East Coast Main Line Locomotive Haulage (Key)

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The East Coast Main Line runs from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh Waverley, with branches to Leeds and Hull, and a continuation on to Aberdeen. Historically, it has been the West Coast route’s high-speed competitor for Anglo-Scottish traffic and has traditionally featured the fastest trains available on Britain’s railways, showcasing many different locomotives and rolling stock over the years.

With over 120 images, including a range of maps and drawings, this book details the construction and layout, providing a thorough history of the creation of the line. It also looks at the wide range of different locomotives that have featured over almost two centuries, giving a comprehensive history of the many famous, and not so famous, locomotives that have hauled trains over thisprestigious route.

Well-illustrated throughout with archive black & white and more recent colour photographs. 96 pages.

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