Books added to Secondhand Railway Books - Bufferbooks web site                                                  

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

 All books are hardback unless otherwise stated, paperback (pb), card cover. 

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

LMS & Constituents

Allen , C.J. ABC Locomotives Series. The Stanier Pacifics of the L.M.S. Famous locomotive types . No. 3. A very detailed small volume illustrated with b/w photos and scale drawings. (pb) Ian Allan, 1950, pp64.    G+ (wear to spine of cover)   £3

Allen, Cecil J. British Express Trains No. 3 –London Midland Region. Ian Allan abc. A detailed locomotive performance book looking at the regions express services and routes. Along with tables of distances, speed limits, and performance data. (pb) Ian Allan, April 1960, pp72. VG   (some wear to cover)   £1

Atthill, Robin. The Somerset & Dorset Railway.   Illustrated history. (pb) Pan, 1971, pp236, isbn 0 330 02478 7. G   50p

Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company.  Rules and Regulations of the L&Y Railway Company.  A facsimile of the L&Y rule book.  (pb)  Millgate Publishing Ltd., 1987, pp112, isbn 1 870 788 01 X.  VG   (mark on back cover where a sticky label has been previously removed)  £1

LNER & Constituents

A4 Locomotive Society Limited. 4498 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’ on ‘Steam Safari’ London to Newcastle/Carlisle.   Commemorative brochure.   (pb) A4 Locomotive Society, pp8 + pull out route plan.   Vg   50p

Hurst, Geoffrey. Miles and Chains 1 Eastern. Covers all passenger and freight lines across the region. (pb) Milepost Publications, 2ndedition 1983, pp72, isbn 0 9507577 5 6.   G+ (some neat underlining)    50p

SR & Constituents

Stephenson Locomotive Society. Bullied Pacifics of the Southern Railway. Commemorative brochure produced upon the occasion of the ‘Southern Pacifics’ tour from Birmingham on 23rd May 1965, to Oxford, Salisbury, Exeter Central and Westbury. Organised by the Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area).   (pb) Stepehnson Locomotive Society, 1965, pp15.   VG 50p

English Regions

Bayliss, Derek A. The Post Office Railway London.   Scarce   Detailed study of this railway from it's origins and approval in 1911, through construction, electric power supply, rolling stock, traffic and operations.   (hb) Turntable Publications, 1978, 96 pages, isbn 0 902844 43 1.    VG, VG   £60 scarce

Doherty, Douglas. Railscene 3. York.   Small booklet of b/w photographs with captions. (paper cover) Peco, c1968, pp28, small landscape format. VG 50p

Doherty, Douglas. Railscene 5. Sheffield.   Small booklet of b/w photographs with captions. (paper cover) Peco, c1968, pp28, small landscape format. VG   50p

Doherty, Douglas. Railscene 6. Capital Approaches (Northern).   Small booklet of b/w photographs with captions. (paper cover) Peco, c1968, pp28, small landscape format. VG   50p

Doherty, Douglas. Railscene 7. Birmingham.   Small booklet of b/w photographs with captions. (paper cover) Peco, c1968, pp28, small landscape format. VG   50p

North Tyneside.  Cradle of the Railways. A well illustrated small volume on the railways of North Tyneside with particular reference to the Stephenson Railway Museum.  (pb)  North Tyneside Council, pp20, isbn 0906529 09 3.  VG    50p

Shaw, William. Days of Steam 3. Euston – Carlisle. A Journey in Pictures with an Essay by Dr. W A Tuplin.   Royal Scots, Brittanias, Jubilees and diesels are well illustrated in this publication. (pb) Model & Allied Publications Ltd., 1969, pp36, small landscape format.   VG   50p

Irish Railways

Pamely, Evan. Belfast and Northern Counties Railtour. Souvenir Brochure. A well illustrated guide to the railtour on Saturday 12th May and Sunday 13th May 2001. Includes gradient profiles and many historical facts. Done on a station/junction by station journey. (pb) Railway Preservation of Ireland, 2001, pp44. VG 50p

