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The Turbomotive: Stanier's Advanced Pacific

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Turbomotive was unique in Britain's railway history, and an experimental engine that proved successful but came too late to effect the direction of steam development or deflect the onset of diesel and electric locomotives. It was the brainchild of two of the most influential engineers of the twentieth century - William Stanier of the LMS and Henry Guy of Metropolitan Vickers. They hoped that turbine power, which had already revolutionized ships propulsion and power stations, would do the same for the railways. When ...

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The Turbomotive: Stanier's Advanced Pacific 2017, Pen and Sword Transport

ISBN-13: 9781473885745

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