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Notes on Military Railway Engineering, Part IV, Operating 1942 by  Quartermaster-General The War Office - First Edition - 1942 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

Notes on Military Railway Engineering, Part IV, Operating 1942

by The War Office, Quartermaster-General

Condition: Good


London: Quartermaster-General. Good. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Cover has light edge and corner wear, corner bumping, sticker residue one upper corner, small tears spine ends. No dustjacket as issued. Pages all intact, one partial paper split at spine inside rear cover. 27 fold-out diagrams at rear. A small number of pen markings were noted (quite minor) , one small stamp, one or two earmarks and occasional light wrinkling of pages. Age tanning to pages. Fold-out plates have occasional small tears/creasing. Appears 3 pages were clipped out between diagram 26 & 27 - don't know what these may have been. Also, plate 19 has been removed. B/w illustrations. 238 pages plus plates. Main Headings: The Railway Line of Communication; Railway Capacity; Organization & duties of Operating Personnel on Military Railways; Operating Control; Train Working, Time Tables; Rolling Stock Distribution; Station, Yard & Depot Layouts; Signals & Block Working; Steam Locomotives; Oil Burning Locomotives; Diesel Locomotives; Locomotive running & shed work; Rolling Stock; Rolling Stock Mtnce; Ambulance Trains; Operating duties in connection with the handling of Freight and Personnel; Accidents & Breakdowns; Reports, Statistics, Records & Returns. (400); 8vo 8" - 9" tall .




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