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After the Second World War - the drive for the modernisation of Britains railways ushered in a new breed of locomotive: the Diesel. Diesel-powered trains had been around for some time - but faced with a coal crisis and the Clean Air Act in the 1950s - it was seen as a part of the solution for British Rail. This beautifully illustrated book - written by an expert on rail history - charts the rise and decline of Britains diesel-powered locomotives. It covers a period of great change and experimentation - where the iconic steam engines that had dominated for a century were replaced by a series of modern diesels including the ill-fated Westerns and the more successful Deltics.... Please click here to ask a question
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