British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide identifies the major detail differences and livery variations that have appeared on all British Rail, ex-British Rail and privatized railway diesel and electric main line classes from 14 to 92. The book provides a record of the main specifications of each class of locomotive, and details of variations, including: numbers, liveries, headcodes, headlights, wheel arrangements and bogies, brakes, names and - where appropriate - details of refurbishment programs. Diesel locomotives are a relative newcomer to the railway enthusiast and modelling scenes. This book brings together information on detail changes in a coherent reference form for the first time, illustrated with photographs of major changes.
|Publisher:||The Crowood Press UK|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Pip Dunn was born in 1969 and his passion for railways started in 1981 in Warwickshire and the West Midlands, generating a keen interest in the ex-BR heritage diesel and electric locomotives. With a degree in Transport and Logistics, he has been a professional railway writer since 1996, starting on RAIL magazine before progressing to become editor of Railways Illustratedin 2006. He is also a regular writer on Modern Railways and also contributes to road haulage magazines such as Commercial Motor.