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RAILWAY BOOKS OF GENERAL INTEREST

British Rail - Main Line Gradient Profiles. Ian Allan c1970

Track Layouts of the GWR and BR (WR), by R A Cooke. Cooke, c1975-c1987

  1. West Cornwall
  2. East Cornwall
  3. Plymouth
  4. Part of South Devon (supersceded by new Section 14)
  5. Part of South Devon. Reissued incorporating Section 13
  6. North Devon
  7. West Somerset
  8. Weymouth Line
  9. Somerset & Dorset Railway
  10. Bristol
  11. South Gloucestershire
  12. Wiltshire
  13. Midland and South Western Junction Railway
  14. Berkshire
  15. Lower Thames Valley
  16. London
  17. Banbury Direct Line
  18. Oxford
  19. Worcester to Oxford main line and branches
  20. Stratford-on-Avon & Midland Junction Railway
  21. Banbury to Birmingham
  22. West Midlands
  23. East Shropshire
  24. Worcestershire
  25. Birmingham to Cheltenham (Midland)
  26. Gloucester and Cheltenham
  27. Ross, Monmouth and Chepstow
  28. Forest of Dean
  29. Newport
  30. Pontypool Road and Eastern Valleys
  31. Western Valleys
  32. LNWR Dowlais and Sirhowey Lines
  33. Rhymney Valley
  34. Not issued
  35. Not issued
  36. Not issued
  37. Not issued
  38. Vale of Neath
    1. Neath to Aberdare
    2. Aberdare to Pontypool Road
  39. Not issued
  40. Llynvi, Garw, Ogmore, Ely and Llantrisant branches
  41. Not issued
  42. Port Talbot and Cymmer branches
  43. Neath & Brecon Railway
  44. Swansea to Brynamman (Midland)
  45. Swansea to Llandilo
  46. Swansea GWR
  47. Swansea Docks to Neath
  48. Llanelly
  49. West Wales

Five books of supplementary information have been issued.

An Historical Survey of Selected Great Western Stations, by R H Clark. Oxford Publishing Company, 1976.

An Historical Survey of Selected Great Western Stations vol. 2, by R H Clark. Oxford Publishing Company, 1979.

An Historical Survey of the Somerset & Dorset Railway, by C W Judge & C R Potts Oxford Publishing Company, 1979

An Historical Survey of Selected Southern Stations, by G A Pryer & G J Bowring Oxford Publishing Company, 1980

Track Layouts of the Southern Railway and BR (SR), by G A Pryer and A V Paul. R A Cooke, 1980-1987

  1. Bournemouth and East Dorset.
  2. Southampton
  3. Salisbury and the Test Valley
  4. Portsmouth
  5. Salisbury-Exeter
  6. North Devon & Cornwall
  7. North Hampshire
  8. Windsor Lines
  9. Waterloo, Woking, Guildford and branches
  10. West Sussex

An Historical Survey of Selected Great Western Stations vol. 3, by R H Clark. Oxford Publishing Company, 1981.

An Historic Survey of Selected LMS Stations vol 1, by R Preston Hendry and R Powell Hendry. Oxford Publishing Company, 1982.

An Historical Survey of the Chester and Holyhead Railway, by V R Anderson & G K Fox Oxford Publishing Company, 1984

An Historical Survey of the Didcot, Newbury & Southampton Railway, by C W Judge Oxford Publishing Company, 1984

An Historical Survey of Selected Great Western Stations vol. 4, by R H Clark. Oxford Publishing Company, 1985.

Great Eastern Railway Diagrammatic Map of the System 25.12.19 Great Eastern Railway Society 1986

Railway Track Diagrams, by J Yonge Quail 1987 onwards

  1. ScotRail/Scotland and the Isle of Man
  2. Eastern & Anglia Regions/England : East
  3. Western Region/Great Western
  4. London Midland Region
  5. England South and London Underground
  6. Ireland, 1995

Was your Grandfather a Railwayman: A Directory of Railway Archive Sources for Family Historians. by Tom Richards. Richards 1988.

Midland Railway System Maps. Reprinted by Cumbrian Railways Association (1) and Kay (2-4), 1992-2001.

  1. Carlisle to Leeds and branches
  2. Leeds to Leicester and branches
  3. Leicester to London and branches, incl. M&GN and LT&S lines
  4. Derby to Bristol and branches, including S&DJ line
  5. Historical Introduction, Locations Index, Annual Amendment Sheets 1910-1927,
    5A Annual Alterations 1894-1909
  6. The Gradient Diagrams

The Heart of the Great Western, by Adrian Vaughan. Silver Link, 1995.

The Railway Dictionary, by Alan Jackson. Sutton, 1996.

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