Diesel Power in the North Eastern Region

Diesel Power in the North Eastern Region

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At the nationalisation of Britian's railways in 1948, the railways in the north-east of England had been placed within the North Eastern Region of British Railways, and had been given a distinctive orange corporate colour. It was with some shock that late in 1966 it was announced that from January 1967, the North Eastern Region would lose its autonomy and be merged with the Eastern Region. This book shows diesel traction at work within the North Eastern Region up to its demise in December 1966 and afterwards as part of the enlarged Eastern Region. A broad range of diesel engines can be seen in this book, which takes a chronological approach to documenting the day-to-day activity of the area's rail network.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 170 x 246 x 8mm | 459.99g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 260 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0752493132
  • 9780752493138
  • 904,439

About Brian J. Dickson

Brian J. Dickson worked in the printing and publishing industries in Edinburgh and London for over 35 years before retiring in 2000. Since retirement he has become an active volunteer local fireman and driver on one of Britian's leading heritage railways. He lives in Buckinghamshire.show more