Great Western Railway Stars, Castles And Kings

January 8, 2019|
Great Western Railway Stars, Castles And Kings by Allen Jackson
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Richly illustrated with more than 200 photographs, Great Western Railway Stars, Castles and Kings examines the history and workings of these legendary classes of passenger steam locomotives, the first of which, the North Star, was built in 1906. The book includes illustrated explanations of how Great Western Railway steam engines work, and gives details of the engines'' work on named expresses and in ordinary service. An overview of the survivors, heritage organizations and their futures is included. Technical specifications and timelines of each class are given, as are GWR and British Rail Motive Power Depot codes and train head codes.
Allen Jackson joined the Royal Air Force as an apprentice. He subsequently worked on Cold War aircraft and later taught at an engineering apprentice training school. After leaving the RAF he worked for a manufacturer of bespoke computer systems before becoming involved with computerized systems for the fire and rescue services in ...
Title:Great Western Railway Stars, Castles And KingsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 10.5 X 8.88 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 10.5 X 8.88 X 0.62 inPublished:January 8, 2019Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1785004816

ISBN - 13:9781785004810

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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