150 Years of Railways in Tasmania
By Lou Rae and Tony Coen
Published 2021 by the authors
268 pages, large format (240 x 300mm), 501 photographs, illustration and maps. Soft Cover edition, also available Hard bound
The book provides a comprehensive history of the growth and development of railways in Tasmania beginning in the 1850s and extending up until the current day. It also covers 62 individual lines scattered about the island, several of which proved extremely profitable and some that lasted only a few years. Separate sections on the Tasman Limited, unusual locomotives and current railway preservation societies are also included.