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BackTrack January 2019

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January 2019 Journal

BackTrack Cover January 2019Snow on the line - winter colour shots by Keith Dungate

1948: The Missing Contenders - Doug Landau considers what might have happened if the LNER Peppercorn Pacifics had been entered in the 1948 Locomotive Exchanges.

Starting Work at Brent - Spencer Jackson looks back on railway work in November 1961.

Anglo-Scottish Monday-Friday West Coast Main Line Services 1966 - a timetable survey by Alan Taylor.

Overcrowding: The Same Old Story - Alistair F. Nisbet looks at a perennial railway problem.

The A5 Pacific Tanks - three colour pages of these Great Central-designed 4-6-2Ts,

Looking West - three pages of archive photographs of GWR stations around 1900.

Britain's Railways in World War I: Part Two by Edward Gibbins.

Over the Hills and Far Away - three colour pages of steam on the Settle-Carlisle line by George Watson.

Taking the Cure: The Railway to Strathpeffer: Part One - Dr. Malcolm Timperley tell the story of a Highland branch and its spa.

Kemble Station: Part One - Mike Fenton recalls the history of a Cotswold junction and its branches to Tetbury and Cirencester.

Midland Railway 0-6-0s for Italy - wartime exports detailed by Mike G. Fell.

Leicestershire Shed Visits - two colour photos at Coalville and Market Harborough.