The abc Rail Guide has established itself as the comprehensive, detailed, accurate and reliable guide to the railway networks of the British Isles. The new 2021 edition of this best-selling annual publication has been thoroughly revised and updated.
The book provides the full fleet lists of the franchised Train Operating Companies, open access and freight operators as well a round-up of new trains, charter operators, rolling stock providers, spot hire and maintenance providers. Stock used by Network Rail and the channel tunnel operators is also listed as are ex-UK locos abroad. Light rail and tram systems, main line preservation groups, depots and maintenance works, heritage lines, preserved locos, main line steam, charter promoters and scrapyards are also all included.
abc Rail Guide 2021 is simply the most comprehensive and accurate single volume reference source on the contemporary railway scene. Portable, up to date, concise, easy to use, with Train Operating Company route maps and colour photographs throughout, this is the essential guide for all railway enthusiasts seeking to keep up to speed with the dynamic and rapidly changing railway landscape throughout the British Isles.