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Further Reading

What Happened To Steam – The West Country, Battle of Britain and Merchant Navy Pacifics
PB Hands, 1980

The ‘Battle of Britain’ 4-6-2s The Origin of Their Names
DC Syme
Steam World, January 1997

Steam For Scrap – The Complete Story
Atlantic Transport Publishers, 1992

Preserved Locomotives Of British Railways
Platform 5, 10th Edition, 2002

The Barry List Eighth Edition
Urie Locomotive Society, 1993

Southern Steam Sunset
John H Bird, Runpast Publishing, 1997

Bulleid Pacifics At Work
Colonel HCB Rogers, OBE Ian Allan, 1980

Locomotives Illustrated
28 Bulleid Light Pacifics, Ian Allan, 1981

Locomotives Illustrated
69 Rebuilt SR Bulleid Light Pacifics, Ian Allan, 1990

The Book Of The West Country and Battle of Britain Pacifics
Richard Derry, Irwell Press, 2002

Fighter Squadrons of The RAF And Their Aircraft
John Rawlings, Revised Edition, Crecy Books, 1993

Nameplates of The Big Four Including British Railways
Frank Burridge, Oxford Publishing Co., 1975

Modern Locomotives Illustrated No 184 The Class 33s
August 2010 – September 2010

Further details welcome

If any one has further details, or photographs, of the engines whose plates are held by the RAF Museum, or of RAF railways or locomotives with an RAF connection generally, I would be very pleased to hear from them. Please write to:

Andy Simpson
Curator of Aircraft and Exhibits
RAF Museum London
Grahame Park Way
London, NW9 5LL