By Colin Alexander,Ian Beattie

ISBN-10: 1445656957

ISBN-13: 9781445656953

Named after the Napier Deltic diesel engines that powered them, the category fifty five Deltic locomotives served on Britain’s railways from the early Sixties until eventually the final examples have been retired initially of 1982. whereas in carrier, the Deltics ruled prone at the East Coast major Line among London King’s go and Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Six at the moment are in preservation.

Obsessed through the Deltics when you consider that his early life, Colin Alexander has photographed those charismatic locomotives in main-line carrier, in withdrawal and in renovation because the Nineteen Seventies. Supported via the images of his long-time buddy and fellow fanatic Ian Beattie, his photographs make a superb and private checklist of the category fifty five locomotives, the Deltics.

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