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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 [2]A.D.M.1091-30 DB998524ADB139 [1]ADB139 [2]ADB139 [3] ADW139ADRR95201 = ADS81ADRR95201 centreADRR95201 jibADRR95201 rearADS81 (ADRR95201)ADS3088ADS3088 [1]ADS3088 rearADS3087 of ADS80ADS80 (ADRR95225) rearADRR95225 = ADS80ADS3087ADS1197ADS1197 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