Scottish Railways

Allen, Cecil J. British Express Trains No. 5 - Anglo Scottish Services and Scottish Regions. Ian Allan abc. A detailed locomotive performance book looking at many of the Anglo Scottish/Scottish Regions Express services and routes. Along with tables of distances, speed limits, and performance data. (pb) Ian Allan, Feb 1960, pp72.   G+ (some writing in ink on title page)    £1

The Mallaig Railway. A guide to the line reprinted from the turn of the century, with colour illustrations to celebrate the return of steam in the 1980s. (pb) Northern Books from Famedram, 1988, pp32.   G+ (some wear to cover)   50p

Welsh Railways

Hambly, Mark, Bodlander, Adrian & Southern, Dave. Railways of the Wnion Valley and the Mawddach Estuary.   Short, well illustrated study. (pb) Llangollen Railway Society, pp36, isbn 1 87410 00 6.   VG   50p

Steam Engineering

Jarvis, Adrian & Morris, Len. Lion. The story of the oldest working locomotive in the world in the collections of the Merseyside County Museums. Well illustrated short study of this locomotive through restoration/preservation. (glossy card cover) Merseyside County Museums, 1980, pp28, isbn 0 906367 04 2. VG £1

Pearce-Carr, Tom. Compound Locomotives of the British Isles. Illustrated study of these locomotives. (hb) Finial Publishing, 2007, pp109, isbn 1 900467 37 7. F, F £1

Early Railway History

Bignell, Philippa. Taking the Train. Railway Travel in Victorian Times.    Short illustrated history.    (pb) National railway Museum/Science Museum/HMSO, 1978, pp32, small landscapr format, isbn 0 11 290262 6.   VG   50p

BR Era

Adams, John & Whitehouse, Patrick. British Rail Scrapbook 1955.   Well illustrated look at the railways and events during 1955.   (hb) Ian Allan, 1976, pp64, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 0694 6.   VG   £1

British Rail (Eastern Region) Staff Railway Society Autumn Handbook 1971, Volume 2 Number 3. Michael, Terence H (editor). A handbook with articles on materials handling systems, the race to the north, the Midland Railway, The Isle of man Victorian Steam Railway and more…. (pb) Ronault House of Publishers on behalf of BR Staff Association (ER), 1971, pp92. VG    50p  

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 3 London Midland Scottish Regions Nos. 40000-59999 and 700000-99999 Summer 1959 edition.      Contains some neat underlining and few loose pages in centre of b/w photos.   (pb)   Ian Allan, April 1959, pp72. G £1

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 3 London Midland Scottish Regions Nos. 40000-59999 and 700000-99999 Summer 1960 edition.      Contains underlining in red ink.   (pb)   Ian Allan, May 1960, pp72.    G+    £2

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 3 London Midland Scottish Regions Nos. 40000-59999 and 700000-99999 Summer 1961 edition.      Contains some neat underlining in blue ink.   (pb)   Ian Allan, May 1961, pp84.    G+    £2

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 3 London Midland Scottish Regions Nos. 40000-59999 and 700000-99999 Winter 1961/2 edition.      Contains some neat underlining in blue ink.   (pb)   Ian Allan, October 1961, pp84.    G+    £2

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 3 London Midland Scottish Regions Nos. 40000-59999 and 700000-99999 Summer 1962 edition.      Contains underlining in blue ink throughout.   (pb)   Ian Allan, May 1962, pp84.    G+    £2

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 1 Western Region Nos. 1-9999 and 70000-99999 Summer 1959 edition. Contains underlining in ink throughout. (pb) Ian Allan, April 1959, pp64.   G (some green ink on cover)   £1

Ian Allan abc British Railways Locomotives part 1 Western Region Nos. 1-9999 and 70000-99999 Summer 1960 edition. Contains underlining in blue ink throughout. (pb) Ian Allan, May 1960, pp64.   G+ (wear to cover)   £2

Ian Allan British Rail Locoshed Book 1966. Shed allocations for all British Railways Locomotives.   Contains some neat underlining in blue ink.   (pb) Ian Allan, 1966, pp63.   G+    £2

