City Railways Go Above and Below

City Railways Go Above and Below by Patrick McBriarty is the third book in the PTM Werks Series and reveals the behind-the-scenes, controls, electrification, and steps of operating elevated and subway trains. Beautifully illustrated by Johanna H. Kim, it presents a fanciful world of animal characters, vehicles, and railway trains.

City Railways Go Above and Below introduces Train Operator Julia and her son Ben, who gets to ride with his mom inside the motorcab to experience a day in the life of a train operator. The Crosstown Railway delivers the fanciful animal passengers throughout the city. As they near Crosstown the tracks descend into a tunnel to go from elevated to subway train and back again as they deliver passengers across the busy town. Ben is a amazed by all that he sees going on above and below on the Crosstown Railway!

Like all the PTM Werks Series children’s book City Railways Go Above and Below takes place in the make believe world populated by interesting animal characters, vehicles, and watercraft.  Young train fans are going to love this book! Ask for it at your local library and bookseller.

City Railways Go Above and Below (Oct. 2016) is published by CurlyQ Press, an imprint of Applewood Books, and distributed by Ingram (IPS) and Baker & Taylor. The entire PTM Werks Series is available online at Amazon or Barnes & This book is part of the New York, Chicago, L.A. County, Seattle, and Dallas Public Libraries (and many more!), and for sale at the National Building Museum gift shop in Washington D.C.!