The Age of the Train

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The Age of the Train. The two main trains shown are a diesel-powered Inter-City 125 and, alongside, a train of special malt containers hauled by a Class 37 diesel-electric locomotive. Small diesel units like the one that is shown on the far right are used on local services. The left inset shows passengers travelling in comfort on a Inter-City train; the right inset shows a modern signal box. Original artwork for illustration on pp16–17 of Look and Learn issue no 976 (22 November 1980).

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