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Photographic Railway Bush Poetry books - The Last Train Series


  

Last Train to Brisbane (2017) ~ ISBN: 9781389899409
Combining hauntingly beautiful railway photography with classic Australian bush poetry, Last Train to Brisbane takes a nostalgic romp through Brisbane's scenic rim in search of what remains from our railway past. From Gympie through the Mary and Brisbane Valleys, and onto the Southern Downs city of Warwick, poet and Award-Nominated railway adventurer Phillip Overton takes his lifelong love of the rails on the road. The result is this tribute to the small country towns where it was once possible to catch a train to Brisbane. 56 pages. $24.99 AUD

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Last Train to Grafton (2017) ~ ISBN: 9781389410505
The Northern Rivers region of Australia is full of railway ghosts from yesteryear. Combining hauntingly beautiful railway photography with classic Australian bush poetry, Award-Nominated railway author Phillip Overton takes his love of the rails on the road once more. Winding through the Brisbane Border Ranges, exploring the abandoned Murwillumbah line through Byron Bay and onto the mountain town of Dorrigo, this book is a tribute to the towns and places where you could once board a train to Grafton. 56 pages. $24.99 AUD

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Last Train to Bunbury (2019) ~ ISBN: 9780368396076
The South West corner of Western Australia was once home to some of the most remote and rugged railways in the country. The hauntingly beautiful photos in this collection take the reader on another classic Aussie bush poetry romp. From the shores of Busselton to Flinders Bay, and onto the forests of Pemberton, this book is a tribute to the towns and ports of Australia's South West, where it was once possible to board a train to Bunbury. 56 pages. $24.99 AUD

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Last Train to Sydney ~ ISBN: TBC (coming in 2020)
The fourth and final Last Train book will take another poetic romp through our railway past, and present yet another book full of hauntingly beautiful photos accompanied by some great Aussie bush poetry. From the Victorian border of Tocumwal, through outback New South Wales to Boggabilla in the far north west of the state, watch out for this book in mid-2020. 56 pages. Price to be confirmed.


Non-fiction - Full colour railway photography books



30 Years Chasing Trains (2016) ~ ISBN: 9781367592865
Three decades after first picking up a camera to photograph trains, Award-Nominated author and railway adventurer Phillip Overton set out to explore the railway lines of Australia's east coast. The result was this photographic memoir of a train chaser covering the period from 1986 to 2016. The 124 full colour photographs featured in this book provide a colourful insight into Australia's ever-changing railway landscape. 100 pages. $34.99 AUD

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Non-fiction - Train Tripping Series (2014-2015)


   

Train Tripping Coastal Queensland (2014) ~ ISBN: 9781389309724
What happens when you cross a sign writer who can't spell, a tribe of cannibals, two Prime Ministers and a Chinaman who gives a massage like no other? You get this 3,362 km self-guided railway adventure that is the perfect travelling companion to appreciating Queensland's coast from the window of a train. Nominated for the 2015 Global eBook Awards. 72 pages. $7.99 AUD

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Train Tripping Eastern Australia (2014) ~ ISBN: 9781389309601
What happens when you cross a Purple Wiggle, a Hollywood Gladiator, a dolphin named Zippy and Her Majesty The Queen of England? You get this 1,850 km self-guided railway adventure that is the perfect travelling companion for appreciating Australia's east coast from the window of a train. 78 pages. $7.99 AUD

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Train Tripping Around Melbourne (2015) ~ ISBN: 9781389309571
What happens when you cross 83 brightly coloured bathing sheds, a much-travelled cottage, a band from Little River and a 9 story shot tower? You get this 365 km self-guided railway adventure that is the perfect travelling companion for exploring Melbourne from the comfort of a train. 84 pages. $7.99 AUD

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Train Tripping Around Sydney (2015) ~ ISBN: 9781389308970
What happens when you cross Skippy the bush kangaroo, a mysterious Aboriginal legend, the ghost of Sydney's Harbour Bridge and a man they couldn't hang? You get this 592 km self-guided railway adventure that is the perfect travelling companion for exploring Sydney from the comfort of a train. 90 pages. $7.99 AUD

5" x 8" black & white paperback and eBook versions available direct through

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