The Winchester Discovery Centre houses one of the largest collections of railway material in the country with over 11,000 items. Whether your interest lies in the history, the trains, the men or modelling, the collection will have something for you.
It includes books, pamphlets, timetables, CDs and videos/DVDs. The majority of the stock is available for loan and all titles can be found in the library catalogue.
There are also back runs of periodicals with an almost complete set of the Railway Magazine dating back to the first issue in 1897. Other current titles include Railway Modeller, Railway World and Modern Railways.
In 2010 Hampshire Libraries held their own 'Air, Land and Sea' Book Awards. 113 titles were nominated by the public with an expert panel of judges then narrowing the field to 40 books for the voting round.
The winning titles were: