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
07/23/2017
An anthology of thirteen short stories including 'The lost special'.
£8.00
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excursion train

The excursion train

Marston, Edward
Allison & Busby
2005
01/22/2017
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
01/22/2017
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
01/22/2017
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
01/22/2017
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
01/11/2017
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
01/11/2017
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
01/05/2017
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
01/04/2017
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
01/04/2017
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
01/04/2017
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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patriots

The patriots

Barlow, James
Hamish Hamilton
1960
01/01/2017
Two ex-soldiers plan the robbery of a train carrying wages to a power station.
£5.00
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