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BackTrack September 2012

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 September 2012 Journal

Falling by the Wayside - cBackTrack Cover September 2012_325pxolour photos of two derailments at Whitchurch (Hants.) with descriptions by Peter Tatlow of the recovery of the engines.
Early Recollections from West Yorkshire 1946-57 - W. V. Benson looks back to youthful travels from Keighley.
Wrexham and Brymbo -  colour shots by Dr. M. H. Yardley of steam on the steelworks branch in North Wales.
The Montrose to Bridge of Dun and Brechin branches - by Alistair F. Nisbet.
Putting on the Style - Robert Emblin describes the station facades at Nottingham Victoria, Leicester Central and London Marylebone stations.
British Railways and Steam Locomotives - Edward Gibbins offers his own views on an enduringly controversial subject from the 1950s/60s.
Hampshire Steam - four colour pages of scenes on and off the LSWR main lines.
Surveying and Railways - Michael B. Binks introduces the principles of a lesser-known aspect of railway civil engineering.
Under the Woodhead Wires - four colour pages of the Woodhead Route's 1,500V dc electric locomotives.
Mouldsworth and the Helsby branch of the Cheshire Lines Committee - by Tony Robinson.
Multiple Unit Memories - archive photos of the early days of diesel and electric multiple units.
Charles Dickens and Railways - Mairead Mahon looks at the influence of railways on the author's writings.
All Change at Bedford - Peter Butler reviews railway developments at the county town's station.
Sign Here - colour photos of a selection of long-lasting railway notices.