Ian Allan abc British Rail Locoshed Book 1979. All BR motive power with depot allocations.   Contains some neat marks in ink.   (pb) Ian Allan, 1979, pp80, isbn 0 7110 0931 7.   G+    £2

Railway Architecture. A Glance Back and a Look Forward. In 32 photographs   this booklet shows the enormous variety of the BR property board estate, both old and new. (pb) British Railways Board, 1978, pp11.   VG   50p  

Shed by Shed. Shed by shed guide for the modern rail enthusiast of the time with loco allocation numbers, map and some b/w photos and drawings. (pb) D & L Railway Publications, 2ndedition 1982, pp120, isbn 0 907974 01 5. VG (some neat underlining and small inscription) £1

The Britannia Pacifics An Appreciation.   Short, detailed study. (pb) A Stockport (Bahamas) Locomotive Society Publication, pp24.   G+   £1

Diesel & Electrics

Fox, Peter. British Railways Pocket Book No. 3 DMU & Light Rail Systems. 14th edition 2001.   The complete guide to all Diesel Multiple Units which operate on Railtrack network plus the Rolling Stock of Light Rail & Metro Systems (excluding London Underground).   (pb) Platform 5, 2000, pp80, isbn 1 902336 17 8.   VG    £1

Fox, Peter & Webster, Neil. British rail Pocket Book No. 2 Multiple Unit Pocket Book 3rd edition February 1982.   Contains neat underlining in ink. (pb) Platform 5, 1982, pp80, isbn 0 906579 19 8.   G+   50p

General Interest

Ellis, C. Hamilton. Royal Journey. A retrospect of Royal trains in the British Isles.   A detailed study of Royal train carriages. (pb) British Transport Commission, 1953, pp32.   VG    (covered inscription on front blank page)   50p    

Fowkes, E H. Railway History and the Local Historian. EY local history series: no. 16. A great source book for the railway historian looking at the record sources for this area. (pb) East Yorkshire Local History Society, 1963, pp40. VG (covered inscription on title page)    50p

Fox, peter & Hall, Peter. British Railways Pocket Book No. 2 Coaching Stock. 25th edition 2001. The complete guide to all Locomotive-Hauled Coaches which operate on the Railtrack network.   (pb) Platform 5, 2000, pp112, isbn 1 902336 16 X. VG (no marks or underlining)   £1

Garrod, Trevor. Fighting for Rail.  Railway Development Society 1978 - 1988. A short study, illustrated with b/w photographs. (pb) Railway Development Society, 1988, pp36, isbn 0 901283 04 5. VG   50p                       

Railway World Annual 1973. Edited by Alan Williams.    Well illustrated volume containing articles on West of Exeter – the Southern’s Withered Arm, Rails Across Mid Wales, The Little railways of England, North of Inverness and much more… (hb) Ian Allan, 1972, pp136, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 0377 7.   VG   £1

Railway World Annual 1983. Edited by Michael Harris.    Well illustrated volume containing articles on Scottish Inter-City, The ACV Railcars, Swindon Sundays, Fog on the Lickey and much more… (hb) Ian Allan, 1982, pp128, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 1234 2.   VG   £1

Railway World Annual 1986. Edited by David Percival.    Well illustrated volume containing articles on Between Peterborough and Leicester, Pullmans on tour, The Railways of South Humberside, Stafford in the 1950s and much more… (hb) Ian Allan, 1985, pp128, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 1506 6.   VG   £1

Railway World Annual 1987. Edited by Nigel Harris.    Well illustrated volume containing articles on Woodford Halse: a Railway Community recalled, ‘Westerns’ in the North, The ‘Patriots’, The West Highland 37s and much more… (hb) Ian Allan, 1986, pp128, glazed boards, isbn 0 7001 1636 4. VG   £1

