Tag: Class 56

Dorset heritage railway to welcome nine diesel locos to annual gala and beer festival

Dorset's Swanage Railway's annual Diesel Gala will feature nine classic diesel locomotives,…

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Book Review: Rail Freight, Yorkshire and North East England by Paul Shannon

4.5 out of 5

This book illustrates the changing pattern of freight traffic on the railways…

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Book Review: Heavy Freight Locomotives by George Woods

4.3 out of 5

This is a portfolio of the author’s photographs of the more-powerful diesel…

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Book Review: MGR Coal Trains by Mike Rhodes

This book is a historical archive of what was an everyday scene…

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Book Review: British Rail Motive Power in the 1980s by Andrew Walker and Vaughan Hellan

This book is a collection of photographs of the railway scene in…

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Class 56 locomotive to visit the Severn Valley Railway

A Colas Rail Class 56 locomotive is to visit the Severn Valley…

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GB Railfreight donates Class 56 power unit for use on Ivatt Diesel Locomotive No. 10000

Class 56 No. 56104's power unit and alternator have been delivered to…

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GB Railfreight Class 56 locomotive set for Severn Valley Railway visit

A GB Railfreight Class 56 locomotive is set to visit the Severn…

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Nottinghamshire-based Class 56 locomotive goes up for sale

Class 56 diesel locomotive 56097 with its associated spares and support vehicles…

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What next for Class 69 locomotives 69001 and 69002? Mid March stay at the Severn Valley Railway

GB Railfreight Class 69, No. 69001, has now arrived at the Severn…

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