Steam locomotive driver's manual

by Andrew Charman | 30 March 2015
Category: Transports
An innovative approach to the subject, explaining each area of a locomotive and its practical operation from the perspective of the railwayman roles - cleaner, fireman and driver. Types of locomotive and how they work - boiler, cylinders, valve gear, brakes. The cleaner - cleaning and lubrication. The fireman - lighting up, fireman's cab controls, adding water, types and shapes of fire, coupling-up, duties on the road, end-of-day duties. The driver - from fireman to driver, dawn duties, driver's cab controls, driving procedure, types of journey, understanding signals, end-of-day duties. Appendices detailing emergencies and faults, a study of different loco footplates, where to find steam today, useful contacts.
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An innovative approach to the subject, explaining each area of a locomotive and its practical operation from the perspective of the railwayman roles - cleaner, fireman and driver. Types of locomotive and how they work - boiler, cylinders, valve gear, brakes. The cleaner - cleaning and lubrication. The fireman - lighting up, fireman's cab controls, adding water, types and shapes of fire, coupling-up, duties on the road, end-of-day duties. The driver - from fireman to driver, dawn duties, driver's cab controls, driving procedure, types of journey, understanding signals, end-of-day duties. Appendices detailing emergencies and faults, a study of different loco footplates, where to find steam today, useful contacts.
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€0.00 RRP €22.99
Currently out of stock
Delivery 2-5 Days
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An innovative approach to the subject, explaining each area of a locomotive and its practical operation from the perspective of the railwayman roles - cleaner, fireman and driver. Types of locomotive and how they work - boiler, cylinders, valve gear, brakes. The cleaner - cleaning and lubrication. The fireman - lighting up, fireman's cab controls, adding water, types and shapes of fire, coupling-up, duties on the road, end-of-day duties. The driver - from fireman to driver, dawn duties, driver's cab controls, driving procedure, types of journey, understanding signals, end-of-day duties. Appendices detailing emergencies and faults, a study of different loco footplates, where to find steam today, useful contacts.

Product Details

Steam locomotive driver's manual

ISBN9781844259427

Format

Publisher (30 March. 2015)

No. of Pages165

Weight757

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 270 x 210 x 14