Railway World Tear Book 1980. Edited by Colin Boocock.    Well illustrated volume containing articles on Stratford Major Depot, Auto-Trains of South Wales, Return to Dublin, The Electric Coal Railway and much more…. (hb) Ian Allan, 1988, pp128, glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 1783 2.   VG   £1

Readers Digest. The Glorious Age of Steam.   Well illustrated celebration of steam from Rocket through to BRs Class 9F 2-10-0 locomotives. This book evokes all the atmosphere and excitement of the bygone age of steam travel. Contains over 300 rare photos and drawings appealing both to serious and casual enthusiasts.   (hb) Readers Digest, 1997, pp224, large format, isbn 0 276 42335 6.    F, VG   £1

The Barry List.  5thEdition.  Hardingham, Roger. An illustrated booklet which details all locomotives received, cut up or preserved from Barry.  (paper cover)  Urie S15 Preservation Group, 1980, pp30.  VG   50p  

The Horizon Book of Railways. With contributions from Lt. Col T M Simmons, P. Ransome-Wallis, A J F Wrottesley, Walkden Fisher, Derek Waldren, Cecil J Allen and J R Day.   Well illustrated book covering history of, various aspects of railways and different locos, both home and abroad.   (hb) Paul Hamlyn, 1961, pp160, large format.   VG, no dust jacket    50p

The Ian Allan Book of Railways. A Re-issue of favourite stories by G. Freeman Allen from the Ian Allan Locospotters’ Annuals nos. 1 to 3.   Contents include ‘Night Ferry’, The ‘Deltics’ are coming, Learn to drive a diesel train, the Stanier Pacifics and more…. (hb) Ian Allan, pp72, glazed boards.   VG   £1

The Ian Allan Book of Trains. Early well illustrated album containing articles on Pullman parade, How it works, Diesels and much more, aimed more at the younger enthusiast.   (hb) Ian Allan, pp64, glazed boards. VG (some foxing)   £1

The Journal of the Stephenson Locomotive Society (published 1st of the month). Vol. XLI December 1965 No. 485.    Articles include The Great Northern Saddle Tanks, A ‘Warship’ Lively Run, South Wales Map Alterations, The Performance of Mr. Maunsell’s Engines and more…. (pb) The Stephenson locomotive Society, 1965, pp32.   G+   50p

The Railway Story Book. Exciting stories, articles and features aimed at the younger enthusiast, illustrated with drawings. Early publication.  (hb) Collins, c1958, pp122, coloured picture board cover. G+ (inscription and some scribble on front blank page and title page and wear to board cover)    50p

Trains. A Pageant Picture Book.   Profusely illustrated. Early book looking at engines, men who worked the trains, fast trains in Britain, some funny trains and trains in other lands. Aimed more for the younger enthusiast.   (hb) Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, c1955, pp42. G   (inscription and some scribble on title page and wear to cover)    50p

Trains of the World. A Swift Picture Book.   Well illustrated early work on railways across all regions of the UK, along with Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, America and looking at building of locos, railways at work, London Transport and Postal services.   (hb) Longacre Press, 1962, pp64, glazed boards.   G+ (some wear to cover)    £1

Treacy, Eric. Glory of Steam.   Selection of b/w photos with captions.   (hb) Ian Allan, 1969, pp112, large format, isbn 0 7110 0068 9.   VG, VG   ( 1 loose page) £1

Treacy, Eric. Spell of Steam.   B/w photos with captions from across the regions.   (hb) Ian Allan, 2nd impression 1974, pp208, large format, isbn 0 7110 0457 9.   VG, VG   £2

Reminiscences & Steam Memories

Essery, Terry. More Firing Days at Saltley. Further reminiscences of railway life during the 1950s. (pb) Bradford Barton, pp163, isbn 0 85153 376 0. VG   £4

Evans, Jim. Grafton, Peter (edited by). Man of the Southern: Jim Evans looks back. Written by a man who started as a booking boy on the SR and became a Top Link main line driver. The atmosphere of the Southern is vividly captured.  (hb) George Allen & Unwin, 1980, pp102, isbn 0 04 385078 2. VG, VG   £4  

