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BackTrack January 2022

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January 2022 Journal

BackTrack Cover January 2022Skyfall - four colour pages of snow scenes by Gavin Morrison.

Forgotten Branches of North East Wales: Part Five of Tony Robinson's series features the Mold to Brymbo line.

The Earl and the Honourable Lady - David Joy unravels the story of the Nobility and the Railways of Huddersfield.

Aspects of the Manchester & Leeds Railway: Part Two - Jeffrey Wells concludes his review of the building of this pioneer Trans-Pennine railway.

A Day at the Races - Barry Taylor describes LMS traffic arranges for the Whit Monday meeting at Towcester in 1939.

'Kingfisher' in flight - A4 Pacific No.60024 photographed in colour by Alan Reeve.

'School' Ties - four colour pages of the famous Southern Railway 'Schools' Class 4-4-0s.

The 1848 Engine Drivers' Dispute in the newspapers - David Hirst describes an early case of industrial unrest on the London & North Western Railway.

In the East Midlands with JSG - archive photos from the John Spencer Gilks Collection.

Ipswich: A Hub for Suffolk's railways - the second part of the survey of the area's railway activities by Bruce Laws.

Third Rail on Merseyside - Liverpool area electric multiple units photographed in colour by Tom Heavyside.

Take the Train for the Boat: The Rise and Fall of the Boat Train - in the first of a two-part article Philip Benham introduces railway shipping services and looks at connections for Cross-Channel services, the Isle of Wight, the Channel Islands and Ocean Liner services.