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  • Track Record Press, 3 Peddars Way, Longthorpe, Peterborough, Cambs. PE3 9NQ.

  • Telephone: 01733 650160

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    © Track Record Press/Western Locomotive Research Society 2019


Please use the form below to contact us with your general enquiries about our books, to enquire about advertising online or in our books, Please use the form on the ‘Book Me’ page (see menu above) for specific author bookings.

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  • by BOOKSHOPS – Please quote the ISBN number at your local bookshop to order any individual title in the Chronicle series.

  • Unfortunately we do not accept credit or debit card payments over the telephone.

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The website association with Track Record Press is growing in numbers, faster than ever before. Even before the website went live in June 2019, railway enthusiasts and book lovers of all ages, had started to show initial interest in our database and books that page views rose by 213% inside a single month (May-June). The website is a well respected source for information at about the Western Class 52 locomotives and its main author is often featured in the national railway magazines, and on TV and radio. We fully expect the unique user numbers to grow even faster in the next few months. It is highly recommended by enthusiasts, book lovers and the railway industry and is the perfect advertising vehicle for other railway book publishers, magazines, rail tour companies, preservation groups and travel companies. To enquire about advertising online or in one of our book publications, then please use the form above, using the word advertising in the subject field.

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They say everyone has a book within them and railway enthusiasts, even anglers, are no different. So if you have been toiling away recording the lives or history of a certain diesel or electric class, or want to tell of your days as a spotter or angler to a wider audience, then why not get in touch with us. We offer bespoke design and editorial services to enable you to make your publication dreams come true. Just fill in the contact form above, placing ‘book idea’ in the subject line, and we will get back to you.


  • Paul Bettany’s fabulous sight for everything related to the Deltic Class 55 locomotives. Superbly creative and full of information on this much missed class. Highly recommended and impressive.

  • Fabulous forums for the modeller and enthusiast and is crammed full of information from like minded individuals and groups who don’t mind sharing their their finds or interests. Again, highly recommended for the railway buff of all ages.

  • Home of the Western Locomotive Association the first group to preserve a Class 52, D1062 Western Courier, in 1976. Why not join-up and help support the future of D1013 and D1062 in preservation?

  • Without doubt the largest archive of railtours ever produced and is the number one go to site for all the information on a particular railtour from days long gone. Extremely impressive.

  • Without equal. The longest running and highly respected Railway Magazine, edited by Chris Milner, is way outn in front in terms of its coverage of railways past, present and future. Take out a subscription, worth every penny.

  • First class and essential for the modern enthusiast. Edited by Paul Bickerdyke, Rail Express is a must read for all those who want news and in-depth features. Take out a subscription and enjoy the ride.

  • Superb new book ‘Any Colour You Like’ by Richard Harper tells the story of British Rail in the 1970s, an often overlooked decade in railway history which followed the decade of Beeching and the end of steam. A great buy for anyone interested in an era of much change on the nation’s railways. Well researched and written.


This privacy policy presents how Track Record Press uses and protects any information that you give us when using this website. Track Record Press is committed to making sure that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Track Record Press may change this policy periodically with updates applied to this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes we may make.

What information do we collect?: We may collect the following information: Name and payment details; Contact information including email address; Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.

What we do with the information collected: We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the main following reasons: To process your order and obtain payment; Internal record keeping; We may also use the information to improve our products and services. We may, from time to time, contact you with details of new products which we think you will be interested in using the email address which you have provided

Security: We are passionate and committed to making sure that your information is secure at all times. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information that we collect online.

How we use cookies: A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes which help us to improve our website experience for you and then the data is removed from the system. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept them, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline them if that is your preferred option. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Other Website links: We may occasionally place links to other websites of similar interest. But once you have used these links to leave our site, you should be aware that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting these sites and as a result these are not governed by this privacy statement. You should always exercise a degree of caution and examine the privacy statement applicable to the relevant website.

Controlling your personal information: You can control what personal information you wish to disclose in various ways. These include: Website forms: If asked to fill in a form on a website, then please locate the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please get in touch with us. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email as soon as possible. We will immediately correct any information which is discovered to be wrong.