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RDS books

This is an incomplete list of publications from the Railway Development Society. They are not necessarily still available.

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Britain's Growing Railway 2017 edition

A-Z of Rail Reopenings
Edited by Jerry Alfderson and Ian McDonald
192-page book published 2017
Price £9.95
ISBN 9780901283191
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Britain's Growing Railway

A-Z of Rail Reopenings
Edited by Jerry Alderson and Ian McDonald
128-page booklet published 2010
Original price £9.95
ISBN 9780901283160
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Railfuture National Rail Card Report

28-page A4 booklet published in 2003
Can be downloaded from National Rail Card

A New Station – What might it cost?

28-page booklet published in 2001

Easy Rail Travel – Fares

24-page A4 booklet published in 2001
Original price £2.95

Have They Done Well?

Some new and reopened lines and stations
Edited by Trevor Garrod
40-page booklet published 2000
Original price £3.95
ISBN 0901283150

An Electrified Railway

16-page A4 booklet published 2000
Original price £2.25

Easy Rail Travel - To and From the Continent

20-page booklet published 2000
Original price £2

Easy Rail Travel – Setting Standards

18-page A4 booklet published 1999
Original price £1.50

A-Z of Rail Reopenings

Edited by Alan Bevan
90-page booklet published 1998
Original price £6.95
ISBN 0 901283 13 4

16-page Supplement for 1998 & 1999
Original price £1

Developing Rail

The Work of the Railway Development Society 1978-1998
Edited by Trevor Garrod
48-page booklet published 1998
Original price £3
ISBN 0901283142

Rails to the Vale

The Story of the Vale of Glamorgan Line
31-page paperback published 1998
Original price £1.99
ISBN 0901283122

Rail - the Way Forward

32-page post-election manifesto
1997

Thomas the Privatised Tank Engine

By Incledon Clark
64 page booklet published 1994
Original price £5.50
ISBN 978-1857800227

Europe Beyond the Tunnel

Compiled by Trevor Garrod
130-page guide to rail travel in France, Germany and the Benelux countries. Published by Leading Edge as part of their RailTrail series in association with RDS 1994
Original price £8.50

Life Beyond Cars

Edited by Tony Smale
16-page booklet published June 1993
Original price £1.75
ISBN 0901283088

2nd edition
28 page booklet published 1995
Original price £1.95
ISBN 090128310X

A-Z of Rail Reopenings

Edited by Alan Bevan
1992
Original price £4.95
ISBN 0 901283 07 X

Rail for the Future

A Development Strategy for the Railways
52-page booklet published 1990
Original price £1.95
ISBN 0901283061

Who Should Run Our Railways?

30 page booklet published 1989
Original price £1.60
ISBN 0 90128305 3

Fighting for Rail

by Trevor Garrod
36-page booklet published 1988
Original price £1.80
ISBN 0901283045

Bustitution

Can Bus Replace Train? The Case Exploded
by Richard Watts
58-page booklet published 1988
Original price £1.80
ISBN 0 90128303 7
ISBN 0 90128303 0

England's Most Easterly Railway

by Trevor Garrod
58 page booklet about Norwich-Reedham-Lowestoft line
Original price £3.95

A-Z of Rail Re-openings

Edited by Alan Bevan
68-page booklet published 1989
Original price £1.95
ISBN 0 901283 02 9

Bring Back the Trains

2nd edition
68-page booklet published 1984
Original price £1.50
ISBN 0 901283 01 0

Bring Back the Trains

56-page booklet published 1983. 6MB to download
Original price £1.30

A Voice for Rail Users

Edited by Trevor Garrod
28-page booklet first published 1983
Original price 60p

By Rail series

A series 17 county/regional guides published in the 1980s


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