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BackTrack July 2011

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July 2011 Journal

BackTrack Cover July 2011Class 31s in Lancashire - three colour pages by Tom Heavyside from the 1980s/90s.

Speed on the Broad Gauge - David Andrews considers some fast running on the early Great Western Railway of the 1840s.

A Diesel named 'Diesel' - A. J. Mullay investigates the motive power transition under the British Transport Commission from 1954-1962.

Somerset & Dorset cameos - three colour shots by Alan Tyson from 1965.

Horncastle Station Records 1906 - a snapshot in time by A. J. Ludlam.

South Western 0-4-4Ts - three colour pages of the LSWR 02 and M7 tanks.

Railway Refreshment Rooms - A. F. Nisbet considers their performance and public perception in Victorian times.

Travels with a '14XX' tank - three colour pages of the GWR 0-4-2 tanks.

Early years on the East Lancashire line - Part One - Jeffrey Wells describes the opening of the Stubbins Junction to Accrington line.

By Third Rail to Midhurst? - Jeffery Grayer speculates on what might have happened to a Sussex branch line.

The 'Sandringham' Class in LNER Days - b/w photos from the Pendragon Archive.

Two Sidings in a Forest - Geoffrey Skelsey describes the railway role in the armistices at Rethondes in 1918 and 1940.

Recollections of a Railway Civil Engineer - Part Three - Peter Tatlow's reminiscences continue.

Perth Departures - a colour spread from 1965 by David Idle.

Cast in a Unique Mould - Philip Atkins looks at a few 'one-off' locomotives.