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The Railway Navvies: A History of the Men who Made the Railways

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by Coleman, Terry
This is the definitive story of the men who built the railways - the unknown Victorian labourers who blasted, tunnelled, drank and brawled their way across nineteenth-century England.
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The Finest Road in the World: The Story of Travel and Transport in the Scottish Highlands

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by Miller, James
Trains and stagecoaches stuck in the snow, wild storms driving sailing ships off course, traffic pile-ups on so-called 'killer' highways - stories abound about the horrors of travel in the Highlands and Islands, and have done for as far as the records go back.
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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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by Nichol, John
'A superb and compelling book. Brilliantly written with some incredible and astonishing stories; it is gripping, moving, emotional and sometimes humorous - just perfect' Squadron Leader (Ret) Clive Rowley, former Officer Commanding RAF Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight
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The A303: Highway to the Sun

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by Fort, Tom
'Fort has an eye for the quirky, the absurd, the pompous and a style that, like the road, is always on the move' Sunday Telegraph 'A lovely book...At last someone has celebrated the romance of the British road' Guardian The A303 is more than a road. It is a story. One of the essential routes of English motoring and the road of choice to the West Country for thousands of holidaymakers, the A303 recalls...
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The World the Railways Made

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by Faith, Nicholas
Across American prairies, through Siberian tundra, over Argentinian pampas and deep into the heart of Africa, the modern world began with the arrival of the railway. The shock was sudden and universal: railways carried empire, capitalism and industrialization to every corner of the planet.
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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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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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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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Know Your Trains

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by Race, James
These 44 models of train have been chosen to represent well-loved contemporary machines as well as a few unusual examples. Each machine has been photographed in the UK where most of them can be see working today. Accompanying each picture is a concise, informative text which gives details of the history, manufacture and engine specifications. This pocket-sized paperback is idea for a young or new enthusiast...
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Soviet Bus Stops

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by Herwig, Christopher
Photographer Christopher Herwig presents a curated collection of the most interesting and obscure Soviet bus stops. Travelling over 30,000km, Herwig discovered and documented these architectural treasures from around Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Abkhazia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Belarus.
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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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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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Rail Guide 2019: Light Rail & Heritage Railway

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by Marsden, Colin J.
First edition of this completely new annual reference guide. Illustrated with colour photos throughout Provides much more detailed coverage of these areas than had been possible in previous editions of abc Rail Guide. Colin Marsden is well known as the compiler of the highly successful abc Rail Guide that annual comprehensive and reliable guide to the railway networks of the British Isles. Thi...
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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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Rail Guide 2019: Main Line Systems

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by Marsden, Colin J.
Fully updated new edition Illustrated with colour photos throughout The essential one-stop guide to the railways of the British Isles abc Rail Guide has established itself as the most comprehensive, detailed, accurate and reliable guide to the railway networks of the British Isles. The new 2019 edition of this best-selling annual publication has been thoroughly revised and updated. The book prov...
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Directory of British Railways: New and Reopened Stations 1948-2018

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by Paul, Smith,
Folllowing nationalisation in 1948, British railways closed many branch lines and reduced the number of stations on the network. In January 1978, there were 2,358 and by January 2018 there were 2,560 stations on the network. The object of this book is to record those stations that are re-opened or are new stations to the system. The book gives: locations, facilities, chronology, statistics and passenger usa...
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Orient Express: The History of a Legend

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by Picon, Guillaume
The first train to connect Paris to Constantinople - the gateway to the Orient and epitome of all its associated desires and fantasies - the Orient Express was an immediate success. Quickly nicknamed 'the king of trains, the train of kings', it had already become a legend in its own time.
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A Biker's Life: Misadventures on (and off) Two Wheels

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by Cole, Henry
I can't think of anywhere I'd less like to be than in a car. When you're driving a car, you're not taking part, you're a spectator. You're in a can; if it's cold you turn up the heating, if you're hungry you have a wine gum. You might be looking at what's going on, but you're definitely not a part of it.
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Flight: The Complete History of Aviation

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by Grant, Reg
From the Wright brothers' first powered flight, to Concorde's final voyage and the tragic crash of the Columbia, Flight takes you on a sky-high journey through the history of aviation. Charting the trailblazers, jet test pilots and constant progress at the cutting-edge of technology, every aspect of flight is explored in this stunning book. Recalling memorable events - record-breaking flights, aerial warfar...
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