Herbert, Ron. The Working Railway. A railwayman’s photographs 1960-67 Volume 1. Ron Herbert was a traffic controller at Preston. In this book he presents an evocative portrait of the everyday working railway.  (pb)   Silver Link, 1984, pp96, isbn 0 9047971 00 9.   VG £4

Rogers, Tom. A Signalmans Life. Reminiscences of a signalman on the Midland Railwaybetween 1923 to retirement in 1972 and then on to the Midland Railway Trust. (pb) Midland Railway Trust, circa 1980s, pp32. VG £1

Preserved & Heritage Railways/Locomotives

Angell. Dave. Telford Steam Railway. Guide Book and Stock List. 3rd edition.   Illustrated study of the line, its locomotives and rolling stock. (pb) Telford Steam Railway, 3rd edition 2006, pp32.   VG 50p

Angell. Dave. Telford Steam Railway. Guide Book and Stock List. 4th edition.   Illustrated study of the line, its locomotives and rolling stock. (pb) Telford Steam Railway, 4th edition 2007, pp32.   VG 50p

Ashton, Stephen (on behalf of the Friends of the Kirklees Light Railway). Kirklees Light Railway Souvenir Guide. Short illustrated guide to the line.   (pb) Friends of the Kirlees Light Railway,, 1st edition 2007, pp20.   VG   50p

Bell, Thomas M. The South Tynedale Railway. Visitor’s Guide.   Well illustrated guide to the line, locomotives and rolling stock.   (pb) South Tynedale Railway (Sales) Ltd., 5th edition 2008, pp24, isbn 0 9519474 4 3.   VG   50p

Bishop, Raymond C. Colne Valley Railway Guide & Stock Book. 4ht edition.   Short, well illustrated history of the line, locos and rolling stock.   (pb) Colne Valley Railway Preservation Society, 4th edition, pp26.   VG 50p

Blakemore, Michael & Mosley, David. Great British Locomotives. The National Railway Museum Locomotives in Action. Signed copy Colour photographs with detailed captions of the collection working. (hb) Ian Allan, 1997, pp80, landscape format glazed boards, isbn 0 7110 2400 6. VG £3 signed by both authors

Bressingham Book. Gardens, steam railways and engines. 2 ½ miles west of Diss on A1066 Diss-Thetford Road.   Short well illustrated book. (pb) Jarrold, 1970, pp24, isbn 0 8530 206 4.   VG   50p

Bressingham Live Steam Museum and Gardens. Introduction by Alan Bloom.    Well illustrated guide to the gardens, locomotives and stationary engines.   (pb) Bressingham Steam Preservation Co. Ltd., 1988, pp28.   VG   50p

Bristol Avon railway and the Bitton Railway Centre. Brief history of the Mangotsfield to Bath (Green Park) Railway, its closure and the subsequent opening of the railway centre, its locomotives and rolling stock. Illustrated. (pb) Avon Anglia Production, 1980, pp24, isbn 0 905466 31 4.   G+   50p

Carr, Ken. Carry on Clagging. Preserved traction 2010. The Complete Guide to British Preserved Diesel & Electric Locomotives.   On a class by class basis with colour photos.   (pb) Visions International Entertainment Ltd., 2010, pp86, isbn 978 0 9558264 7 4.   G+   (wear and large crease to cover)    50p

Churnet Valley Railway Guide Book.   A look at our line, the locomotives & stock. Issue 2.   Well illustrated comprehensive guide book. (pb) Churnet Valley Railway, 2005, pp32.   VG   50p

Churnet Valley Railway Guide Book.   A look at our line, the locomotives & stock. Issue 4.   Well illustrated comprehensive guide book. (pb) Churnet Valley Railway, 2007, pp32.   VG   50p

Elliott, R.J. (compiled by). Preserved Locomotives of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. Illustrated with b/w photos. (pb) Published by the ‘Dumbleton Hall’ Preservation Society to raise funds for the restoration of the engine of that name, 1978, pp32, isbn 0 9505827 2 7.   VG   50p

