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5 edition of Great Western Railway gas turbines found in the catalog.

Great Western Railway gas turbines

a myth exposed

by Kevin Robertson

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Published by Alan Sutton in Gloucester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gas turbine locomotives.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKevin Robertson.
    ContributionsGreat Western Railway (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ622 R62 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 213 p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21072276M
    ISBN 100862995418

      God’ s Wonderful Railway”, it was called if you were a fan; the “ great Way Round” if you took a rather more jaundiced view of some of its circuitous branch lines. But years after its foundation, the Great Western Railway company is remembered with the most nostalgia, even love, of all Britain’ s pre-nationalisation railway companies. Page - Hath, and from Bath to London, on the Great Western and Basing Lines, the Power being expressed in the equivalent Number of Pounds raised Three Feet high, " GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. Appears in 4 books from

    - 'Kerosene Castle' Prototype gas turbine locomotive ordered in by the Great Western Railway from Brown Boveri of Switzerland, but not arriving at Swindon until February , well after the GWR had ceased to exist as company. 29) Gateway Western Railway 30) Grainbelt Corporation 31) Grand Canyon Railway 32) Great Western Railway of Colorado 33) Great Western Railway of Oregon 34) Green Bay and Western Railroad Company 35) Hutchinson and Northern Railway Company 36) Indiana and Ohio Rail System 37) Indiana Hi-Rail Corporation 38) Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd.

    Great Western Railway Journal 92 Another slice of proper railway, goods operation at Banbury, part 3 of the ROD class in traffic, Tyesley depot and its locomotive work and a really interesting feature on the "Gas Turbine Era" plus letters. Swindon railway station is on the Great Western Main Line in South West England, serving the town of Swindon, is 77 miles 23 chains ( km) down the line from London Paddington and is situated between Didcot Parkway and Chippenham on the main line. It is managed by Great Western Railway, which also operates all the authority: Borough of Swindon.


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