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BackTrack August 2020

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August 2020 Journal

BackTrack Cover August 2020The LMS Garratts - colour spread of the only main line articulated locomotives to run in Britain.

Thoughts on Scottish Coal: Part Three - the concluding part of Robin Barnes's review takes in the south west of Scotland's coalfields.

When the King and Queen came to stay - Nicholas Daunt looks at Royal Train arrangement for the visit to Lancashire in May 1938.

Footloose in the Lothians: Railway Walks from Edinburgh in the 1920s - Glen Kilday explores with the aid of a 1920s LNER publication.

What the 'Joneses' were doing - archive photographs of the Highland Railway 'Jones Goods' 4-6-0s.

Visiting Engine Sheds - some recollections by Alistair F. Nisbet.

Wolverton in the News: 1838-1890 - Part One: Early years at Wolverton 1838-46 - Jeffrey Wells looks at the development of this railway town on the London & Birmingham Railway.

Signalling Spotlight - Steve Burdett's colour photographs of the Shrewsbury semaphore signals.

Brandon Station - Mike G. Fell reviews the changing fortunes of an East Anglian country town station.