We are partners in the publication of ‘Trolleybooks’, which cover historic and current systems in the UK and abroad.
New Trolleybooks Titles
Published in December but now SOLD OUT! - Britain's Lost Trolleybus Systems by Roland Box. This highly detailed book discovers the amazing number of towns and nearly all cities of Britain that planned trolleybus networks over the last century. Consideration is being given to having a small additional print run. Details will appear on the Trolleybooks website if further copies are printed.
188 pages and 225 pictures and large maps. £28 + postage. http://www.trolleybooks.co.uk/losttrolleybussystems.html
Also recently published:
Dave Hall's thoroughly updated comprehensive history, Reading Trolleybuses. 278 pages, together with 412 photographs, maps and diagrams. http://www.trolleybooks.co.uk/readingtrolleybuses.html
Italian Trolleybuses Abroad 258 pages, in Italian and English, this encyclopedic volume covers the fascinating story of the many Italian trolleybuses exported to the world between 1939 and 2008. 360 images show that contribution to trolleybus history; and over 20 maps show where the trolleybuses operated. £38 + postage. http://www.trolleybooks.co.uk/italiansabroad.html
Bob Rowe's comprehensive Walsall Trolleybuses was also launched earlier in 2018, documenting the full history of this Black Country system from small beginnings in 1931 through innovative vehicles and extensive route developments during the 1950s to inventive management and then closure in 1970. With over 400 images and told over 232 pages of highly researched narration, that have been evolving over 30 years of the author's commitment.http://www.trolleybooks.co.uk/walsalltrolleybuses.html
We also have available currently, copies of David Bowler's 'Portsmouth Trolleybuses' which you can purchase here. These are post free while stocks last.