Justin Bailey was born in Woolwich South East London, having grown up with a lifelong passion for trains, transport and history related subjects.
He has worked in the book industry since the age of fifteen as a bookseller for two leading specialist transport bookshops, Motor books and the Ian Allan Transport Bookshop, also working as a sales rep for a book distributer.
He is a keen photographer of all things transport and travel related, he combines these subjects whenever he can.
His first book The Lost Railways of Wiltshire published in 2006, went into a second print run.
He has also contributed to railway magazines and periodicals, Justin currently lives in West London with his wife Vicky.