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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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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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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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Cars, Trains & Planes

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by DK
Cars, Trains, and Planes chronicles the history of mechanized transportation in awesome detail, profiling the thousands of machines that have carried people around the world over the last two hundred years. This stunning book offers a lavishly illustrated photographic collection of the world's most incredible popular vehicles. Including over 2,500 different machines from the iconic to the unexpected, detail...
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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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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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Drive: The Definitive History of Motoring

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by Chapman, Giles
A car book which takes you through motoring history, from classic cars to how we enjoy driving today, and beyond. As Jodie Kidd says in her introduction "Sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride".
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Small Island by Little Train: A Narrow-Gauge Adventure

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by Arnot, Chris
From stalwart little locomotives of topographic necessity, to the maverick engines of one man's whimsy, Britain's narrow-gauge steam trains run on tracks a world apart from its regimented mainlines. In Small Island by Little Train, eccentricity enthusiast Chris Arnot sets out to discover their stories. Stories include miniature railway on the Kent coast, used for Home Guard military trains during World War ...
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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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by Nichol, John
'The best book you will ever read about Britain's greatest warplane.' Patrick Bishop, bestselling author of Fighter Boys. `A rich and heartfelt tribute to this most iconic British machine. By focussing on the men (and women) who flew the Spitfire, John Nichol has brought a fresh and powerful perspective to the story. And by recording their bravery, humility, camaraderie, tragedy and sheer joy in flyin...
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Tube Trivia - An A-Z of Fascinating Facts About the London Underground

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by Emmerson Andrew
Presenting fascinating facts and debunking some well-worn myths, this new pocket size book is ideal reading matter for the Tube or preparing for your next pub quiz. Its 160 pages are packed with answers to questions you may have and to questions you would not have thought of asking. Its A to Z format makes it easy to find a particular piece of in
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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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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 Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground was Built & How it Changed the City Forever

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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...
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On the Shores of the Mediterranean

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by Eric Newby
With his trademark charm and sharp wit, Newby leaves no stone unturned in his quest for wonderfully detailed and quirky knowledge to share with his reader. Insightful, hilarious and sheer fun, this is an adventure not to be missed, by Britain's best-loved travel guide, and father of the genre.
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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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Mr Beck's Underground Map

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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.
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Concorde Pocket Manual

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by Johnstone-Bryden, Richard
First flown in 1969, Concorde was the first supersonic aircraft to go into commercial service in 1976 and made her final flight in 2003. She was operated primarily by British Airways and Air France. British Airways' Concordes made just under 50,000 flights and flew more than 2.5m passengers supersonically. A typical London to New York crossing would take a little less than three and a half hours compared to...
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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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Bus-Pass Britain - A Celebration of 60 Great British Bus Routes Bradt Guide

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by Nicky Gardner and Susanne Kries eds
This new edition of the classic hit title Bus-Pass Britain is a colourful celebration of travelling by bus around the British Isles and features a selection of 50 favourite bus-routes submitted by members of the public in response to a Bradt competition.
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