The Joy of Railways: Remembering the golden age of trainspotting

Journey back to the 1950s and ’60s with this nostalgic look at Britain’s railways in their glory days. Beautifully illustrated throughout with a unique collection of photographs, train spotting notebooks and railway ephemera.

This is a vivid recollection of the whole atmosphere of the railways as the age of steam ended and diesels were introduced.

Take a journey through each of the major regions, guided by bestselling author and railway expert, Julian Holland and revel in the imagery of the mighty steam engines as they ran their final schedules. Also, savour some of the magic that trainspotters experienced during that glorious era.

The Times The Joy of Railways is perfect gift for any railway enthusiasts. Order your copy now:  www.collins.co.uk

Shannon Butcher

Let off some steam...