Liveries of the WR Diesel Hydraulics

Liveries of the WR Diesel Hydraulics
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Publisher : Key Publishing
Total Pages : 165
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ISBN-10 : 9781802821482
ISBN-13 : 1802821481
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Book Synopsis Liveries of the WR Diesel Hydraulics by : Russell Saxton

Download or read book Liveries of the WR Diesel Hydraulics written by Russell Saxton and published by Key Publishing. This book was released on 2022-07-31 with total page 165 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The WR diesel hydraulic locomotives have always exercised a special fascination for the modern traction enthusiast. One of the most interesting aspects of their history was the wide variety of different color schemes they appeared in over the comparatively short period they were in service, which encompassed almost every permutation of the old British Railways of the 1950s and 1960s, and post-1965 corporate image British Rail liveries. This book looks in detail at the liveries of these locomotives during the diesel hydraulic era from 1958 to 1977, illustrating every major and most minor variations. With over 150 images, it is an invaluable reference for the railway modeler and railway historians, and a feast of nostalgia for all fans of the glory days of diesel locomotives.


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