General History

Transport History


The Wharncliffe Transport imprint has been designed to encourage readers to remember the classic days of British transport. Covering all periods of railways, buses, trams, cars, canals and bikes, these books provide a nostalgic look back at classic engines and vehicles. Some titles will be illustration led, whilst others will concentrate on the memories such classic machines evoke. All will inspire anyone with an interest in British transport history.



Professor Porsche's Wars is illustrated with over 200 images and is an in-depth account of Porsche's little-known career as a military engineer during both World Wars. It features details of Porsche's relations with the armed forces of Austria-Hungry, and later Germany under both the Weimar regime and Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.

Bury Mercury

As seen in the Hull Daily Mail.

Hull Daily Mail

As Seen in the Winsford Guardian.

Winsford Guardian

Lavishly illustrated...the writing is fluid and a joy to read.

Speed Readers

Blends together a fascination for history and rail transport, producing an interesting read for history and railway buffs alike.

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