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BOOK NEWS First the bad news.... SOUTHERN SUNSET '67 hardback edition has sold out completely! Second...the good news...We have reprinted it as a softback version with the same high quality and content and it's available NOW! The perfect present for any railway enthusiast!
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 book is 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 will be the perfect gift for rail enthusiasts, making a brilliant 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, softbck 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 us here at RIUK.
GREAT VALUE AT £16.99 Handling and shipping to UK addresses FREE - (2nd Class Royal Mail)
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RAILWAY IMAGES UK - We are the online archive of historic rail photos, all sourced from original negatives and slides owned by ourselves or displayed by agreement with individual photographers. We supply railway and train photos and digital images for sale to railway enthusiasts and collectors, authors, editors, publishers and commercial users.
We aim to be the best UK online railway photo agency. Using the latest technology, we believe that our photos are of the highest quality and we strive to provide the fastest service in Britain and at very competitive prices!

Website updated: November 12th 2017
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23rd November 2017
We have just launched our first catalogue of railway photos for sale, including many not yet accessible on the website. There are well over a thousand subjects included in the listings featuring steam locomotives from all regions of BRITISH RAILWAYS in the 1948-1968 era.
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