Welcome to Specialist Transport Publications

Specialist Transport Publications publish spotting books for a variety of rail stock, road vehicles, aircraft and sea vessels.

Our books give you up to date fleet lists of Railway Locomotives, Coaching and Wagon stock, Trams, and Metros, Ships, aircraft and road vehicles as appropriate. We cover the current, historic and preserved eras, and many of our books cover Europe as well as Britain.

---- ST Pub team

Latest Releases

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Eddie Lorry Fleet 2021

Only £13.00

This book has recently been updated with all the changes we are aware of since the last edition of this book was published. Additionally this book now contains the fleets of three other large companies, these being AW Jenkinson, Maritime and WH Malcolm. Please note this publication excludes Eddie Stobart trailers, if you require a book with these please see our book ref. STP000148
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Eddie Fleets 2021 (including Trailers)

Only £14.00

This book has recently been updated with all the changes we are aware of since the last edition of this book was published. This book also contains the fleets of three other large companies, these being AW Jenkinson, Maritime and WH Malcolm. Please note this publication includes Eddie Stobart trailers, if you require a book without these please see our book ref. STP000127
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17 & 67 Registration Public Service Vehicles

Only £16.50

This is the third book in our new Public Service Vehicles series, and lists all the 17 and 67 registered vehicles, covering coaches, buses, mini buses, large taxis and a section for London taxis.
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18 & 68 Registration Public Service Vehicles

Only £16.50

This is the second book in our new Public Service Vehicles series, and lists all the 18 and 68 registered vehicles, covering coaches, buses, mini buses, large taxis and a section for London taxis.
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Boats of the UK Inland Waterways 2021

Only £17.50

This book has recently been updated to include all the changes we have been made aware of since our previous 2 volume edition of Inland Waterways Boats were published in 2017. Due to the large number of amendments needed we have been able to amalgamate the two previous volumes into this one large volume.
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Freight only - Germany Volume 2 - The Ruhr Area

Only £22.00

This book is the 2nd in what will probably be a five-volume series aimed at covering current railway freight operations in Germany. The 1st volume covered Northern Germany. This 2nd volume covers the dense freight network in the Ruhr area from Osnabrück in the north to Düsseldorf in the south. Guides for the busiest ‘hotspots’ around Hamm, Kreuztal, Oberhausen, Duisburg & Düsseldorf are included in this book as well as details of the busy mixed freight yards at Hagen, Wanne-Eickel and Oberhausen Osterfeld. The 3rd volume will cover the area around Köln, along with the routes down to Mainz, Frankfurt and beyond.
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Freight only - Germany Volume 1 - Northern Germany

Only £22.00

This book is the first in a series of five volumes designed to cover freight operations in Germany. It is unique in that it is the first detailed account of freight traffic in this country, compiled after hundreds of hours of research by the authors. Packed with detailed information including over 30 pages of example timetables along with many illustrative photographs, it is sure to be an invaluable resource to the railway enthusiast or photographer visiting Northern Germany. The major hotspots of Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen are covered in detail, as well as the other major marshalling yards in Northern Germany.
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Serbia, Croatia & Slovenia 72, 78, 79 reg. RIV Wagons

Only £12.50

This book lists all the RIV wagons registered in Serbia,(72 reg) Croatia (78 reg) & Slovenia (79 reg) known to be currently running in Europe.
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UK Preserved Coaches 2021

Only £14.00

This book lists all the coaches known to be preserved in the UK, together with their location and previous running numbers where known. Coaches are listed by location, and then in numerical order. The book has recently been updated with all the changes to the respective fleets that we have been made aware of since our previous edition was published.
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UK Preserved Wagons 2021

Only £14.50

This book has recently been updated and lists all the wagons known to be preserved in the UK, together with their location and previous running numbers where known. Wagons are listed by location, and then in numerical order.