Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 'Deltic' Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain's Rails

Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 'Deltic' Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain's Rails

The last scheduled steam-hauled passenger trains on the British Railways’ network ran between Liverpool Exchange and Preston in July and into August 1968. By that time the motive power tended to be in a poor condition, as illustrated by this Class 5MT (Black 5) at Liverpool Exchange heading a Glasgow train during the last days of steam. The steam locomotive would have hauled the train only as far as Preston where a diesel would take over. Photo by Chris the Edge Hill signalman from his…

The last scheduled steam-hauled passenger trains on the British Railways’ network ran between Liverpool Exchange and Preston in July and into August 1968. By that time the motive power tended to be in a poor condition, as illustrated by this Class 5MT (Black 5) at Liverpool Exchange heading a Glasgow train during the last days of steam. The steam locomotive would have hauled the train only as far as Preston where a diesel would take over. Photo by Chris the Edge Hill signalman from his…

RailPictures.Net Photo: 35028 British Rail Steam 4-6-2 at London, United Kingdom by Carlos Ferran

RailPictures.Net Photo: 35028 British Rail Steam 4-6-2 at London, United Kingdom by Carlos Ferran

BritRail's Partner Website: British Rail Passes, Train Tickets

BritRail's Partner Website: British Rail Passes, Train Tickets

BritRail's Partner Website: British Rail Passes, Train Tickets

BritRail's Partner Website: British Rail Passes, Train Tickets

Official BritRail Pass - British Rail, England Train Tickets  BritRail gives visitors an exceptional value money-wise, as well as the flexibility to explore and travel by train within Britain. BritRail has several pass options, senior citizen and student discounts, and 25% discounts during the winter.

Official BritRail Pass - British Rail, England Train Tickets BritRail gives visitors an exceptional value money-wise, as well as the flexibility to explore and travel by train within Britain. BritRail has several pass options, senior citizen and student discounts, and 25% discounts during the winter.

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Official BritRail Pass - British Rail, England Train Tickets

Official BritRail Pass - British Rail, England Train Tickets

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