Class 47 Diesels - A. T. H. Tayler, W. G. F. Thorley & T. J. HillIan Allan, 1979, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with fading to the spine. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding.
Illustrated with black and white photographs, cut-away diagrams to the endpapers. From the cover: “Given British Railways’ need to complete dieselisation as fast as was practicable in the mid-1960s, a powerful, easy to maintain, mixed traffic diesel locomotive was a prerequisite. Unquestionably the Class 47 fitted the bill and the reception of operating staffs and footplatemen confirmed the choice of the Brush/Sulzer combination as a winner. Quite simply, the Brush Type 4s (Class 47s) proved to be the best all-rounder of the diesel classes that enabled BR to move from steam to diesel in just over a decade. Equally at home on 90mph passenger trains or 1,000 ton freight trains or merry-go-round services, the Class 47s continue — all 500+ of them — to be the bedrock of the BR main line diesel fleet.
Size: 9½" x 7"
Number of Pages: 96
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