Classic Diesels In Colour

Author: Roger Siviter
Editor: History Press (SC)
ISBN: 9780752461250
Size: 15,94 MB
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A colorful and impressive photographic overview of classic diesel engines Over the past 30 years or so, many changes have taken place on Britain's railway system—none more so than in the 1980s and 1990s, with the withdrawal of many classes of diesel locomotives, thus cutting down greatly on the number of locomotive-hauled passenger trains. However, although classes such as Deltics, Class 40s, 45s, and 50s have long been withdrawn, many examples of these classes have been preserved, and over the last few years have been seen on the main lines in charge of special enthusiasts' trains. Coupled with the withdrawals of many classes of freight locomotive and the disappearance of much infrastructure, the changes become very noticeable. This book sets out to show a great many of the now "classic" locomotives in their everyday work of yesteryear, but also some of the many specials they can be seen on today.

Classic British Steam Locos

Author: compiled from Wikipedia entries and published byby DrGoogelberg
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1291079734
Size: 17,60 MB
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6 Practice Tests For Ielts Academic And General Training

Author: Kaplan Test Prep
Editor: Kaplan Publishing
ISBN: 1506250173
Size: 14,83 MB
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Kaplan's 6 Practice Tests for IELTS General Training provides printed exams and expert explanations for all four sections of the IELTS General Training test. Realistic practice questions, personalised performance reports, and test-like Listening tracks help you face the exam with confidence. The Most Practice Six full-length practice exams for the IELTS General Training test Practice questions with detailed answer explanations help you build your Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing skills Listening tracks for test-like practice online Online study plan with personalised score reports to identify your strengths and weaknesses so you can customise your study Expert Guidance Kaplan's expert psychometricians ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test. We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people in over 140 countries worldwide take the IELTS exam in order to demonstrate English-language proficiency. The exam, which tests listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, is used for entrance into universities, nonacademic business settings, and as a part of immigration applications for permanent residence or citizenship in several English-speaking countries. The IELTS is an approved English-language test for U.S. and UK naturalization and visa applications.

Railfan Railroad

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The Rough Guide To London

Author: Rob Humphreys
Editor: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781843530930
Size: 13,35 MB
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Humphreys covers London's latest bars and clubs, the hottest neighborhoods, and the newest trends, as well as a thousand years of colorful history and culture. 42 maps. of color maps.

The Railway Magazine

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The Beginner S Guide To Classic Motorcycle Restoration

Author: Ricky Burns
Editor: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845846443
Size: 20,35 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this book, seasoned motorcycle restorer Ricky Burns takes you through each of the stages of real-life restorations. Aimed at enthusiasts of all abilities, from the total beginner to those with experience already, the reader is shown each stage and process in step-by-step detail, along with the techniques, tricks and tips used by experts. From choosing a project, setting up a workshop, and preparing a motorcycle, to sourcing parts, dismantling, restoring and renovating, this book is the perfect guide for the classic motorcycle restorer.

Grands Vins

Author: Clive Coates
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520202207
Size: 17,10 MB
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"Clive Coates is a thinker as well as a writer and taster of distinction. . . . For me he is indispensable reading."—Hugh Johnson

Adlard Coles Book Of Diesel Engines

Author: Melanie Bartlett
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472955412
Size: 12,80 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear, jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, how to look after it, and takes into account developments in engine technology. The book explains how the engine uses simple processes to covert fuel to power, and then looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take place. She also advises on tools, winterizing and provides hints, tips and helpful fault-finding tables. Systems covered include: fuel, air, cooling, oil, electrical, propeller and transmission and control. This fifth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with new full-colour photos and diagrams. In particular the Common Rail Injection System is covered, which governs how the fuel system is constructed, combined with the use of electronics (as opposed to mechanics) to control it thereby meeting the need for cleaner, greener engines to meet emissions regulations. 'Strongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine 'A winner' Classic Boat 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly

Scotland S Railways

Author: Keith Verden Anderson
Editor: Ian Allan Pub
ISBN: 9780711034662
Size: 15,14 MB
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W. J. V. Anderson is undoubtedly one of the most widely respected railway photographers whose images are almost instantly recognisable from their unsurpassed technical accomplishment and the skill of their composition. The first volume, illustrated in both mono and colour, concentrated upon Anderson's steam photography, whilst the second volume, illustrated largely in colour, featured diesel traction. This new book, which is predominantly illustrated in colour throughout, draws upon the large number of unpublished images that did not feature in the original book, and portrays the Scottish Region during the years from 1960 through to around 1980. At the start of the period, Scottish Region was still predominantly steam operated with countless classes of locomotive that predated the Grouping of 1923. By the late 1970s, Scottish Region, as elsewhere, was dominated by Rail Blue, but there was still a sufficient variety of locomotive type to draw enthusiasts to the country.