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Library Additions - May 2017

Our library has one of the widest and largest ranges of books for railway modellers - covering prototype railways and modelling. The following 47 books have recently been added.

The library is open for browsing on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm (unless there is a lecture), and on our monthly open afternoons. Check out the calendar for details. Members can borrow most books to read and work from at home.

Title Author Number
Building   Coaches - A Complete Guide for Railway Modellers George Dent M245
Scratch-Building Model Railway Tank Locomotives: The Tilbury   4-4-2 Simon   Bolton M246
Building and Operating a Realistic Model Railway - A Guide to   Running a Layout Like an Actual Railway Allen   Jackson M247
Building a Folding Model Railway - A Comprehensive Guide Graham   Goodchild M248
Modelling Ports and Inland Waterways - A Guide for Railway   Modellers David   Wright M249
Narrow Gauge Adventure - A Modelmaking Journey Peter   Kazer M250
Airbrush Painting Techniques Various   Authors M251
London Transport in Colour 1950-1969 Kevin   McCormack LT118
Streets of London (Trams, Trolleybuses, Buses) Kevin   McCormack LT119
London Transport in the 1950s Michael   H C Baker LT120
Old Somerset Railroad, The - A Lifeline for Northern Mainers Walter   M MacDougall A166
Industrial Steam Various NG33
Illustrated Book of Steam and Rail, The Colin   Garratt and Max Wade-Matthews W19
Life and Times of the Station Master, The David   Holmes GB22
Branch Line Britain Paul   Atterbury GB72
Traffic By Rail John   Chamney GB657
Twilight of Steam Colin   Garratt E236
Histoire des Chemins de Fer Belges Ulysse   Lamalle E237
Les Locomotives Serie 92 Type 232 Jean-Luc   Vanderhaegen E238
Southern Style Part Two: London, Brighton and South Coast   Railway P   J Wisdom SR555/2
Pictorial Record of BR Standard Steam Locos, A - Volume Two   Including War Department Heavy Goods Engines Edward   Talbot BR18/2
Looking Back at Riddles & Ivatt Locomotives Kevin   Derrick BR503
Branch Line to Hemel Hempstead - The Nickey Line Sue   and Geoff Woodward LM349
London Midland Steam in Action 2 W   A Blake LM262/2
London Midland Steam From Lineside Brian   Morrison LM354
London Midland Steam in the East Midlands J   F Henton LM355
British Railways Past and Present: No.24 - Buckinghamshire,   Bedfordshire and West Hertfordshire Paul   Shannon BR188/24
Private Owner Wagons - A Fourteenth Collection Keith   Turton PO023/14
Private Owner Wagons of the South-East - The lines of the South   Eastern & Chatham Railway and Southern Railway (Eastern Division) John   Arkell PO026
South Wales Main Line, The - Part Three: Cardiff (West) to   Bridgend John   Hodge GW438/3
South Wales Main Line, The - Part Four: Bridgend (West) to   Swansea John   Hodge GW438/4
South Wales Main Line, The - Part Five: Swansea to Llanelly John   Hodge GW438/5
BR Parcels and Passenger-Rated Stock Volume 3: Self-Propelled   Parcels Vans, TPOs and Car-Carrying Vehicles for Motorail Services David   Larkin BR415/3
Non-Pool Freight Stock 1948-1968 - Volume 1: Privately-Owned and   European Vehicles (Including APCM, Dorman Long, Esso & Gulf) David   Larkin BR506/1
Non-Pool Freight Stock 1948-1968 - Volume 1: Privately-Owned and   European Vehicles (Including ICI, Regent, Shell-Mex and BP) David   Larkin BR506/2
Stations and Structures of the Midland and Great Northern Joint   Railway Volume 2: Norwich to Peterborough and Little Bytham Nigel   J L Digby NE292/2
North Eastern Railway Signalling, A History of Neil   Mackay (ed) NE378
Kit Building for Railway Modellers Volume 2 - Locomotives and   Multiple Units George   Dent M451/2
Modelling Railway Scenery Volume 1: Cuttings, Hills, Mountains,   Streams and Lakes Anthony   Reeves M471/1
Operating Signals, Points and Level Crossings Clive   Heathcote and A. Anderson M450
LB&SCR Carriages Volume 2: Four- & Six-Wheeled Saloons,   Vans and Restorations Ian   White, Simon Turner and Sheina Foulkes SR556/2
abc Modern Signalling Handbook - 5th Edition Chris   Hall O133
A Very Political Railway - The Rescue of the North London Line Wayne   Asher LM359
Caledonian Railway Carriages Mike   Williams LM367
History of Highland Locomotives, A M   C V Allchin LM533
Royal Arsenal Railways, The - The Rise and Fall of a Military   Railway Network Mark   Smithers NG344
Lines Behind the Front, The - The Railways in Support of the   British Expeditionary Forces in the Great War. A Photographic Record William   Aves GB446









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