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By Colin Alexander,Ian Beattie

Named after the Napier Deltic diesel engines that powered them, the category fifty five Deltic locomotives served on Britain’s railways from the early Sixties until eventually the final examples have been retired at the start of 1982. whereas in carrier, the Deltics ruled companies at the East Coast major Line among London King’s pass and Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Six at the moment are in preservation.

Obsessed via the Deltics on account that his youth, Colin Alexander has photographed those charismatic locomotives in main-line carrier, in withdrawal and in upkeep because the Seventies. Supported through the pictures of his long-time pal and fellow fanatic Ian Beattie, his images make an excellent and private list of the category fifty five locomotives, the Deltics.

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