Started by jamespetts, December 29, 2010, 08:02:08 PM
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Quote Some of what you are asking about is covered in David N Clough's excellent book "Hydraulic versus Electric". Building costs per loco for some classes are given. e.g.Type 3D6700 £84000 D7000 £79730 - £87950Type 4D1000 £115000 - £136000D1500 £111000 -£125000 For comparison the last 9Fs built cost £33497 each.
Quote Whitelegg, R.H.Presidential Address. 925-65.Second Ordinary General Meeting (1922/3 Session) of the Leeds Centre was held at the Philosophical Hall, Leeds, on Friday, 1 December 1922, Mr. C. N. Goodall occupying the chair. (13, 134) Includes A.J. Hill's pamphlet Enginemen, do you know? produced to educate footplate crews to reduce fuel consumption wherein it was stated that the GER spent £1.5m on loco coal and the cost had risen from 18s 2d/ton in 1913 to £2. 4. 9/ton. In 1913 62 lb/mile of coal had risen to 72½ lb/mile..
Quote from: Spenk009 on January 24, 2021, 01:13:32 PMA great source of information for Irish industrial activities. E.g. About the Inchicore works in Dublin: "The works at this stage could make locomotives for about £400 less than those purchased outside the company." - page 75 (77). This may be handy for retail margins of players, when the sales / purchases of stock between players is integrated.Bielenberg, Andy (1994). "Industrial Growth in Ireland; c.1790-1910" (PDF). PHD, London School of Economics. – via London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom).http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/1326/1/U062811.pdf