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BackTrack June 2008

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June 2008 Journal

BackTrack Cover June 2008A Day at Charwelton - Tommy Tomalin's colour photos at this Great Central main line location.

The Slow Train - Jeffery Grayer reviews the fate of stations and branch lines lamented in the renowned Flanders and Swann song.

The Wantage Tramway - L.A. Summers describes this Oxfordshire byway and its locomotive 'Jane/Shannon'.

Britain's Railways in North America - Michael Brooks looks at how the LNWR courted the American tourist market.

Auchtermuchty and the Fife & Kinross Railway: Part One: a North British branch described by Alistair F. Nisbet.

Stop! Proceed with Caution: Part Two - Michael J. Smith looks at the last two of five London Underground collisions which occurred during emergency working.

The North Eastern B16 4-6-0s - two-page colour feature showing both original and rebuilt versions.

Consett Performances - colour feature on the BR 9F 2-10-0s on the Tyne Dock–Consett iron ore trains.

Steam Locomotive Design in the Eye of the Shareholder - by David Andrews.

'Actively Engaged in Public Service' - Jeffrey Wells shows how the Southern Railway sought to improve its image in its early years.

'Cromptons' to Cardiff - Tom Heavyside's colour shots of the Class 33s on the Manchester–Cardiff run.

Some Notes on the Monmouthshire Railway & Canal Company: Part Two - by Michael Rutherford.

Push-Pull on the Southern Region - 2-page colour feature.