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The Inter-City 125 was the brand name of British Rail's High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced into service in 1976. The Inter-City 125 train is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of a set of carriages (the number of carriages varies by operator). The train operates at speeds of up to 125 mph in regular service, making it the fastest diesel-powered train in the world, a record it has held from its introduction to the present day. After four decades, most of the HST fleet is still in front-line service, with various UK train operators. This fascinating Inter-City 125 High Speed Train Owners' Workshop Manual looks at the evolution and anatomy of the Inter-City 125, along with details of the operation and servicing of the trains, views from drivers, and details of how the trains were modernised for the 21st century. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781785212666 • Author: Chris Martin • Publisher: Haynes • Format: Hardback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 27.6 x 21.7 x 1.7cm

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Now owned by BMW and known as Plant Oxford, they are responsible for the production of the MINI. Originally built from 1959 to 1968, the MINI has developed so much that in 2016 alone MINI Plant Oxford produces over 210,000 cars. Delve into this manual taking a look inside a modern car factory, a fascinating step-by-step insight into the processes, equipment and people involved behind the scenes in building a MINI. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785211126• Author: Chris Randall• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 156• Dimensions: 28 x 22 x 1.5cm

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Discover the legend that is the Rolls-Royce Armoured Car, introduced by the Royal Naval Ar Service in 1914! Used for shore patrols, modified versions were still in service with the British Army's 11th Hussars in the North African desert in 1940-41. Explore everything there is to know on this beauty - even it's policing duties between the wars by the Royal Air Force in Iraq, Egypt and India. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785210587• Author: David Fletcher• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 160• Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.3 x 27.9 cm

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This is the latest book, in a series that covers the history of Britain's post war tram systems, this volume covers the networks in Wales,the Isle of Man and Ireland. Peter Waller, has looked at each system and found new material, that has not been published before, in any previous publication. All the networks covered in this book, managed to survive the second World War and in some cases operated into the early or mid 1950s, before being replaced by bus operations. The volume is well illustrated, with some very rare B{W and colour material, previously never published. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781473861909• Author: Peter Waller• Publisher: Pen { Sword• Format: Hardback• Pages: 181• Dimensions: 29 x 22.5 x 2cm

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Cars are one of the most significant human creations. They changed our cities. They changed our lives. They changed everything.  But in the next thirty years, this technology will itself change enormously.  If Google get their way, are we all going to be ferried around in tiny electric bubble-cars? Or will we watch robots race a bionic Lewis Hamilton? And what about the future of classic cars? In Autopia, presenter of The Gadget Show and former executive producer of Top Gear Jon Bentley celebrates motoring's rich heritage and meets the engineers (and coders) who are transforming cars forever.  From mobile hotel rooms to electric battery technology; from hydrogen-powered cars to jetpacks, Autopia is the essential guide to the future of our greatest invention.  Fully designed with illustrations and photographs, this will be the perfect Christmas gift for car and technology enthusiasts everywhere! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781786496348 • Author: Jon Bentley • Publisher: Atlantic Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 21.7 x 15.7 x 2.8cm

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The Haynes Spirit of St Louis Manual covers the amazing personal story of Charles A. Lindbergh and his epic transatlantic flight in 1927. This fantastic new book features the design and construction of the original Ryan Monoplane Spirit of St Louis, including full technical details of its airframe and engine; the story of building the replica Spirit of St Louis by SOS2, supported with plenty of photographs to illustrate the achievement; a personal account of crossing the Atlantic in the replica Spirit of St Louis 85 years on; and flying and maintaining Spirit of St Louis. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781785211683• Author: Simon Forty• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 180• Dimensions: 28 x 22 x 1.5cm

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A celebration of the world's finest cars, from stylish classics to the latest jaw-dropping models, as chosen by the style experts at GQ. From the magazine synonymous with style comes the ultimate guide to the greatest cars the world has ever seen. With imagery from the world's greatest car photographers, plus British GQ's knowledgeable in-depth reports, the cars in this book represent the pinnacle of driving style and performance. From classics of the 1950s to the very latest machines, featuring sultry Italian supercars, classic British engineering, pure American muscle and much more besides, GQ Drives is an indispensable handbook of automotive excellence. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781784725990 • Author: Paul Henderson • Publisher: Mitchell Beazley • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 26 x 20 x 2.2cm

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There is nothing more instantly recognisable than the traditional Black Cab that is synonymous with London and British culture for more than half a century. First appearing on the streets in 1958, it has survived through sheer necessity to become an icon with origins dating back to the Hackney carriage. Join expert author Bill Munro as he follows the evolution of the taxi through the early 20th century designs and provides a breakdown of its construction and mechanical systems. From cab trade to enthusiast tips on buying, running and maintaining one today, explore everything there is to know on the Black Cab.Product Information: • ISBN: 9780857331267• Author: Bill Munro• Publisher: Haynes• Format: Hardback• Pages: 156• Dimensions: 28 x 21 x 1.5cm

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