The Illustrated Guide to Locomotives of the World (BOK)

Colin Garratt

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This title presents a comprehensive history of locomotive technology from the 1950s to the present day, shown in over 350 photographs. This pictorial encyclopedia features some of the most influential, famous, and beautifully designed trains from across the world. With examples taken from Britain - including Eurostar - Europe, the former Soviet Union, North and South America, the Middle East, India, China, the Pacific Rim, Australasia and Africa, the book presents a comprehensive history of locomotive technology, from the older trains still used in some third-world countries to the most up-to-date electric trains and diesel engines in use in Europe and the Far East. Detailed specification boxes list each train's date, its builders, client, gauge, class, axle arrangement, dimensions, rating and speed. Packed with more than 350 photographs and illustrations, and written by an acknowledged expert on the subject, this book will appeal to train-lovers and trainspotters the world over. This title presents a comprehensive history of global locomotive technology from the 1950s to the present day. It includes detailed specifications for 55 key locomotive designs. It covers trains from every continent of the world, including the Far East, Africa, Australasia, the Americas and Europe. It features long-running steam-powered engines and the latest electric and diesel trains running today.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Colin Garratt Forlag
ISBN 9781844767618 Antall sider 128
Dimensjoner 22,8cm x 29,7cm x 1,4cm Vekt 703 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Trains & railways: general interest