List of books for sale just for the Diesel and Electric Enthusiast.

For a list of the abbreviations used please see book condition  page.

All books are hardback unless otherwise stated, paperback (pb), booklet or leaflet. 

 If you would like to see a photograph of any of the books on this web site please e-mail jmbuffer@btinternet.com

Lewis, J.K. The Western's Hydraulics.   (hb) Atlantic, 1997, pp174, large format, isbn 0 906899 73 7.   VG mark on front cover, no dust jacket   £12 

Longhurst, Roly. Electric Locomotives on the West Coast Main Line. With additional material by Michael Oakley. B/w study of classes AL1-81 to class 87 and their work on the West Coast Main Line. (glossy card cover)Bradford Barton, 1978, pp30. G (small tear on back cover and last 6 pages) £0.50        

Marsden, Colin J.  Motive Power Recognition:  2  EMUs. Giving technical data of every class electric multiple units, with photographs of each.  (glossy card cover)  Ian Allan, 1986, pp112, isbn 0 7110 1569 4.   VG    £1

Marsden, Colin J. The Power of the HSTs. Power Series. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs with detailed captions, this tells the story of the early days through to sectorisation and the variety of post privatisation operations, including the Rio project and the measurement train. Oxford Publishing Co., 2006, pp128, large format, isbn 0 86093 600 7. F, VG £8

Marsden, Colin J. & Fenn, Graham B. British Rail Main Line Electric Locomotives. Covers all main line locomotives and includes technical details and 4mm drawings for each class.  (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1993, pp128, large format, isbn 0 86093 446 2. F, VG £20

Marsden, Colin J & Ford, Darren (compiled by). Railway Magazine 1995 Traction Guide. Names, numbers, owners, allocations, liveries, status. Up to date to January 1995. Includes all Channel Tunnel traction. The very first pocket book to include BR and privatised ex-BR locos in the same listings. (paper cover) Railway Magazine, 1995, pp63. VG unmarked £0.50

Miller, Lee. Loco Fleet List 2010. The Complete List of Diesel and Electric Locomotives to Run on BR and the National Rail Network.This book gives a reference to all the diesel and electric locomotives to run on Britain's railways from the early day's right up to the present. (spiral bound card cover) Milz Publications, 2010, pp74. VG £3.00

Moody, G.T.  Southern Electric 1909 - 1979.  Fifth edition.  The History of the World's Largest Suburban Electrified System.  A rare work which pays homage to this often neglected part of the UK railway history.  Well illustrated with good b/w photographs.  Ian Allan, 1979, pp280.  VG, VG  £8.95

Moody, G.T.  Southern Electric 1909 - 1968.   The History of the World's Largest Suburban Electrified System.  This pays homage to this often neglected part of the UK railway history.  Well illustrated with good b/w photographs.  Ian Allan, 4the edtition 1968, pp272. VG, G (some edge wear + tears to dust jacket)    £7.95     

Nicolle, B. Transport Topic Series No. 10. Spotters Guide to Diesel Recognition.Infrequently seen comprehensive reference work with photographs and scale diagrams of each class. Oxford Publishing Co., 1980, pp32, isbn 0 86093 099 8. VG £2

Oakley, Michael.  Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics  1 - Eastern Region South. A glimpse into the world of the early 1980s.  These illustrated guides (inc maps) contain photographs from photographers such as J C Baker and M J Collins and each guide considers three aspects: a) guide to character of each line  b) locations inc. signalboxes, level crossings, station layouts, sidings, gradient information and mileages  c)  listing of motive power workings, both freight and passenger.   (glossy card cover)  Bradford Barton, pp48.  F  50p      

Oakley, Michael.  Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics  2 - Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. A glimpse into the world of the early 1980s.  These illustrated guides (inc maps) contain photographs from photographers such as J C Baker and M J Collins and each guide considers three aspects: a) guide to character of each line  b) locations inc. signalboxes, level crossings, station layouts, sidings, gradient information and mileages  c)  listing of motive power workings, both freight and passenger. (glossy card cover)  Bradford Barton, pp48.  F  50p    

Oakley, Michael.  Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide Including Electrics  9 - South and South East. A glimpse into the world of the early 1980s.  These illustrated guides (inc maps) contain photographs from photographers such as J C Baker and M J Collins and each guide considers three aspects: a) guide to character of each line  b) locations inc. signalboxes, level crossings, station layouts, sidings, gradient information and mileages  c)  listing of motive power workings, both freight and passenger. (glossy card cover)  Bradford Barton, pp48.   F  50p            

Peck, David. ALCO FA-2. Plans, Photos, Roster, Variations. Diesel Data Series Book 2. Short study with scale diagrams and photographs. (card cover) Hundman Publishing, pp16, large format. VG (has 3 holes punched for ring binder) £2

 Perren, Brian. Modern Railways Special. TGV. A broad based, well illustrated study of TVG services and stock. (glossy card cover)  Ian Allan, 1988, pp56, large format, isbn 0 7110 1706 9.   VG     £1   

