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BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL

January 2011  Journal

 

BackTrack_Cover_January_2011Last calls on the Great Central - colour spread by David Idle on the last days of the GC main line.

Railway Power Stations - R.A.S. Hennessey considers their rise and fall.

In search of Light - Part One - Jeffrey Wells reviews how the railway companies tackled the problem of illuminating their carriages and stations.

A Southern Railway Fireman - Wartime memories of Nine Elms and Hither Green sheds as told by Bill Beresford.

Snow and Disaster - Adrian Gray look back at the Abbott's Ripton accident on the Great Northern Railway in January 1876.

In the bleak midwinter - a colour spread of seasonal snow scenes from the 1960s.

Steaming through the Thames Valley - four pages by Derek Penney of steam on the Great Western main line.

1948: The Birth of British Railways - the first year - Part Two - John W.E. Helm summarises the rolling stock and infrastructure inherited by the nationalised railway.

An Introduction to Steam Locomotive Testing: Traditional Testing Techniques - Part Two - more examples of dynamometer car testing by Adrian Tester.

Over the hills and far away - colour spread by Alan Tyson of steam on the famous Settle-Carlisle line.

The Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway and the Beyer Peacock connection - A.J. Ludlam describes the locomotives built for this line by the noted Manchester works.Ā 

Railway Life in the Highlands - three pages of colour by Geoffrey Skelsey recording scenes north of Inverness between 1973 and 1980.

The Brontes and the railways - George Smith reflects on the brief and inglorious career of the 'black sheep' of the famous literary family.


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