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RailwaysThe second Diesel & Electric special edition examines a wide selection of diesel and electric subjects dating from various eras on railways of all gauges in Europe, Australia, China, and South America. Authors contributing to this publication include Paul Engelbert, Wolfgang Ewers, Günter Koch, ...
Keywords: australia, china, america, paul, engelbert, wolfgang, günter, koch, pertwee, wilf, paul, catchpole, austria, switzerland, slovakia, tatra, forestry, eskisehir, turkey, soviet, czechoslovakian, tu47, america, romanian, wangerooge, queensland, australia, soviet-built, co-co, hennigsdorf, bo-bo-bo, hennigsdorf, bo-bo
RailwaysWhen steam was being phased out, the Western Region adopted hydraulic rather than electric transmission used elsewhere, for its new diesel fleet. This was used on three classes of main-line locomotives. The most powerful of these, the ‘Westerns' of which 74 were built between 1961 and 1964, proved ... From the series Diesels in Depth
Keywords: main-line, mundane, china, clay, non-standard, withdrawn, clarke, jennison, as-built
RailwaysThis book offers a fine collection of colour images, most of which are previously unpublished, recording the early years of diesel traction on the Southern Region. Illustrated alongside the SR-based locomotives is the region's fleet of DEMUs. The book covers diesel operation on the entire Southern ...
Keywords: demus, kent, sussex, surrey, hampshire, dorset, welch
RailwaysLocal railway lines were once the lifeblood of the Scottish communities they served. From Wick and Deeside, to the Borders and Galloway, each of the thirteen lines explored in this book reveal stories from the past, with pictures of how the lines look today. Although some of the lines had closed ...
Keywords: scotland, scottish, wick, galloway, scotland, julian, holland, scotland, scotland, julian, holland, castle, douglas, kirkcudbright, newton, whithorn, dalmellington, elvanfoot, wanlockhead, eskbank, ballinluig, aberfeldy, montrose, bervie, aberdeen, ballater, kintore, alford, dingwall, strathpeffer, mound, dornoch, wick, lybstre
RailwaysDoing The Rounds is the fascinating, ever-changing story of the Class 67 fleet. Built in Spain for EWS's Royal Mail traffic, these 125mph locomotives soon became surplus when the mail contract was lost, leading to all manner of unexpected workings as EWS tried to keep the fleet active. Highlights ...
Keywords: spain, mail, surplus, mail, newport, mail, cornwall, carlisle, wigston, saunderton, parcel, backfoot, queen, crash, eurostar, holyhead, emus, scrap, lickey, kingswear, serco, windsor, eton, cannon, scottish, highland, culloden, viaduct, highland, wrexham, shropshire, cardiff, taunton, ballast, china, clay, up-to-speed
RailwaysDuring the great age of steam, most railways in Dorset were operated by the Southern Railway and the Great Western Railway. These Dorset railway companies and daily life on the branch lines during this era and beyond are recorded here amid a wealth of informatively captioned photographs collected ...
Keywords: dorset, dorset, dorset, cattle, pullman, dorset, weymouth
RailwaysThe Drummond brothers were notable amongst Scottish engineers in that both of them became Locomotive Superintendents. Dugald, the eldest, has always been lauded as an outspoken and very capable engineer, so much so, that his brother Peter has been somewhat, overshadowed. Strangely, their life ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: drummond, scottish, drummond, scottish, dugald, outspoken, brother, scotland, australia, dugald, dugald, industrialist, scotland, scenario, ladder, scotland, scottish, biography, dugald, outspoken, blunt, streak, brother, afraid, dugald, biography, plug, scottish, chacksfield, dugald, brighton, scotland, caley, dugald, drummond, disaster, eastleigh, 4-6-0s, drummond, highland, lochgorm, dugald, drummond, scottish, dugald, drummond, lswr, drummond, drummond, drummond, duglad, drummond
RailwaysOfficial railway publications tended to use the term ‘Wells Branch' to refer to the GWR route between Yatton and Witham. In fact, the line originated as two entirely separate branches, both terminating at Wells and ultimately joined by a short length of Somerset & Dorset Railway metals. At one ...
Keywords: somerset, cheddar, strawberry, yatton, witham, dorset, glastonbury, nightmare, axbridge, shepton, mallet, bristol, stone, sandford, dulcote, foster, yeoman, merehead, nickname, exeter, contribute
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Keywords: soul, matthew, engel, gobowen, newton, willows, blisworth, monkwearmouth, norbiton, surbiton, carnforth, melton, pentonville, thurso
RailwaysFormerly part of the main line to North Cornwall and North Devon, this scenic route is mostly in deep valley and follows tranquil rivers for most of its length. The trains illustrated range from the long holiday expresses of yesteryear to the single railcars of today. Old maps and tickets help to ... From the series Southern Main Lines
Keywords: exeter, cornwall, devon, tranquil, yesteryear, chapelton, coleford, cowley, crediton, eggesford, exeter, nympton, lapford, morchard, newton, portsmouth, umberleigh, yeoford, devon
RailwaysThe historic route has undergone many changes, particularly in the types of trains using it. Their evolution is fully illustrated, as is the magnificent coastal scenery, which is so much loved by holiday visitors, railway photographers and many others From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: exeter, newton, abbot, dawlish, dawlish, warren, exeter, exeter, exminster, newton, abbot, starcross, teignmouth, teignmouth, quay, devon
RailwaysOnce part of the Southern's main line to Plymouth, this scenic route had many charming rural stations and a great diversity of trains over the years. We can gaze at all these herein and also at the many scenes of snow blockage on this high altitude line. From the series Southern Main Lines
Keywords: exeter, tavistock, plymouth, gaze, snow, altitude, brentor, bridestowe, coleford, cowley, crediton, exeter, lydford, meldon, meldon, quarry, meldon, viaduct, newton, tawton, okehampton, sampford, courtenay, tavistock, yeoford, devon
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