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BOOK REVIEW: Class 47 adventures


A recent addition to the Key Books portfolio from Key Publishing is this latest edition on Class 47s by Ian McLean. This is the third book in the series on Class 47s and covers movements from Inverness to Newquay.

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Book review: Devon's Railways

With significant investment and recent improvements to the rail network in Devon, this timely release from Key Books reflects the diverse nature of passenger and freight operations on lines to the North and East of the county since the 1980s.

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Book review: Highland Railways

This recent publication from Key Books looks at the magnificent scenic rail routes north from Perth through the Scottish Highlands to Inverness and beyond, reflecting four decades of diesel traction.

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Book review: Railways of the South East book review

Recently added to Key Books’ British Railways series is this picture album capturing views of locomotive hauled passenger, freight and engineering trains in and around Kent.


Got F-105 Thunderchiefs in your build pile? If so, Key Publishing's new book on the type is a wallet-friendly and useful starter reference.

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Modelling BR Engineers’ Wagons: Part two

Following on from the first volume (HM164), this latest bookazine from Key Publishing continues the story of British Rail's (BR) departmental wagon fleet and this time attention focuses on the evolving air-braked engineers’ wagon fleet into the mid-1990s

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Railways of the South East – Sussex and its surrounds

New from Key Books, this latest picture volume casts the spotlight on the railway network in and around Sussex, with brief forays into Kent and Surrey too.

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Western Class Locomotives - A Tribute

This latest picture volume from Key Books offers a lasting tribute to BR’s much-loved Type 4 ‘Western’ C-C diesel-hydraulics.