Transport

Transport

We found 57 items
View
Sort by
View as

Full Steam Ahead: How the Railways Made Britain

Hardback
by Peter Ginn & Ruth Goodman
The Age of Railways was an era of extraordinary change which utterly transformed every aspect of British life - from trade and transportation to health and recreation. Full Steam Ahead will reveal how the world we live in today was entirely shaped by the rail network, charting the glorious evolution of rail transportation and how it left its mark on every aspect of life, landscape and culture. Peter Ginn an...
In Stock
Online Stock:
103 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 4 in stock
  • Bristol Store - 1 in stock
  • Warehouse - 50+ in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£25.00
£25.00

The Railways: Nation, Network and People

Hardback
by Simon Bradley
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 Newcastle station to the ceaseless traffic of Clapham Junction, from t...
In Stock
Online Stock:
43 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 41 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£25.00
£25.00

Do Not Alight Here - Walking London's Lost Underground and Railway Stations

Paperback
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...
In Stock
Online Stock:
100 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 50+ in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£6.95
£6.95

Bradshaw's Great Britain & Ireland Handbook 1863

Hardback
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.
In Stock
Online Stock:
96 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - 2 in stock
  • Warehouse - 50+ in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£10.00
£10.00

The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground was Built & How it Changed the City Forever

Paperback
by Wolmar Christian
Since the Victorian era, London's Underground has had played a vital role in the daily life of generations of Londoners. In The Subterranean Railway, Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and determination of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made the world's first, and still the largest, underground passenger railway: one of the most impressive engineering achievements in history. From the early days of...
In Stock
Online Stock:
28 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 27 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

Legionary: The Roman Soldier's Manual

Hardback
by Philip Matyszak
Legionary: The Roman Soldier’s Manual - written by a leading expert, Philip Matyszak, the author of Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day - provides a vivid and unforgettable picture of what it meant to be a Roman Legionary.
In Stock
Online Stock:
29 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 29 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£12.95
£12.95

Great Western Railway - A History

Paperback
by Andrew Roden
A new and comprehensive history of one of our best-loved railway companies. 'God's Wonderful Railway', the astonishing engineering feat of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's main line from Paddington to Penzance, with its stupendous bridge over the River Tamar, endless Box Tunnel and exhilarating stretch alongside the sea at Dawlish Warren, has always been beloved of anyone who likes trains. Andrew Roden's comprehen...
In Stock
Online Stock:
8 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 8 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

Underground, Overground: A Passenger's History of the Tube

Paperback
by Andrew Martin
Underground, Overground: A Passenger's History of the Tube by Andrew Martin blends reportage, humour and personal encounters to provide an engaging social history of London’s Underground system which, despite its name, is in fact 55 per cent overground.
In Stock
Online Stock:
8 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 6 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£8.99
£8.99

The Times History of Britain's Railways: From 1603 to the Present Day

Hardback
by Julian Holland
Follow the development, decline and later revival of Britain's iconic railways with bestselling railway author Julian Holland. Discover the fascinating history of our remarkable railway heritage through expert commentary, stunning photographs and archive material from a lifetime of railway research.
In Stock
Online Stock:
8 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 4 in stock
  • Bristol Store - 1 in stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£30.00
£30.00

Bradshaw's Great Britain & Ireland Handbook 1863 Special Collector's Edition

Leather / fine binding
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 special collector’s leather-bound edition.
In Stock
Online Stock:
7 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 7 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£25.00
£25.00

Underground Heritage (London)

Hardback
by Badsey-Ellis Antony
In Stock
Online Stock:
6 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 5 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£12.95
£12.95

Britain's Lost Railways: The Twentieth-Century Destruction of Our Finest Railway Architecture

Hardback
by Minnis, John
The beautifully restored St Pancras Station is both a magisterial example of Britain's finest Victorian architecture, and an exception that reminds us of the dramatic demolition our rail network has suffered. In the name of progress hundreds of buildings were pulled down and replaced, often by nothing more than a concrete bunker or bus shelter
In Stock
Online Stock:
6 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 5 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£18.99
£18.99

Blood, Iron and Gold - How Railways Transformed the World

Paperback
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.
In Stock
Online Stock:
6 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 6 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

Great Railway Revolution: The Epic Story of the American Railroad

Paperback
by Wolmar Christian
In The Great Railway Revolution, Christian Wolmar tells us the extraordinary one-hundred-and-eighty-year story of the rise, fall and ultimate shattering of the greatest of all American endeavours, of technological triumph and human tragedy, of visionary pioneers and venal and rapacious railway barons. He also argues that while America has largely disowned this heritage, now is the time to celebrate, reclaim...
In Stock
Online Stock:
6 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 6 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

Tube: Station to Station on the London Underground

Hardback
by Oliver Green
Tube: Station to Station on the London Underground, written by Oliver Green and published by Shire Publications, provides historical background to London’s present day Underground network and then takes you on seven guided tours to observe the influence of architects such as Charles Holden, designer of many stations built in 1920s and 1930s, or Sir Norman Foster.
In Stock
Online Stock:
5 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 2 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 3 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£6.99
£6.99

Reshaping of British Railways

Hardback
by British Railway Board
The Reshaping of British Railways is a piece of railway history every dedicated enthusiast will want in their collection. Bradshaw's Guide has given birth to a wave of nostalgia for our Victorian and Edwardian railway systems. The Reshaping of British Railways, another facsimile which will fascinate train buffs, is the document that decimated these systems forever. With the British Rail company's failure, b...
In Stock
Online Stock:
4 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£9.99
£9.99

The Routemaster Pocket-Book

Hardback Mini
by Matthew Jones
In The Routemaster Pocket-Book Matthew Jones offers the readers a compilation of instructions and articles, facts and figures, press releases, etc, about London’s double-decker Routemaster buses which for nearly half a century were as much a symbol of the city as its red telephone boxes or the black cabs.
In Stock
Online Stock:
4 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£7.99
£7.99

Mr Beck's Underground Map

Hardback Large
by Ken Garland
Mr Beck's Underground Map by Kan Garland, published by Capital Transport in association with the London Transport Museum, charts how what for most Londoners is one of the most iconic images connected with the city, Harry Beck’s diagram of the Underground network, was first produced in 1933 and then evolved during the designer’s work for London Transport until 1960.
In Stock
Online Stock:
4 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£12.95
£12.95

Belles and Whistles: Five Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains

Hardback
by Martin, Andrew (Professor)
In the heroic days of rail travel, you could dine on kippers and champagne aboard the Brighton Belle; smoke a post-prandial cigar as the Golden Arrow closed in on Paris, or be shaved by the Flying Scotsman's on-board barber. Everyone from schoolboys to socialites knew of these glamorous 'named trains' and aspired to ride aboard them.
In Stock
Online Stock:
4 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - Out of stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 4 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£15.99
£15.99

Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo

Hardback
by Colette Hooper
Railways precipitated the Great War: they were the means by which war was waged, they defined how war was fought on the ground, they changed the character of warfare, they determined the length of the war and, ultimately, they bore witness to its end. To coincide with the BBC's World War One centenary schedule, BBC Two will be airing a major new five-part series that will use the railways as a new lens thro...
In Stock
Online Stock:
3 available
Click & Collect
  • London Store - 1 in stock
  • Bristol Store - Out of stock
  • Warehouse - 2 in stock

Order before 5pm to collect from your chosen store after 1pm the next working day.

Find out more about Click & Collect
£20.00
£20.00
View
Sort by
View as