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BackTrack January 2007

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January 2007 Journal

BackTrack Cover January 2007325Steam at the Peak - colour feature on the Cromford & High Peak  line.

Pride and Polish: The story of the 'Bristolian' - Keith Hill tells the story of the famous Paddington to Bristol express.

Consett Iron Ore Train Regulations - J. Crosse looks at the practicalities of carrying iron ore from port to steel plant .

The Beautiful South - colour feature of Southern Railway locomotives pre-war.

At the End of the Day - L.A. Summers offers some views on the trials and tribulations of BR Western Region during the modernisation years of the 1950s and 1960s.

Railways on Stage - a review by J.D. Bennett of stage plays based on railway subjects.

Watching 'Westerns' in Colour - four colour pictures on 'Western' diesel-hydraulics in different liveries.

Lost in Leicestershire - colour feature by Tommy Tomalin on the GNR/LNWR Joint Line from Leicester Belgrave Road.

HR/LMS and GNS/LNER Joint Passenger Through Train Workings between Inverness and Aberdeen - by Keith Fenwick and Peter Tatlow.

A Narrow Gauge Class 5 - colour feature by Derek Penney on the County Donegal Railway.

More Eight-Coupled - A Miscellany - Michael Rutherford investigates the development of the eight -coupled express locomotive.

Railways and the British Empire Exhibition 1924-5 - by Jeffrey Wells.

Calling at these stations - six colour photos of country railways stations: Levisham, Llanfair PG, Glan Llyn Halt, Ludgershall, Crianlarich Lower, Andover Junction .