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


The only book published on this piece of the GWR.


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


Ian Allan 2009.

An astonishing account of privatised incompetence and irresponsibility.


Ian Allan 2003.

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


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.