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BackTrack October 2009

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October 2009 Journal

Seaton for Uppingham - a colour spread of Seaton station (Rutland) and the branch to Uppingham.

BackTrack Cover October 2009Herbert Ashton - Great Central Railwayman - Ken Grainger writes about a stalwart of Chesterfield Central station.

Going Abroad - Alan Bennett shows how the Southern Railway encouraged overseas travel in the 1930s.

The Blairgowrie Express - Part One of a history by Alistair Nisbet of a Perthshire branch line.

The Joint is Jumpin' - Part Three - Michael Rutherford concludes his survey of jointly-owned railways.

A Class 9 to Alnwick - two colour photos of the last day of steam on the Alnmouth to Alnwick branch.

The Clayton Tunnel Disaster - Adrian Gray describes an 1861 accident on the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway.

'County' Champions - four pages of colour photos of the GWR 'County' 4-6-0s.

The Meta-Motors - Part One - R. A. S. Hennessey considers a lost railway technology in the development of electric traction.

Lost around Lochaber - colour spread by Tom Heavyside of diesel traction on the West Highland Mallaig line out of Fort William.

The Bridport Branch - Keith Hill tells the story of a Dorset byway.

Railways, Steamships and the 'Merchant Navy' Class - the second part of J. W. E. Helm's look at the names behind the famous SR Pacifics.

Waverley Wayfarers - three colour photos of steam on the Waverley route.