Diesels in Coal Mines

CIM Bulletin, 1949

DIESEL locomotives for underground haulage have been used in coal mines in Continental Europe for twenty-five years or more. In Great Britain, it was not until 1935 that permission was granted to use them in gassy coal mines, but since that time they have been employed in increasing numbers both in gassy and nongassy coal mines and in metal mines ( 1 ) .
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