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Atlas Of The Southern Railway. Ref: MA3471  


Harman & Nichols.
Very large, landscape, 224 pages, including a 68-page gazetteer, glazed boards.**Detailed maps of the SR network throughout its period of operation; completely comprehensive, including single and double lines, sidings, stations, tunnels, signalboxes, level crossings, bridges, viaducts and industrial lines.

Price: 30.00
 

Birmingham & West Midlands Railway Atlas. Ref: MA3520  


Brown.
Very large, 72 map pages + approximately 28 page station and site index, glazed boards.**A very handy diagrammatic representation of West Midland's railway history. All maps give current and past track detail with owning companies and dates, and the index gives opening and closure dates and other details. The maps cover a (very roughly) diamond -shaped area between Rugeley, Stratford, Bewdley and Rugby.

Price: 20.00
 

British Railway Atlas 1947. 2nd Edition. Ref: MA3518  

And RCH Junction Diagrams.
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Very large, 176 pages of which approximately 110 are maps and junction diagrams, the remainder being preliminaries and the index, glazed boards. **This new enlarged edition has larger and clearer maps and includes the Railway Clearing House junction diagrams for the same period interspersed appropriately throughout the mapping.

Price: 30.00
 

British Railway Atlas 1955. Ref: MA2475  


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Large, 45 map pages + 32 page index, glazed boards. **New impression (the fifth) of this perennial favourite.

Price: 18.00
 

China Railway Atlas. Ref: MA2465  

Mongolia. Taiwan.
Yonge.
Very large, 46 map pages, coloured; + 16 pages station index, line register etc, soft back. **Third edition, much enlarged.

Price: 20.00
 

Gradients Of The British Main Line Railways. Ref: MA3517  


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Very large, 95 map pages comprising 10 preliminary, 52 diagram pages + 32 page gazetteer / index, glazed boards. **First published in 1966, this useful reference has been out of print for some years. This edition is designed for ease of cross-reference and includes for the first time information on such items as water troughs; the index now includes names of tunnels, junctions and sidings, as well as stations.

Price: 15.00
 

The London Railway Atlas Then And Now. Ref: MA3500  


Jordan & Smith.
Very large, square format, 112 pages, 45 double-page colour maps, photo illustrations, gazetteer, hard back. **Another useful and engrossing atlas. This one provides, on facing pages, the 1921 Railway Clearing House London map in 45 sections, each opposite a 2016 map of the lines and stations of precisely the same area. A selection of appropriate 20th and 21st century photo vignettes is included on each page.

Price: 21.95
 

London Railway Atlas. Ref: MA3374  

4th edition.
Brown.
Very large, 92 map pages + 58 page station and site index, glazed boards.**Fourth and further enlarged edition of this very useful atlas: a diagrammatic representation of London's railway history. All maps give current and past track detail with dates, and the index gives opening and closure dates and other details

Price: 20.00
 

No Need To Ask! Ref: MA0619  

Early Maps Of London's Underground Railways.
Leboff & Demuth.
Large oblong, 80 pages. Glazed boards. **Describes the development of the Underground map from c.1867 to 1932. Includes many illustrations of the maps with informative descriptions. The companion volume to Mr Beck's Underground Map.

Price: 12.95
 

British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas & Gazetteer. Ref: MA3377  

New 6th edition revised and enlarged.
Ian Allan.
Very large, 104 pages including 41 map pages and 54 pages of gazetteer, glazed boards. **Latest reissue of an old favourite, revised and enlarged with larger page size./nAt the time of cataloguing we still have a couple of copies left of the 5th edition Atlas at the old price of £14.99 - see MA3090.

Price: 20.00
 

Pre-Grouping Atlas And RCH Junction Diagrams. Ref: MA3321  


Ian Allan.
Very large, 192 pages, including 134 pages of coloured maps and diagrams, glazed boards. ** A new edition of the old faithful pre-grouping atlas now with the useful addition of Railway Clearing House junction diagrams./nAt the time of cataloguing we still have a couple of copies left of the smaller format 5th edition Atlas at the old price of £14.99 - see MA3090.

