MonthJanuary 2016

Norwich Thorpe railway station 1938

Stirling 'SIngle.2

2844

Stirling'SIngle'. 1938

2859

The final view shows the ‘East Anglian’ accelerated express leaving Norwich Thorpe for London behind B17/5 No.2859 (later BR 61659) named ‘East Anglian’ in 1938.

Recent book covers

trilogy

Amberley Press 2016

Crowood Press 2015
Crowood Press 2015

The only book published on the history of the original GWR main line from the 56 1/2  mile post, Steventon to th 83rd mile post, Wootton Bassett. 50k words of history, 200 illustrations of stations signalling and signal boxes and the signal box diagrams.

GW Last Year
The History Press 2013

Last Year back

A month by month history of the GWR in 1947. Its business and its ‘incidents’. All writing drawn from GWR documents.

S'man's Morn

Amberley Press 2011

S'man Twilight

Amberley Press 2011

S'man's Nightmare

Amberley Press 2011

faringdon

The only book published on this piece of the GWR.

Intpemperate

Ian Allan 2010. The only book published as a compilation of I.K Brunel’s business and private letters.

Greatest

Ian Allan 2009.

An astonishing account of privatised incompetence and irresponsibility.

tracks

Ian Allan 2003.

Paperback 2nd ed. Includes the story of the Ladbroke Grove disaster, brought about by privatised incompetence.

IKB

Ian Allan 2006.

The true story of Britain’s unusual railway engineer. Drawn entirely from contemporary records.

IKB engineer

The back cover of the book.

Recent book covers

Amberley Press 2016

Amberley Press 2016

Crowood Press 2015

Crowood Press 2015

The only history written about the GWR main line between Steventon and Wootton Bassett.

VWH back

GW Last Year

A month by month account of the doings of the GWR in 1947. 100% drawn from GWR sources. Nistory Press. 2014

Last Year back

S'man's Morn

Amberley Press. 2011

S'man Twilight

Amberley Press 2011

S'man's Nightmare

Amberley Press 2011

faringdon

Amberley Press 2010.

The only book published on this subject.

Faringdon back

Intpemperate

Ian Allan 2010.

The only book giving a selection of I.K Brunel’s business and personal letters.

Intemprate back

Greatest

Ian Allan 2009.

A story of privatised irresponsibility and incompetence.

Greatest back

Chrisatian Wolmar recognises a railwayman’s anger.

tracks

Ian Allan 2003.

This is paperback. 2nd ed. of the book containing the outrageous story of the Ladbroke Grove disaster. All the accounts of accidents drawn entirely from official reports/enquiries.

peto

Ian Allan 2009.

The biography of a remarkable civil engineering/railway contractor. Drawn from family papers and contemporary sources. Was he a ‘Robin Hood’ or a rogue?

IKB

Ian Allan 2006. The true story of an unusual railway engineer. Drawn almost entirely from Brunel’s own papers

IKB engineer

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