Diesel Enthusiast's Pocket Guide - Complete Set of 10 Booklets
The ten parts of this guide together cover every British Rail line which carries an advertised passenger service (at the time of publication in 1984). Within each part individual lines are taken, as closely as possible without lengthy duplication, in the same sections as in the BR passenger timetable, using the same table numbers (see the key map in the centre of the guide). Each section is divided into three aspects: first, a general guide, which includes a summary of the character of the line for the casual visitor and a detailed description of the surroundings for the scenic photographer. Second, a location guide, which includes a complete list of all stations and other places of interest, including closed stations with clues for how to pinpoint them from other features such as nearby bridges, with exact mileages for use when recording performance; details of station and junction layout, including every depot and siding; and which places have the best vantage points which overlook the line. Third, an action guide, which lists all the well-known and not so well-known motive power workings over each section, and the places to record the most interesting hill-climbing and high-speed performance.
Softback, pages, black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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