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4mm Wagon Part Two: General Merchandise Vans, Special Purpose Vans and Tank Wagons. Ref: MD0171  


Kent, G.
Very large, 160 pages, pictorial. Soft back.

Price: 14.95
 

Art Of Weathering. Ref: MD0121  


Welch, M.
Very large, 112 pages, pictorial. Soft back.

Price: 12.95
 

British Railway Infrastructure In Colour. Ref: MD1993  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry.
Very large, 96 page colour album, soft back. **A welcome addition to the British Railway ... In Colour series, this book provides recent and many period colour views of all aspects of railway environment. Intriguingly it also offers a tenuous link between the London & Birmingham Railway and the Enigma machine.

Price: 14.99
 

British Railway Signalling Development In Colour. Ref: MD2571  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry.
Very large, 96 pages, pictorial, soft back. **Company-based survey of British and Irish signalling inheritance and development, lavishly illustrated in colour.

Price: 14.99
 

British Railway Signalling In Colour. Ref: MD1518  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry, R.
Large, 80 pages period colour album, captioned at length. Soft back.

Price: 14.99
 

British Railway Stations In Colour. Ref: MD1123  

For the modeller and historian.
Jardine, N.
Large, 80 pages period colour album. Soft back.

Price: 14.99
 

Etched Loco Construction. Ref: MD1521  


Rice, I.
Very large, 80 pages, pictorial. Soft back.

Price: 9.95
 

Hornby. Ref: MD0818  

The official illustrated history.
Harrison.
Very large, 192 pages, well illustrated in colour, hard back, handsome production.

Price: 20.00
 

Landscape Modelling. Ref: MD0186  


Norman, B.
Very large, 72 pages, soft back.

Price: 9.95
 

Locomotive Modelling Part One. Ref: MD2985  

From scratch and etched kits.
Holt.
Very large, 108 pages, many photos and drawings, soft back. **A personal approach.

Price: 24.95
 

Locomotives In Detail 4. Maunsell 4-6-0 King Arthur Class. Ref: MD2095  


Swift.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including much period colour, clear 4mm scale drawings, glazed boards. **Brief class history, design development history, detail differences, colour and livery.

Price: 16.99
 

Locomotives In Detail 8. Maunsell 4-6-0 Lord Nelson Class. Ref: MD2315  


Swift.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including period colour, clear drawings, glazed boards. **Design, construction, modifications, liveries, names, operation.

Price: 16.99
 

Modelling Further Aspects Of The Coal Industry. Ref: MD2242  


Johnson, R.
Very large, 96 pages, illustrated mainly with photographs, hard back. **Follow-up to the author's Modelling Aspects Of The Coal Industry, this too is mainly an album of colliery railway views, and also includes photos of models and some advertisements

Price: 19.99
 

Modelling Grassland And Landscape Detailing. Ref: MD3108  

Featuring weeds & wild flowers, hedges, roads & pavements, mud, puddles and rivers.
Gravett, G.
Very large, 108 pages, many colour photos, colour patches, soft back. ** More superb modelling techniques from Gordon Gravett.

Price: 24.95
 

Modelling Trees Part 2. Ref: MD2984  

Conifers.
Gravett, G.
Very large, 92 pages, many photos, soft back. **Superb, inspiring modelling. You hardly need a railway.

Price: 21.95
 

Narrow Gauge Adventure. Ref: MD2975  

A modelmaking journey.
Kazer.
Very large, 159 pages, pictorial : colour and b/w photos, some layout plans. Soft back. **History and details of author's layouts of English and Welsh narrow gauge lines, unattempted projects, advice on tools, materials and techniques.

Price: 26.95
 

Passenger Train Operation. Ref: MD2049  

For the railway modeller.
Essery, B.
Very large, 96 pages, illustrated with photos and diagrams. Soft back. **In-depth examination of the nature of passenger service operation, providing a general introduction and a guide for modellers which explains how to represent accurately the operations of a full-scale railway.

Price: 14.99
 

Plastic-Bodied Locos. Ref: MD1527  


Shackleton, T.
Very large, 164 pages, many photo illustrations. Soft back.