Price: 30.00
 

Pre-Grouping Atlas And Gazetteer. Ref: MA3090  


Ian Allan.
Medium, 84 pages, glazed boards. **5th edition of an old favourite. This edition in the smaller format is now out of print but we have two copies left at the old price. To be bang up to date choose the 6th edition (MA3377), or for extra detail go for MA3321 which includes the RCH junction diagrams.

Price: 14.99
 

Rail Atlas 1939 - 1945. Ref: MA3216  


Waller
Large, 112 pages including 46 map pages, photo illustrations, bibliography, index, glazed boards.**Essential reference for the second world war, the maps show the state of the railways at the outbreak of war, and how they evolved during the period of hostilities. Maps and listings show passenger and freight lines and stations during the war, lines and services temporarily or permanently closed, stations closed, routes opened and military lines.

Price: 20.00
 

Rail Atlas Europe. Ref: MA3380  


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Very large, squarish format, 51 map pages plus 24 pages of urban enlargements; 26 pages gazetteer; 27 pages of introductory notes; other maps giving specialised information (eg test tracks), in total 161 pages, all maps in colour, glazed boards.**Covers all Europe up to the borders of Russia, Belorussia and the Ukraine, a comprehensive atlas.

Price: 27.50
 

Rail Atlas Of Great Britain And Ireland. 14th Edition. Ref: MA3403  


Baker.
Large, 139 pages (106 pages of coloured maps plus intro and gazetteer), glazed boards. **Latest edition of the indispensible Baker atlas. Improvements in this edition include larger type, overlapping consective pages and extra inset maps of complex areas.

Price: 20.00
 

Rail Atlas The Beeching Era. Ref: MA3435  

Proposed - Closed - Survived.
Waller
Large, 128 pages including 45 map pages, photo illustrations, gazetteer, glazed boards.**Expounds the Beeching closures by cartography. The maps show the railway network as it existed on 1 January 1963; lines and stations are colour-coded to indicate whether or not they were scheduled for closure and whether or not they were actually closed, together with several more subtle variations (there are nine colours). All Beeching's proposals are listed in the text and there are also lists of lines which he spared but were closed and lines he condemned which remained open.

Price: 20.00
 

Railway Atlas Of Ireland Then And Now. Ref: MA3378  


Smith & Turner.
Very large, 42 map pages plus local enlargements; 16 pages gazetteer; 8 pages of introductory history and other notes; other unnumbered pages among maps, glazed boards.**Following the success of the authors' Then And Now atlas of Great Britain (now in its second edition) a similar job has been done for Ireland : side-by-side maps of the January 1923 and 2012 railway systems, plus a record of all closed lines and stations now open to the general public in a different guise.

Price: 19.99
 

Railway Atlas Then And Now. Ref: MA3432  

2nd Edition.
Smith & Turner.
Very large, 90 map pages + 30 pages gazetteers etc, glazed boards.**The first atlas of its kind : side-by-side maps of the January 1923 and 2012 railway systems, plus a record of all closed lines and stations now open to the general public in a different guise.

Price: 20.00
 

Railway Track Diagrams Book 4. Ref: MA3224  

Midlands & North West.
Bridge (ed).
Very large, 52 map pages + 17 pages of text: introduction, index (gazetteer) and other information, coloured diagrams, area index map, soft back. **Third edition.

Price: 15.95
 

Railway Track Diagrams 3. Western. Ref: MA2177  


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Very large, 48 pages, soft back. **System map, 35 track diagrams, index to stations and lines. 4th edition.

Price: 12.95
 

Signalling Atlas And Signal Box Directory. Ref: MA2886  

Network Rail : London Underground : tram and metro systems : Northern Ireland Railways: Iarnrod Eireann : heritage railways : preserved and disused boxes in the UK and Ireland.
Kay, P.
Very large, 108 pages, review, lists, good clear maps, a few photos, soft back. **Comprehensive signalling maps, methods of working, historical details and present equipment of all boxes. Third edition.

Price: 14.00
 

Track Layout Diagrams Of The Great Western Railway And BR (WR) Section 37 Forest Of Dean. Ref: MA2247  


Cooke.
Very large, 56 pages, large-scale diagrams, brief photo section, soft back. **First published 1976, this is a revised and expanded version of the much enlarged 1992 edition.

