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BackTrack September 2006

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September 2006 Journal

Between Reading and Redhill - colour feature on the route via Guildford and Dorking

The Bombing of Britain's Railways Part 1 - JBackTrack Cover September 2006ohn W.E. Helm chronicles attacks on the railway system during the First World War

St. Erth to St. Ives - colour photos of this Cornish branch in 1988

Trip Working -  David Stewart-David describes these now largely vanished local goods operations.

No Fair Way to close a Railway - A. J. Mullay on the run-down and closure of the St. Andrews branch

The Mid-Kent Railway - the history of the Lewisham-Beckenham-Selsdon route by Jeremy Clarke

And then there were Nine - colour photos of the small class of GWR '47XX' 2-8-0s

"I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills" - colour feature on steam over the Settle-Carlisle line

Muck, Brass and Glasgow's railways Part 2 - Robert D. Campbell continues his review of the Glasgow Corporation's refuse traffic

A Brief Survey of the Irish 4-4-0 Part 3 - by Michael Rutherford
Derby 1945-1963 Part 2 : concluding Ian Mellor's account of his apprenticeship in the loco works

Sailing by - three colour photos of railway paddle steamers

Mr. Robert Stephenson's address on the railways - a transcript of the address given to the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1856.