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BackTrack March 2009

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March 2009 Journal

The Southern Diesel-Electric Units - colour spread by Keith Dungate. BackTrack Cover March 2009

Working the Lickey - R.A.S. Hennessey looks at some of the problems in ascending and descending the Lickey Incline at Bromsgrove.

A Reconstruction of the Tay Bridge Disaster - Peter R. Lewis considers the causes of the famous bridge collapse of December 1879 with the aid of contemporary detailed photographs.

Territorial Limits - colour photos by Tim Edmonds of surviving railway company boundary markers.

Royal Ladies - David Pearson reveals the princesses after whom the LMS 'Princess Royal' and 'Princess Coronation' Pacifics were named.

Stations of the Cross - Keith Scholey looks at religion on, in, by, before and above London's railways.

As it was at Lincoln Central - 3-page colour spread of steam and diesel traction before the recent modernisation.

Brighton Steam - 3-page colour spread of LBSCR locomotives.

The Welsh Marches Line - R.L. Vickers presents a brief history of the Newport-Hereford-Shrewsbury-Crewe route.

Two Highland Narrow Gauge Railways - Alistair F. Nisbet describes some unfulfilled light railway projects.

Reflections 150 - Michael Rutherford celebrates the 150th article in his series.

Passing Peterborough in 1954 - David Stewart-David recalls a day's observations at Peterborough North station.