g, Stapled soft card covers, Near MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs. The Complete Guide to All Electric Multiple Units which operate on National Rail & Eurotunnel & the stock of the major UK Light Rail systems.
£3.00
£1.60

British Railways Pocket Book No.4 - EMUs & Light Rail Systems - Twenty Second Edition - 2009. . Peter Fox, Platform 5, 2009. 22nd Edition. ISBN: 9781902336695. 112 pages, 80g, Stapled soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs. The Complete Guide to All Electric Multiple Units Which Operate on the National Rail Network and the Stock of the major UK Light Rail & Metro Systems.
£3.00
£1.60

British Steam Railcars (Locomotion Papers Number Fifty-Three) . Rush, R. W., The Oakwood Press, 1971. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 142 pages, 260g. soft card covers a little rubbed to edges & with virtical crease to spine with lean, Near Very Good with the contents clean and tight. Illustrated wioth b/w photographs and scaled line drawings ideal for the modeller or historian.
£8.50
£2.95

The British Steam Railway Locomotive - Volume 2 from 1925 to 1965.. Nock, O S, Ian Allan Ltd, 1969. 2nd Impression. ISBN: 0711001251. 276 pages. 1.5Kg. Red cloth boards with light spotting to end papers o/w FINE in a Very Good edge rubbed d/w, in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings including fold-outs. A follow up volume from the first work by E. L . Ahrons.
£10.00
£3.20

The British Steam Railway Locomotive 1825-1925. Ahrons.E.L., Bracken Books, 1987. Reprint. ISBN: 1851701036. 391 pages. 1.8Kg. Gray cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with 385 b/w photographs and 188 line drawings, the author describes each class and type of engine chronologically, with full technical data included. A reprint of this railway classic first published in 1927.
£28.00
£3.20

The British Steam Railway Locomotive 1925 - 1965. Nock, O S, Ian Allan Ltd, 1988. Reprint. ISBN: 0711001251. 276 pages. 1.5Kg. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings including fold-outs, ideal for the model railway enthusiasts and railway historians.
£10.00
£3.20

British-built steam locos overseas. Westwood, J. N., Bradford Barton, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851532845. 96 pages. 600g. Mauve cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE price-clipped d/w. A pictorial record of the British Steam Locomotives that were still at work on traditional railway services overseas.
£5.00
£2.95

Building Britain's Locomotives. Lowe, James W ., Moorland Publishing, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0903485788. 150 pages, 515g. Pictorial laminated boards Near FINE. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.95

Bulleid locomotives. Brian Haresnape, Ian Allan Ltd, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711015392. 128 pages. 530g. Red cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled drawings, including the 'Leader' high pressure steam locomtive.
£6.00
£2.95

Bulleid Locomotives - A Pictorial History. Haresnape, Brian, Ian Allan Ltd, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711007942. 112 pages. 485g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE sun darkened d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£6.00
£2.95

Bulleid Pacifics on the Route from Waterloo to Weymouth (Memorable Classes on Memorable Routes Series). CHRIS HARRIS, Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 2004. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857942329. 128 pages. 380g. Pictorial soft card covers MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs through-out, mostly taken in the early to mid 1960's.
£6.00
£2.95

Bulleid's Pacifics.. Winkworth, D. W. , George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1974. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0046250050. 264 pages, 480g. Black cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE sun darkened d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. A detailed look at these locomotives including how the location of water troughs etc helped them achive the 100 MPH timetables.
£4.50
£2.95

Cade's Locomotive Guide Volume 2. Lovett. Dennis, & Leslie Wood., Marwain Publishing, 1981. . ISBN: 0905377117. 164 pages. 270g. Pictorial card covers with minimal edge wear, FINE, with contents tight and clean. A Further selection of locomotives for the railway modeller. being a comprehensive directory of 00 and N gauge scale models.
£3.50
£2.95

Cade's Locomotive Guide Volume 3. Lovett. Dennis, & Leslie Wood., Marwain Publishing, 1992. . ISBN: 090537715X. 164 pages. 205g. Pictorial card covers with minimal edge wear, FINE, with contents tight and clean. A Further selection of locomotives for the railway modeller. being a comprehensive directory of 00 and N gauge scale models.
£3.50
£1.60

