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Back Track February 2006

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February 2006 Journal

The Southern's Q Engines - colour feature on Southern RailBackTrack Cover February 2006way 0-6-0s

Railway Damage and Disruption in World War II: Merseyside - Part 1 - Ben Brooksbank chronicles the attacks on Liverpool and Birkenhead and how they affected the railways. The first part of this series describes the Merseyside railway system.

A small Scottish Ragtime Band - 3 colour photo of ex-GNR K2 2-6-0s in Scotland

South Wales Class 37s - b/w pictures by Tom Heavyside of Class 37s on coal trains

Concrete Progress - Jeff Wells looks at the railways' use of concrete during the 1930s

A Journey by Design - Part 2 - Keith Hill concludes his survey of railway station architecture

By train to Ascot Races - Keith Merritt describes how the Southern Railway coped with the traffic

Pride of Horwich - a colour feature on the LMS Horwich 2-6-0s (known as 'Crabs')

Along the Pennine Ways - colour photos of steam and diesel trains on the LNWR and LYR trans-Pennine routes

Station Masters, Guards and Grouse Moors - David Stirling describes the staffing of the Highland Railway

Railways and Iron & Steel Developments around Teesside - Part 1 - by Michael Rutherford

Punch's Railway and the Winkle Railway - the story of the West London line by Alistair F. Nisbet

A Northern Excursion - colour feature showing North of England locations with diesel units in the 1960s/70s