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BackTrack February 2009

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February 2009 Journal

Swanscombe Cement - colour spread by David Idle on the Portland Cement Co. chalk quarries in Kent. BackTrack_Cover_February_2009

The ROD 2-8-0s of the Great Western Railway - Andrew Wilson delves into the Robinson GC-design locos on the GW and BR Western Region.

The Swanage Branch - Keith Hill tells the story of a favourite Dorset branch line.

The Alyth Railway - a Caledonian branch described by Alistair F. Nisbet.

In the Grip of Winter - four wintry scenes in colour.

Through the Malverns - 3-page colour spread by Michael Mensing on the Worcester to Hereford line.

Look East - two Great Eastern Railway veterans photographed in colour by Derek Penney.

Railway Travel and the Public Health - Part Two of Jeffrey Wells's survey.

Heavenly Blue Enigmas - Philip Atkins writes about the Caledonian's 956' Class 4-6-0s.

Latterly in North Wales - colour feature by Gavin Morrison of diesel traction on the North Wales Main Line.

Rude Mechanicals - the Fell 4-8-4 and some other Diesel-Mechanicals - by Michael Rutherford.

A Day at the Races - two LNER handbills for excursions to horseracing meetings.