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Kit Building For Railway Modellers

Author : George Dent
ISBN : 9781847975737
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 84.86 MB
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Most modellers, regardless of what scale they work in, rely heavily on the humble plastic or metal kit, and this book will help both novice and more experienced modellers to achieve the very best results. George Dent presents here a clearly written foundation course in constructing rolling stock from kits. Examines tools, glues and materials; Describes how to successfully construct a chassis for wagons and carriages; Covers work in plastic, resin, white metal and brass; Presents an essential in-depth guide to soldering; Considers detailing, modifying and scratch-building; Discusses painting, transfers and weathering. A comprehensive guide to constructing rolling stock from kits, aimed at railway modellers of all abilities - it helps the modeller to achieve the best results form every kit. Volume one outlines all the necessary foundations and techniques relating to the construction, painting, detailing and finishing of rolling stock kits. Superbly and extensively illustrated with 591 colour photographs. George Dent is a highly respected model-maker and author.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

British Railways 1948 73

Author : T. R. Gourvish
ISBN : 9780521264808
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 31.18 MB
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This is a business history of the first twenty-five years of nationalised railways in Britain. Commissioned by the British Railways Board and based on the Board's extensive archives, it breaks new ground in analysing fully the dynamics of nationalised industry management and, in particular, the complexities of the vital relationship with government. After exploring the origins of nationalisation, the book deals with the organisation, financial performance, investment and commercial policies of the British Transport Commission (1948-2), Railway Executive (1948-53) and British Railways Board (1963-73). The special problems of the railway industry, unique in its complexity, are fully explored, and new calculations of profit and loss, investment, and productivity are provided on a consistent basis for 1948-73. This business history thus represents a major contribution not only to the debate about the role of the railways in a modem economy but also to that concerning the nationalised industries, which have proved to be one of the most enduring problems of the British economy since the War.
Category: Business & Economics

British Railway Goods Wagons In Colour 1960 2003

Author : Robert Hendry
ISBN : 1857801709
Genre : History
File Size : 39.47 MB
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A sequel to the author's 'British Railways Goods Wagons in Colour', this volume starts with a look back to the 1960s and shows the development of British freight stock to the present day. The trains in which the wagons run, the depots they serve and the background to their introduction, plus a look at Irish freight developments and narrow gauge wagons are all included. Modellers and all interested in railway freight stock will want to add this volume to their collection.
Category: History

British Technology Index

Author : Library Association
ISBN : UIUC:30112084847679
Genre : Engineering
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Category: Engineering

The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015047808285
Genre : Railroad companies
File Size : 45.9 MB
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Category: Railroad companies