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European Rail Timetable - Now every 2 months except Summer & Winter editions

Brought to us by former compilers of the famous Thomas Cook and very similar to it, The European Rail Timetable now published by European Timetable is a concise guide to rail and shipping services throughout Europe.
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Goodbye Piccadilly: From Home Front to Western Front

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by Museum, London Transport
The First World War changed London and Londoners forever. For the drivers who took their buses to the Western Front and for their families and friends left behind it meant facing new challenges at work and a new way of life. This book illustrates how London reacted and dealt with that change looks through its transport system. It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to go, It's a long way to Tipperary...
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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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Walk the Lines

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by Mason, Mark
The only way to truly discover a city, they say, is on foot. Taking this to extremes, Mark Mason sets out to walk the entire length of the London Underground - overground - passing every station on the way. In a story packed with historical trivia, personal musings and eavesdropped conversations, Mark learns how to get the best gossip in the City, where to find a pint at 7am, and why the Bank of England won...
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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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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

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by Tindall, Gillian
Crossrail, the 'Elizabeth' line, with its spacious, light-filled stations, is simply the latest way of traversing a very old east-west route through what was once country side to the old city core and out again. Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road (alias St Giles-in-the-Fields) and the route along Oxford Street (alias the Way to Oxford and also Tyburn) this richly descriptiv...
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History of the World in 500 Railway Journeys

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by Baxter, Sarah
History is everywhere, and is never as complete as when it can be accessed on a part of history itself. The locomotive is one of the great steps in progress of civilisation that undoubtably connects us to land and history that was shaped by the machine itself. Although a basic form of railway, or rutway, did exist in Ancient Greek and Roman times – notably the ship trackway between Diolkos and the Isthmus ...
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Bradshaw's Diary 2018

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by Morse, Greg
The 2018 edition of the bestselling Bradshaw's diary pairs fascinating extracts and vivid images from Bradshaw's Handbook, as well as other publications from the Victorian era, with a handy week per page view. Focusing on the spectacular engineering feats of the pioneering Victorian railway builders, this is the ideal desk diary for any enthusiast of Britain's Victorian railways or fan of Michael Portillo's...
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Trans-Siberian Handbook

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by Bryn Thomas
The definitive guide to the World's Greatest Rail Journey: a trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange.
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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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London's Disused Underground Stations

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by J.E. Connor
In his “London's Disused Underground Stations” transport historian J.E. Connor traces the history of 22 Underground stations within the boundaries of the Greater London closed between 1900 and 2006 - from King William Street open only for just under 10 years and closed on 25th February 1900 to Shoreditch used for over 130 years before its closure on 11th June 2006.
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The Railways: Nation, Network and People

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by Simon Bradley
Stanfords Adult Book of the Month October 2016 Britain's railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from timekeeping to tourism. As a self-contained world governed by distinctive rules and traditions, the network also exerts a fascination all its own. From the classical grandeur of Ne...
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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

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by Jenkins, Simon
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.
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Barging Round Britain: Exploring the History of Our Nation's Canals and Waterways

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by John Sergeant
Barging Round Britain by David Bartley is a beautifully-illustrated guide to a unique and fascinating part of our history: the canal network. This book explores the people and places that have forged this national treasure, from the birth of the Industrial Revolution to the leisure explosion on our waterways today.
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Blood, Iron and Gold - How Railways Transformed the World

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by Christian Wolmar
Christian Wolmar’s Blood, Iron and Gold is an innovative history of how railways have shaped and transformed the modern world. The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester railway in 1830 marked the beginning of a transport revolution which saw railways rapidly spread across the world.
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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 50 Greatest Train Journeys of the World

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by Anthony Lambert
Whether you're on the Orient Express or the Inverness to Wick and Thurso route traversing some of the wildest country in Britain, train travel affords a vision of the world like no other.
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The Mosquito Coast

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by Theroux, Paul
The Mosquito Coast, winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, is a breathtaking novel about fanaticism and a futile search for utopia from bestseller Paul Theroux.
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Legendary Journeys: Trains

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by Steele, Philip
All aboard for the trip of a life-time! Legendary Journeys: Trains tells the enthralling history of trains and railways as they spread across the globe, from the invention of steam locomotives to the latest technologies of high-speed rail. Ten two-stage sliders with die-cuts and flaps make dramatic features that pull out to reveal amazing details of the world's iconic trains and their inner workings. You ca...
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OLE Bill: London Buses and the First World War

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by Ward, William D.
In November every year, on Remembrance Sunday, representatives of the whole nation parade past the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. The last section to pass is always a group of London Transport staff. For decades they marched in the company of a very special vehicle: a bright red open-topped double-decker London bus. This was B-type bus number B43. Written using detailed study of the first hand accounts pres...
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