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BackTrack February 2007

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February 2007 Journal

Along the Hope Valley line - colour photographs by Alan Tyson of the Midland Railway's Chinley to Dore & Totley route.BackTrack Cover Feb 2007

Day Return to Warrenpoint - Joe Magill relives a memorable day out from Belfast in 1956.

A view from Walnut Tree Viaduct - Hugh Ballantyne's colour photographs of the Barry Railway viaduct over the Taff Vale.

Machynlleth Locomotive Shed 1898 - John Reohorn writes about locomotive working on the Cambrian Railways at the end of the 19th century.

Cherwell Valley Signalling - Old and new signalling systems between Oxford and Banbury described by Graham Elgar.

Snow White - dramatic colour photos of steam in winter.

1970s Lincoln - b/w photos by Andy Sparks taken in August 1979.

An Englishman's 'Castles' - a colour feature on the GWR 'Castles' by Derek Penney.

David Jones of the Highland Railway - Michael Rutherford looks at myths and facts surrounding this HR locomotive engineer.

Special Trains to Durham Elvet - Arthur Chadwick describes a range of special occasions: locomotive exhibitions, circus trains and the famous Durham Miners' Galas.

Diesel and Electric Prototypes and Demonstators - colour feature on potential trail-blazers from the motive power transitional years.

The Bleak Midwinter 60 Years On - A.J. Mullay tells the railways' story from the bitter winter of 1947.

Passenger Train Motive Power over the Mendips - J. Crosse provides an insight into the efforts to keep Somerset & Dorset holiday expresses on the move.