BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL
November 2017 Journal
The West Coast Main Line Electrification - Alan Taylor outlines the developments of the 1960s which led to what became Britain's most modern main line.
At Work in Derbyshire - four colour pages by David Rodgers of steam in the Peak District in 1968.
A Bridge too far - Dr. Malcolm Timperley describes the Dinting Viaduct accident of 1855.
'Out of Date - Yet Potentially Valuable' - Geoffrey Skelsey charts the decline and revival of the Birmingham west Suburban line.
Dark Matter - some night-time colour photography by Keith Dungate.
The Great Western's Eight-Coupled Tanks - four-page colour spread of the powerful 42XX and 72XX freight tanks.
Southern gone West: the Plymouth Branches - described by David Thrower.
The Railway Mission - James Johnson draws attention to a rarely considered aspect of railway social history and the iron churches which supported it.
Lesser London - archive photos of less not so well-known railway corners of the capital.
The View from the Train: Charles Dickens on Railway Development and rail travel in 'Dombey
and Son' - literary connections traced by John Edmondson.
Harry Pitts and the Aldersgate Explosion - A Victorian 'incident' described by Alistair F. Nisbet.
The Dover Priory Murder - Martin Baggoley reveals a murder story with led to the first 'non public' execution.