The book covers the development of the early railways and includes over 160 illustrations, many taken from the collections held here at the Common Room.  Les Turnbull is a recognised authority on Early Railways and the book has received many favourable reviews in the specialist press.

Books are £15.00 and can be ordered by contacting Melissa Forster.  Local collection can be arranged or postage and packaging for one copy is £3.50. We can even gift wrap and send direct to your recipient if you wish!  Payment can be made by BACS, cheque or online via PayPal.  If you wish to post a cheque, please make it payable to the Common Room and post to our temporary office location at:

The Common Room
North East Futures UTC
Stephenson Square
Newcastle upon Tyne

If you are a bookseller or group interested in stocking “The Railway Revolution”, please get in touch and we can arrange trade prices for 16+ copies.

Cover of The Railway Revolution by Les Turnbull