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Book & Magazine Discounts at Ian Allan Shops:

On production of a current Locomotive & Carriage Institution membership card all members can obtain a 10% discount at Ian Allan bookshops on Ian Allan books.

Note that Ian Allan no longer publish magazines such as Modern Railways.

This discount is only obtainable at Ian Allan shops and on the website:

However we are waiting for details on how this discount is obtained on the website.  Details of how to obtain the website discount will be published on this page once known.

The locations of the two shops are as follows:


45/46 Lower Marsh, Waterloo, London, SE1 7RG.  Tel. 020 7401 2100.

To reach this bookshop from the concourse of Waterloo Mainline Station, exit the concourse through the exit next to platform 1 barrier,  turn right and cross over the road at the first set of lights, cross immediately over next road and turn left walking down the ramp of Spur Road.  At the bottom turn right onto Lower Marsh, the Ian Allan bookshop is the second building on the left just past Cubana.


12 Ethel Street, Birmingham, B2 4BG  Tel 0121 643 2496.

Close  to Birmingham New Street Station and a two minute walk from Stephenson Street.

Please note that the Manchester and Cardiff shops have now closed.

All shops are open Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17.30, Saturday 09.00 to 17.00 and are closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.