BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL
January 2012 Journal
Full 'Nelsons' - two colour pages of the SR 'Lord Nelson' 4-6-0s.
Minor Mishaps on the Metropolitan - Michael J. Smith considers a series of collisions on the Metropolitan Railway between 1891 and 1939.
The railway that never was - Anne-Mary Paterson looks at a proposal to build a railway from Garve to Ullapool, in north west Scotland.
The Gentle Art of Passenger Discomfort - Alistair F. Nisbet ponders on the annoyances facing railway passengers over the years.
The Redevelopment of Liverpool Street Station 1974-1991: Part One - Geoffrey Skelsey describes 'The Shining Example of Public-Private Partnership'.
London Calling - four pages of archive b/w photos of railway termini in the capital.
Wandering the Western Branches - a colour spread featuring the Llanfyllin, Hemyock, Chipping Norton and St. Ives branches.
Brunel's Barmy Army - George Smith describes a skirmish during the building of the Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway.
Two of a kind at York - a colour page of LNER A3 Pacifics at York station.
The Blackburn to Preston Railway 1843-1859 - Jeffrey Wells tells of the building and opening of this important cross-Lancashire link.
Manx Electric - five pages of archive colour and b/w photos of the Manx Electric Railway and the Snaefell Mountain Railway.
Post-war on the Southern - Bill Beresford recalls footplate work on the SR as nationalisation
arrived, especially his involvement with the 1948 Locomotive Exchanges.
An Evening in Sussex, 1951 - Peter Hay remembers time spent around Brighton and Lewes.
Escape from Rotterdam by LNER - A. J. Mullay recounts how the captain and crew of an LNER
steamship defied the German Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe in rescuing 172 civilians as the Netherlands were invaded in May 1940.