Category: Rolling Stock

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Hi, Model Railway Book Reviews is a site that tries to list all currently available Model Railway books and books on real railways that will be of general interest to Modellers. Where we can we give an honest opinion of…

LNER Passenger Trains & Formations 1923-67

LNER Passenger Trains & Formations 1923-68 - Steve Banks & Clive Carter

Steve Banks and Clive Carter have created a new must have book for the LNER enthusiast. LNER Passenger trains and formations 1923-67 gives a comprehensive guide to the principal services of the LNER and BR Eastern and North Eastern regions,…

Freight Train Formations -David Ratcliffe

Freight Train Formations - David Ratcliffe

David Ratcliffe has produced an excellent reference book for modellers of the rail blue and sectorisation periods. Freight Train Formations is a well produced volume detailing trains from the mid 1970’s up to the early 1990’s. There are lots of…

BR Mark 1 and Mark 2 Coaching Stock

BR Mark 1 and Mark 2 Coaching Stock - Hugh Longworth

Hugh Longworth has produced the definitive guide to BR Mark 1 and Mark 2 Coaching Stock.┬áIf you have an interest in BR railway coaches this book will be a must for you. Hugh Longworth has spent a lot of time…

Weathering Rolling Stock – Tim Shackleton

Weathering Rolling Stock - Tim Shackleton

Tim Shackleton is the recognised guru when it comes to weathering model trains. Weathering Rolling Stock, the latest volume in the excellent aspects of modelling series, reveals many of Tim’s secrets so that the average modeller can get some great…

Modelling the British Rail Era

Modelling the British Rail Era

Modelling the British Rail Era: A guide to Modelling the classic Diesel and electric age, covers the period 1964 to 1994. Ian Fleming, Ken Gibbons, Steve Flint, and Jeff Taylor have combined to produce a modellers guide to the rail…

BR First Generation DMUs – Hugh Longworth

BR First Generation DMUs - Hugh Longworth

BR First Generation DMUs by Hugh Longworth is likely to be regarded as a definitive work on the subject. The level of statistical detail provided by Hugh Longworth is incredible, providing depot allocations and composition of units, and will satisfy…

Freightliner – Paul Shannon

Freightliner - Paul Shannon

Although widely deprecated both at the time and subsequently, the Beeching Report was not the wholly negative document of popular legend. Among the more positive aspects was Beeching’s vision of the potential for the railway industry of the container and…