The Austrian Railway Group is proud of its range of books on various aspects of Austrian railways and tramways. They provide a unique English language resource for rail enthusiasts and visitors to Austria alike.
In each book we offer the reader our knowledge of a city, region, route or topic. This usually includes a brief local history, a chronological account of the evolution of rail services, details of the past and present line(s) and stock and a section for modellers.
The following titles are currently in our range of publications, please select a category or scroll down:
|Heizlok and Dampfspender, Special Offer Price £2.00
A guide to heating locomotives that have been used on Austrian railways to pre-heat carriages
|Edition 1.0 - 2010
|Austrian Railway Bibliography - Volume 1, Special Offer Price £2.00
The first comprehensive collection of books on Austrian Railways, catalogued by subject alphabetically and then author, publisher and language. An invaluable reference listing for those researching any aspect of Austrian railways
|Railway Regions of Austria - Kärnten |
Covers the history of the Kärnten region, the building of the railways and their subsequent operation. Also covers closed lines in the region
|Edition 1.0 - 2017
|Railway Regions of Austria - Tirol & Südtirol, Special Offer Price £2.00
The history of lines in Tirol, Südtirol and the area of Italy that was part of Austria until 1918, excludes the railway centres of Innsbruck and Jenbach (see separate books)
|Edition 1.6 - 2013
|Railway Regions of Austria - Vorarlberg
A history of railways in Vorarlberg, touching on the line through Liechtenstein and describing narrow-gauge railways in the region, also describes former lines in Vorarlberg
|Edition 1.0 - 2008
|Rail Centres of Austria - Innsbruck
A history of lines in and around Innsbruck, including tramways and light railways. Covers Zirl, Fulpmes, Steinach, Volders-Baumkirchen and Hochzirl
|Edition 2 - 2013
|Rail Centres of Austria - Jenbach
A history and line guide to the unique Jenbach area, covering the Achenseebahn, the Zillertalbahn, the main 'Westbahn' line between Schwaz and Rattenberg and the forest railways north of Jenbach. Produced in cooperation with the Achenseebahn
|Edition 2.1 - 2013
|Rail Centres of Austria - Linz, Special Offer Price £2.00
A brief history of the city and of the railways within the city boundaries. Also includes the lines to Aigen-Schlägl, Pischling, Traun and Wels
|Edition 2.1 - 2011
|Rail Centres of Austria - Salzburg
A brief history of Salzburg and its railways with line descriptions for current and closed routes within the city and for the SLB line to Lamprechtshausen
|Edition 4 - 2016
|Rail Centres of Austria - The Steyrtalbahn
A history of the area and the Steyrtalbahn lines, plus the Steyrtal Museumbahn, with line descriptions and stock details. Produced in cooperation with ÖGEG
|Rail Centres of Austria - Wien (Vienna)
A brief history of the capital city and of the evolution of railway and tramway routes and depots within the city limits
|Edition 4 - 2017
|Railway Routes of Austria - Assisted Traction Lines in Wien, Special Offer Price £2.00
A history of Vienna's rack railway.
|Edition 1 - 2014
|Railway Routes in Austria - The Murtalbahn and The Taurachbahn
A line guide and history of the Murtalbahn and the Taurachbahn, providing a detailed guide to the lines and a more general 'tourists' description' of the surrounding area.
|Edition 1.0 - 2015|
|The Pinzgauer Lokalbahn
A history and line guide to the Pinzgauer Lokalbahn, including stock list. Produced in cooperation with SLB.
|Edition 4 - 2017|
|The Railways of Stern und Hafferl, Special Offer Price £2.00
A history of the company and lines owned, operated or built by Stern und Hafferl, including the Schafbergbahn. Also includes lines subsequently closed.
|Edition 4 - 2014
|Austrian Model Railways - Trackplans
A variety of real Austrian railway station layouts so that modellers can find inspiration to build their own smallscale masterpiece.
|Edition 1.0 - 2017
The Editor would be delighted to receive any corrections or errata at: stephen.ford1 btinternet.com
Other than those titles on special offer, ARG members can buy all books at £6.00 per copy plus postage, whilst the price per copy to non-mbers is £7.50 plus postage. Please add £2.00 P&P per book for UK orders, £4.00 P&P per book for orders to the EU, and postage is at cost for orders to the rest of the world - please ask for a quotation!
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