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By John Jackson

ISBN-10: 1445672685

ISBN-13: 9781445672687

a person who has attempted to observe freight relocating on united kingdom rails within the previous few years will comprehend those are not easy instances for the rail freight undefined. Stand by means of any railway line and you'll need to wait your time to determine a freight teach of any style cross by means of. certainly, many huge parts of our rail community see no commonplace freight site visitors in any respect. opposed to a backdrop of declining volumes, the contest among many of the freight businesses hasn't ever been so acute. The ‘big 5’ freight haulage businesses, DB shipment, Freightliner, GB Railfreight, Direct Rail providers and Colas Rail, dominate the industry. it's no shock that every one 5 businesses contain the ever present classification sixty six inside their fleets, with over three hundred examples of the category working around the nation. The observer will be forgiven for considering that those are the one traction in use this present day. after all they dominate the present united kingdom freight scene yet that's under no circumstances the full tale. various different periods of either diesel and electrical locomotives give a contribution to the combination of rail freight traction on show within the united kingdom this present day. type 37 diesels and a decreasing variety of AC electrical locomotives have notched up part a century of freight haulage. they are often noticeable at the present time operating along more recent examples comparable to the category sixty eight and 70 locomotives.

With an array of infrequent and unpublished photographs, John Jackson deals a desirable evaluate of the freight scene today.

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