Price: 14.95
 

Private Owner Wagons A Third Collection. Ref: MD1834  


Turton, K.
Very large, 128 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Information about the wagons of over 60 further companies. Includes a comprehensive list of sources and models available of the wagons featured.

Price: 14.99
 

Private Owner Wagons A Seventh Collection. Ref: MD2511  


Turton, K.
Very large, 160 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Another wide range of wagons and their operators. Short histories of over seventy more businesses, together with all known details of their wagon fleets; a further section reviews all the previous volumes adding information and pictures which have come to light since their original publication.

Price: 19.95
 

Private Owner Wagons An Eighth Collection. Ref: MD2666  


Turton, K.
Very large, 168 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Another wide range of wagons and their operators. Short histories of over seventy more businesses, together with all known details of their wagon fleets; as usual there is also further information and pictures on companies featured in earlier volumes.

Price: 19.95
 

Private Owner Wagons A Ninth Collection. Ref: MD2783  


Turton, K.
Very large, 160 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Another wide range of wagons and their operators: the author was particularly pleased with a find of glass plate negatives from wagon builders Thos Burnett & Co of Doncaster. Short histories of over eighty more businesses, together with all known details of their wagon fleets; as usual there is also further information and pictures on companies featured in earlier volumes.

Price: 19.95
 

Private Owner Wagons A Eleventh Collection. Ref: MD2977  


Turton, K.
Very large, 168 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Another wide range of wagons and their operators: a large proportion were built by the Gloucester RC&W Co. Important owners included the major coal firm of Settle Speakman & Co and the Blaenavon Co, the remains of whose collieries and ironworks is now a World Heritage site. Short histories of over sixty more businesses, together with all known details of their wagon fleets; as usual there is also further information and pictures on companies featured in earlier volumes.

Price: 21.00
 

Private Owner Wagons A Twelfth Collection. Ref: MD3192  


Turton, K.
Very large, 160 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Another wide range of wagons and their operators: from builders Gloucester RC&W Co, Charles Roberts and others. This volume features wagons of some of the more obscure - even surprising - undertakings to own their own fleets (and occasionally just the one wagon). Short histories of over sixty more businesses, together with all known details of their wagon fleets; as usual there is also further information and pictures on companies featured in earlier volumes.

Price: 21.00
 

Robinson's Locomotive Liveries On The Great Central Railway. Ref: MD3115  


Quick, J.
Very large, 136 pages, photos, some colour, colour patches and splasher livery diagrams, glazed boards. ** Detailed descriptions of the full range of liveries applied by the GC to the 28 classes of locomotive, and the railcars, designed by Robinson. Brief histories of each class, and notes of the changes made to the liveries.

Price: 19.50
 

Whitemetal Locos. Ref: MD0129  

A Kitbuilder's Guide.
Rice, I.
Very large, 64 pages, pictorial. Soft back.

Price: 10.95
 

4mm Coal Wagon. Ref: MD0611  

A Step-By-Step Guide.
Hayes.
Very large, 134 pages. Soft back.

Price: 14.95

7mm Modelling Part 1. Ref: MD0170  


Gravett, G.
Very large, 96 pages. Soft back. **General introduction to 7mm scale covering scales and gauges, baseboards, track, locos and stock etc.

Price: 10.95

Approach To Building Finescale Track in 4mm. Ref: MD0124  


Rice, I.
Very large, 112 pages, pictorial. Soft back.

Price: 12.95

Britain's Railway Liveries. Ref: MD0937  

Colours, crests and linings, 1825 - 1948.
Carter, E F.
Medium, 350 pages, diagrams, colour chart, hard back. **Current (3rd) edition of a long established reference work; note, though, that the content of this edition is identical to that of the first two.

Price: 19.95

British Railway Goods Wagons In Colour 1960 - 2003. Ref: MD0934  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry.
Very large, 96 pages, pictorial, colour photos, line drawings, soft back. ** For earlier wagons see the companion British Railway Goods Wagons In Colour, reference 2003, which covers vehicles in use during the period from 1948 to the early eighties.

