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Locomotives: Post-Nationalisation

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Locomotives

British locomotives post-Nationalisation and overseas locomotives post 1945. This is the section for modern traction and BR standard steam. See also: Locomotives: Pre-Nationalisation for British locomotives pre-Nationalisation and overseas locomotives up to the end of the Second World War; Photo albums & collections for the Working Steam series and similar; and Biographies for books about locomotive engineers.
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The abc Of British Railways Locomotives Summer 1958. Ref: MT3200  

Combined volume parts 1-4, 1 - 99999. Also diesel and electric multiple units. Summer 1958 edition.
Cook.
Small, 240 pages, photo illustrations, paper-covered boards. **Reprint of the Ian Allan 1958 combined volume abc. Cover: 60947 at Chaloners Whin. Out of print - last copy.

Price: 12.99
 

The abc Of British Railways Locomotives Spring 1955. Ref: MT3446  

Combined volume.
Cook.
Small, 280 pages, photo illustrations, glazed boards. **Reprint of the Ian Allan 1955 combined volume abc. Cover: 34064 at Bournemouth.

Price: 13.00
 

The abc Of British Railways Locomotives Summer 1957. Ref: MT3447  

Combined volume and locoshed book.
Cook.
Small, 359 pages, photo illustrations, glazed boards. **Reprint of the Ian Allan 1957 combined volume abc together with the Locoshed Book for the same year. Cover: 34064 at Bournemouth.

Price: 13.50
 

The abc Of British Railways Locomotives Summer 1961. Ref: MT3201  

Combined volume parts 1-4, 1 - 99999. Also diesel and electric locmotives and multiple units. Summer 1961 edition
Cook.
Small, 264 pages, photo illustrations, glazed boards. **Reprint of the Ian Allan summer 1961 combined volume abc. Cover: 53803 with a down freight at Wellow. Out of print - last copy.

Price: 12.99
 

Allocation History Of BR Diesels & Electrics Part Four. Ref: MT1818  

Classes 71, 73, 74, 76, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91, 92, 96, 97, 98, & 99 (plus all other departmental locos).
Harris, R.
Very large, 171 pages, soft back. **Information given includes date & place of building, all known re-numberings, allocations & re-allocations, storage dates, unofficial names (if any), withdrawal dates, disposal dates, exports (if any), scrappings, preservation, etc etc. 3rd and final edition.

Price: 19.99
 

Allocation History Of BR Diesels & Electrics Part Six (Section A). Ref: MT2220  

Channel Tunnel loco fleets; Class 01 - 46 updated information.
Harris, R.
Very large, 152 pages, soft back. **Information given includes date & place of building, all known re-numberings, allocations & re-allocations, storage dates, unofficial names (if any), withdrawal dates, disposal dates, exports (if any), scrappings, preservation, etc etc. 3rd and final edition, and this is the first volume of the final part.

Price: 19.99
 

Allocation History Of BR Diesels & Electrics Part Six (Section B). Ref: MT2239  

Class 47 - 99 update; departmental locos; niteq, road / railer & BR narrow gauge locos; builders nos, lot nos & order nos.
Harris, R.
Very large, 152 pages, soft back. **Information given includes date & place of building, all known re-numberings, allocations & re-allocations, storage dates, official and unofficial names, withdrawal dates, disposal dates, exports, scrappings, preservation, etc etc. 3rd and final edition, and this is the second (and final?) volume of the final part. An absolutely final update on all classes in parts 1 - 6 is planned for about 2009.

Price: 19.99
 

Allocation History Of BR Diesel Multiple Units Part 1. Ref: MT2916  

50000 - 51828.
Harris, R.
Very large, 158 pages, soft back. **Information given includes shed codes of dmu depots; date and place of building; types of engine; all known re-numberings; allocations and re-allocations; storage dates; names (including unofficial); withdrawal dates; storage points; exported vehicles; disposal dates; scrappings; preservation and all known liveries.