Capital Steam. Ramsey, Hugh., Oxford Publishing Co., 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860934128. 160 pages. 890g. Maroon cloth boards with crease to free front end-paper FINE in a Very Good d/w with repaired tear to top of spine. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs taken at some of London's larger locomotive depots in the 1950's with a description of each, the locomotives stabled and the traffic served.
£8.00
£2.95

Churchward Locomotives - A Pictorial History. Brian and Swain, Alec Haresnape, Ian Allan Ltd, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711006970. 112 pages 440g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. A pictorial history fully illustrated with b/w photographs, and with every development, performance and use of the locomotives described.
£5.00
£2.95

The Class 33's - A Celebration of 30 Years. John Hypher, Runpast Publishing, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1870754190. 80 pages. 365g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. A detailed history the locomotives nicknamed the 'Crompton'.
£11.00
£2.95

Class 47/8s - A Pictorial Tribute to the Class 47/8 Locomotives, Volume One.. Meskell, Nick, Train Crazy Publishing, 2006. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0954803558. 60 pages. 270g. Stapled soft card covers, Near MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs.
£8.00
£2.95

Class 50s in Operation. Clough, David N. , Ian Allan Ltd, 2004. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711029717. 160 pages. 785g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs with colour to end-papers. A detailed operational history of this class of locomotive.
£11.00
£2.95

Class 50s on the Western. Gillham, G. F., Becknell Books, 1983. First edition. ISBN: 0907087213. 32 pages. 115g. Stapled card covers a little edge-rubbed but contents tight and clean. Very Good. Every member of this class featured at work in 50 black & white photographs.
£3.00
£1.60

Classic British Steam Locomotives. Herring, Peter , Abbeydale Press, 2000. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1861470576. 192 pages. 1.2Kg. Pictorial laminated Boards MINT in a Near MINT price-clipped d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w throughout. Detailed profiles of 85 classes of British steam locomotives.
£8.00
£3.20

Classic Steam -On Shed - A Portrait of the Steam Locomotive Depot. Hucknall. David., Book Club Associates, 1993. Book Club. ISBN: . 160 pages. 1.0Kg. Maroon cloth boards with dent to front edges so Near FINE in a Very Good d/w with sunned spine. Using more than 220 largely unpublished photographs, the author takes us on a fascinating journey around the Steam Sheds of British Railways, including shed codes, locos and track layouts.
£7.00
£3.20

Colourpoint Transport 1 - Merlin . FRIEL Charles P, Omagh: Colourpoint Press, 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1898392080. 24 pages, 80g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A colour monograph of the preserved 3 cyl compound 4-4-0 85 Merlin of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland. The author begins with a history of the GNRI compounds and illustrates all five members of the class in colour, before charting the story of Merlin in perspective.
£3.00
£2.00

The Complete BR Diesel & Electric Locomotive Directory. Marsden, C. J. (compiler), Oxford Publishing Co., 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860934861. 216 pages. 970g. Pictorial laminated Boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with repaired tear to front bottom corner, in clear removable wrap. Details every Diesel, Electric and Gas turnbine locomtive of British Rail and its predecessors to time of publication.
£10.00
£3.20

Data File Extra . Webster, Neil., Metro, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0947773436. 96 pages. 85g. Stapled card covers FINE with the contents tight and clean. Stock sorted by Class, Number, code and depot allocations.
£7.00
£1.60

Dawn Of The Diesels 1956-66- Part 1.. Esau, Mike (Editor), Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857940962. 96 pages. 690g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE price-clipped d/w slightly sunned to spine. First generation diesel locomotives and units captured on camera with the b/w photographs of John Spencer Gilks.
£9.00
£2.95

DB/German Federal Railway : The Complete Guide to All DB Locomotives and Multiple Units. Garvin, Brian; Fox, Peter, Platform 5 Publishing, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906579791. 112 pages. 260g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs, and route map.
£6.00
£2.00

Deltic Locomotives of British Rail, The. Brian Webb, David & Charles, 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715381105. 96 pages. 470g. Green cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with sunned spine and edges. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.
£5.00
£2.95

Dieseis, Diesels, Diesels. Ford, H. L. (Compiler), Bradford Barton, 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851534295. 96 pages, 335g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs selected by the author.
£4.00
£2.95

