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Latest Updates during November 2014

Not too much happening at the moment, mostly reviewing the webpages for niggling html code errors.

Website contributor Steve Morris has reissued and updated his tribute to Cardiff Canton diesel depot in light of its 50th anniversary (see book cover below).

Some of the pages have been updated/revised to include the current usage & layout of the depot. It is sized at 170 x 240mm full colour with 96 pages. Retail prices has been held at GBP12.95.

The book is available from the Class 40 Preservation Society, all major railway bookshops or email Steve at sgw.morris(at)btinternet.com.


Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
Nyasaland/Malawi three colour views of the 400 & Station Class added.



Latest Updates during October 2014

Not too much happening at the moment, mostly reviewing the webpages for niggling html code errors.

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
25048 page updated.

Ships:
Rio De Janeiro Maru Updated sailing information and other notes.



Latest Updates during September 2014

Not too much happening at the moment, mostly reviewing the webpages for niggling html code errors.

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
Irish Sulzers page updated
Spanish Sulzers page updated.

Ships:
City of Rayville Updated sailing information and other notes, this was the first USA merchant ship sunk in WWII by enemy action.



Latest Updates during August 2014

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
Memories from an AEI Engineer from Derby Works & Toton during the 1960s
D5047 / 24047 a new page added.



Latest Updates during July 2014

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
The D0260 Lion / BRCW page More notes on Lion - with more to follow as time permits.
D7659 / 25309.

Ships:
Asama Maru Updated sailing information and other notes.



Latest Updates during June 2014

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
The D0260 Lion / BRCW page More notes on Lion - with more to follow as time permits.
The JNR DF 50 class Updated information on these Japanese B-B-B locomotives.

Ships:
Indrapoera Updated sailing information and other notes.


June 1st 2014

The project to add a page for each Class 25 has been completed and updates continue as time permits to add further information or pictures to these pages. It is hoped that the same can be done for the Class 24s as a future project.

Other pages updated during the last two months include several of the Derby Works and Snowy Day pages and to the second of the Class 33 pages. Many pages have received minor updates or picture improvements.

Hopefully the arrival of June will bring promises of a glorious summer - Best Wishes to all!!



Latest Updates during February 2014

The project begun about this time last year to add a page for each Class 25 was completed during November 2013. The project now continues to fill out further the existing pages with updates, corrections and new & improved images.

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
5194/25044
5195/25045
5196/25046

Miscellaneous:
Introspectice on the 12LDA28C
A Derby Works test train very much a Work in Progress

Sulzer powered ships:
Rangitiki an update



Latest Updates during January 2014

The project begun about this time last year to add a page for each Class 25 was completed during November 2013. The project now continues to fill out further the existing pages with updates, corrections and new & improved images.

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
5190/25040
5191/25041
5192/25042
5193/25043

Sulzer powered ships:
Iridio Mantovani
Otokia
Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft



Latest Updates during December 2013

With December now upon us please let me take the opportunity to thank everyone for stopping by the website, sending notes, corrections, updates and images and to wish everyone a Joyous Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

The project begun about this time last year to add a page for each Class 25 was completed during November 2013. The project now continues to fill out further the existing pages with updates, corrections and new & improved images.

Recent updates include:

Locomotives:
5185/25035
Sulzer powered ships:
Felix Roussel


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