Price: 21.50
 

APT The Untold Story. Ref: MT3477  


Clough.
Very large, 144 pages, photo illustrations (many in colour), vehicle drawings, glazed boards. **The first major study of the APT for over 30 years provides much new information about the project and finds poor project management at BR chiefly to blame for its eventual demise.

Price: 25.00
 

Bagnall Locomotives. Ref: MT1027  

A pictorial album of Bagnall standard gauge locomotives.
Baker, A C, & Civil, T D A.
Very large, 106 pages, album, soft back. **Introduced by a 6-page history of the firm, this is a collection of photographs of their engines accompanied by lengthy descriptive captions. A hard back edition is also available.

Price: 16.95
 

Bagnall Locomotives. Ref: MT1086  

A pictorial album of Bagnall standard gauge locomotives.
Baker, A C, & Civil, T D A.
Very large, 106 pages, album, hard back. **Introduced by a 6-page history of the firm, this is a collection of photographs of their engines accompanied by lengthy descriptive captions. A soft back edition is also available.

Price: 21.95
 

Blue Pullman Pictorial. Ref: MT2988  


Robertson.
Very large, 92 pages, pictorial, soft back. **The truly iconic train-sets of the 1960s, says Mr Robertson. Lots of interesting extra pictures and information; the original study is now out of print.

Price: 16.50
 

The Book Of The 9F 2-10-0s. Ref: MT3337  


Derry.
Very large, 260 pages, glazed boards. **With a collection of photographs and the record card histories transcribed and tabulated.

Price: 25.95
 

The Book Of The BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0s. Ref: MT2871  


Sixsmith & Derry
Very large, 208 pages, many photo illustrations, glazed boards.

Price: 27.95
 

The Book Of The Warships. Ref: MT2667  

(The Western Region D600/D800/D833, Class 41/42/43 diesel-hydraulics.)
Jennison.
Very large, 344 pages, glazed boards. **A pictorial history with chronology, works visits, etc for each locomotive.

Price: 27.95
 

British Rail Departmental Locomotives 1948-1968. Ref: MT3320  

Includes depots and stabling points.
Smith & Smith.
Very large, 96 pages, photo illustrations, site plans, glazed boards.**A single reference to all the departmental locomotives - steam, diesel, electric and battery - both standard and narrow gauge, operated by BR to the end of steam in 1968. Full details of each locomotive's record in departmental service, together with information about the locations at which the locomotives worked and including large-scale OS maps of depots etc.

Price: 20.00
 

British Railways Locomotives And Coaching Stock 2012. Ref: MT3008  

The complete guide to all locomotives & coaching stock which operate on the national rail network and Eurotunnel.
Pritchard & Hall.
Small, 379 pages including colour plates. Glazed boards. **The rolling stock of Britain's mainline railway operators and light rail systems in 2012.

Price: 18.25
 

British Railways Locomotives And Coaching Stock 2013. Ref: MT3202  

The complete guide to all locomotives & coaching stock which operate on the national rail network and Eurotunnel.
Pritchard & Hall.
Small, 383 pages including colour plates. Glazed boards. **The rolling stock of Britain's mainline railway operators and light rail systems in 2013. Last few copies reduced from £18.95 to £3.

Price: 3.00
 

Testing Times At Derby. Ref: MT1869  

A 'privileged' view of steam. RS14.
Rimmer.
Medium, 120 pages, some photo illustrations, soft back. **A locomotive engineer in the 1950s.

Price: 9.95
 

Detailed History Of BR Standard Steam Locomotives. Volume Two: The 4-6-0 and 2-6-0 Classes. Ref: MT1666  


Walford, J; Taylor, R K (ed).
280 pages, very large, well illustrated, mainly photos - including 8 pages of colour, some drawings, glazed boards. **A complete history of the locomotives designed and built by Riddles in the BR Standard Classes, and their work. Details of design origins, dimensions, construction and withdrawal dates of each engine are given and detail variations, classification, engine diagrams, allocation and work are described.

