BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL
September 2010 Journal
Past Barnetby's Signals - Gavin Morrison's colour shots at this enclave of traditional semaphore signalling.
Willie Gow and the Selkirk branch - Alistair Nisbet tells the story of a North British branch in the Scottish Borders.
A Bridge too far - Jeffery Grayer recalls the demise of the Langstone Bridge and the Hayling Island branch.
Underrating the Diesel - Part One - A. J. Mullay explains how in 1958 British Transport Commissioners were still unconvinced of the advantages of diesel power over steam traction.
The South Western H15 4-6-0s - two colour photos of these power LSWR mixed traffic engines.
Electrification and the 'Jazz' - L. A. Summers considers aspects of early railway electrification and its competition from steam traction.
Steam, Passion and Bogies - Adrian Gray writes about the tangled relationship between the loco engineer Robert Fairlie, the manufacturer George England and the latter's daughter.
Small but Perfectly Formed - four colour pages of the GWR's small '1361', '1366' and '1600' Class tank engines.
Branch Train to Brecon - two colour photos of the Hereford to Brecon branch.
The RAF 'Castles' of the Great Western Railway - Andrew Wilson looks at the history of the
'Castle' Class engines named after Royal Air Force aircraft of the Second World War.
The 'Ashington Tankey' - Glen Kilday describes the working of the National Coal Board's passenger trains in Northumberland.
A day spent at Bletchley - a colour spread by David Idle at Bletchley station in February 1964.
Track Renewals of Yesteryear - Michael B. Binks concludes his account of how railways planned and undertook major permanent way renewal programmes.
Images of Oldham's Railways - Jeffrey Wells presents an illustrated view of the scene in the 1950s and '60s.
Hard Work and a Good Trip - more footplate recollections from Bletchley fireman Peter Wince.
East Riding Country Junctions - colour photos by J. S. Gilks of Market Weighton and Beverley stations.