Price: 14.99

British Railway Goods Wagons In Colour. Ref: MD2003  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry.
Very large, 96 pages, pictorial: over 200 colour photographs plus b/w line drawings, soft back. **The first all-colour book devoted to the British goods wagon, covering a broadly representative selection of the wagons which made up the bulk of goods trains from the formation of BR in 1948 to the early 1980s. For more recent models see the companion British Railway Goods Wagons In Colour 1960 - 2003 reference 0934.

Price: 14.99

British Railway Station Architecture In Colour. Ref: MD2451  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry.
Large, 96 pages, period and recent colour photo illustrations. Soft back.

Price: 14.99

British Railways Coaching Stock In Colour. Ref: MD1766  

For the modeller and historian.
Hendry.
Very large, 96 pages, soft back.

Price: 14.99

British Railway Southern Region Electrics In Colour. Ref: MD2466  

For the modeller and historian.
Oliver.
Very large, 96 page album (including some 13 pages of introductory text), soft back. **Emphasis on the "middle years" of the late 1960s and 1970s. Invaluable reference for modellers.

Price: 14.99

British Railways Southern Region In Colour. Ref: MD2380  

For the modeller and historian.
Robertson.
Very large, 96 pages, pictorial, soft back. **175 colour photographs illustrating the Southern Region during the years following nationalisation and shows a great variety of SR facilities and services. Invaluable reference for modellers.

Price: 14.99

British Railways Western Region In Colour. Ref: MD2054  

For the modeller and historian.
Waters.
Very large, 96 pages, pictorial, soft back. **180 colour photographs illustration the Western Region during the 20 years following nationalisation and shows a great variety of WR facilities and services. Invaluable reference for modellers.

Price: 14.99

Creating Model Buildings In 4mm & 7mm. Ref: MD2772  


Taylor, G.
Very large, 128 pages, many colour photos, some scale drawings. Soft back. **Railway and townscape buildings, much detailed advice.

Price: 21.95

Diesels In Depth. Class 40.. Ref: MD2219  


Clarke, D.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including much period colour, 4mm scale drawings, glazed boards. **Brief class history, construction history, detail differences (minutely, with large photos), colour and livery.

Price: 16.99

Diesels In Depth. Classes 24/25. Ref: MD2266  


Clarke, D.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including much period colour, scale drawings, glazed boards. **Brief class history, construction history, detail differences (minutely, with large photos), use as train heaters, colour and livery.

Price: 16.99

History Of Locomotive Kits Volume 1. Ref: MD1456  

K's, Nu-Cast, Wills and South Eastern Finecast.
Forsythe, R.
Very large, 136 pages, photo illustrations, soft back.

Price: 15.95

Light Railway Layout Designs. Ref: MD1523  


Rice, I.
Very large, 72 pages, photos, diagrams. Soft back.

Price: 8.95

LMS Lineside. Part One: Stations, Crossing The Line, Station Lamps And Station Nameboards. Ref: MD2437  

An LMS Journal handbook.
Anderson & Twells.
Very large, 112 page album, mostly photos, some drawings, soft back. **Generously captioned pictures, essential reference for modellers, plenty of interest for the rest of us.

Price: 16.95

LMS Lineside. Part Two: Railway Signage, Timetables And Poster Boards, Platform Numbering, Station Seats, Barrows And Trolleys. Ref: MD2681  

An LMS Journal handbook.
Anderson & Twells.
Very large, 102 page album, mostly photos, some drawings, soft back. **Generously captioned pictures, essential reference for modellers, plenty of interest for the rest of us.

Price: 17.95

Locomotive Kit Chassis Construction in 4mm. Ref: MD0130  


Rice, I.
Very large, 160 pages, pictorial. Soft back.

Price: 13.95

Locomotives In Detail 2. Stanier 4-6-0 Class 5. Ref: MD1839  


Jennison, J & Clarke, D.
Medium, 104 pages, pictorial, including much period colour, clear 4mm scale drawings, glazed boards. **Brief class history, design development history, detail differences, colour and livery.

