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BackTrack August 2016

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August 2016 Journal

BackTrack Cover July  2016Lingering in Leicestershire - colour spread by Tommy Tomalin on the Great Northern/London & North Western Joint Line.

The Lickey Incline in Transition - Chris Fox reviews changing times on the Midland route over Britain's steepest main line gradient.

Steam versus Diesel - a 1960s argument recalled by A. J. Mullay.

The Sharp Stewart Locomotives of the Cambrian Railways - Part One of a Chronological Survey by John Reohorn.

'Dukedogs' on the Cambrian - a page of colour of this odd '90XX' Class of 4-4-0s.

Focus on the Furness - four pages of archive photos of former Furness Railway lines.

Go South West - four colour pages of David Idle's photos on the South Western main line

The Severn Tunnel - Nineteenth Century Aspects: Part Two - Jeffrey Wells concludes his account of the completion and opening of Britain's longest railway tunnel.

The Crieff & Methven Junction Railway - a 150th anniversary celebration by Dave Ferguson.

Western Region Permanent Way Diesel Shunters - a Colour-Rail photo feature.

Bridges of the Newark and Bottesford branch - an East Midlands branch recalled by Michael Vanns.

J. C. Bourne - Beverley Cole acknowledges the role of a noted early railway artist.

The Great Northern Leeds–Bradford line - Alan Bailey shares his memories of the route from Wortley West Junction to Armley Moor and New Pudsey.