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BackTrack May 2024

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May 2024 Journal

BackTrack May 2024The Chester Meeting - colour spread of the variety of steam to be found at Chester General station.

The Easter Soaking at Southport: 1952 - A wet bank holiday on the railway described by Alistair F. Nisbet.

Great Western Railway News Reports: 1930 - culled from the press by Jeffrey Wells.

Langley Green: Part Two - David J. Hayes concludes his detailed study of freight operations at this West Midlands location.

Three Second Stations in Yorkshire - Jeffrey Wells looks at developments at Middlesbrough, Wakefield and Boroughbridge.

Southampton Central - four colour pages of steam in action by Gavin Morrison.

Table 51: Part One - M. G. Sadler tells the story of the development of the first national cross-country timetable.

Queen Adelaide's Carriage - Tom Nicholls tells the untold story of one of the National Collection's treasures.

All the '2s' - archive photographs of some veteran 2-2-2 locomotives.

The Coming of the Railway to Annfield Plain - Rob Langham reveals local railway politics in County Durham.

"A Veteran Railway Driver - A Carlisle Man's Experiences' - Berenice Baynham uncovers a tale from the East Cumberland News in 1902.

The Signal Ladies of Selside - Peter Butler recounts how three ladies staffed a signal box on the Settle–Carlisle line in World War II.