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BackTrack August 2014

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August 2014 Journal

BackTrack Cover August 2014Around Ayrshire - six colour pages of scenes around Ayr, Kilmarnock and the Glasgow & South Western lines.

1961/62 North Eastern Region Railrover Tickets - Roger J. Kell recalls some youthful railway adventures based on Newcastle.

Lost Chords and Earthworks: The Unevolved Railways - Part One - R. A. S. Hennessey explores the remains of various unfulfilled railway projects.

'Jubilee' Time - six pages of archive photos of these distinguished LMSR 4-6-0s.

Embezzlement by Railwaymen - Part Two - Alistair F. Nisbet concludes his trail of frauds and swindles.

British Railways Southern Region Magazine - Jeffery Grayer reviews the second and final volume of a short-lived publication which appeared for the last time in 1949.

All that Jazz - colour spread of the LNER K3 2-6-0s.

The Chacewater-Newquay Branch - a Cornish branch line history by Alan Bennett.

Mixing with the 'Earl of Ducie' - a couple of colour shots of GWR 'Castle' No.5054 on an Oxford University special in 1964.

A Day Out on the Backworth Colliery Railway - Glen Kilday describes a 'hands on' visit in 1964.

'Give my Regards to Broad Street': The Ruin and Renaissance of the North London Railway and the birth of the Overground - Part One - by Geoffrey Skelsey.

The Railway in Court: Fire Hazard - some legal cases discussed by Bill Taylor.