News and New Titles

This section will feature new and recent books from BDL plus we will regularly pop in 'News' items such as details of forthcoming titles.

October 4th 2017

New into the warehouse :

Gloucester Midland Lines
Part 1 : North

Recent titles

Beachley and the First World War

Motor Rail Catalogues

Archive Issue 95

Next outing with the sales stand:
Festival of British Railway Modelling
14-15th October

Peterborough, PE2 6XE

See our new titles page

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Gloucester Midland Lines Part 1 : North
Neil Parkhouse
In 1845, the Midland Railway, formed only a year earlier, outflanked and outbid the Great Western Railway for the purchase of the Birmingham...more

publication date : 04 October 2017

Beachley and the First World War : The Story of a Shipyard, a Railway and the Transformation of a Rural Parish
Carol & Richard Clammer
In the early months of 1917 German U-Boats were sinking Allied merchant ships at a much faster rate than they could be replaced and Britain faced a...more

publication date : 17 September 2017

Motor Rail Catalogues
Alan M. Keef
The Motor Rail & Tramcar Co. Ltd was registered in 1911 to supply petrol powered tramcars for Karachi in what is now Pakistan. During the First...more

publication date : 17 September 2017

Archive Issue 95

Contents: The Hetty Winding Engine by Brian Davies, p3; Horse Haulage in the South Wales Coalfield. Part 4 by Paul Jackson, p39; Ravenglass...more

publication date : 01 September 2017

Great Northern Railway Branches from Stamford
Peter Paye
The ancient market town of Stamford, on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, was an important staging post for travellers using the Great North Road...more

publication date : 14 August 2017

The Stratford-upon-Avon & Midland Junction Railway Volume One: The years before the S&MJR – 1866-1909: The Constituent Companies
Barry Taylor
The Stratford-upon-Avon & Midland Junction Railway may only have existed as an independent company for a brief period of fourteen years from 1909 to...more

publication date : 14 August 2017

An Illustrated History of Chester Leadworks
Geoff Pickard
Chester leadworks is one of the city’s oldest industries. It was established in 1800 on the banks of the Shropshire Union Canal, close to the city...more

publication date : 08 July 2017

The Port Road
Andrew F. Swan
The Shortest Sea Route between mainland Britain and Ireland, the twenty mile crossing between Stranraer and Larne, was a jewel in any railway crown...more

publication date : 15 June 2017

The Tredegar Company: One of the South Wales Coalfield's 'Big Three'
Leslie M. Shore
The Tredegar Company earned its wealth from iron and coal. In the nineteenth century the ‘Great’ South Wales Tredegar iron works operated at the...more

publication date : 21 April 2017

The Taunton to Barnstaple Line : A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway Volume 1 : From Conception to Demise
Freddie Huxtable
The Devon & Somerset Railway (D&SR) was born out of an 1845 plan to build a North Devon Railway from Taunton to Launceston via Barnstaple. Even though...more

publication date : 25 November 2016

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