New Book Released 'Miniature Railways of Great Britain and Ireland'

The miniature railway now occupies an important role in the overall railway scene, with many superb and high quality layouts to delight the discerning enthusiast.

This new book from Platform 5 contains details of all commercial miniature railways of gauges from 21” to 7¼” that are open to the public and also club tracks that open regularly to the public.

For every railway a brief description of the line/circuit is provided, together with details of location, address, gauge, line length, and contact details including web addresses. Also included is a detailed listing of the resident locomotive fleet for all commercial railways and most club tracks including:

Locomotive Numbers and Names Carried
Type of Locomotives (steam, battery, diesel, petrol)
Transmission type
Wheel Arrangement
Date of construction

From well known popular lines like the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, to much smaller single locomotive operations in public parks, this book contains details of a remarkable 200 different railway undertakings and well over 1000 different locomotives.

A5 size. 128 pages, including over 60 colour illustrations - £14.95

ISBN: 978 1902 336 93 0

To order a copy of the book please purchase online at Amazon or download the order form from Platform 5


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