Pielow, Simon. Eurostar. Well illustrated, detailed study of the history and development of Eurostar. (hb) Ian Allan, 1997, pp160, isbn 0 7110 2451 0. VG, VG £5.50

Preedy, Norman E. & Ford, H.L.  BR Diesels in Close Up.  B/w photographs of first generation diesels with detailed captions.  (hb)   Bradford Barton, 1974, pp96.  VG, VG    £5  

Rawlinson, Mark. Freightmaster No. 52. Dec 08 - Feb 09. Full details of timings, head codes, traction and types of train. (glossy card cover) Freightmaster Publishing, 2008, pp160. F    £0.50  

Robinson, Peter J (compiled by). The 30s and 31s. Rail Portfolios 15. Colour photo album with very detailed captions. (hb) Ian Allan, 1991, pp64, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 1967 3. VG £6.50

Rose, Peter J. Deltic Twilight.Excellent full page photographs colour and b/w, of Deltics, hard at work in the later years. . (card cover) Pennine Publications, 1982, pp64, landscape format, isbn 0 946055 00 9. VG (small white mark on the front cover) £3   

Semmens, Peter & Machefert-Tassin, Yves. Channel Tunnel Trains. Channel Tunnel Rolling Stock and the Eurotunnel System.   The official account of one of Europe's most complex railway operations. Covers passenger vehicles and freight wagons, locomotives, signalling and control systems and more. Illustrated with colour photos, plans and diagrams.   (hb) Eurotunnel, 1994, pp160, large landscape format, isbn 1 872009 33 6.   F, VG price clipped    £5 

Tufnell, R.M. Intercity 125. Super Profile. Study of these High Speed Trains which are still going strong. Contains, colour and b/w photos, tables and diagrams. (hb) Haynes, 1984, pp56, large format glazed boards, isbn 0 85429 428 7. VG £6.50

Tufnell, R.M.   Intercity 125. Super Profile.   Detailed study of the 125's which are still working today, illustrated with photos and diagrams. (hb) Haynes, 1984, pp56, large format glazed boards, isbn 0 85429 428 7.   V G   £3

Turner, Steve.   Named Diesel and Electric Locomotives of British Rail - Part 2, The 87's British Rail London Midland region 5000HP 25Kv Electrics.   B/w photographs with detailed captions of the class at work. (pb) Rail Photoprints, 1981, pp40, isbn 0 906883 02 4. VG    £2.50  

Vaughan, John.  An Illustrated History of West Country China Clay Trains.  The magnificent work by John Vaughan covering the vast variety of traffic associated with china clay workings.  Haynes/Oxford Publishing, 1st ed 1987, 217 b/w plates, large format, isbn 0 86093 299 0.  F, VG   £10   

Vaughan, John.  Class 40s at Work. Over 200 photographs show the class at work in this volume which analyses the origin and subsequent development and deployment of the class.  Ian Allan, 1981, pp128, large format.  VG, no dust jacket   £2    

Vaughan, John. Diesel Retrospective - Class 33. Lavish pictorial tribute to the class, with over 220 photographs, recording the vast variety of activities/many livery variations. Ian Allan, 2008, pp112, large format, isbn 0 7110 3284 2. F, F   £8  

Waterer, Graham. Southern Electrics. A View From the Past.   Very well illustrated study of these Southern units.   (hb)   Ian Allan, 1999, pp96, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 2621 11.   VG   £6

Webster, Neil, Greengrass, Robert & Greaves, Simon. British Rail Depot Directory. First edition. A Comprehensive Guide to over 300 BR Depots, Workshops and Stabling Points.Illustrated with b/w photos. (pb) Metro Enterprises Ltd., 1987, pp96, isbn 0 947773 07 X. VG £1

Whitehouse, Alan. An Illustrated History of the Woodhead Route.   Scarce. Well illustrated full and detailed story of this line with its many twists and turns over its 136 year history. Over 200 mono and colour illustrations and line drawings.   (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 2010, pp128, large format, isbn 0 86093 635 0.   F, F   £35   scarce

 

Whiteley, John S. Diesels on the Regions - Eastern Region. Excellent b/w photographs of freight and passenger workings with first generation traction. Oxford Publishing Co., 1984, 198 b/w plates, large format, isbn 0 86093 230 3.  VG, VG price clipped £6

Whiteley, J.S. & Morrison, G.W. Profile of the Deltics.  B/w Deltic photographs which includes images of every single class member, with captions.  (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 1980, 152 b/w plates, large format glazed boards, isbn 0 86093 102 1.   VG   (small knock to bottom corner of cover) £7.50 

Whiteley, J.S. & Morrison, G.W. The Power of the Deltics. Power Series. 2004 reprint containing 189 photos of the Deltics with captions. (hb) Oxford Publishing Co., 2004, 189 plates, large format, isbn 0 902888 97 8. VG, VG £8.00