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BackTrack November 2015

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BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL

November 2015 Journal

BackTrack Cover November 2015Smarties from the Tube - colour spread by David Cable of unusually-liveried London Transport trains.

The Formative Years of the Lancaster & Carlisle Railway: Part One - Jeffrey Wells looks at the origins of one of the best-known sections of the West Coast Main Line.

From the Pendragon Archive - Eric Bruton's A4 Pacifics - archive photos taken at the southern end of the East Coast route.

Up the Junction - Michael H.C. Baker reflects on some unusual railway junctions in Ireland and in the UK.

Long-Distance Commuting over the Years - Alistair F. Nisbet recalls experiences on the Southern Region between Basingstoke and Waterloo.

The Huddersfield to Penistone Branch - colour spread by Gavin Morrison.

Hull's Alexandra Dock - Mike G. Fell reviews the changing fortunes of the Hull & Barnsley Railway's principal legacy.

Mid-Wales Memories - The Mid-Wales line to Talyllyn Junction and Brecon photographed in colour by Tommy Tomalin.

The Railway in Court: Carrying the Goods - some railway legal cases discussed by Bill Taylor.

The ACV Lightweight Diesel Trains - Eric Stuart  looks at an early 1950s diesel multiple unit experiment.

Charles Nash and the Railway Theft Gangs - Alistair F. Nisbet uncovers some Victorian felonies.

Displays of Power: The Edinburgh South Suburban Railway and its 'Sideshows' in the Victorian era - by Ian Murray.

Tilbury Riverside - Paul Joyce remembers its last day in 1992.