Price: 24.95
 

Detailed History Of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives. Volume Five: The End Of An Era. Ref: MT3190  


Walford.
Very large, 208 pages, well illustrated with period colour photos, locomotive repair lists, corrections to previous volumes, glazed boards. **The final volume in this series assesses the value of the Standard classes, examines the organisation and control of works repairs on BR and records the allocations and repair histories of the locomotives.

Price: 27.95
 

Detailed History Of The Stanier Class Five 4-6-0s Volume 2. Ref: MT3410  

Volume 2 on 45472-45499, 44658-44999.
Jennison.
Very large, 256 pages, illustrated with photos and drawings, extensive lists, glazed boards. **This volume covers the development of the design under George Ivatt, gives allocations, repairs, general chronology etc of the 370 engines introduced between 1943 and 1951 and includes post-war and BR operation of the class as a whole.

Price: 29.95
 

Diesel Retrospective Class 33. Ref: MT2482  


Vaughan, J.
Very large, 112 page album, some colour, hard back. **Handsome collection of photos by the author and others recording nearly 50 years of class 33 operations. Out of print - last copy.

Price: 19.99
 

Indian Locomotives Part 4 - All Gauges 1941 - 1990. Ref: MT0268  


Hughes.
Large, 112 pages, soft back.

Price: 10.50
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire. Ref: MT1288  


Waywell
Medium, 464 pages. Glazed boards. (Also available as a paperback, qv.) **The information about Bedfordshire was previously published in Pocket Book C (SE England) and the other two counties in Pocket Book D (Eastern England); it has all been greatly amplified in this volume. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive, contractors' and preservation sites within in the three counties.

Price: 27.50
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire. Ref: MT1289  


Waywell
Medium, 432 pages, soft back. (Also available as a hard back, qv.) **The information about Bedfordshire was previously published in Pocket Book C (SE England) and the other two counties in Pocket Book D (Eastern England); it has all been greatly amplified in this volume. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive, contractors' and preservation sites within in the three counties.

Price: 22.50
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Lancashire Part A. The National Coal Board. Ref: MT1162  

Including opencast disposal points & British Coal. Interim Pocket Book 7A.
Bradley & Hindley.
Medium, 100 pages, maps, soft back.

Price: 7.50
 

Industrial Locomotives Of North Staffordshire. Ref: MT0350  


Baker.
Medium, 392 pages, illustrated: maps and photos, glazed boards. **Includes histories of locomotives, locomotive worked systems, and non locomotive systems. Also background company histories and descriptions of track layouts.

Price: 24.00
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Nottinghamshire. Ref: MT0358  


Bendall.
Medium, 432 pages. Glazed boards. (Also available as a paperback, qv.) **Information previously published in Pocket Book E has been greatly amplified. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive, contractor's and preservation sites within in the county.

Price: 27.50
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Picardy, France. Ref: MT2953  


Clingan.
Medium, 120 pages, photo illustrations, some text also in French, soft back. **Handbook PNF, covers the departments of Aisne, Oise & Somme.

Price: 9.00
 

Industrial Locomotives Of South Staffordshire. Ref: MT0154  


Shill, R.
Medium, 172 pages, + 24 pages photos, maps. Glazed boards. Also available in soft back, qv.

Price: 17.95
 

Industrial Locomotives Of South Staffordshire. Ref: MT1302  


Shill, R.
Medium, 172 pages, + 24 pages photos, maps. Soft back. Also available hard back, qv.

Price: 14.95
 

Industrial Locomotives Of Western France. Ref: MT0347  


Clingan.
Medium, 192 pages, soft back.

Price: 12.00
 

Industrial Locomotives Of West Glamorgan. Ref: MT0349  


Potts & Green.
Medium, 260 pages, illustrated: photos and maps, glazed boards. **Includes information previously published in Pocket Book 6, but in a greatly amplified state. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive, contractors' and preservation sites within the county. Also available in softback, qv.

