British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and Â?60s

British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and Â?60s

After the Second World War, the drive for the modernisation of Britain's railways ushered in a new breed of locomotive: the Diesel. Diesel-powered trains had been around for some time, but faced with a coal crisis and the Clean Air Act in the 1950s, it was seen as a part of the solution for British Rail. This beautifully illustrated book, written by an expert on rail history, charts the rise and decline of Britain's diesel-powered locomotives. It covers a period… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (July 28, 2016)

Collection: Bloomsbury Shire Publications

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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