Brush Type 5: Class 60 Diesel Locomotives ePUB ✓


Brush Type 5: Class 60 Diesel Locomotives After being built in and around , the Classdiesel locomotives were built for heavy goods trains mainly used on Classorworkings Nicknamed Tugs by rail enthusiasts, there wereof the class made, and these were split down into sectors such as coal, petroleum, metals and construction, but by the time the class entered service, the decals often didn t match the operating department Now run by two companies DB Schenker and Colas Rail Freight less than fifty are active and in working order With the cost of aroundmillion to complete alllocomotives, the first of the class was sent to Derby for testing in June , where a few teething problems were found Having an eight cylinder,litre Mirrlees Blackstone MBT diesel traction engine and being one of the most fuel efficient engines available at the time, the class was introduced onto the main line inand took over from several classes such as the ,and diesel electricThe Class s are still proving to be one of, if not the best diesel locomotives around for reliability and power Using their excellent collections of photographs, Ross Taylor and Ian Tunstall explore this fascinating class I have just received this book today On first impressions it is a nice little paperback for all Class 60 fans not to miss.It covers mainly the latter stages of this Class in the north of England on a good variety of trains The photos are well reproduced and are in class order with one or shots of each member Some nice personal touches are included in the captions as one of the authors is a driver and seems to have got shots from hard to access areas.Highly recommended to any modern loco fan. I was surprised at how small this book actually is and think that for the price there are possibly better value books.The book does contain a picture of every class 60 although all photos are from 2000 onwards mainly 05 11.Photos are good quality and do show a variety of workings.Overall i think best suited for dire hard fans This book is an excellent pictorial record of the class 60 s at work through the lens of a driver and enthusiast alike As such several new views are recorded in otherwise off limits locations to other photographers which makes the book all the interesting to the readerTop Marks all round

  • Kindle Edition
  • Brush Type 5: Class 60 Diesel Locomotives
  • Ross Taylor
  • 20 November 2019
  • 1445655004

About the Author: Ross Taylor

Is a well known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Brush Type 5: Class 60 Diesel Locomotives book, this is one of the most wanted Ross Taylor author readers around the world.


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