Industrial locomotives and railways of Spain and Portugal by R. S. Fraser

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  • Portugal,
  • Spain.,
  • Portugal.


  • Railroads, Industrial -- Spain -- Directories.,
  • Railroads, Industrial -- Portugal -- Directories.,
  • Locomotives -- Spain.,
  • Locomotives -- Portugal.

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Book details

Statementedited by R. S. Fraser.
SeriesPocket book, SP
ContributionsIndustrial Railway Society.
LC ClassificationsTF87 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5379432M
LC Control Number72381761

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In the latest IRS Handbook format, Paul Spencer presents a superb detailed record of all known industrial railways and locomotives in Spain and the Balearics.

Hardback, full colour throughout with pages, 54 maps and photographs. THE CHIEF ROUTES of the railways of Spain and Portugal are indicated on this map. In Spain there are s miles of track open, mostly of 5 ft 6 in gauge track.

In Portugal the Portuguese Railways Company controls 1, miles of 5 ft 6 in gauge track. In both countries there is a considerable mileage of narrow-gauge lines. Historically, Spain had a rather slow rail network that was to all intents and purposes cut off from the rest of Europe; while other parts of Europe use the standard European (4′ 8 ½ ″ or mm) gauge, Spain and Portugal built their railways to a broader gauge, 5′ 5 ⅔ ″ or mm.

So untilno Spanish trains could connect. This list provides an overview of the locomotives and railcars of the Portuguese railways, that is, the traction stock of earlier private railways, the state-owned Comboios de Portugal (CP) and its predecessor, the municipal Metropolitano Ligeiro de Mirandela and the two private transport companies Fertagus and Takargo Rail.

Industrial Railways & Locomotives of Spain By Paul Spencer; compiled by Robin Waywell £28 (hard cover) MEMBERS PRICE £20 In the latest Handbook format, a superb detailed record of all known industrial railways and locomotives in Spain and the Balearics. Full colour throughout with pages, 54 maps and photographs.

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Ina railway line between Barcelona and Mataró was inaugurated, although a line in Cuba (then a Spanish overseas province) connecting Havana and Bejucal had already opened in In the first narrow gauge line was built, in a line reached the Portuguese border.

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In Alpha Trains acquired nine Euro locomotives to operate in France and Belgium. Launch customer orders Euro six-axle electric locomotives. The history of rail transport in Portugal dates from 28 Octoberwhen Portugal's first railway line was opened between Lisbon and Carregado: the Companhia dos Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses.

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