The home of Wild Swan Books Ltd and a specialist railway bookshop, with all leading titles stocked. The complete Wild Swan range is on display and trade enquiries for Wild Swan titles are also welcomed. The shop also stocks model railway supplies, Peco (complete range of 4mm track held in stock), Wills, Ratio, Slaters, limited Bachmann OO, Woodland Scenics etc. Greetings cards, maps modern and historic, postcards. Open Wednesday to Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm.
Established in September of 1992, the Titfield Thunderbolt is an independent bookselling business owned and run by Simon Castens. from November 2010 now in its own premises on the high street in Bath. from 2015 also the base for Wild Swan Books Ltd.
Situated in the pleasant suburb of Larkhall, the new shop is within easy reach of the A4 and M4 on the eastern side of the city, with free on street parking. For those who wish to travel by public transport the shop is within two minutes walk of bus stops on several major bus routes into and out of the city. Alternatively a pleasant 1.5 mile walk from the station, best route being out the back of the station, via the Kennet and Avon Canal walk right out of Bath centre (Beautiful views) alongside railway and then down over Grosvenor bridge and across the A4 on Pelican crossing into Lambridge Street.
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The shop is open as follows:
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday Closed
Wednesday to Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm
What will you find there?
A very large range of quality railway books, including Wild Swan, Oakwood, Lightmoor, Millstream Books, Crecy, Kestrel and Twelveheads Press. Also a wide range of books from other railway publishers. Magazines, covering both the prototype and modelling and including 'Model Railway Journal', 'Archive' 'southern Way' 'Narrow Gauge and Industrial Modelling Review' and 'LMS Review'.
Modelling supplies. Good range of Peco track in OO, both Setrack and code 100 Streamline, and code 75 range. OO9 stock plus track and points, range of O gauge wagon kits. In 4mm, Wills, Ratio, Parkside kits, Metcalfe card kits. Woodland Scenics materials and limited range of Bachmann Branchline.
Quality art and transport and countryside related greetings cards. Alan Godfrey's wonderful OS map reprints, Local and Outdoor Leisure OS maps, local history books.
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