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By Andrew Cole

it is a pictorial tribute to the British Rail workhorse, the category 31. Over 260 of those locos have been equipped by means of Brush at Loughborough from 1958 onwards, and they might paintings on such a lot areas for the following 40 years, with a number of examples nonetheless operating this day. operating either passenger and freight trains, they have been a hit, even though their unique Mirrlees engines will be changed with English electrical energy devices within the past due Nineteen Sixties. they've got worn many alternative liveries, with so much being portrayed during this publication. regrettably so much have now long past for scrap, even if a range of were preserved and will nonetheless be visible operating on their preserved strains up and down the rustic. This e-book acts as a private recollection of a favorite category of loco.

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

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