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Various heavy duty cranes, usually referred to as breakdown cranes, with runners etc. Some were converted from steam to diesel power. If you are interested in such cranes the definitive history has been published as
Tatlow, Peter (2012) Railway Breakdown Cranes: Volume 1 The Story of Steam Breakdown Cranes on the Railways of Britain. Publ. Noodle Books by Kevin Robertson ISBN 13: 9781906419691. 256 pages.
Tatlow, Peter (2013) Railway Breakdown Cranes: Volume 2 The Story of Breakdown Cranes on the Railways of Britain. Publ. Noodle Books by Kevin Robertson ISBN 13: 978190641997-4. 296 pages. There is a group for them The Breakdown Crane Association - go to http://www.bdca.org.uk/index.html

A.D.M.1091-30 [1]

A.D.M.1091-30 [1]

A.D.M.1091-30 [2]

A.D.M.1091-30 [2]

A.D.M.1091-30 DB998524

A.D.M.1091-30 DB998524

ADB139 [1]

ADB139 [1]

ADB139 [2]

ADB139 [2]

ADB139 [3] ADW139

ADB139 [3] ADW139

ADRR95201 = ADS81

ADRR95201 = ADS81

ADRR95201 centre

ADRR95201 centre

ADRR95201 jib

ADRR95201 jib

ADRR95201 rear

ADRR95201 rear

ADS81 (ADRR95201)

ADS81 (ADRR95201)

ADS3088

ADS3088

ADS3088 [1]

ADS3088 [1]

ADS3088 rear

ADS3088 rear

ADS3087 of ADS80

ADS3087 of ADS80

ADS80 (ADRR95225) rear

ADS80 (ADRR95225) rear

ADRR95225 = ADS80

ADRR95225 = ADS80

ADS3087

ADS3087

ADS1197

ADS1197

ADS1197 bogie

ADS1197 bogie

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:BR Heavy Duty breakdown cranes, GWR Crane, LMS crane, LNER crane, Railway wagon, SR crane