Caledonian Railway Wagons

Caledonian Railway Wagons and Non-Passenger Coaching Stock, published jointly by the Caledonian Railway Association and Lightmoor Press, sets out the first detailed history of the Goods and Mineral rolling stock from the opening of the line in 1847 to the Grouping in 1923.  Research is based on Board Minutes and other official sources, whilst 250 official drawings have been examined.

Caledonian Railway Wagons and Non-Passenger Coaching Stock, published jointly by the Caledonian Railway Association and Lightmoor Press, sets out the first detailed history of the Goods and Mineral rolling stock from the opening of the line in 1847 to the Grouping in 1923. Research is based on Board Minutes and other official sources, whilst 250 official drawings have been examined.

Chapters deal with each different type of wagon, the livery and lettering details and there are appendices setting out details of the build orders, surviving drawings and details specifically aimed to assist modellers.  This work will prove invaluable to modeller, enthusiasts and historians.

The book comprises 320 pages of text and illustrations, 275 mm by 215 mm, printed on gloss art paper with colour laminated printed board covers and is lavishly illustrated with some 450 photographs and  drawings.  Appendices give information about the number of carriages in the fleet, carriage orders and building dates and list the available drawings of carriages and components, with their Archive location.

The book is available by Mail Order, from the CRA Stand at Exhibitions and at our Glasgow meetings.
Publishers' usual price for the book only : £30.00 + £5.00 p&p to a UK address.

Caledonian Railway Association members enjoy a special discount price of £25.00 for the Book plus £5.00 p&p to a UK address.

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Overseas buyers - Postage to non-UK addresses can be significant.  Please contact the Sales Officer for Postage and Packing Costs before ordering.


Caledonian Railway Wagons




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