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BackTrack November 2020

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November 2020 Journal

BackTrack Cover November 2020Focus on Glasgow Central - three pages of b/w and colour photographs by Gavin Morrison

The Death of the Waverley Station Master - a sorry tale related by Alistair F. Nisbet.

Rails in Western Lakeland - David Joy describes the building of the Coniston branch and the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, as well as looking at unfulfilled proposals.

A glimpse of the Cavan & Leitrim Railway - three historic colour photographs of this 3ft gauge line.

From Road unto Rail: Part Seven - Miles Macnair concludes his survey into technology transfer.

Southern Railway 0-6-0s - three colour pages portraying the Q and Q1 Classes of goods engines.

Aspects of the 'Salford Triangle' - Jeffrey Wells sets out the development of the city's railway network.

That Sinking Feeling - M. G. Sadler investigates the somewhat fraught relationship between British Railways and the National Coal Board in south Yorkshire in the 1970s.

It's a Guard's Life - Anthony Dawson considers the duties and responsibilities of guards on the early railways.