History & General Studies
ADAMS, William (ed.)
Encyclopaedia of the Great Western Railway
An A-Z of all aspects of the Great Western, illustrated throughout with photographs, maps, drawings, diagrams and ephemera. Appendices include gradient profiles. A substantial, uncommon work, published in 1993 and not reprinted.
Next Station / The Great Western Railway's Last Look Forward
A Railway Plans for the Future
Originally issued in 1947, Next Station examined the GWR's issues of the time and future developments. It was reprinted as "The Great Western Railway's Last Look Forward", with a new introduction, in 1972.
BECK, Keith & HARRIS, Nigel
A Collection of Photographs from the BBC Hulton Picture Library
Fascinating photographs with detailed captions and explanatory text, covering multiple aspects of the railway. Period covered is largely from the broad gauge to the 1930's. A uniform volume in a series covering the four railway companies.
Great Western Lines & Landscapes
Business and Pleasure, Heritage and History
Fine study of GWR advertising and promotional strategy, illustrated throughout with examples of posters, literature and ephemera, including colour images.