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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!

Around Brighton by TrolleybusAround Brighton by Trolleybus
by Mervyn Stedman, published by Adam Gordon.
Price £45 SPECIAL OFFER post free! (UK only)

This first of a two-part work by BTS member Mervyn Stedman deals with the history of the Brighton trolleybus system, together with information about the trolleybuses themselves, a picture portrait of the vehicles and other particulars. Part two will give full details of all the trolleybus routes operated and will be illustrated with more images of the vehicles in service. Part one is hardback, 162 pages and is illustrated in colour and black & white.

Around Derby by TrolleybusAround Derby by Trolleybus
by Colin Barker, published by Adam Gordon.
Price £45 SPECIAL OFFER post free! (UK only)

This book describes the Derby trolleybus system route by route in numerical order. A4, hardback 189 pages, illustrated with photographs throughout, some in colour. Also includes wiring diagrams, depot details and a fleet list.

Reliance Motor Services of NewburyReliance Motor Services of Newbury
by Paul Lacey.
Price £18 including postage (UK only)

This book has been put together to celebrate the centenary of Reliance Motor Services. Using mostly previously unpublished views from the Paul Lacey Collection, this selection of photographs explores the origins of this Newbury bus company. A4 softback with 240 monochrome photographs and 50 full colour images. There is also a fleet list of vehicles given.

Trolleybus Current No. 29
With travel restricted the publication has been retitled "Trolleybus Current - in Retrospect" and each features a review of a trolleybus system. This edition features VMCV Montreaux, Switzerland in September 2008. The format continues from No. 25, with twenty four A5 pages and cover price of £5.00 plus £1.00 p+p.

 

Newsletter Sales Item
Please use this button when paying for an item advertised to members in the Society's "News & Events" newsletter.  Price £12 including postage (UK only).

A London Trolleybus RebornA London Trolleybus Reborn
by Dave Chick, published by Trolleybooks.
Price £25.00 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

A London Trolleybus Reborn

By Dave Chick, published by Trolleybooks. Price £25.00 plus £11.39 postage (Europe air mail only)

A London Trolleybus Reborn

By Dave Chick, published by Trolleybooks. Price £25.00 plus £18.00 postage (Rest of World only)

Belfast TrolleybusesBelfast Trolleybuses
by Mike Maybin, published by Trolleybooks
Price £32.00 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

Cardiff Trolleybuses

By Peter Smith, published by Adam Gordon Price £50.00 - special offer POST FREE (Available to UK customers only)

Hull Trolleybuses

By Malcolm Wells, published by Trolleybooks Price £20.00 plus £3.10 postage (Available to UK customers only)

Italian Trolleybuses Abroad Italian Trolleybuses Abroad
by Alessandro Albè and Marco Montanarini, published by Trolleybooks.
Price £38 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

Lombard-Gerin and Inventing the Trolleybus Lombard-Gerin and Inventing the Trolleybus
by Ashley Bruce, published by Trolleybooks
Price £28 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

London Trolleybus Wiring North East & East

By Keith Farrow, published by Trolleybooks Price £17.50 special offer POST FREE (Available to UK customers only)

Reading TrolleybusesReading Trolleybuses
by Dave Hall, published by Trolleybooks.
Price £36.00 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

Trolleybus Days in WolverhamptonTrolleybus Days in Wolverhampton
by Eric Challoner, published by LRTA & Trolleybooks.
Price £30 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

Walsall TrolleybusesWalsall Trolleybuses
by Bob Rowe, published by Trolleybooks.
Price £32 plus £3.10 postage (UK only)

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 (Available to UK customers only)

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 (Available to UK customers only)

Early Independents of the Maidenhead area

Written and published by transport historian Paul Lacey Price £15 POST FREE (Available to UK customers only)

WHEN ORDERING ONE OF THE "Early Independents" books, please specify which one you are ordering.

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 paulweal@hotmail.co.uk for details

2022 Calendar

BTS Calendar 2022 - SOLD OUT!

The calendar has again sold well and has produced a good profit to help with the preservation of the Society's fleet of historic trolleybuses.

If you've missed out - make sure you get your order in early when we announce the 2023 calendar!

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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