Jane's Train Recognition Guide

! Janes Train Recognition Guide ✓ PDF Read by * Howard Johnston, Ken Harris eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Janes Train Recognition Guide A. Palmer said Handy, but flawed. I really wanted to give this book a three star rating, but as there are no alternatives, and it is in fact quite handy as a casual resource, I gave it a higher rating than it probably deserves. These all-in-one reference books intended for the general market are by nature hampered by limitations on price and binding size, and thus cannot be comprehensive. As other reviewers have mentioned, there are better references for US locomotives. Also, I question the odd

Jane's Train Recognition Guide

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Rating : 4.67 (914 Votes)
Asin : 0060818956
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 496 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-12-20
Language : English

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He has written for Steam Railway, RAIL and Steam World, as well as books on the modern scene and historical subjects. . Currently Howard Johnston is an advisor to many privatised British main line railway companies on strategic issues. Howard Johnston has over twenty years experience as an expert independent transport jour

A. Palmer said Handy, but flawed. I really wanted to give this book a three star rating, but as there are no alternatives, and it is in fact quite handy as a casual resource, I gave it a higher rating than it probably deserves. These all-in-one reference books intended for the general market are by nature hampered by limitations on price and binding size, and thus cannot be comprehensive. As other reviewers have mentioned, there are better references for US locomotives. Also, I question the odd preoccupation with Australian trains- "Handy, but flawed" according to A. Palmer. I really wanted to give this book a three star rating, but as there are no alternatives, and it is in fact quite handy as a casual resource, I gave it a higher rating than it probably deserves. These all-in-one reference books intended for the general market are by nature hampered by limitations on price and binding size, and thus cannot be comprehensive. As other reviewers have mentioned, there are better references for US locomotives. Also, I question the odd preoccupation with Australian trains- 27 pages are devoted to them, while only 20 pages to French . 7 pages are devoted to them, while only "Handy, but flawed" according to A. Palmer. I really wanted to give this book a three star rating, but as there are no alternatives, and it is in fact quite handy as a casual resource, I gave it a higher rating than it probably deserves. These all-in-one reference books intended for the general market are by nature hampered by limitations on price and binding size, and thus cannot be comprehensive. As other reviewers have mentioned, there are better references for US locomotives. Also, I question the odd preoccupation with Australian trains- 27 pages are devoted to them, while only 20 pages to French . 0 pages to French . Frank S. Huitt said Disapointed by Jane's Train Recognition Guide. As a model railroad hobbyist, I wanted to know the difference between various models of railroad engines. The differences are often slight and not obvious. I was looking for a book that would point out these differences, something akin to the ubiquitous bird identification books (i.e., This bird is distinguished by a bright streak of yellow across the breast). Certainly Jane's Train Recognition Guide sounded like it would be that book.No such luck. This book has a picture or two of each locomotive with a short description of size, weight and power followed b. Allen Smalling said It fills a place in recognition guides that nothing else can. but at the quoted price ($It fills a place in recognition guides that nothing else can but at the quoted price ($39.70) be sure you want it! JANE'S TRAIN RECOGNITION GUIDE offers hundreds of color photos of trains and trainsets and gives not only weight and date of service but system(s)served, weight, builder, number of units produced, horsepower and other technical essentials.Be aware, though, that only about one-tenth (less than 50 pp. of this It fills a place in recognition guides that nothing else can Allen Smalling but at the quoted price ($39.70) be sure you want it! JANE'S TRAIN RECOGNITION GUIDE offers hundreds of color photos of trains and trainsets and gives not only weight and date of service but system(s)served, weight, builder, number of units produced, horsepower and other technical essentials.Be aware, though, that only about one-tenth (less than 50 pp. of this 489-page guide) deals with U.S. and Canadian locomotives and train sets. For a third the money, many if not most American rail enthusiasts will prefer A FIELD GUIDE TRAINS OF NORTH AMERICA (Peterson Fi. 89-page guide) deals with U.S. and Canadian locomotives and train sets. For a third the money, many if not most American rail enthusiasts will prefer A FIELD GUIDE TRAINS OF NORTH AMERICA (Peterson Fi. 9.70) be sure you want it! JANE'S TRAIN RECOGNITION GUIDE offers hundreds of color photos of trains and trainsets and gives not only weight and date of service but system(s)served, weight, builder, number of units produced, horsepower and other technical essentials.Be aware, though, that only about one-tenth (less than 50 pp. of this It fills a place in recognition guides that nothing else can Allen Smalling but at the quoted price ($39.70) be sure you want it! JANE'S TRAIN RECOGNITION GUIDE offers hundreds of color photos of trains and trainsets and gives not only weight and date of service but system(s)served, weight, builder, number of units produced, horsepower and other technical essentials.Be aware, though, that only about one-tenth (less than 50 pp. of this 489-page guide) deals with U.S. and Canadian locomotives and train sets. For a third the money, many if not most American rail enthusiasts will prefer A FIELD GUIDE TRAINS OF NORTH AMERICA (Peterson Fi. 89-page guide) deals with U.S. and Canadian locomotives and train sets. For a third the money, many if not most American rail enthusiasts will prefer A FIELD GUIDE TRAINS OF NORTH AMERICA (Peterson Fi

The essential guide to the world's trains.More than 460 locomotives and trainsGlobal coverageSpecial features, subtypes, and historyDetailed and up-to-date technical specificationsPassenger, freight, high speed, special duties, and commuter systemsThe perfect identification guide

He has written for Steam Railway, RAIL and Steam World, as well as books on the modern scene and historical subjects. Currently Howard Johnston is an advisor to many privatised British main line railway companies on strategic issues. . About the Author Howard Johnston has over twenty years experience as an expert independent transport journalist

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