23rd November 2017
We are now acting as agents for sales of SOUTHERN SUNSET '67 by John H Bird, originally published by PLATFORM14. The book has sold extremely well and today there are less than 50 copies remaining. If you want to buy a top quality Hardback book as a Christmas present for a railway enthusiast, better act quickly!!

Written and Researched by John Bird (author of the definitive books on the subject SOUTHERN STEAM SURRENDER and SOUTHERN STEAM SUNSET) this 144 page lavishly illustrated hardback was published on July 31st 2017, to be the perfect souvenir for the 50th anniversary of the end of steam train operation on the Southern Region of British Railways. Every steam locomotive on the books of British Railways SR on January 1st 1967 (including those on the Isle of Wight and in Departmental Service) is featured and illustrated, together with special features on Rail Tours, Foreign Visitors, The Last Weekend, Storage and Scrapping, the ten 1967 Locomotives that have survived, and even a feature on the special commemorative events of July 2017 with photos taken on July 9th 2017. This makes it the perfect gift for rail enthusiasts, making a brilliant Christmas present for dads, grandads and anyone who was around in 1967 to take part in the end of Southern Steam, or who wishes they had been able to do so!

The book is printed to a very high standard on glossy paper, 144 pages, hardback format, page size 11" x 8.5". Every book is sent out carefully enclosed in a proper 'book wrap' for maximum protection.
Initially published by PLATFORM14, the book is now being distributed by RAILWAYIMAGES.COM
GREAT VALUE AT £19.99 Handling and shipping to UK addresses £2.82 (2nd Class Royal Mail)

For shipping to countries other than UK, please contact us for a quote.
Also available from AMAZON