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How it works

Photo by David Keogh


Being able to safely stop the train is more important than making it go. You can learn more about how this important system works here.

Photo by Dave Redbourne

The Diesel Engine

The English electric 16CSVT is the heart of the class 50 and fundamental to its operation.

Photo by David Keogh

Traction Control

Getting power from the engine to the wheels in a controlled manner

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