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A comprehensive look at the LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 rebuilt locomotives, including the rebuilt Jubilees, the rebuilt Patriots and the rebuilt Royal Scots. The book includes hundreds of photographs and feedback from the original crews that operated the engines. Contents include:Origins of the rebuilt Class 7s in the 1940s and the design of the 2A boiler; Differences between the classes; Liveries, names and name plates; Detailed allocation tables; Rebuilt Class 7s to the rescue - the severe winter of 1962/3; Decline of the Class 7s and withdrawal in the 1960s; Preservation of the Class 7 rebuilds. Essential reading for all locomotive enthisiasts, illustrated with 240 colour photographs and includes feedback from the original crews.

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