By Andrew Walker,John Walker,Vaughan Hellam

ISBN-10: 1445657376

ISBN-13: 9781445657370

Well-proportioned, flexible, aesthetic, sturdy – the English electrical category 37, the nice survivor of the modernisation-plan diesel fleet, merits all of those accolades and extra. by no means as celebrated because the Deltics, by no means as idolised because the Westerns, continuously meant to be a workhorse; this can be the locomotive that has, in lots of methods, passed its extra illustrious friends as an instance of all that's top in purpose strength layout and engineering.

This pictorial assortment includes approximately two hundred pictures of 1 of the simplest enjoyed of diesel forms, compiled through Andrew Walker with contributions from different photographers who, like him, have consistently been attracted to those nice British locomotives. the category 37s consistently roamed in all places over the nationwide community, and this ebook covers destinations starting from the Scottish Highlands to South Wales, displaying the 37s on freight and passenger tasks, at depots and in works.

Showcasing photographs from the Seventies via to the current day, the e-book offers precise captions with in-depth technical requirements and knowledge at the person locos, their heritage and operation in site visitors, and contours a number of the type variations and their liveries over the decades.

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