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These larger railway engines were needed to handle the heavy wagons, which were called "torpedoes" for carrying the molten steel from Redcar to the BOS plant.
In 1895 the smoke from railway engines forced the Astronomer Royal to transfer his work to the nearby Blackford Hill Observatory.
South Street was where the Rocket and other pioneering locomotives was designed and built, and which turned out railway engines for countries around the world.
With such a large number engines produced since its introduction, EMD's 710 remains one of the most successful, enduring, and flexible railway engines.
tn has recently purchased 10 new French diesel railway engines capable of achieving a maximum speed of 130 kilometres per hour.
Nostalgia Extra THE photograph in the Evening Telegraph on November 1 (right) which showed the railway engines passing through Hawkesbury Lane Station, takes me back to the time when I lived in Blackhorse Road as a boy.
However, in 1863 Sir Francis went bankrupt and was forced to sell the castle to the industrialist Thomas Walker, whose company forged axles for railway engines and rolling stock.
The first Thomas book, The Three Railway Engines, was published in 1945
They shipped railway engines to the park from Alan Keef Ltd - just over the Welsh border in Ross-on-Wye - and imported the interior of their 'authentic' chapel from north-east Wales.
DIVERS have uncovered an underwater mystery after the remains of railway engines were found on a wreck on the seabed in about 170 feet of water.
A train-spotting couple who spent pounds 22,500 on his 'n' hers railway engines admitted last night they had four children taken from them because of neglect.
As per documents available with reporter railways had to suffer a loss of Rs 11 billion due to lack of timely repair of railway engines in workshops.