How Trains Work


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All aboard. How Trains Work is a book that takes you on some fascinating journeys through tunnels, across bridges and up mountainsides. Unfold the pages and lift up the flaps to reveal old steam locomotives powered by coal, high-speed trains racing across Japan and lively stations. In How Trains Work, you’ll learn how trains are able to work beneath the sea, transport people under cities and reach the top of mountains. From the fastest and longest locomotives to the oldest and newest, this book is jam-packed with incredible train facts and illustrations.

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Head on some unforgettable adventures – including on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok, and The Ghan across Australia – in How Trains Work.


age group

7+ years




Hardback: 24 pages

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product dimensions

26.3 x 1.9 x 28.5cm


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