Esau, Mike. Bluebell Steam in Action.   B/w photo album with detailed captions. (pb) Oxford Publishing Co., pp32, small landscape format.   VG 50p

James, N.D.G. The Bicton Woodland Railway.   Short illustrated history of the railway and description of the line, complete with details of locos and rolling stock.   (pb) Printed by William Chudley & Son Ltd., 2nd edition 1967, pp32.   G+ 50p

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Guidebook.   Station by station look at this railway, well illustrated with colour photos.   (pb) Jarrold Publishing, 2005, pp20, isbn 0 902438 32 8.   VG   50p

Learner, Frank. Barry Island Railway Heritage Centre Handbook. Short, well illustrated study. (pb) The Vale of Glamorgan Railway Company Ltd, 1st edition 1998, pp48.   VG   50p

Railway Forum. Second Series Summer/Autumn 1967. Official Journal of the Association of Railway Preservation Societies. News and pictures of railway museums and preserved railway lines in Great Britain. (pb) The Railway Forum, 1967, pp30.   G   50p

Ribble Steam Railway. Major Exhibit List. The Locomotives and Rolling Stock of the Railway. 2006/7 edition.   B/w photo of each loco complete with a short history.   (pb) Ribble Steam railway, pp31.   VG 50p

Rolt, L.T.C. The Great Western Railway Museum Swindon.   Illustrated study.   (pb) British railways Board, 1963, pp32.   G+   50p

Rose, Neil (compiled by). Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway Stockbook. Detailed stock book, giving history, technical details and photo of locomotives and rolling stock.   (pb) Colonel Stephens Publications, revised edition 1987, pp80.   VG   50p

Strike, John. The Amerton Railway 1990 - 2002.  Short well illustrated visitors guide to the line, its locomotives and rolling stock.   (pb) The Amerton Railway, 3rd edition 2002, pp28.   VG 50p

Strike, John. The Amerton Railway.   Short well illustrated guide to the line, its locomotives and rolling stock.   (pb) The Amerton Railway, 4th edition 2011, pp40.   VG 50p

The Line that Jack Built. The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in Pictures.    B/w photos of the railway with detailed captions. (pb) Ian Allan, c1969, pp24, isbn 0 7110 0126 X.   G+ 50p

The National Tramway Museum. Full colour illustrated guide of the museum at Crich. (pb) Jarrold Colour Publications, 1985, pp28. VG 50p

The Railway Museum, York, 1951.   List of exhibits at the time of publication. (pb) Printed by Ben Johnson, York, revised edition impression 1951, pp49. G+   50p

The Steeple Grange Light Railway. Wirksworth’s Original Heritage Railway. A Visitor’s Guide.   Short, illustrated history of this line.   (pb) Steeple Grange Light Railway, 21st year of operation, pp22.   G+   50p

Williams, D.C. (compiled by). Severn Valley railway Stock Book. 7th edition. B/w photos of each with short history.   (pb) Severn Valley Railway Company, 7th edition 1980, pp84, isbn 0 907315 00 3.   VG   50p

Modelling

Adair, David. Modellers’ Guide to the LNER.   Well illustrated reference work. Details of locos, goods and passenger rolling stock, liveries and buildings along with advice on reproducing these features in miniature, including the famous teak-finished coaches.   (pb) Patrick Stephens Limited, 1987, pp160, isbn 0 85059 831 1.    G+   £1   ex-library

County Borough of Derby Museum and Art Gallery Illustrated Guide to the Midland Railway Exhibit with Description of Methods used in its Construction. Illustrated guide to this layout which was first opened to the public on 26th May 1951. (pb) Derby Museum and Art Gallery Committee, 1961, pp20. G+   50p

Evans, Martin. Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction. 4th edition revised.   Very detailed, steam locomotive engineering book, illustrated with many b/w photos and drawings. (pb) Model & Allied Publications Limited, 4th edition 1984, pp172, isbn 0 85242 161 3.   VG    £4.50

Otto, Bertram. The World’s Largest Model Railway. Scarce   Description of this huge model layout, complete with b/w photos. Also contains many period adverts and has a lovely drawing of a Warship with ‘The Bristolian’ headboard on the cover. (pb) Bertram Otto, c1960, pp64. G+ (some wear to cover)     £15   Scarce

Modelling Magazines.

