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BackTrack July 2024

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July 2024 Journal

BackTrack July  2024Thames-side workings- R.C. Riley's colour photos of industrial workings on the Thames marshlands.

British Railways: The First 18 Months - A. J. Mullay considers the establishing of the newly nationalised British Railways in 1948.

Tyson's Travels - archive colour photographs from the Alan Tyson Collection

The Bexleyheath Line - the story of a Kent line of the South Eastern Railway by Jeremy Clarke.

Protecting the Tube: Part Two - Alistair F. Nisbet concludes his account of how the London Underground set about dealing with the threats of flooding and hostile action in the Cold War.

Coronation Class - four colour pages of the great LMS 'Coronation' Pacifics.

The Skye Line - David Anderson describes the building the Highland line from Strome Ferry to Kyle of Lochalsh and the island ferry services.

To Kyle of Lochalsh – Gavin Morrison's colour photos of the scenic 'Skye Line'.

Destructive Fires on Britain's railways 1840-1900 - some significant incidents noted by Jeffrey Wells.

Reminiscences of the Wolverhampton area 1962-1967 - Paul Bowen looks at change and decline on the Great Western lines.

Stoke Junction - Mike G. Fell revisits a busy location on the North Staffordshire Railway.