Price: 20.00
 

Industrial Locomotives Of West Glamorgan. Ref: MT2956  


Potts & Green.
Medium, 260 pages, illustrated: photos and maps, soft back. **Includes information previously published in Pocket Book 6, but in a greatly amplified state. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive, contractors' and preservation sites within the county. Also available in glazed boards, qv.

Price: 14.95
 

Industrial Railways And Locomotives Of The County Of London. Ref: MT2577  


Waywell & Jux.
Medium, 232 pages + 40 pages of photographs, good map section including some site plans, soft back. (Also available as a hard back, qv.) **Information previously published in Pocket Book C has been greatly amplified. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive-worked systems, contractor's and preservation sites within the county.

Price: 16.95
 

Industrial Railways And Locomotives Of The County Of London. Ref: MT2578  


Waywell & Jux.
Medium, 232 pages + 40 pages of photographs, good map section including some site plans, glazed boards. (Also available as a soft back, qv.) **Information previously published in Pocket Book C has been greatly amplified. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive-worked systems, contractor's and preservation sites within the county.

Price: 19.95
 

Industrial Railways Of Manvers Main And Barnburgh Main. Ref: MT0357  


Booth.
Large, 128 pages, album, track diagrams, plans, many photos. Hard back. **Descriptive captions provide historical detail. Appendices give loco and wagon lists.

Price: 7.50
 

The LMS Turbomotive. Ref: MT3480  

From evolution to legacy.
Clements & Robertson.
Very large, 160 pages, illustrated with photos, diagrams and drawings, tabulated statistical data, glazed boards. **Even in the twilight of the steam age Britain was at the forefront of developing a new generation of steam power which could have changed the face of the railways. Stanier's Turbomotive was unquestionably Britain's most successful experimental locomotive of the 20th century; this is a thorough history and analysis of its development and operation.

Price: 27.95
 

LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 Rebuilds. Ref: MT3215  

The rebuilt Jubilee, Patriot and Royal Scot locomotives.
Clarke.
Very large, 207 pages, photo illustrations (including period and recent colour), hard back. ** Includes : origins of the class, and design of the 2A boiler; detail differences between classes; liveries, names, plates; detailed allocation tables; winter 1962-3; decline and withdrawal; preservation.

Price: 25.00
 

Locomotive Compendium Ireland. Ref: MT2655  


Boocock.
Very large, 128 pages, photo illlustrations, some period colour, glazed boards. **The first of a series planned to cover all the main railways in the British Isles in the period from 1949 to the present. In fact this volume includes classes dating back to the 1870s. A class-by-class survey giving brief histories and class statistics. The volume covers the whole of Ireland. Out of print, last copy.

Price: 19.99
 

Locomotive Testing On Britain's Railways 1901-1968. Ref: MT3050  

A non-technical overview.
Peel.
Very large, 74 pages, photos, Rugby site plan, soft back. **Includes details of dynamometer car use and testing programmes at Rugby.

Price: 12.95
 

Locomotives Of Severn-Lamb Ltd. Ref: MT2729  

A special issue of The Narrow Gauge.
Holroyde & Little.
Medium, 85 pages, photo illustrations (mainly colour), list, soft back. ** "Leisure train builders to the world". A history of the firm, with a very details list of their products.

Price: 9.95
 

Locomotives Of Zimbabwe And Botswana. Ref: MT3358  


Hamer.
Very large, 224 pages, many photo illustrations including a 16-page colour section, some locomotive drawings, extensive locomotive listings, bibliography, hardback. ** History of the development of the initially British but later much more cosmopolitan locomotive stock of Rhodesia/Zimbabwe. Includes much unpublished material concerning the 'sanctions-busting' engines imported into Rhodesia during the 1970s.

Price: 30.00
 

The Longmoor Military Railway. Ref: MT3291  

A new history. Volume Three : The inevitable closure, locomotives and rolling stock.
Ronald & Christensen.
Large, 283 pages (numbered continuously from Volumes 1 and 2, hence the last page is p 848), many photo and other illustrations, stock and numbering lists, and other appendices, glazed boards. ** Excellent thorough history, generously illustrated with more first-rate photographs.

