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Explore Britain’s railways with expert Julian Holland – from stunning hardbacks by The Times that will bring you back to the golden days of steam trains, to full-colour travel guides that are perfect for family trips.

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Explore the world of railways guided by bestselling author and expert Julian Holland

All Aboard! : Remembering Britain’s Railways

Bringing together a unique miscellany of intriguing tales and engaging trivia, this is the perfect collection for every railway enthusiast

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End of the Line: British railway closures from 1948 to Beeching

Tracing the history of over 400 of long forgotten railway lines, region by region, from their opening to closure and a few cases to reopening

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Golden Years of Rail Travel

Take a journey back to the boom time for Britain’s railways, through a unique collection of fascinating stories, photographs, posters and railway ephemera

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The Joy of Railways: Remembering the Golden Age of Train Spotting

A beautiful treasury of railway memorabilia, journey back to the 1950s and ’60s with this nostalgic look at Britain’s railways in their glory days

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Britain’s Heritage Railways: Discover more than 100 historic lines

The essential guide to exploring Britain’s last remaining historic lines, ideal for anyone planning a nostalgic railway trip

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Lost Railway Walks: Explore more than 100 of Britain’s lost railways

More than 100 walks across the length and breadth of Britain’s lost railway lines

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Railway Day Trips: 160 classic train journeys around Britain

Perfect for both casual and seasoned rail travellers. Plan adventures, follow the changing landscape through the train window and discover fascinating destinations

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Collins Railways Blog

Discover days out at historic railways, perfect for all the family and hear more from Julian about his greatest railway adventures.

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