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BackTrack January 2017

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January 2017 Journal

BackTrack Cover January 2017Visiting Kentish Town and Cricklewood - Geoff Rixon's colour shots of steam at the Midland route's London loco depots.

Claims against Railways Companies - Alistair F. Nisbet discusses some passenger compensation cases.

To the North East Coast Exhibition - publicity material issued by the LNER for this 1929 event in Newcastle.

From Gravel to Buddleia - John Jarvis presents a historical examination of London Transport's waste site at Croxley Green.

By Steam to the Steamers: Part One - Malcolm Rivett tells the story of the Isle of Man Boat Trains.

Shakespeare Country - Great Western Railway publicity material introduced by Alan Bennett.

The Junctions at Firbeck - Peter Butler describes a location near Doncaster.

East Anglian Stopping Points. - three country stations photographed by Dick Riley.

'Kings' of the Road - four colour pages featuring the GWR's largest express locomotives.

The Jutland 'Jubilees' - archive photos of LMS 'Jubilee' locos with names connected to the Battle of Jutland 100 years ago.

Inherited Express Passenger Locomotives of the South Eastern & Chatham Railway - a survey by Jeremy Clarke.

Lincolnshire Signal Boxes - photographed by local signalman Dafydd Whyles.

Ripon - A city with no railway: Part One - a local railway history from North Yorkshire by James Rogers.

The Origins, Diagnoses and Historical Prevention of Track Failures: Part Two - the concluding part of Michael Binks's explanation of track maintenance practices.