Price: 30.00
 

Miniature Locomotives Of David Curwen. Ref: MT2532  


Little & Holroyde.
Medium, 118 pages, drawings, photographs (some colour), soft back. **A catalogue of all locomotives built by Curwen, and all designed by him and built by others. Gives dates of building, rebuilds, transfers, current status and other interesting details.

Price: 9.95
 

Motor Rail Ltd. Ref: MT3474  

Simplex Motor Rail & Tramcar Co Ltd Bedford - England.
Keef.
Very large, 152 pages, photo illustrations, glazed boards. ** History of the Bedford locomotive builders and light engineers, formed in 1884 to build tramcars for Karachi. The author's company, Alan Keef Ltd, bought the business in 1987. This readable account covers the full history and product ranges of the company together with individual histories of some of its extant locomotives.

Price: 22.50
 

Pictorial Record Of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Volume Two. Ref: MT1835  

Including War Department heavy goods engines.
Talbot, E.
Very large, 118 page album: photos, some technical drawings, glazed boards. *Pictures of all BR standard classes; a companion volume to the author's original Pictorial Record Of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives which was published in 1982.

Price: 20.00
 

Power Of The BR Standard 2-6-0s. Ref: MT2178  


Morrison, G.
Very large, 112 page album, hard back. **Photos with short explanatory notes, some with brief historical or allocation details. Out of print - last copy.

Price: 19.99
 

Power Of The BR Standard 4-6-0s. Ref: MT1583  


Morrison, G.
Very large, 112 page album, hard back. **Photos with short explanatory notes, some with brief historical or allocation details. Out of print - last copy.

Price: 19.99
 

The Railway Foundry, Leeds. Hudswell Clarke & Co Ltd : The Diesel Era. Ref: MT3383  


Redman.
Large, 204 pages, photo illustrations, works list, hard back. **The diesel era at the Railway Foundry extended from the early 20th century to the works closure in 1972. The author has chronicled the history of the works and of its products during this time and includes not only mainstream diesels but a very early petrol locomotive, miniature railway locomotives and other products.

Price: 29.95
 

Route 66. The Class 66 Story. Ref: MT2450  


Carr.
Very large, 98 pages, copiously illustrated in colour: photos + some nice drawings, loco lists, soft back. **All the gen on class 66, at home and abroad.
Out of print - last copy.

Price: 14.95
 

Russian & Soviet Steam Locomotives. Vol 3. Ref: MT1541  

Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotives In Russia And The Soviet Union.
Chester.
Large, 112 pages, soft back.

Price: 15.95
 

Ruston & Hornsby Diesel Locomotive Album. Ref: MT3292  


Neale.
Very large, 112 page album, hard back. **In 1931 Ruston & Hornsby, an amalgamation of two pioneer internal combustion engine manufacturers, embarked on the production of small narrow gauge diesel locomotives. From this initiative, intended to increase the sales of their engines, they became Britain's largest builders of diesel locomotives and had built over 6500 by the time the firm closed in 1969. Here Andrew Neale describes and illustrates the range and scope of these locomotives using a combination of official and privately taken photographs and other materials.

Price: 28.00
 

Scottish Colliery Pugs In The Seventies. Ref: MT1572  


Roberton, W.
Very large, 48 page album, soft back. **This book, although published over 20 years ago, is still a "new" copy, As it has been on our shelves for a couple of decades it has naturally developed what is known in the trade as "shelf wear" to the cover. It is still offered at the original price, inflation and shelf wear balancing each other out.

Price: 4.95
 

La Segunda Mula De Hierro: The Second Iron Mule. Ref: MT2713  

Historia de los ferrocarriles Colombianos a través de sus locomoturas: History of the Colombian railways through their locomotives.
Grieff.
Very large, 371 pages, many black and white and colour photos, other illustrations, extensive locomotive listings. Main text in Spanish, photo captions in Spanish and English, hardback. ** The second and much enlarged edition of this work. About half the book is devoted to locomotive history. High production standards. "..an exhaustive inventory of the Colombian locomotives, more than 931 steam ... and about 250 main line diesel-electrics and electrics. 590 photographs, diagrams and maps, 17 full colour watercolours and a complete catalogue of the engines."

