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BackTrack June 2022

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June 2022 Journal

BackTrack Cover June 2022Up and under at Worting Junction- colour spread by Alan Reeve at the junction of the Southampton and Exeter lines on the South Western main line.

The Fort William–Mallaig line in 1986 - some reflections by Alan Taylor.

More Frustrations of Fuel Efficiency - Part One: Miles Macnair looks at problems of incomplete combustion.

Memories of Angerstein Wharf - recollections by Bob Judge of the Thames-side permanent way works in South London.

Blyth Spirit - Iain Kitt describes how a 'ghost line; in Northumberland is coming back to life.

Keeping the Goods and Parcels moving - three colour pages from the Simon Lathlane collection.

Back on the Erewash in 1968 - Richard Clarke reflects on working in signal boxes on the Erewash Valley main line between Chesterfield and Trent Junction.

Ingleton - Forgotten Frontier - David Joy looks at the Clapham to Low Gill route which could have formed a main line to Scotland.

The LMS Garratts at large - archive photographs from the Pendragon Collection.

Royal Trains - photo feature on Royal Train journeys from 1967 to 2012

London Midland & Scottish - The Camping Coach Behemoth: Mike Fenton concludes his account of the LMS holiday scheme through to the Second World War and beyond.