Ellis' British Railway Engineering Encyclopaedia

Front Cover
Lulu Enterprises Incorporated, Sep 7, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 448 pages
3 Reviews
An illustrated encyclopaedia of British railway engineering terminology, jargon and slang. Nearly 10,000 entries, fully cross referenced.

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Excellent book - very detailed and easy to understand.
Also to note that this book and its updated edition is used by the RAIB as the official source for all railway terms used in their report.
Just think the best terms listed is 'Tea' :)

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

This is the best dictionary for railway terms I ever found. I learnt why fish plate is called fish plate.
Before buying this book I spend a lot of money on other railway dictionaries. Now I don't
need any other railway dictionary.
I strongly propose to buy this book if you are looking for railway dictionaries.
 

Other editions - View all

Bibliographic information