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

Cover of UK Combine 2020

UK Combine 2020

Only £13.50

This book lists all the Locos, Units, Track Machines and Coaching Stock registered to operate in the UK and Ireland, and has recently been updated with all the latest changes to the respective fleets. Tram, Light Rail and Underground stock of the UK are also listed.
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German Wagons Type 0000 to 3999

Only £14.50

This book has now been completely revised is a therefore a brand new edition of the book that was last published in 2011. It is the first of a three volume series covering all German wagons - the two remaining volumes will be available early in the New Year.
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France Locomotives and Units 2020

Only £13.00

This book lists details of the Locomotives and Units of the Railways of France, together with those of the Private Owner Operators. As with the previous 2018 edition, this edition has been very recently updated with all the recent changes to the respective fleets that we have been made aware of.
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German Locomotives 2020

Only £13.50

This book has been completely revised since our 2019 edition with data kindly supplied to STP by our colleagues in the German Rail Industry, and as such is extremely up to date. All DB and Private Owner locos are listed together in class number order for ease of reference, along with the current operator code and where known previous running numbers.
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Eddie Lorry Fleet Autumn 2019

Only £12.00

This book is has very recently been updated with all the latest changes to the Eddie fleet that we have become aware of.
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Allocation History of BR Diesel Shunters

Only £26.50

This book (which we are selling on behalf of the Heritage Shunters Trust) gives a detailed history of the depot allocations of all ex-BR shunters, along with a wealth of other information such as build dates, renumberings, withdrawal and disposal dates, exports, locos preserved etc. Classes 01 to 14 are all covered, along with departmental shunters as well. This is a very comprehensive book and a must for anyone with an interest in Diesel Shunters!
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HGV Fleets 68 Registrations

Only £15.00

This is a new book and is a further new release in our Road Haulage HGV spotting books series. It lists over 19,000 vehicles in the `68 series that we have been made aware of.
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UK Wagons Summer 2019

Only £12.50

This book lists all wagons registered to run on Network Rail metals, and includes continental registered stock, Channel Tunnel stock and other miscellaneous wagons. This book has very recently been updated with all the various changes that have occurred since our early 2019 edition was published last December.
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Grounded Vans and Coaches 2019

Only £11.00

This book has recently been updated to incorporate all the alterations to the whereabouts of Grounded Vans and Coaches to be found around the UK that we have been made aware of since our previous volume was published 2 years ago.
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Boats of UK Inland Waterways Volume 1

Only £14.50

Description:-This book has recently been fully updated with all the changes to the canal boats fleets that we have been made aware of since our previous editions were last published in 2017. Both licenced and un-licenced vessels are included together in this book. Volume 1 lists vessels over 6m in length excluding those in the 5xxxxx series. In total the two volumes list over 55,000 vessels.