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Glossary Results for Word "‘Practice & Performance’"

‘Practice & Performance’ A term normally used to describe amateur enthusiasts who took an interest in railway locomotive performance and recorded train times, weights etc, from which they formed opinions of the merits of different designs of locomotive. They did not normally have access to official information regarding coal and water consumption, exact train weights, valve gear settings etc.