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When were diagonal yellow and black stripes first used on the railways? Was it late 1950’s or later than that?
 

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QUOTE (Peter Armond @ 2 Jul 2007, 21:31) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>When were diagonal yellow and black stripes first used on the railways? Was it late 1950's or later than that?

Im not certain but I have a feeling it was in the early sixties.

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QUOTE (M8 INTERNET @ 12 Jul 2007, 19:38) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>The earliest record I can find is 1957 when shunters were renumber into D series and had wasp stripes applied
I had almost forgotten that I had asked the question, but thanks as it fits in with my time frame.
 
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