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1. Chrisopher Chant - The world's greatest railways 447 pagini full color coperta tare - 80 lei
A guide to the world's railways that traces the timeline from the early pioneers of the industrial revolution, to the leaning Pendolinos of the 21st century. It is illustrated with over 600 photographs ranging from the Puffing Billy to the Intercity. It includes an introduction to the history of railway manufacture.
2. John Westwood - The Historical Atlas of world Railways 400 pagini A4 full color 200 lei
A fascinating history of railroad development on every continent.
At one point railroads were the most important form of transport in the world, responsible for opening up vast areas to settlement and industry. With the threat of global warming and a potential energy crisis looming, rail transportation is experiencing a welcome resurgence.
The Historical Atlas of World Railroads charts the rise, fall and revival of railroads over the past 200 years, from the earliest experiments with wooden rails and horse-drawn wagons, through the rail-building boom of the steam age, to the onset of the modern high-speed lines, diesel-electric locomotives and electric tilting trains of today.
This comprehensive analysis and history covers:
The development of passenger and freight coaches and locomotives
How railroads and their infrastructures are built and operated
The development of rail types
The construction of tunnels and bridges
The latest advances in signaling technology, safety systems and freight-handling techniques and equipment.
Packed with archival photographs and high-quality color maps (over 400) , The Historical Atlas of World Railroads brings history to life by revealing all aspects of rail transportation and technology.
3. Laurence Waters - Around the great Western Railways Then and Now 80 lei
Featuring some 300 locations, from the great urban termini like London Paddington to the rural branch line stations, the book explores how the GWR/BR (WR) network has evolved from the days of steam to today's high speed era
4. Julian Holland Great Railway of the world -223 pagini full color 60 lei
Journey across six continents with this highly visual celebration of the great railways of the world. With Professional photography from top railway photographer Colin Garrett, "Great Railways of the World" is a wonderful photographic celebration of rail transport across 60 countries worldwide. With chapters split across six continents, the book extends across all forms of automotive power, from steam and diesel to electric haulage. From the bleak wilderness of Mongolia and the deserts of the Australian outback, to the magnificent Rockies and the mountains of South America, this book excels in its global coverage of railways large and small. The book celebrates the world's railways in the best way - visually - with high-quality professional photography from top railway photographer, Colin Garrett, and his international colleagues.
5. The complete Visual History of Steam and Railway - 2 carti unite intr-o coperta tare. Peste 500 de pagini si 1400 de fotografii 120 lei
In this special boxed set, two authoritative illustrated volumes offer a world encyclopedia of locomotives and a fascinating tour of the most celebrated railway journeys of the world. The history of locomotive and railway development is described in detail, from the very beginnings of locomotive design, to the development of steam power, and the transition from steam to diesel and electric power, analysing how these changes transformed the locomotive into a superior passenger and freight-pulling machine. Over 95 outstanding railway journeys are vividly evoked, from short journeys steeped in history such as Stephenson's 27km line from Bedford to Bletchley, to the transcontinental lines in Canada and the European Orient Express, and the luxury of the "Palace on Wheels" in Rajasthan. Written by leading experts in the field and illustrated with over 1400 photographs, this classic book collection will inspire rail enthusiasts and armchair travellers alike.
6. Collin Garrant - The History of trains - 200 de ilustratii full color 50 lei
7. Collin Garrat The Illustrate Guide of Locomotives of The World 60 lei
This title presents a comprehensive history of locomotive technology from the 1950s to the present day, shown in over 350 photographs. This pictorial encyclopedia features some of the most influential, famous, and beautifully designed trains from across the world. With examples taken from Britain - including Eurostar - Europe, the former Soviet Union, North and South America, the Middle East, India, China, the Pacific Rim, Australasia and Africa, the book presents a comprehensive history of locomotive technology, from the older trains still used in some third-world countries to the most up-to-date electric trains and diesel engines in use in Europe and the Far East. Detailed specification boxes list each train's date, its builders, client, gauge, class, axle arrangement, dimensions, rating and speed. Packed with more than 350 photographs and illustrations, and written by an acknowledged expert on the subject, this book will appeal to train-lovers and trainspotters the world over. This title presents a comprehensive history of global locomotive technology from the 1950s to the present day. It includes detailed specifications for 55 key locomotive designs. It covers trains from every continent of the world, including the Far East, Africa, Australasia, the Americas and Europe. It features long-running steam-powered engines and the latest electric and diesel trains running today. -
8. Collection Guide to classic O-Gauge Trains - 270 pagini full color 60 lei
Collector's Guide to Classic O-Gauge Trains provides you with the vital information you need to accurately assess and value classic O-Gauge trains. You'll find listings for the most highly-collected trains and accessories including Lionel (prewar and postwar), American Flyer, Ives, Marx, AMT, Hafner, Hoge, Dorfan, Unique and Wyandotte.
9. Collin Garrat The complete books of locomotives 255 pagini full color cu peste 700 de fotografii 60 lei
From the early years of steam power to today's high-speed passenger trains, this volume spans nearly two centuries of history. Divided into three sections, the book is organized chronologically, documenting developments and innovations in a concise and authoritative text.
10. The World's great Railway Journey 50 lei
11. Collin Garrat -llustrated Book of Steam and Rail -512 pagini 70 lei
A definitive history of locomotive technology from the great steam engines of the 1830s to the electronic speed trains of the present day. Detailed specification boxes given for over 100 key locomotive designs. Contains accounts of 95 of the world's most legendary railway journeys, including such departure points and destinations as Boston, Venice, Pretoria, the Khyber Pass, Darjeeling, Fuji, Sydney, Edinburgh and many more. Features 1500 photographs of locomotives from around the world.
12. Collin Garrat - The world Encyclopedia of Locomotives 60 lei
From the early years of steam power to today?s high-speed passenger trains, this volume spans nearly two centuries of history. Divided into three sections, the book is organized chronologically, documenting developments and innovations in a concise and authoritative text.
13. Collin Garrat - Guide to Locomotives of the world 60 lei
With detailed specifications for 55 key locomotive designs, it features long-running steam-powered engines and modern electric and diesel trains.
14. Locomotive Names - an Illustrated Dictionary - 70 lei
This is a comprehensive dictionary of locomotive names for railway enthusiasts. As well as alphabetically listing engine names, the author provides details of the number, the class or wheel arrangement, the date of introduction and the identity of the owning railway company. Incidental details - including the gauge, changes in ownership, secondary names and nicknames - are also recorded, as well as, where possible, the location of the engine if it has been preserved. Photographs of some of the most famous and some of the most unusual locomotives are provided, along with concise definitions of the technical terms employed and notes on the various classes of locomotive concerned. The book covers named engines from the pioneering days of steam to the high-tech locomotives of the twentieth century.