BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL
November 2016 Journal
Colourful Salisbury – Tom Heavyside's photographs from the 1980s/90s.
The Saga of Charing Cross Station Roof 1905-6 - Jeffrey Wells
describes a serious accident which occurred to the South Eastern & Chatham Railway's London terminus.
Modernising the North Eastern Region: Trackwork and Signalling
- Alan Taylor notes that the smallest of the British Railways Regions was its most enterprising.
'Let's go Glasgow Electric': Part Two - Geoffrey Skelsey concludes his
account of the revolution in Glasgow's local rail transport.
The Train Ferries: Part One - R.A.S. Hennessey surveys a specialised form of railway shipping.
The Origins, Diagnoses and Historical Prevention of Track Failures:
Part One - Michael Binks sets out some of the problems involved in maintaining a safe permanent way.
Night Must Fall - Dramatic colour photos by David Rodgers during
hours of darkness in the last months of BR steam.
To Hull - archive photos of Hull's stations and loco depots.
51 Years of Western Express Running - Performances recorded on
the GWR by Charles Rous Marten in 1856 and 1907, presented by David Andrews.
Down South - Colour photos of steam at work on the lines of the former Southern Region in the 1960s.
Charles Clare 1832-1882
- Mike G. Fell introduces a locomotive superintendent of the North Staffordshire Railway.
Tickets of Joint Railways - Geoffrey Skelsey illustrates some rare examples from his collection.
Clearing the Air - John C. Hughes offers some thoughts on the Mersey Railway's ventilation problems.
Christ's Hospital Station - Jeffrey Wells records a 'white elephant' on the LBSCR.
North British Six-Coupled - some 0-6-0s photographed by David Idle.
A Lincolnshire Signalman - a local story from A. J. Ludlam.