The Australian Locomotive Guide

The Australian Locomotive Guide

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Describes the Diesel and Electric locomotives used on the main line and export mineral railways in Australia and the operating preserved steam locomotives used both on preserved lines and on main lines. Diesel locomotives are listed according to the type of Diesel engine and arranged to show the development of a particular type of locomotive. Entries progressing from lower power to higher power units. This layout shows the similarity of types used on different systems, particularly in the area of State government railways. The Electric locomotives are grouped by system in chronological order Steam locomotives are organised by wheel arrangement since this brings together similar locomotives from different systems. Covers all the diesel and electric locomotives used by the Australian main line railways whether still in service or not. Many diesel locomotives are now being used for secondary duties by smaller operators or leased by larger operators as required.... features were incorporated, not least the 251CE engine with a larger turbocharger and uprated Mitsubishi electrical equipment. ... (Peter Clark) were the first NSW units to be delivered with cab air-conditioning. The class was the first not to have the distinctive buffing plates, and the first locomotive to use captive 48 pin MUanbsp;...

Title:The Australian Locomotive Guide
Author:Peter Clark
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