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633Re: WorldTransport Forum Comment on WTPP Vol 12, No. 3

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  • Tramsol@aol.com
    Jul 24, 2006
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      In a message dated 7/24/2006 2:29:29 PM British Summer Time, ab@... writes:

      I believe even to supply 
      diesel trains with biodiesel will require a huge investment in 
      processing facilities as those that exist already are stretched to 

      Maybe a return to the external combustion engine where heat is generated and used at the driving mechanism - having recently listened to a piece on BBC Radio 4 about the modern steam engine (purer water, higher pressure, no boiler scale, and full secondary combustion with injected steam in the firebox to better manage the burning process).  Do I see the ghost of Bulleid and the Leader Class.....

      Dave Holladay

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