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BackTrack June 2021

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June 2021 Journal

BackTrack Cover June 2021Steaming through Sussex - five pages of colour photographed by Gerald Daniels

James Fenwick - Station Master – Roger Jermy tells the tale of a rural railwayman who met with a sad end.

On a Journey to Nowhere: The Origins and Effects of the Serpell Report – Geoffrey Skelsey examines a 1980s 'Future of British Railways' Inquiry.

Express Electric Railways - Alistair F. Nisbet looks at some turn of the 19th/20th centuries schemes.

South East by North British - to Kelso – A. J. Mullay presents the history of a Scottish Borders branch line.

Midland Workers - three pages of colour by Gavin Morrison depicting the MR/LMS 3F and 4F 0-6-0s at work.

Steam Rail Motors and Push-Pull Auto Trains in the Wrexham District: Part Two – Ian Travers discusses GWR auto trains 1906-1962.

Sixty Years ago at Farnborough – Robert Casselden recalls some observations on the South Western main line.

Wanderings South and West - archive photographs from the John Spencer Gilks Collection.

Poulton-le-Fylde in Focus – Jeffrey Wells presents the rail history of a Lancashire station on the Fylde peninsula.

Scenes from Sligo - three historic colour photos from Northern Ireland described by David Mosley.