16mm TODAY. Issue 157 February 2016. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. Colour magazine with many interesting articles and adverts.    VG   (small amount of writing on cover) £1

16mm TODAY. Issue 158 May 2016. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. Colour magazine with many interesting articles and adverts.    VG   £1

16mm TODAY. Issue 159 August 2016. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. Complete with separate Bulletin Supplement, The quarterly newsletter and events listing of the 16mm Association.   Colour magazine with many interesting articles and adverts.    VG   £1

16mm TODAY. Issue 163 August 2017. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. Complete with separate Bulletin Supplement, The quarterly newsletter and events listing of the 16mm Association.   Colour magazine with many interesting articles and adverts.    VG   £1

16mm TODAY. Issue 164 November 2017. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. Complete with separate Bulletin Supplement, The quarterly newsletter and events listing of the 16mm Association.   Colour magazine with many interesting articles and adverts.    VG   £1

16mm TODAY. Issue 165 May 2016. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. Colour magazine with many interesting articles and adverts.    VG   £1

16mm TODAY. Issue 166 Special edition. The Journal of the Association of 16mm Narrow gauge Modellers. History of sixteen mil and the association.    Colour magazine with many interesting articles.     VG   £1

All of the above 7 for £5

Modelling cds

Thornton Mick. The Roving Reporter Photo Collection Volume 1. ‘The Jaggie Era’ November 1997 to July 2002. Upgraded Edition. A collection of over 1500 digital images of narrow gauge model railway layouts and stock.    50p

Thornton Mick. The Roving Reporter Photo Collection Volume 2. August 2002 and November 2003. Upgraded edition. A collection of over 1300 digital images of narrow gauge model railway layouts and stock.    50p

Thornton Mick. The Roving Reporter Photo Collection Volume 3. Images from 2004 and 2005. A collection of over 2000 digital images of narrow gauge model railway layouts and stock.    50p

Overseas Railways

Gibson, M. Allen. Train Time. Nostaglic glimpses of a Wolfville boyhood during which train watching was a happy pastime. Illustrated with photographs by the author. A lovely well illustrated reminiscence of a railway based childhood in Canada. (card cover) Lancelot Press, 1973, pp47. VG (inscription on fly leaf)  50p

The Complete History of North American Railways.   This book covers the whole 150 year history of the worlds most formidable transport system, from the pioneering days of the last century to the age of Amtrak and Conrail, with special chapters covering the individual railroads and the major steam locomotives.   (hb) Regency House Publ;ishing Ltd., 1996, pp352, very large format, isbn 1 85361 449 1.   VG, VG    £5

Yonge, J. R. & Frankis, G.  Transport in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.  Quail Map Co., Transport Series No. 3.  Rail and bus routes complete with maps and photographs covering the Grand Duchy.  (pb)  Quail Map Co., 1966, pp18.    G+   50p

Video.

Steam Lives on. A fascinating look at one of the world’s most spectacular railway systems. Looking at railways in New Zealand.   Abbey Freetime, 1987, running time 50mins.   10p not tested 

Other Transport Books

Whitehead, Robert A. The Age of the Traction Engine.   Well illustrated study with chapters on Origin & Makers, The Traction Engine at Work, The Engineman and Engines in trouble.   (hb) Ian Allan, 1970, pp96, isbn 0 7110 0129 4.   VG, no dust jacket   £1

Records. (not tested but a few sold with no problems)

All the records are in original sleeves but with wear/tear. 

£2 each or make an offer for multiple purchases.

