British locomotive types

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Statementcompiled by the Railway gazette from official drawings supplied by the chief mechanical engineers of the four main-line railways and by the Ministry of Supply.
ContributionsRailway Gazette.
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Pagination140p. :
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL14475664M

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British Type 3 Diesel Locomotives: Clas 35, 37 and Upgraded steam locomotives. In this system, the first number is the number of leading wheels, and the last is the number of trailing wheels. The middle number (or numbers) give the number and arrangement of drivers.

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