BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL
February 2008 Journal
The Pick-up Goods - colour photos of the traditional steam-hauled branch
line pick-up goods trains.
Goods, Parcels, Cartage and the Railway Horse c1900 - John L. Flann describes railway goods
-handling at the turn of the last century.
Ardler Junction: A Sideways Glance: Alistair F. Nisbet investigates a Scottish Region
collision on the Caledonian main line in 1948.
Wales: 'A Foreign Country' - Alan Bennett discusses how the GWR presented Wales as a tourist
destination in its publicity literature in the 1920s and 30s.
Some Early Railway Artists by J.D. Bennett
Running-in on the Western - three colour photos of 'Castles' and 'Kings'
on ex-works running-in turns.
A King's Cross Summer - Michael H.C. Baker recalls a holiday job at this
famous London terminus in 1960.
Coal from Cwmmawr - Hugh Ballantyne's colour photos on the former Burry
Port & Gwendraeth Valley line in the 1980s.
Out of Waterloo - Colour feature by David Idle of steam around Waterloo and Clapham Junction.
Cats and Dogs - a short selection of railway animal stories by Colin G. Maggs.
'Export or Die': British Diesel-Electric Manufacturers and Modernisation:
Part 2 - The Ascendancy of English-Electric by Michael Rutherford
Lost behind the Rooftops - Part 2 of Robert Emblin's survey of the GCR
main line between Nottingham Victoria station and the River Trent.
A Cheshire Set - a four-page colour feature of (mostly) steam operation in Cheshire.
Special Experimental Tests - David Andrews offers more pieces of the puzzle of City of Truro's record run in 1904.
Improvements and Economies on the LMS Northern Division - Arnold
Tortorella briefly reviews some of the changes to passenger services in the 1930s.