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BackTrack April 2017

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April 2017 Journal

BackTrack Cover March 2017Valediction to Old Oak Common - three pages of colour taken at the GWR's main London depot.

Birmingham Snow Hill and Moor Street - archive photos of the GWR's Birmingham city stations,

North Eastern Region Freight in the early 1960s - Alan Taylor reviews developments on the smallest of the British Railways Regions.

Whitmore: Part One - Mike G. Fell traces the history of a rural station on the West Coast Main Line in Staffordshire.

The Closure of the Midland & Great Northern Joint Line: Part Two - Edward Gibbins concludes his investigations of this significant East Anglian closure.

Take the Motor Car - some LNER publicity from the David V. Beeken Collection.

Aldgate to Glyncorrwg - Eric Stuart explains how some Metropolitan carriages ended up in a South Wales valley.

The LMS Class 4 2-6-4 Tanks - four pages of colour featuring the Fowler, Stanier and Fairburn versions of these excellent engines.

Herefordshire's Railways - Stephen Roberts surveys the county's main lines and branches.

Southern Pre-Grouping 0-6-0 Freight Engines - Jeremy Clarke describes the locomotive classes inherited by the Southern Railway from its constituents.

On the Street where you Live - Neil Taylor's photographs of street names in South Wales derived from long-gone railways.

A Good Run for your Money - Dr. Malcolm Timperley describes the life and times of the Club Trains.

Curious Aspects of Passenger Behaviour - Alistair F. Nisbet looks into the 'travelling by train' experience.