Locomotive Compendium - Southern
This new addition to the 'Locomotive Compendium' series provides a comprehensive guide to all locomotives - steam, diesel and electric - in Southern Railway stock at the time of nationalisation (including those constructed prior to 1923 by its constituent pre-Grouping companies) as well as those built to Southern design by British Railways in the years 1948-54.
For ease of reference the book is divided into sections according the railway of origin, within which locomotives are described class by class in a broadly chronological sequence. As well as summarising the purpose and operating history of each type and providing details of dimensions, technical specifications and individual locomotive numbers, it is illustrated with more than 200 photographs carefully selected to represent each class and, where appropriate, the principal differences to be found within. As such it will prove invaluable to modellers and historians as well as to those with a more general interest in the Southern locomotive scene.
Hardback, 128 pages, black & white and colour photographs
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