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Electric and diesel locomotives

North British Locomotive Company.

Electric and diesel locomotives

turbine locomotives and various products : miscellaneous photographs.

by North British Locomotive Company.

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  6 thoughts on “ Myth Buster – Diesel and Electric Locomotives ” And to add salt to the IR just fast-tracked its electrification mania recently. Being a diesel fan myself,it came as a bad news anyway. But reading your article made me belief that dieselization or any other diesel blended fuelisation is the way to go. I read. Lets compare the sizes: Indian Railway WAG-9 to Union Pacific EMD DDA40X 20,56 m, t, kW 29,99 m, ,4 t; kW Indian Railway WDS4 / DB V60 SBB Ee 10,5 m, 53 t, kW 8,80 m, 40 t; kW Indian Railway WAG12 / KTZ (Ka. •NAME: The diesel that did it •QUANTITY: FTA and FTB •HORSEPOWER: 1, •KNOWN FOR: First commercially successful road diesel locomotive •STATUS: Original demonstrator locomotive No. at Museum of Transport in St. Louis. An excellent reference book, which covers most if not all diesel and electric locomotives used by BR since nationalisation. Excellent photographs, concise technical details, and comprehensive. I have not been able to find any missing locomotive classes despite an intensive attempt to do so.5/5(12).


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