Railway crime fiction

This includes stories in which: the protagonists, antagonists or victims are railway workers or passengers; or a train, railway carriage or railway building, is a central element in the plot.


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Mysterious railway stories

Mysterious railway stories

Pattrick, William Walton, HarryThomson, HalAlexander, RuthRidley, ArnoldEdwards, Amelia B.Bloch, RobertDerleth, AugustWhitechurch, Victor L.Lynde, FrancisPhillpotts, EdenBrown, FredricDoyle, Arthur ConanDickens, CharlesCrofts, Freeman WillsChristie, Agatha
W. H. Allen
1984
An anthology of thirteen short stories including 'The lost special'.
£8.00
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Crime on the lines : an anthology of mystery short stories with a railway setting

Crime on the lines : an anthology of mystery short stories with a railway setting

Morgan, Bryan Rolt, L. T. C.Tabori, PaulWhitechurch, Victor L.Bodkin, M. McDonnellVickers, RoyGilbert, MichaelFreeman, R. AustinDoyle, Arthur ConanDickens, CharlesCrofts, Freeman WillsCrispin, Edmund
Routledge & Kegan Paul
1975
An anthology of twelve short stories including 'The adventure of the Bruce-Partington plans'.
£6.00
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excursion train

The excursion train

Marston, Edward
Allison & Busby
2005
Two men are strangled on a Great Western Railway excursion to an illegal prize fight. The second book in the Inspector Colbeck series.
£6.00
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railway detective

The railway detective

Marston, Edward
Allison & Busby
2004
The London to Birmingham mail train is robbed and derailed. The first book in the Inspector Colbeck series.
£10.00
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Inspector Colbeck's casebook: thirteen tales from the railway detective

Inspector Colbeck's casebook: thirteen tales from the railway detective

Marston, Edward
Allison & Busby
2014
A volume of short stories featuring Inspector Colbeck.
£6.00
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Death of a Marseilles man

Death of a Marseilles man

Malet, Léo
Macmillan
1995
Why should a stranger try and kill a private eye on a train? The ninth book in the Nestor Burma series.
£20.00
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Roses, roses

Roses, roses

James, Bill
Macmillan
1993
A stranger on a train murders Megan Harpur on her way to telling her husband she is leaving him.
£8.00
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metropolitan murder

A metropolitan murder

Jackson, Lee
William Heinemann
2004
A young woman is found strangled on the last train to Baker Street station.
£5.00
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Blood rain

Blood rain

Dibdin, Michael
Faber and Faber
1999
An unidentified, decomposed corpse is found sealed in a railway wagon on a disused Sicilian branch line. The seventh book in the Aurelio Zen series.
£4.00
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Death of a train

Death of a train

Crofts, Freeman Wills
Hodder & Stoughton Limited
1946
A network of German secret agents plans to derail a train carrying vital war supplies. The twenty-sixth book in the Inspector French series.
£20.00
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Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

Crichton, John Michael
Jonathan Cape
1975
Edward Pierce masterminds the theft of gold bullion destined for the British Army in Russia.
£6.00
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Le crime de l'Orient-Express

Le crime de l'Orient-Express

Christie, Agatha Rivière, François
Claude Lefrancq
1995
An American millionaire is found stabbed to death in his sleeping berth. Graphic novel adaptation of the ninth book in the Poirot series.
£7.00
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mystery of the blue train

The mystery of the blue train

Christie, Agatha
Penguin Books
1948
An American heiress is murdered on a train. The sixth book in the Poirot series.
£15.00
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case of the thirteenth coach

The case of the thirteenth coach

Bartlett, E. G.
Staples Press Limited
1958
A consignment of half a million in gold ingots disappears between Newport and Paddington.
£12.00
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patriots

The patriots

Barlow, James
Hamish Hamilton
1960
Two ex-soldiers plan the robbery of a train carrying wages to a power station.
£5.00
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