The Engine Driver's Manual : How to Prepare, Fire and Drive a Steam Locomotive Hardback
Providing an understanding of steam locomotive operation, this book details the duties of locomotive drivers, firemen and cleaners.
It illustrates and explains locomotive components, and gives advice on all types of steam locomotive and train working, from shunting loose-coupled wagons to high-speed main line passenger trains.
The book also includes health and safety regulations and advice.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages, 291 illustrations
- Publisher: Crecy Publishing
- Publication Date: 28/05/1998
- Category: Trains & railways: general interest
- ISBN: 9780860935391
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Review by johnthefireman
A useful enough reference book, but really the only way to learn to fire and drive an engine is by practical experience.