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November 2009 Journal

Passing Hilton Junction - colour spread by David Idle of an important junction near Perth in 1965.

A Stephenson Centenary - Roger Hennessey and Mike Fell celebrate 100 years of the Stephenson Locomotive Society. BackTrack Cover November 2009

A day at Scarborough - Chris Fox's colour shots from August 1977.

Harrogate Station, its staff and passengers - James Rogers sets down a social calendar of 100 years of activities.

Royston recalled - Mike Kinder's colour shots at this ex-LMS shed between Leeds and Sheffield.

The Knight's Tale - George Smith looks at the career of Sir John Rennie.

Mr. Watson's not so bright 'Stars' and other Irish 4-6-0s - an Irish locomotive study by L. A. Summers.

The Swainsthorpe Bomb Train - A. F. Nisbet uncovers a 1944 wartime incident in Norfolk.

'Schools' Days - four pages of colour of the Southern's famous 4-4-0 class.

The GWR in the News 1841-2 - Part Two of Jeffrey Wells's review of contemporary reports.

Steam in the Valleys - colour spread of South Wales steam.

The Blairgowrie Express - Part Two of Alistair Nisbet's Strathmore branch line history.

Travelling Through - The first part of a study by Michael Rutherford on the development of through trains and carriages.

Sporting Life - three colour handbills from the 1920s/30s advertising special trains to sporting events.

Departmental Coaches - picture spread by David Percival of pre-grouping and pre-nationalisation vehicles in engineering dept. use.