Price: 7.20
 

Track Layout Diagrams Of The Great Western Railway And BR (WR) Section 46B Pontypridd-Cardiff. Ref: MA2262  


Cooke.
Very large, 58 pages, large-scale diagrams, soft back.

Price: 7.50
 

Trainspots Midlands Edition. Ref: MA2685  

The guide to UK railway photographic locations.
Dawson.
Medium, 161 pages, illustrated in colour with photographs and OS map extracts, soft back. **Suggests sites around the midlands giving precise instructions for access by private and public transport, direction of sunlight, the sorts of trains passing, and local amenities. Note that in the geography of this book the midlands stretch from Bicester in the south to Derby in the north; Birmingham and Peterborough are the western and eastern limits, but Nottingham is not included.
Out of print - last copy

Price: 12.95
 

Trainspots North West. Ref: MA3036  

The guide to railway photographic locations.
Dawson & Bearton.
Medium, 161 pages, illustrated in colour with photographs and OS map extracts, soft back. **Suggests sites around the North West giving precise instructions for access by private and public transport, direction of sunlight, the sorts of trains passing, and local amenities.

Price: 13.50
 

Trainspots Yorkshire And The Dales. Ref: MA3037  

The guide to railway photographic locations.
Dawson.
Medium, 161 pages, illustrated in colour with photographs and OS map extracts, soft back. **Suggests sites around Yorkshire giving precise instructions for access by private and public transport, direction of sunlight, the sorts of trains passing, and local amenities.

Price: 13.50
 

Trainspots Northern Scotland. Ref: MA3038  

The guide to railway photographic locations.
Dawson.
Medium, 161 pages, illustrated in colour with photographs and OS map extracts, soft back. **Suggests sites around Northern Scotland giving precise instructions for access by private and public transport, direction of sunlight, the sorts of trains passing, and local amenities.

Price: 13.95
 

World Rail Atlas And Historical Summary Volume 7 North, East And Central Africa. Ref: MA2940  


Robinson, N.
Large landscape, 200 pages of which 77 are maps, the remainder brief histories and statistical details (mileages etc) of lines, there is also a folding map of the continent, soft back. **Algeria, Burundi, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros and Mayotte, Congo (Dem Rep of), Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Reunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Full of interest.

Price: 23.99
 

World Rail Atlas And Historical Summary Volume 8 The Middle East And Caucasus. Ref: MA2286  


Robinson, N.
Large landscape, 168 pages of which 73 are maps, the remainder brief histories and statistical details (mileages etc) of lines. Some photo illustrations. Soft back. **Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel & Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen. Full of interest.

Price: 23.99
 

Mr Beck's Underground Map. Ref: MA0229  


Garland.
Very large, 80 pages, mainly colour, glazed boards. **The history of the London Underground map as it is known today, describing Mr Beck's revolutionary diagrammatic approach, and modern alterations. See also the companion volume No Need To Ask!

Price: 12.95

Railway Track Diagrams 2. Eastern England. Ref: MA2234  


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Very large, 54 map pages, coloured + 16 pages prelims, index etc, soft back. **Third edition.

Price: 14.95

Track Layout Diagrams Of The Great Western Railway And BR (WR) Section 46A Rhondda Valleys. Ref: MA2261  


Cooke.
Very large, 61 pages, large-scale diagrams, 2-page photo section, soft back.

Price: 7.50

Trainspots East Anglia. Ref: MA2727  

The guide to UK railway photographic locations.
Dawson.
Medium, 161 pages, illustrated in colour with photographs and OS map extracts, soft back. **Suggests sites around East Anglia giving precise instructions for access by private and public transport, direction of sunlight, the sorts of trains passing, and local amenities.

Price: 12.95

Underground Maps After Beck. Ref: MA2069  


Roberts, M J.
Very large, squarish landscape, 112 pages, illustrated in colour, glazed boards. **Picks up where Garland's "Mr Beck's Underground Map" left off, to take the story of the London underground map from when Henry Beck's services were dispensed with to the present day. It is based on research in LT archives and museum - a detailed survey of major changes and the reasoning and political background which led to them.

Price: 18.95

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