Anthony Burton is an author and broadcaster, who has written many reputable books on history, industrial history and transport history. He was born in 1934 and now lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire, with his wife. John Scott-Morgan is an author of thirty-two books on railway history and a leading writer on light railway subjects. He was the founder of the British Overseas Railways Historical Trust, an educational trust dedicated to preserving archives connected with Britain's contribution to world railway development. Born in London in 1954, John now lives in Woking, Surrey.