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BackTrack November 2021

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November 2021 Journal

BackTrack Cover November 2021Class 56s at work - Colour spread by Rodney Lissenden of these heavy freight locomotives introduced in 1976.

Famous Scottish Locomotive Engineers: J.F. McIntosh of the Caledonian Railway - a review of McIntosh's output by David Anderson.

British Rail and Beyond in Gwynedd - Malcolm Cowtan examines the fluctuating fortunes of the North Wales railway routes.

Ipswich: A hub for Suffolk railways: Part One - Bruce Laws describes the town's railway routes.

The Pacific Tanks of the Brighton Line - a brief portrait by David P. Williams.

'Jubilee' Time - again - three colour pages of the LMS 'Jubilee' Class 4-6-0s.

Frustrations of Fuel Efficiency: Feed-water Heaters: Part Three - Miles Macnair looks at Twentieth Century developments.

The Shadow Franchise 1988-1991 - The first steps to Privatisation: Winning Hearts and Minds - Richard Clarke reflects on his personal involvement during this period of organisational upheaval.

'Aberdare' and 'RODs' - archive photos of lesser-known GWR freight motive power.

Four-Coupled on the LNER - four pages of colour showing a range of LNER and pre-grouping classes at work.

Aspects of the Manchester & Leeds Railway: Part One - Jeffrey Wells charts the progress towards the opening of the pioneer trans-Pennine railway through the famous Summit Tunnel.