Modern Trains & Splendid Stations

Edited by Martha Thorne

A study of state-of-the-art station design, aimed at architects, designers and urban planners. With 25 drawings and 216 colour illustrations, this 160-page book focuses on the design and architecture of a number of recent projects across the world. The role of stations in urban renewal, integrated transport and as architectural icons is considered.

ú25 from Merrell Publishers, 42 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1UN, Great Britain

The American Freight Train

by Jim Boyd

A history of the development and use of goods trains in the United States, illustrated with 150 colour and 50 black & white archive photographs.

The 156-page book covers all aspects of US freight operations from the beginning of North American railroading to the current day, on standard and narrow gauge railways.

$34·95 from MBI Publishing Company, 729 Prospect Avenue, POBox 1, Osceola, WI 54020-0001, USA