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Below is a bibliography of books about or containing information on LMS Coaching Stock. If you wish to purchase any of these you may be able to obtain a copy from a book retailer.



LMS Carriage Books

Title Author Date ISBN Comments
The LMS Coach 1923-1947 R J Essery and D Jenkinson 1969 7110 0074 3 A complete survey of LMSR coaching practice including all passenger rated vehicles. Sometimes referred to as the first edition.
LMS Coaches an Illustrated History D Jenkinson and R J Essery 1977 902888 83 8 This is an enlarged and revised edition based upon the book first published by Ian Allan Ltd. in 1969. Sometimes referred to as the the second edition.
Illustrated History of LMS Standard Coaching Stock, Volume 1 David Jenkinson and Bob Essery 1991 0 86093 450 0 A fully revised General Introduction and comprehensive survey of the passenger rated, Non-Passenger Vehicles built to LMS standard design. The standard reference for LMSR coaching stock.
Illustrated History of LMS Standard Coaching Stock, Volume 2 David Jenkinson and Bob Essery 1994 0 86093 451 9 A fully revised and comprehensive survey of the LMS General Service Gangwayed Vehicles to LMS standard design. The standard reference for LMSR coaching stock.
Illustrated History of LMS Standard Coaching Stock, Volume 3 David Jenkinson and Bob Essery 2000 0 86093 452 7 A fully revised and comprehensive survey of the LMS Non-Corridor, Special Purpose and Self-Propelled Vehicles to standard LMS design. The standard reference for LMSR coaching stock.
Historic Carriage Drawings Volume 2, LMS and Constituents David Jenkinson 1998 1 899816 06 2 Based on the LMSR/LNER historic carriage drawings book of 1968/9, this updated look offers the bulk of the previous material plus additional prototype, photographs and some extra drawings.


LMS Constituent Carriage Books

Title Author Date ISBN Comments
Historic Carriage Drawings Volume 2, LMS and Constituents David Jenkinson 1998 1 899816 06 2 Based on the LMSR/LNER historic carriage drawings book of 1968/9, this updated look offers the bulk of the previous material plus additional prototype, photographs and some extra drawings.
Caledonian Railway Carriages Mike Williams 2015 9781 911038 00 9
Carriages and Wagons of the Highland Railway D L G Hunter 1971 902844 03 2 Includes references to LMS running numbers of HR stock absorbed into the LMS.
Carriages and Wagons of the Highland Railway D L G Hunter 1999 0 9512793 5 1 Unpublished draft text. Includes references to LMS running numbers of HR stock absorbed into the LMS.
Highland Railway Carriages and Wagons Peter Tatlow 2014 978-1-909328-13-6 Includes references to LMS running numbers and diagram numbers of HR stock absorbed into the LMS.
LNWR Carriages David Jenkinson 1995 1 899816 01 1 Unpublished draft text. Includes references to LMS running numbers of LNWR and WCJS stock absorbed into the LMS.
L&NWR Non-Corridor Carriages Philip A Millard and Ian Tattersall 2006 0 95469 513 5
The American Pullman Cars of the Midland Railway J B Radford 1984 0 7110 1387 X
Midland Carriages An Illustrated Review David Jenkinson and Bob Essery 1984 0 86093 291 5 Includes references to LMS running numbers of MR, M&GSW, M&NB stock absorbed into the LMS.
Midland Railway Carriages Volume One R E Lacy and George Dow 1984 0 906867 19 3
Midland Railway Carriages Volume Two R E Lacy and George Dow 1986 0 906867 36 3
The Midland Railway Steam Motor Carriages Stephen Summerson 2008 978 0 9537486 6 2
North Staffordshire Railway Locomotives and Rolling Stock R W Rush 1981 978 0 853612 75 9
A Register of West Coast Joint Stock R M Casserley and P A Millward 1980 0 902835 04 1 Includes references to LMS running numbers of WCJS stock absorbed into the LMS.


General Carriage Books

Title Author Date ISBN Comments
Nineteenth Century Railway Carriages Hamilton Ellis 1949
Railway Carriages 1839-1939 G M Kitchenside 1964 Included in the general carriage survey is a short overview on the origins and development of LMSR standard and special coach designs.
Railway Carriages in the British Isles from 1830 to 1914 Hamilton Ellis 1965
Preserved Railway Coaches Michael Harris 1976 0 7110 0664 4
Railway Carriage Album G M Kitchenside 1980 0 7110 1058 7 First edition in 1966, second edition in 1980. A portrayal of carriages from each of the major pre- and post-grouping companies. Forty-five pages devoted to the LMSR and constituent company carriage designs.
150 Years of Railway Carriages Geoffrey Kitchenside 1981 0 7153 8196 2 The history of the British railway carriage and its inextricable link with the social history and life of the country. Amongst the many illustrations various LMSR examples are identified as being significant to the progress of carriage development.
Dinner in the Diner Neil Wooller 1987 0 7153 8796 0
Preserved Railway Carriages John Lloyd and Murray Brown 1992 0 947971 75 0 A very successful attempt to catalogue passenger vehicles still extant around the country. A large and interesting section on LMSR carriages is included.
The History of British Railway Carriages 1900-1953 David Jenkinson 1996 1 899816 03 8 First published in 1996. Vol 1 CN 8130, Vol 2 ISBN 0 85059 912 1. Originally published in two separate volumes by Patrick Stephens Ltd. and published by PSL which is now part of the Haynes Publishing Group.
Preserved Coaching Stock of British Railways, Part 2, pre-Nationalisation Stock Peter Hall and Peter Fox 1996 1 872524 86 9 A handy reference book covering passenger rated stock owned by the pre-grouping companies between 1923 and 1948 and still in existence either in preservation or similar status. A large section is dedicated to the carriages of the LMS Railway.
Metro-Cammell 150 years of craftsmanship Keith Beddoes, Colin and Stephen Wheeler 1999 1 870754 46 8
Historic Carriage Drawings Volume 3, Non-passenger Coaching Stock Peter Tatlow 2000 1 899816 09 7 Cross-company NPCS vehicles illustrated by drawings and photographs. Some LMSR examples are discussed in more detail in this volume.
Landscapes under the luggage rack Greg Norden 2001 0 9529602 1 4
The Coronation Scot Edward Talbot 2002 0 9542787 1 2 Although about the famous train itself, there is a large section describing the special carriage stock produced for it from contemporary standard designs. Many interesting photographs during construction, operation and during the post-war years.


General LMS Books

Title Author Date ISBN Comments
Salute to the LMS Cecil J Allen 1972 7110 0256 8 An overview on the origins and development of LMSR standard coach design.
The LMS in Ireland Mark Kennedy 2000 1 85780 097 4 Contains a small section about NCC carriages.


Articles

Periodical Issue Pages Title Comments
LMS Journal LMS Journal Index — The LMS Society
The Railway Engineer July 1901 pp199-200 65ft. 6ins. Composite (2nd and 3rd Class) Dining Carriages: London and North Western R.
The Railway Engineer February 1906 pp45-48 New Composite Dining Cars; West Coast Joint Stock
The Railway Engineer July 1934 p28 Advertisement: Steel Panels, John Lysaght Limited