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BackTrack April 2021

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April 2021 Journal

BackTrack Cover April 2021Freight workings in Kent - Rodney Lissenden's colour photographs of a variety of workings in the 1980s/90s.

Around Croydon - Michael H.C. Baker looks at some of the railway stations in the area.

A Grand Tour of East Anglia: the 1956 Best Kept Station Competition - Barry Taylor follows the tour of the inspecting party.

Railway Observations from a Selside winter - Part Two: 1965 - Steve Leyland looks at more activity at this remote Settle & Carlisle line signal box.

The Rise and Fall of Ilfracombe Station - Part Two: Service Profile and Operational Procedures - by John Jarvis.

The Brighton's Atlantics - colour spread focussed on the LBSCR 4-4-2 locomotives.

Going round the South Wales sheds - Gavin Morrison's photographs at a variety of depots large and small.

Coffins by Corpse Vans - John M. Clarke details some of the hearse carriages of Britain's railway companies.

Fatal Accident at Birkby on the North Eastern Railway - Bill Taylor describes a misfortune in 1914.

No.6254 City of Stoke-on-Trent - Allan C. Baker and Mike G. Fell present a profile of an LMS 'Coronation' Pacific.

A Locomotive Spending Spree, 1921 - by Philip Atkins

Modernising the London Midland Region - archive photos from the early 1960s.

The Ballachulish Branch Train recalled - coloured photographs by David P. Williams.