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.

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Latest Releases

Cover of UK Combine Summer 2019

UK Combine Summer 2019

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.
Cover of Boats of UK Inland Waterways Volume 1

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.
Cover of Boats of UK Inland Waterways Volume 2

Boats of UK Inland Waterways Volume 2

Only £14.00

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 edition was published. 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.
Cover of First and Stagecoach Bus Fleets - Summer 2019

First and Stagecoach Bus Fleets - Summer 2019

Only £14.50

This book has recently been updated will all the recent changes to the respective fleets that we have been made aware of since the last edition of this book was published.
Cover of Arriva and Major London Fleets Summer 2019

Arriva and Major London Fleets Summer 2019

Only £14.00

This book has recently been updated with all the latest changes to the Arriva and Major London bus fleets that we have been made aware of since the last edition of this book was published.
Cover of European Shipping Fleet 2019 Volume 1 (IMO`s 2630000 - 9259999)

European Shipping Fleet 2019 Volume 1 (IMO`s 2630000 - 9259999)

Only £15.00

This recently revised book is one of a three volume series that lists all the Passenger, Tankers, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels that may be found in European waters. Since the previous editions were published, there have been 1602 additions, 2351 name changes, 446 deletions and 112 amendments. Altogether the three books now list over 37,500 vessels. PLEASE NOTE: We also publish a Shipping book listing all the vessels in our three volume series by alphabetical name order, followed by the vessel`s IMO number. This book is available FREE OF CHARGE to anyone who buys all three of our Ship spotting books.
Cover of European Shipping Fleet 2019 -  Volume 2 (IMO's 9260000 - 9499999)

European Shipping Fleet 2019 - Volume 2 (IMO's 9260000 - 9499999)

Only £15.00

This recently revised book is one of a three volume series that lists all the Passenger, Tankers, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels that may be found in European waters. Since the previous editions were published, there have been 1602 additions, 2351 name changes, 446 deletions and 112 amendments. Altogether the three books now list over 37,500 vessels. PLEASE NOTE: We also publish a Shipping book listing all the vessels in our three volume series by alphabetical name order, followed by the vessel`s IMO number. This book is available FREE OF CHARGE to anyone who buys all three of our Ship spotting books.
Cover of European Shipping Fleet 2019 Volume 3 (IMO's 9500000 - 9869999)

European Shipping Fleet 2019 Volume 3 (IMO's 9500000 - 9869999)

Only £15.00

This recently revised book is one of a three volume series that lists all the Passenger, Tankers, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels that may be found in European waters. Since the previous editions were published, there have been 1602 additions, 2351 name changes, 446 deletions and 112 amendments. Altogether the three books now list over 37,500 vessels. PLEASE NOTE: We also publish a Shipping book listing all the vessels in our three volume series by alphabetical name order, followed by the vessel`s IMO number. This book is available FREE OF CHARGE to anyone who buys all three of our Ship spotting books.
Cover of Independent Bus & Coach Fleets Ireland, Scotland & Wales 2019

Independent Bus & Coach Fleets Ireland, Scotland & Wales 2019

Only £14.00

This book lists all the buses and coaches in operation with all the major operators in Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and has been very recently updated with all the latest changes to the respective fleets.
Cover of Independent Bus & Coach Fleets South 2019

Independent Bus & Coach Fleets South 2019

Only £15.00

This book lists all the buses and coaches in operation with all the major operators in the South of England, and has been very recently updated with all the latest changes to the respective fleets. Over 400 companies are listed in this book