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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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Railways and The Raj

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by Christian Wolmar
India was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire. There were vast riches to be exploited and vast numbers of people to be subjugated. How better to achieve these aims than by building a rail network that facilitated the export of raw material and made it easier for troops to travel around the country to tackle uprisings?India joined the railway age late: the first line was not completed until 1853 but...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 First Railways: Historical atlas of early railways

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by Hayes, Derek
Highly illustrated volume covering the emergence of the modern railway in a unique, essentially geographical way. Contemporary maps, many never before published, showing the locations and routes of the early railways.
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In Patagonia: 40th Anniversary Edition

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by Chatwin, Bruce
When Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. Critics were surprised and spellbound by a story of an adventure which blurred the boundaries between travel writing, biography, history and memoir. All readers recognised its timeless quality - Auberon Waugh went as far as to call it `a classic'.
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The Paper Time Machine: Colouring the Past

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by Wild, Wolfgang
The Paper Time Machine is a book that will change the way you think about the past. It contains 124 historical black-and-white photographs, reconstructed in colour and introduced by Wolfgang Wild - creator and curator of the Retronaut website. The site has become a global phenomenon, collecting images that collapse the distance between the past and present and tear a hole in our map of time. The Pap...
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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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Lost Railway Walks

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by Julian Holland
100 selected walks across the length and breadth of Britain's lost railway lines. Each walk includes a short history of the railway before it closed, a description of what can be seen along it today, practical details such as car parking, access by public transport, a detailed route map and historical and modern day photographs.
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Mapping the Roads: Building Modern Britain

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by Mike Parker
The story of Britain's road development - graphically and beautifully illustrated on our maps - is also the story of its political, economic and social history. And the car, more than any other single factor, has shaped our landscape andchanged our maps. Busy, bustling, often creaking at the seams, most of us have a love-hate relationship with our roads.
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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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Three Ways to Capsize a Boat

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by Chris Stewart
"'A charming and lyrical read, awash with the joy of discovery...' Rory Maclean, Guardian 'It is easy to enthuse about the simple pleasures of life, but hard to write about them well. Stewart's gift is to do so with the carefree manner of someone you've just met in a bar, and who is buying the drinks' Hugh Thomson, Independent 'Witty, self-deprecating and charming, Stewart makes wonderful company even if yo...
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