Price: 55.00
 

Shunting Locomotives In The Diesel Age. Ref: MT3082  


King.
Medium, 76 page album, photos, four-page colour section, four-page introduction, soft back. **Some industrial locomotives, mainly BR engines.

Price: 10.50
 

Southern Way Special Issue No 12. Ref: MT3458  

A third-rail centenary.
Southern Electric Group.
Very large, 119 pages, photo illustrations (some colour), diagrams, maps, soft back. ** Covers the subject from the original LSWR electrification in 1915 and includes details of rolling stock, operation, technical information, and more arcane matters. Of particular interest to number crunchers will be tabulated list of Southern Electric suburban stock, with dates of building, rebuilding, withdrawal and other information, plus an electric stock directory covering locomotives and emus of all descriptions.

Price: 16.50
 

Soviet Locomotive Types. Ref: MT0551  

Union Legacy.
Heywood & Button.
Medium, 175 pages, photos, lists, hard back. Low stock.

Price: 12.95
 

W G Bagnall Narrow Gauge Locomotives And Rolling Stock 1910. Ref: MT0944  

A facsimile reprint.
Neale (ed).
Large, 60 pages, soft back. **Catalogue reprint with new introduction.

Price: 6.95
 

Xpress Loco Register 1. SR 1949 - 61. Ref: MT0768  


Becket.
Very large, 208 pages, glazed boards.

Price: 15.95
 

Xpress Loco Register 2. LMR 1950 - 60 Ref: MT0769  


Becket.
Very large, 248 pages, glazed boards.

Price: 15.95
 

Xpress Loco Register 3. ER 1950 - 60. Ref: MT0770  


Becket.
Very large, 232 pages, glazed boards.

Price: 15.95
 

Xpress Loco Register 4. WR 1950 - 60. Ref: MT0771  


Becket.
Very large, 178 pages, glazed boards.

Price: 15.95
 

Blue Pullman Supplement. Ref: MT2654  


Robertson.
Very large, 88 pages, pictorial, soft back. **i>The
Price: 14.95

The Book Of The BR Standards: 2. Ref: MT0786  

A British Railways Illustrated Special.
Derry, R.
Very large, 92 pages, pictorial, glazed boards.

Price: 15.95

BR Diesel Traction In Scotland. Ref: MT2777  


O'Hara.
Very large, 308 pages black & white album of dmus, railbuses and diesel locomotives during the BR period in Scotland. Map endpapers, glazed boards.

Price: 25.00

Brits Abroad. Ref: MT2582  


Carr & Maxey.
Very large, 98 pages, pictorial, nearly all in colour: photos, maps, loco lists, soft back. **British diesels and electrics at work overseas. Opens with an account of five LMS diesel shunters shipped to France in 1940, the first of twenty-six; it is a surprise to learn that one is still in revenue-earning service, although currently in store. Finishes with the Channel Tunnel locomotives.

Price: 14.95

Brush Diesel & Electric Locomotives 1940-2008. Ref: MT2602  


Toms.
Very large, 304 pages, photos (some colour), tables, lists, hard back. **The definitive history of Brush locomotives. The author worked at the Brush factory at Loughborough for 48 years, and chronicles with the detail of first-hand knowledge the works' output of diesel and electric locomotives, including what happened, in general terms, to the engines after delivery. This volume takes the story up to the BR class 56s, finishing the build histories to the early 1980s and covering the service history of each type thereafter. A second volume is planned to continue the build histories and bring the story up to date.

Price: 35.00

Day Of The Diesels. Volume 1: 1970-74. Ref: MT2006  


Gilks.
Very large, 128 page album (including 8 page colour section), hard back. **Collection of the author's photographs of railway operations in the early seventies.

