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By Edward Gleed

ISBN-10: 1785001493

ISBN-13: 9781785001499

throughout the mid-1980s, in a force for larger potency, British Rail required one other heavy freight locomotive, many of the past kind five freight locomotives being superseded and now not considered as compatible for heavy freight tasks. the hot category 60 locomotive was once to be developed utilizing classes realized from the periods fifty six and fifty eight. Six organizations have been invited to soft yet in simple terms 3 did so. The agreement was once offered to sweep electric Machines (today, Brush Traction, a part of the Wabtec Rail staff) for a robust 60mph kind five Co-Co layout, which ended in an order being put for 100 type 60 diesel-electric locomotives. utilizing unique study from the nationwide data, British Rail classification 60 Locomotives is a excessive illustrated consultant that explores the commissioning of the category 60s and their development, trying out and operating. It undertakes an in-depth technical appraisal of the category and information names, liveries, alterations and protection and contains the 'Super 60' refurbishment programme and acquisition of ten category 60s for Colas Rail united kingdom, bringing the timeline to the current day. Of curiosity to all diesel loco fanatics and railway modellers, thie ebook is lavishly illustrated with 280 color and black & white photos, many formerly unpublished.

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