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BackTrack June 2018

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June 2018 Journal

BackTrack Cover June 2018Robert Billinton's London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Radial Tanks - Jeremy Clarke reviews the range of 0-6-2Ts.

Railways and Air Raids in the First World War - Alistair F. Nisbet describes how the aerial threat was dealt with.

Diesel Variety at Exeter - four pages of Tom Heavyside's colour from the 1970s/80s.

Locomotives away from Home - Philip Atkins describes some out of course locomotive workings.

Working Men and Women - archive photos of more unusual railway jobs.

Crieff and Comrie 125 - a Perthshire anniversary marked by David Ferguson.

The LNER's own 0-6-0s - five colour pages featuring the J38 and J39 Classes.

Derby Friargate Station - Mark Tittley introduces Derby's Great Northern station.

On the Rhymney Valley lines - a  steam and diesel picture feature by John White.

Down in the Vale: Wartime Memories - Part Two of Paul Joyce's account of life at Wantage Road station.

On a day out from Manchester to Llandudno - colour photographs from David Rodgers.

A Home under the Railway Tracks - a Glasgow curiosity described by Paul Aitken.

"And were you always satisfied with the work of your compounds, Mr. Webb?": Part One - L. A. Summers presents a personal take of the contentious LNWR compound locomotives.