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Here you will find the latest books released by Platform 5 Publishing. Those published in the last six months or so may be found on previous pages, or you can use the search button. Earlier titles can be found as available by downloading the catalogue at www.geoffgamblebooks.co.uk

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Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotives of Great Britain and Ireland Peter Nicholson and published by Platform 5 in the autumn of 2014.

This is a new book detailing all the extant Narrow Gauge steam locomotives in Great Britain and Ireland in 2014.

Supported by a list of locations and colour photographs.

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Preserved Locomotives of British Railways 2014 by Robert Pritchard and Peter Hall and published by Platform 5 in the summer of 2014.

The time has arrived for the updated issue of the British Railways Preserved Locomotives spotters book for 2014.

In it, you will find details of all known preserved British locomotives (steam, diesel and electrics),  EMU's, and DMU's updated to March 2014.

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British Railways Locomotives & Coaching Stock 2014 by Robert Pritchard and Peter Hall and published by Platform 5 Publishing in the Spring of 2014.

The time has arrived for the updated issue of the British Railways combined edition spotters book for 2014.

The book contains details of all known British locomotives (diesel and electrics),  EMU's, track machines, coaches, trams and DMU's updated to January 2014.

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2014 Spotters books - Locos, EMUs, & DMUs by Robert Pritchard & Peter Hall and published by Platform 5 in Autumn 2013.

The time has arrived for the updated issue of the British railways spotters books for 2013.

In them, you will find details of all known British locomotives (diesel and electrics),  EMU's, track machines, trams and DMU's updated to October 2013.

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2014 Spotters books - Locos, EMUs, Coaches & DMUs by Robert Pritchard & Peter Hall and published by Platform 5 in Autumn 2013.

The time has arrived for the updated issue of the British railways spotters books for 2014.

In them, you will find details of all known British locomotives (diesel and electrics),  EMU's, track machines, coaches, trams and DMU's updated to October 2013.

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German Railways Part 1 Locomotives and Multiple Units of Deutsche Bahn by Brian Garvin and published by Platform 5 in the summer of 2013.

Brian Garvin presents the Fifth edition of the German Railways spotters book for Germany. In it, you will find details of all known DB locomotives, EMU's, and DMU's updated to May 2013.

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Benelux Railways (European Handbook No 1) 2012 edition by David Haydock and published by Platform 5 Publishing Ltd in Winter 2012.

The long awaited new edition of the Benelux spotters book has arrived which lists all active and preserved locomotives, multiple units and trams running in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands.

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Trackatlas of Mainland Britain by Mike Bridge and published by Platform 5 Publishing in the Autumn of 2012.

Now published under the Platform 5 banner, this is a new version of the comprehensive UK mainland track atlas published originally in 2009.  It has been updated and now includes many of the preserved lines (over 8 miles in length).

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Austrian Railways (European Handbook No 3) 2012 edition by Roland Beier & Brian Garvin and published by Platform 5 Publishing Ltd in Summer 2012.

The long awaited new edition of the Austrian spotters book has arrived which lists all active and preserved locomotives, multiple units and trams running in Austria.

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Miniature Railways of Great Britain & Ireland by Peter Bryant & Dave Holroyde and published by Platform 5 Publishing in Summer 2012.

This is the first edition of a handbook listing all public miniature railways from 21" gauge down to 7 1/4" gauge and their locomotives.

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French Railways Locomotives & Multiple Units by David Haydock and published by Platform 5 in December 2011.

The long awaited 5th edition of the French spotters book has arrived which lists all active and preserved locomotives, multiple units and trams running in France both for SNCF and open access operators.

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This is the 2009 edition which lists all active and preserved locomotives, multiple units and trams running in Switzerland. A new volume is expected at some time towards the end of 2014.

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Irish Railways Locomotives and coaching stock by Robert Pritchard and published by Platform 5 Publishing in the autumn of 2013.

There has been an increasing popularity in the railways of Ireland, particularly as it is still possible to travel behind locomotives for quite long distances and the long awaited new edition for 2013 is now here.

Whilst modernisation is now taking place at an alarming rate, there is still much to see and do if you like roaming Irish rails.

An essential guide to Irish Locomotives and coaching stock from Platform 5 which gives useful maps, information on getting around, and details of preserved vehicles.

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