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it is a pictorial tribute to the British Rail workhorse, the category 31. Over 260 of those locos have been outfitted by way of Brush at Loughborough from 1958 onwards, and they might paintings on so much areas for the subsequent 40 years, with a number of examples nonetheless operating at the present time. operating either passenger and freight trains, they have been a hit, even though their unique Mirrlees engines will be changed with English electrical strength devices within the overdue Sixties. they've got worn many various liveries, with such a lot being portrayed during this publication. regrettably so much have now long gone for scrap, in spite of the fact that more than a few were preserved and will nonetheless be visible working on their preserved strains up and down the rustic. This ebook acts as a private recollection of a favorite classification of loco.

For these lucky adequate to have skilled the category 31 locos of their best, this publication will supply a satisfying journey down reminiscence lane. For these new to the category, it's going to spotlight what you could have missed.

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