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BTS Sales

All the profit from BTS Sales helps with the preservation and restoration of the Society's historic trolleybus fleet. Buy from our excellent range of books and help to support our trolleybuses!

Belfast Trolleybuses

by Mike Maybin, published by Trolleybooks Price £32.00 plus £3.10 postage

Britain’s Lost Trolleybus Systems

By Roland Box, published by Trolleybooks Price £28.00 plus £3.10 postage

Cardiff Trolleybuses

By Peter Smith, published by Adam Gordon Price £50.00 - special offer POST FREE

Glasgow Trolleybuses

By Brian Deans with Stuart Little, published by Trolleybooks Price £32.00 plus £3.10 postage

Hull Trolleybuses

By Malcolm Wells, published by Trolleybooks Price £20.00 plus £3.10 postage

Italian Trolleybuses Abroad

By Alessandro Albè and Marco Montanarini, published by Trolleybooks Price £38 plus £3.10 postage

Lombard-Gerin and Inventing the Trolleybus

By Ashley Bruce, published by Trolleybooks Price £28 plus £3.10 postage

London Trolleybus Wiring North East & East

By Keith Farrow, published by Trolleybooks Price £17.50 special offer POST FREE

Trolleybus Days in Wolverhampton

By Eric Challoner, published by LRTA & Trolleybooks Price £30 plus £3.10 postage

Tires and Wires

by Tom Schwarzkopf, The story of trolleybuses serving 17 Canadian cities, published by Canadian Transit Heritage Foundation and Railfare*DC Books Price £38.00 plus £3.10 postage

Walsall Trolleybuses

by Bob Rowe, published by Trolleybooks Price £32 plus £3.10 postage

Other Publications from the BTS

The following publications can be ordered directly from the BTS

Newbury and District

Written and published by transport historian Paul Lacey, the full story of this Berkshire bus operator Price £20 POST FREE

Early Independents of the Bracknell/Crowthorne/Wokingham area

Written and published by transport historian Paul Lacey A tale of early independent bus operation in Berkshire Price £15 POST FREE

Bournemouth Trolleybuses

by David Bowler, published by Adam Gordon 2019. Hardback. 625 pages.

£60 plus £6.50 carriage by Hermes.

Other titles available

Please email for details

2020 Calendar

BTS Calendar 2020

ALMOST SOLD OUT - BUY NOW! You can buy your copy of the 2020 calendar here. This year we are featuring Porto's fleet of double-deck trolleybuses, which had Lancia chassis and bodywork by Dalfa, set in Porto's spectacular operating territory. Again the superb photos are by Tony Belton, who has also provided captions in his own inimitable style.

The calendars again have been professionally printed, this year on premium paper for even better results, but we have maintained the price of £10 each (including postage and packing).

All profits go towards trolleybus preservation and restoration.

Buy more for your friends and family! Add to cart, then when you proceed to checkout, increase the quantity before paying.

Price: £10 (including UK postage & packing)


Portsmouth TrolleybusesPortsmouth Trolleybuses by David RH Bowler

We currently have available the last few copies of David Bowler's 'Portsmouth Trolleybuses' which are POST FREE while stocks last. Purchase here by clicking on the Buy Now button below.

This book has been thoroughly researched over several years and tells in detail the story of the south coast system which opened in 1934 and closed in 1963.

A4 and hardbound it has 383 pages, 50 colour photos and 164 in black and white, along with 54 maps or plans which explain the developments.

ISBN 978 1 874422 96 9

Price: £48

BTS Souvenir Notelets

Limited Opportunity to Buy by Post

A souvenir set of photographs has been produced by the Society to commemorate Reading’s trolleybus system.

There are two photos each of BUTs, Sunbeam S7s and Sunbeam F4As. Each photo is a superb representation of the vehicle shown in an iconic location. The inside is left blank for personal greetings or messages.

They are available at £5 each or five sets for the price of four (£20) including postage and packing.

All profits go towards trolleybus restoration.


1 set for £5 2 sets for £10 3 sets for £15 5 sets for £20
(including one free set)
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