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Flying Scotsman

£9.99

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An official book: published in association with the National Railway Museum in York, and benefiting from full access to technical drawings and photographs taken during overhaul. Anatomy of 4472: full description of all constituent parts; changes from originality and authenticity; charting modifications made from new until the present day (including livery, smoke deflectors, double chimney, etc). Detailed description of the work undertaken by the National Railway Museum during the major overhaul from which 4472 emerged in the winter of 2015/2016. Running the locomotive: preparing the loco for a day's run; raising steam, coaling and watering; taking from the shed to the train; coupling up, drawing away and getting up to speed; slowing down for signals and stations; arrival at destination, coming off the train and back to the depot for disposal' (dropping fire, cleaning etc). First-hand experiences from driver, fireman and engineer. Historical highlights: displayed at the British Empire Exhibition 1924/25; the first recorded 100mph run; rebuilding from A1 to A3 class in 1946; general duties on the LNER and BR; rescue for preservation and return to the main line; tours in the USA and Australia; saved for the nation.

Item details

Author(s):
NRM
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22 by 28 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1844257061
ISBN-13:
9781844257065
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
Haynes
Title:
Flying Scotsman

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An official book: published in association with the National Railway Museum in York, and benefiting from full access to technical drawings and photographs taken during overhaul. Anatomy of 4472: full description of all constituent parts; changes from originality and authenticity; charting modifications made from new until the present day (including livery, smoke deflectors, double chimney, etc). Detailed description of the work undertaken by the National Railway Museum during the major overhaul from which 4472 emerged in the winter of 2015/2016. Running the locomotive: preparing the loco for a day's run; raising steam, coaling and watering; taking from the shed to the train; coupling up, drawing away and getting up to speed; slowing down for signals and stations; arrival at destination, coming off the train and back to the depot for disposal' (dropping fire, cleaning etc). First-hand experiences from driver, fireman and engineer. Historical highlights: displayed at the British Empire Exhibition 1924/25; the first recorded 100mph run; rebuilding from A1 to A3 class in 1946; general duties on the LNER and BR; rescue for preservation and return to the main line; tours in the USA and Australia; saved for the nation.

Author(s):
NRM
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22 by 28 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1844257061
ISBN-13:
9781844257065
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
Haynes
Title:
Flying Scotsman

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