Price: 14.99

Locomotives In Detail 3. Gresley 4-6-2 A4 Class. Ref: MD2183  


Clarke, D.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including much period colour, 4mm scale drawings, glazed boards. **Brief class history, design development history, detail differences, colour and livery.

Price: 14.99

Locomotives In Detail 5. Riddles Class 6/7 Standard Pacifics. Ref: MD2185  


Clarke.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including much period colour and close-ups of details, clear drawings, glazed boards. **Design, construction, liveries, names, operation, preservation. The Clans get a separate chapter.

Price: 16.99

Locomotives In Detail 6. Maunsell 4-4-0 Schools Class. Ref: MD2268  


Swift.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including period colour, clear drawings, glazed boards. **Design, construction, modifications, liveries, names, operation, preservation.

Price: 16.99

Locomotives In Detail 7. Riddles Class 9F 2-10-0. Ref: MD2314  


Clarke.
Medium, 96 pages, pictorial, including much period colour and close-ups of details, clear drawings, glazed boards. **Design, construction, liveries, names, operation, preservation.

Price: 16.99

Model Railway Planning And Design Handbook. Ref: MD1796  


Burnard, Flint, Gibbons, Lunn, Ripley.
Very large, 96 pages, photos, drawings and diagrams: colour throughout, soft back. **A very desirable book, nicely produced and fired with enthusiasm. Takes the modeller though the design process and describes layouts from simple beginner's systems through industrial themes, contemporary schemes and lastly, some larger-scale exhibition layouts.

Price: 18.95

Modelling Historic Architecture. Ref: MD0655  


Bidwell.
Very large, 70 pages. Soft back.

Price: 8.95

Narrow Gauge Railway Modelling. Ref: MD0849  


Kazer.
Very large, 124 pages, many photos, soft back.

Price: 14.95

Peter's Railway. Ref: MD2526  

The story of a new railway; some stories from the old railways; and how-it-works.
Vine.
Large, landscape, 93 pages, coloured illustrations throughout, hard back. **Here is a book designed to inspire youngsters with enthusiasm for model engineering. Peter's grandfather is a farmer with a love of railways; together they survey and lay 1km of track through the fields. Grandpa built the wagons, Mr Esmond lent his engine, but would Grandma agree to ride on the train? The story is presented side-by-side with excellent technical explanations; this is the first of a series, so with luck Peter will soon be learning to drive.

Price: 11.99

Private Owner Wagons A Fourth Collection. Ref: MD2068  

Welsh Anthracite.
Turton, K.
Very large, 184 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Information about the wagons of the various collieries, agents and shippers supplying the best coal from South Wales. Includes a comprehensive list of sources and models available of the wagons featured.

Price: 19.95

Private Owner Wagons A Fifth Collection. Ref: MD2244  

Readers contributions.
Turton, K.
Very large, 184 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **This volume reverts to the original formula: some 60 owners are described and their wagons illustrated with 170 photographs. The difference is that almost every owner depicted is included because of reader response in the form of photographs or other information.

Price: 19.95

Private Owner Wagons A Sixth Collection. Ref: MD2481  


Turton, K.
Very large, 184 pages, many photo illustrations. Glazed boards. **Another wide range of wagons and their operators. Short histories of over eighty businesses, together with all known details of their wagon fleets; illustrated with some 250 photographs of wagons and sites.

Price: 21.00

Private Owner Wagons In Colour. Ref: MD2613  

For the modeller and historian.
Ratcliffe.
Very large, 96 page album, soft back. **Tells the background to the revival of private-owner wagons in the last quarter of the twentieth century and examines in detail the wagon types, the traffic carried and the customers served.

Price: 14.99

Railfreight In Colour. Ref: MD2572  

For the modeller and historian.
Cable.
Very large, 96 page album, soft back. **Covers the years 1983 - 1996; describes the classes of locomotives used, showing a wide range of rolling stock at locations ranging from the north of Scotland to Cornwall.

Price: 14.99

Reconstruction Of Euston Station. Ref: MD2518  


Wilde.
Very large, 57 pages, photos, plans, drawings, soft back. **An exceptionally detailed study of the works undertaken in the 1960s.

Price: 7.99

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