Winners & Losers: Loco Bashing Tales from the 1980s
Winners and Losers is an engaging and at times light-hearted insight into the ups and downs of loco bashing (the pursuit of locomotive haulage) in the late 1980s. Stories of the travels and adventures of a young man from Northern England are brought to life with well-researched data on locomotive workings, as well as historic, social and railway-related information from the time. There are plenty of illustrations and data tables which complement and elaborate on the tales told. Depending on your perspective, this book will either take the reader back to the days when a great variety of loco-hauled trains were commonly found throughout Britain, or introduce the era when the trains on Britain's rail network were very different to those of the 21st century.
Softback, 112 pages, colour photographs
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