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 2 - Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851534031. 40 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 4 - L. M. Region South. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1851534058. 44 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 5 - L.M. region North West. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1851534066. 44 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 6 - Wales and Boarders. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1851534074. 44 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 7 - Thames - Cottswold. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1851534082. 44 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 8 - Wessex and West Country. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851534090. 44 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics 9 - South and South East.. Michael Oakley, Bradford Barton Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851534104. 44 pages, 65g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w potographs and map. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£3.00
£2.00

Diesel Enthusiasts Pocket Guide - Including Electrics No. 10 - Scottish Region . Oakley, Michael, Bradford Barton, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851534112. 50 pages. 80g, Stapled card covers, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and route map to centre pages. This guide published in TEN parts which together covers every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service.
£4.00
£1.60

Diesels and Electrics on Shed Volume One - London Midland Region. Rex Kennedy, Oxford Publishing Co., 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0860930351. 80 pages. 530g. Green cloth boards. FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and route map.
£9.00
£2.95

Diesels Around Reading.. Gamble, G. (Compiler), Bronross Ltd, 1978. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 32 pages. 80g. Oblong format stapled card covers. FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and track plan. A picture album of the many differnet types of motive power to be seen at this busy location, including one of the Derby test vehicle prototype HST 252001.
£3.00
£1.60

Diesels on the Southern.. Vaughan, J. A. M., Ian Allan LTD, 1980. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711009899. 112 pages. 500g. Green cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w very slightly sunned to spine. Illustrated with over 220 b/w photographs. Covers a wide variety and age of Diesels, DMU's and Diesel Electric locomotives.
£8.00
£2.95

Driving Steam Locomotives: An Introduction. Owen Ryder G.R. Holland, Sian Project Group, 2005. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0954933001. 44 pages, 185g. (4to) Large magazine format stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£4.00
£2.95

The Drummond Greyhounds of the LSWR. D.L Bradley, David & Charles, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715373293. 96 pages, 455g. Green cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with small scar to bottom edge (See picture). Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled line drawings. A history of the T9 4-4-0's of the South Western Railway known as the 'Drummond Greyhounds' some of which survived for 60 years.
£8.00
£2.95

Drummond Locomotives : A Pictorial History. Haresnape, Brian; Rowledge, J. W. Peter, Ian Allan, 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711012067. 128 pages. 520g. Green cloth boards with internally a little darkening to pages, Very Good with the contents tight and clean, in a Very Good d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled drawings.
£6.00
£2.95

The Duchess - Stanier's Masterpiece. Mannion, Roger J., Sutton Publishing, 1996. Reprint. ISBN: 075090903X. 181 pages. 650g. Black cloth boards MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and scaled drawings. Fully describes the 'Duchess' class, how it was developed, and operation life, including an appendix which gives full detailes of each locomtive built, date and differences in design.
£16.00
£2.95

Edward Thompson of the L.N.E.R. Peter Grafton, Kestrel Books, 1971. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 139 pages, 430g. Green cloth boards Near FINE in a Very Good lightly edge worn d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£5.00
£2.95

Electric trains in Britain. Cooper. B. K., Ian Allan LTD, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711009724. 128 pages. 8vo. 560g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. A pictorial history with chapters on the principles of electric traction both ac and dc.
£3.50
£2.95

EMU Factfile - 1995. Webster, Neil., Metro Enterprises, 1995. 1995 Edition. ISBN: 0947773487. 80 pages, 70g. Stapled soft card covers 'price-clipped' to rear bottom corner, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

Engine 6000 - The Saga of King George V. Nock, O. S., David and Charles, 1972. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715357166. 108 pages. 300g. Green cloth boards with a little fading to top edge, Very Good with contents tight and clean, in a Very Good d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.
£4.00
£2.95

Engines of the LMS built 1923-1951. Rowledge, P., Oxford Publishing Co., 1975. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0902888595. 108 pages +b/w plates. 260g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A record of all steam locos, railcars, diesel and departmental locos built or owned by the LMS during the period.
£6.00
£2.95

Eric Sawfords Fifties Steam Collection 2 - Southern Region.. Eric Sawford, Allan T. Condie Publications, 1992. 1st Edition. ISBN: 090774298X. 48 pages, 215g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustratedw ith b/w photographs. Covers the amazing types and varieties of locomotives to be found on the Southern region during the 1950s.
£10.00
£2.95
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