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BackTrack February 2010

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February 2010 Journal

Freight Haulage on theBackTrack_Cover_February_2010 East Coast Route - colour spread of trains on the southern end of the main line.

Imperial 'Jubilees' - Sitwell D. Williams reviews the LMS 5XP 4-6-0s named after constituents of the British Empire.

Out of Euston - colour spread by David Idle on the West Coast Main Line steam in Hertfordshire.

A South Wales Miscellany - Edward A. Evans presents a series of historical cameos from the Merthyr and Aberdare areas.

Level Crossings - Michael B. Binks describes their development, their various types and their operation.

The BR Class 3 Tanks - four pages of colour photos of the Standard 2-6-2Ts.

An Introduction to Steam Locomotive Testing Part 3A - Adrian Tester describes the workings of dynamometer carriages.

Southampton and Thereabouts - colour feature by Michael Mensing of trains around Southampton in 1989.

LMS Eight-Coupled - Part One - Michael Rutherford describes the origins of heavy freight locomotives on the constituents of the London Midland & Scottish Railway.

Manningtree Memories - John D. Mann's colour photos of a junction on the Essex/Suffolk border in 1979.

The Nine Days' Strike of 1919 - Part Two - Jeffrey Wells concludes his account of the major railway dispute which took place after the First World War.