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Slow Trains to Venice: A Love Letter to Europe

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by Chesshyre, Tom
Do you love trains? Do you love adventure? If so, join Tom Chesshyre on his meandering rail journey across Europe from London to Venice. Escaping the rat race for a few happy weeks, Chesshyre indulges in the freedom of the tracks.
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Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot

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by Mark Vanhoenacker
Think back to when you first flew. When you first left the Earth, and travelled high and fast above its turning arc. When you looked down on a new world, captured simply and perfectly through a window fringed with ice.
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Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys

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by Tom Chesshyre
Stanfords Adult Book of the Month April 2016 Why do people love trains so much? Tom Chesshyre is on a mission to find the answer by experiencing the world through train travel - on both epic and everyday rail routes, aboard every type of ride, from steam locomotives to bullet trains, meeting a cast of memorable characters who share a passion for train travel. Join him on the rails an...
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Amazing Train Journeys

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by Lonely Planet
Experience 60 of the world’s greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Western Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide’s The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines.
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Around the World in 80 Trains: A 45,000-Mile Adventure

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by Rajesh, Monisha
'Monisha Rajesh has chosen one of the best ways of seeing the world. Never too fast, never too slow, her journey does what trains do best. Getting to the heart of things. Prepare for a very fine ride' Michael Palin
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The Platform Edge: Uncanny Tales of the Railways

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by Ashley, Mike
Howling down the tunnels comes a new collection showcasing the greatest stories of strange happenings on the tracks, many of which are republished here for the first time since their original departure.
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Bus Fare: Collected writings on the London bus

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by Kerr, Joe
Instantly recognizable, endlessly imitated, beloved by tourists and Londoners alike: London's buses are iconic. Not merely a vital component of the city's infrastructure, they are equally embedded in its culture; written about, sung about, joked about, filmed, painted (and painted on), advertised, and celebrated in myriad ways. And for the many thousands of people who have depended on them for a livelihood ...
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USA by Rail: plus Canada's main routes

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by Pitt, John
This ninth edition of Bradt's USA by Rail guidebook has been fully revised and expanded to take account of changes to Amtrak routes and services, plus the latest Amtrak and VIA Rail pass details, and features over 500 destinations, including Disney World, the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls.
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Last Train to Hilversum: A journey in search of the magic of radio

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by Connelly, Charlie
Despite the all-pervading influence of television an astonishing ninety per cent of people in Britain still listen to the radio, clocking up over a billion hours of listening between us every week. It's a background to all our lives: we wake up to our clock radios, we have the radio on in the kitchen as we make the tea, it's on at our workplaces and in our cars. Most of our lives can be measured in kilohert...
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Underground: Tales for London

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by Various
Every line tells a different story ... A troubled young woman travels across London to end an abusive relationship. An agitated father gets lost in the city with an injured toddler. Two men - who unknowingly cross paths every day - finally meet one life-changing afternoon. A sudden death on the platform at Blackfriars sparks rumours of murder. Underground, we are at once isolated and conne...
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Railways and The Raj: How the Age of Steam Transformed India

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by Wolmar, Christian
India was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, an Empire that needed a rail network to facilitate its exploitation and reflect its ambition. But, by building India's railways, Britain radically changed the nation and unwittingly planted the seed of independence. As Indians were made to travel in poor conditions and were barred from the better paid railway jobs a stirring of resentment and nationali...
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The Times Britain's Hidden Railways: A journey along 50 long-lost railway lines

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by Holland, Julian
Follow the routes of 50 long-closed and derelict railways across some of our most beautiful countryside and discover the hidden railways of Britain.
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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

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by Jenkins, Simon
Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award. It is the location of all our hopeful beginnings and intended ends; an institution with its own rituals and priests; and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture: the railway station. Bestselling historian Simon Jenkins has travelled the length and breadth of the country to select this joyous celebration of our soci...
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Do Not Alight Here - Walking London's Lost Underground and Railway Stations

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by Pedroche Ben
Abandoned tunnels, derelict stations, old trackbeds and much more; all are included in "Do Not Alight Here", an entertaining and informative book that guides the reader through London's many remaining disused Underground and main line railway structures. They can be viewed in a series of 12 guided walks and short tube and train journeys, devised and investigated by the author, each of which takes in a sampl...
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Bradshaw's Great Britain & Ireland Handbook 1863

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by George Bradshaw
Bradshaw’s Handbook or to give it its full title “Bradshaw’s Descriptive Railway Handbook of Great Britain & Ireland” - the book that inspired the TV series Great British Railway Journeys, reproduced in a faithful facsimile edition.
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Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide: Facsimile of the 1913 edition

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by George Bradshaw
Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, once an indispensible tool for anyone planning to explore the Continent and now used in the BBC TV series, provides a fascinating glimpse of Europe soon to be convulsed by the First World War and emerge with many of its international borders changed by the conflict
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The Railway Atlas of Scotland: Two Hundred Years of History in Maps

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by Spaven, David
The rich diversity of Scotland's railway network has never before been the subject of a specialist atlas. This book showcases 181 topographical and railway maps, telling the story of the country's railways from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Researched and written by David Spaven - who co-wrote the best-selling Mapping the Railways on the history of Britain's rail network - this beautiful ...
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John Betjeman - On Trains

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by John Betjeman
“John Betjeman - On Trains” is a wonderful selection of evocative letters on Britain's railways by the former Poet Laureate. The best-loved of English poets, John Betjeman (1906-1984) was also a great champion of British heritage whose legacy lives on, not just in his poetry, but in his diaries, broadcasts and letters. A devotee of the railways, this small, beautiful volume brings together some of his co...
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Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet

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by Lovegrove, Keith
This fascinating book examines every aspect of airline style, from the company liveries and interior designs of planes to advertising, haute couture and airborne haute cuisine. Divided into four sections covering fashion, food, interior design and identity, Airline shows how airborne culture has changed since the 1920s. The book spans the conservative to the outrageous, from saris to hotpants, from Hugh Hef...
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Paddington Through Time

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by Christopher/2
Paddington is part of a hub of underground stations and is home to the world's most famous bear, named after the station. Revel in the selection of images of Paddington Through Time and see how Brunel's masterpiece has stood the test of time. 'I am going to design, in a great hurry, and I believe to build, a station after my own fancy,' stated Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1851. That station, the second to be...
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