Price: 30.00

Detailed History Of BR Standard Steam Locomotives. Volume 1. Background to Standardisation; Pacific Classes. Ref: MT0117  


Taylor, R K (ed).
172 pages, very large, well illustrated, glazed boards.

Price: 19.95

Detailed History Of BR Standard Steam Locomotives. Volume 3. Tank Classes. Ref: MT0523  


Taylor, R K (ed).
168 pages, very large, well illustrated, glazed boards. Last few.

Price: 19.95

Diesel & Electric Blue. Ref: MT2385  

Photobook of the 1970s & 1980s.
Maxey, D.
Very large, 98 page album, some colour, soft back.

Price: 14.95

Early Years Of London Diesels. Ref: MT1316  


Welch.
Medium square, 80 pages, colour album, soft back. *Some striking images, including a surprising shot of a diesel taking up water from Bushey troughs. (For its train heating boiler.) Good long captions.

Price: 9.95

Grids. Ref: MT2680  

The Class 56 story.
Bulmer.
Very large, 125 pages, many photo illustrations, nearly all in colour, maps, loco lists, soft back. **1976 - 2004 and beyond, the 135 class 56s are chronicled here in great detail. Among the nuggets of information offered is a 13-page list of all passenger trains ever hauled by a class 56.

Price: 16.95

Industrial Locomotives Of Dyfed And Powys. Ref: MT0158  


de Havilland, J.
Medium, 342 pages, + 40 pages of photos, 29 maps. Glazed boards. **Describes not only locomotives and their locations, but also non-locomotive and contractors' sites.

Price: 19.95

Industrial Locomotives Of East Anglia. Ref: MT1926  


Fisher.
Medium, 286 pages, + 32 pages photos, maps. Soft back. **Listings, with brief notes on the lines.

Price: 14.95

Industrial Locomotives Of Gwent. Ref: MT0354  


Hill & Green.
Medium, 400 pages. Glazed boards. (Also available as a paperback, qv.) **Includes information previously published in Pocket Book Six, Industrial Locomotives In South Wales with many additions. Known locomotives are listed on a site-by-site basis, and the industrial history of each site is described as far as it is known.

Price: 27.50

Industrial Locomotives Of Nottinghamshire. Ref: MT0359  


Bendall.
Medium, 432 pages, soft back. (Also available as a hard back, qv.) **Information previously published in Pocket Book E has been greatly amplified. Locomotives and their locations are described as well as non-locomotive, contractor's and preservation sites within in the county.

Price: 22.50

Industrial Locomotives Of The People's Republic Of China. Ref: MT2472  

Including preserved and local railway locomotives.
Pritchard.
Medium, 252 pages + 14 page photo section and double page map, soft back. IRS Handbook 2PRC. ** Second edition, double the size of the first. Also available in glazed boards @ £19.95 (item 2576)

Price: 16.95

Industrial Locomotives Of The People's Republic Of China. Ref: MT2576  

Including preserved and local railway locomotives.
Pritchard.
Medium, 252 pages + 14 page photo section and double page map, glazed boards. IRS Handbook 2PRC. ** Second edition, double the size of the first. Also available in softback @ £16.95 (item 2472)

Price: 19.95

Lifetime In Traction Ref: MT1664  

An engineer on the Southern diesels and electrics.
Tayler, A.
Very large, 96-page album with 4-page introduction and brief biography, large photo illustrations, soft back. ** The author's own photographs, with interesting descriptions, of various types of locomotives and multiple units with which he was involved over forty-one years: 5½ years with the Southern Railway, 16½ years with BR(SR), and 19 years with Sulzer, which included 7 years in the IME serving as Chairman of the Divisional Board Visits Committee.

Price: 14.95

Locomotives Of The LMS NCC. Ref: MT2590  

And its predecessors.
Scott.
Very large, 190 pages, map, photos, locomotive drawings, tables, hard back. **History of NCC locomotives from the first engines built for the Belfast and Ballymena Railway in 1847 - every NCC locomotive built between then and the end of steam in 1970 is described, together with information on diesel locomtives and railcars.