Argo Transacord

Engines from Derby & Crewe. Ex LMS steam locomotives of various classes, at work on British Railways, during the years between 1955 and 1965, at Blea Moor, Garrochburn, Chinley, Clay Cross, Stockingford, Tring Cutting, Kelmarsh Tunnel, Windsor Hill Tunnel, Bletchley, Llangunllo, Dalrymple Junction, Girvan, Tebay, Greenhome and Shap Wells.    £2

The Power of Steam. Lineside recordings of steam locomotives, hard at work with passenger and goods trains: On the Carlisle-Edinburgh line; on the Lickey Incline; at Basingstoke Station; in the Ayrshire colliery district and on the Shap Fells at Scout Green.   £2

The Triumph of an A.4 Pacific. Recordings made during a record breaking journey between Kings Cross and Doncaster on 23rd May 1959. The train, headed by A4 Pacific No. 60007 Sir |Nigel Gresley, driven by Bill hole, reached a speed of 112mph on the return journey.    £2

The West Highland Line. Recordings made on the West Highland Line of the former North British Railway, now Scottish Region BR.    £2

The World of Railways.   ‘Pacific’ Power.   Pacific type 4-6-2 steam locomotives at work on British Railways and in France and Germany, between 1956 and 1976.    £2

The World of Railways.   Southern Steam.   Southern Railway steam locomotives, at work on British Railways in the 1950s.   £2

The World of Steam. Steam locomotives hard at work on railways in Britain, Germany, Spain and Turkey.   £2

The World of Steam Volume 2.   Steam locomotives hard at work on the Railways of Yugoslavia, Romania, France, Great Britain and Germany.   £2

Trains in the Night. Recordings made on winter nights at Princes Risborough, on an evening at Bromsgrove, at night at Llangunllo and at night and dawn near Riccarton Junction.    £2

Working on the Footplate. Recordings made on the footplate of four different types of locomotive at work with passenger and freight trains in Scotland and central Wales.   £2

ASV Transacord. 

Changing Trains From Steam to Diesel. Sounds of the steam age. Steam and diesel locomotives at work on British Railways between 1957 and 1966 and a journey in the cab of the HST during a 125mph test run in February 1975.    £2

Eyemark Records Ltd

Farewell to Steam. An Eyemark Railwayana Release. Recorded highlights of steam hauled passenger operated specials during the final week of standard gauge steam operation in great Britain.   £2

Gone With Regret.   An Eyemark Railwayana Release. Recordings of once famous Great Western Engines at work over former GWR metals.   £2

Last train to ‘Ryde’. An Eyemark Railwayana Release.   Recordings make on the Isle of Wight of the now extinct ex LSWR Adams 02 Class 0-4-4 Tanks.   £2

Sonologue Limited.

British Steam.   Volume 1.    £2

British Steam.   Volume 2.    £2

Stanley Schofield Productions Limited.

Sound Stories. No. 4472 Flying Scotsman. The story of this famous locomotive. Sounds of the great steam locomotive in action with narration by Alan Pegler.    £2

8mm films (not tested) in original boxes

£2 each or make an offer for multiple purchases.

Walton 8 Home Movies. Railway Scrapbook.   A railway film with a wide appeal. See the last journey on the Mumbles railway, centenary of the Festiniog Railway, the famous locomotive ‘Lion’ comes out retirement, Laurel and Hardy on the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch railway and the famous Flying Scotsman.   £2

Walton 8 Home Movies. Farewell to Steam Part 1.   Famous steam trains and locomotives of the past, including the Royal Scot in the USA, the Golden Arrow, the Bournemouth Belle and Golden Easgle, the Vale of Rheidol Light Railway, the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch and the Bluebell Line.   £2

Walton 8 Home Movies. Farewell to Steam Part 2. Former monarchs of the track including the Coronation scot, Royal scot, Mallard, West Highland Railway, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and the Wharfed…… Garden Railway.   £2   Writing of contents on the box is a little rubbed so not that clear.

Walton 8 Home Movies. Yesterday’s Transport.   Tour of the Montagu Motor Museum to see many of the famous bicycles, motor cycles and cars dating from the nineteenth century to the 1950s. Amusing scenes when two ‘ghosts’ of the past make off in a 1903 de Dion-Bouton!    £2