As railway buffs here tonight will also know, Deltic diesel engines powered English Electric’s 3 300 bhp prototype Deltic locomotive from 1955 and a production class of 22 improved locomotives which worked on the East Coast Main Line from Edinburgh to King’s Cross from 1961 to 1982. By then however, the leading edge of marine propulsion had moved on to gas turbine and nuclear propulsion.

As railway buffs here tonight will also know, Deltic diesel engines powered English Electric’s 3 300 bhp prototype Deltic locomotive from 1955 and a production class of 22 improved locomotives which worked on the East Coast Main Line from Edinburgh to King’s Cross from 1961 to 1982. By then however, the leading edge of marine propulsion had moved on to gas turbine and nuclear propulsion.

CSS 706 Chicago SouthShore & South Bend Railroad None at Unknown, Illinois by J&J RailPhoto

CSS 706 Chicago SouthShore & South Bend Railroad None at Unknown, Illinois by J&J RailPhoto

BR Deltic 55022 Royal Scots Grey at rest, at Bury Bolton Street (05/07/2013) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

BR Deltic 55022 Royal Scots Grey at rest, at Bury Bolton Street (05/07/2013) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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