Price: 25.00

Locomotives of the Ministry of Defence. Ref: MT0003  


Hateley, R K.
Medium, 150 pages, photos. Soft back. **History of locomotives operated by the War Department and MoD from 1952 to 1992.

Price: 9.95

Parovozy - see items MT0757, MT1151 & MT1541. Ref: MT1150  


Chester
Parovozy : Russian & Soviet Steam Locomotives. Volumes 1, 2 & 3 available separately.

Preserved Heritage Traction. Ref: MT2342  


Marshall.
Medium, 136 pages, colour photo illustrations, card covers. **Preserved diesel and electric locomotives, preserved diesel and electric multiple units of former BR & constituent companies. Stocklists and distance tables of preserved railways. Set out in classes, like an abc.

Price: 14.95

Russian & Soviet Steam Locomotives. Vol 1. Ref: MT0757  

E class 0-10-0, S class 2-6-2, P36 class 4-8-4.
Chester.
Large, 72 pages. Soft back.

Price: 12.95

Russian & Soviet Steam Locomotives. Vol 2. Ref: MT1151  

Elements Of Locomotive Development In Russia And The USSR.
Chester.
Large, 76 pages, soft back.

Price: 13.95

Ruston Proctor And Hornsby Akroyd Oil-Engined Locomotives. Ref: MT1589  


Parkinson, R J.
Medium, 50 pages, photo and line illustrations, site plans (of gunpowder mills where locos were in use). Soft back. **Industrial Narrow Gauge Heritage series number 5. In 1896 Hornsby Akroyd produced the first commercially successful oil-engine locomotive for the Royal Arsenal Railway at Greenwich. This booklet records the early development of the oil-engined loco.

Price: 4.95

Slam Doors On The Southern. Ref: MT2081  


Welch, M.
Large, square format, 112 page colour album, glazed boards.

Price: 16.95

Southern DEMUs. Ref: MT1962  


Welch, M.
Large, square format, 96 page colour album, glazed boards. **With 25 pages of introductory text describing the different classes of unit, and discursive captions to the big colour pictures of thumpers out and about between Kent and Dorset.

Price: 16.95

Southern Electric Volume Two. Ref: MT2771  

Main line electrification, the war years and British Railways.
Brown, D.
Large, square format, 248 pages, photo illustrations, double-page map, glazed boards. **This is, I suppose by nature, essentially a locomotive and rolling stock history, but includes organisational history, and developments in such matters as operation and signalling.

Price: 25.00

Tornado 21st Century Steam. Ref: MT2767  

The definitive work.
Glancey.
Very large, 207 pages, many colour and some black & white photos, hard back. **The "official history" of Tornado includes a complete history of the Peppercorn A1 class. A handsome book at a very reasonable price.

Price: 24.99

Tube Trains On The Isle Of Wight. Ref: MT1646  


Hardy, B.
Medium, 96 pages, photo illustrations (mainly colour), map, stock lists, soft back.

Price: 9.95

Underground Train File: Surface Stock 1933 - 1959. Ref: MT1540  


Hardy, B.
Medium, 120 pages, photo illustrations, stock lists, soft back.

Price: 10.95

Underground Train File: Tube Stock 1933 - 1959. Ref: MT1039  


Hardy, B.
Medium, 96 pages, photo illustrations, stock lists, soft back.

Price: 9.95

Warships In Colour. Ref: MT2903  


Jennison.
Large, 64 page colour album, glazed boards.

Price: 11.95

Willing Servant. A History Of The Steam Locomotive. Ref: MT0026  


Ross, D.
Medium, 352 pages + 32 pages of photo plates, hard back. **The first history of the world-wide development (and ultimate preservation) of the steam locomotive; traces the history of design, construction and use and also of the intriguing story of human involvement with the steam locomotive and of its powerful symbolic value.

Price: 25.00

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