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Latest Arrivals

All books catalogued in the last year. Not all these are listed elsewhere in the on-line catalogue. Latest update 28 May 2019.

General Studies

Including management, policy and operation.
Archive, Railway Archive and any other current journal formerly listed here are now in the new Journal section, see the end of this list.

Regional Railways : North of England

Cheshire, Cumberland, Co Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland and Yorkshire.
The Isle of Man is also in this section.

Regional Railways : Midlands & East Anglia

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

Regional Railways : South & South West England

Berkshire, Cornwall, Devonshire, Dorsetshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.

Regional Railways : London & South East England

Includes Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex.

Company History

Includes histories of railway companies (including specific aspects of their operation), locomotive builders and other engineering companies. For line histories see the Regional sections.
Southern Way, Midland Record and LMS Journal, formerly listed here, are now in the Journal section, see the end of this list.

Locomotives: Pre-Nationalisation

British locomotives pre-Nationalisation and overseas locomotives up to the end of the Second World War.

See also Photo albums & collections for the Working Steam series and similar, and Biographies for books about locomotive engineers.

Locomotives: Post-Nationalisation

British locomotives post-Nationalisation and overseas locomotives post 1945.
This is the section for modern traction and BR standard steam.

Narrow gauge & industrial

Industrial railways, light railways, narrow gauge railways and miniature (5" - 15") railways.

Civil Engineering

This includes stations and locomotive sheds as well as track, bridges, tunnels etc.

Trams & Buses

Includes industrial as well as passenger tramways.


Essays, fiction, humour, tickets, collecting, rail travel, walking.
Also includes other transport subjects and industrial history. Archive, Railway Archive and any other current journal formerly listed here are now in the new Journal section, see the next section.


Archive, Railway Archive, Locomotives International, LMS Journal, Midland Record and Southern Way.
You will find recent issues listed here together with some back numbers. Back numbers are offered for as long as stocks last as we cannot order in single issues. Please bear in mind that the older issues have been on display in the shop for some years, and may have lost their original sparkle.
We have discontinued Locomotives International, but still have back numbers; LMS Journal and Midland Record are no longer published, but again we have some back numbers.
We also stock London Railway Record, but do not offer copies here as individual issues are £3.25, which is below our minimum order price. We are happy to add an issue or issues to your order - just ask.
Section updated February 2015. More recent issues, if any, will be listed in our Latest Arrivals section

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