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BackTrack September 2016

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September 2016 Journal

BackTrack Cover July  2016Tyneside Electric Train Working - Glen Kilday looks at train rostering on the Tynemouth and South Shields branches in the 1960s.

District Railway Steam - a survey of its locomotive fleet by Michael J. Smith.

LNWR via Market Harborough -  three of Michael Mensing's colour shots on the Rugby–Peterborough line.

The Wet Review of 1881 - Alistair F. Nisbet describes a large, but rain -soaked, military review in Edinburgh held in the presence of Queen Victoria.

Apple Green - two historic colour photos of LNER Pacifics pre- and post-war.

Closing the Gap - Paul Joyce on the first 150 years of the Staines to Wokingham line.

Southern 0-4-4 Tanks - four colour pages of the LSWR/SECR M7, 02 and H Classes.

Three Ways to Blaenau - archive photos of the LNWR, GWR and Festiniog Railway lines to the Welsh slate capital.

Great Western Developments at Paddington and Bristol - Jeffrey Wells records significant works carried out to improve its two main stations.

Territorial Limits - photos of railway company boundary markers by Tim Edmonds.

Even more Men at Work - another selection of Paul Aitken's photos of railway staff.

Strikes, Go-Slows and Stoppages - Dr. Malcolm Timperley reviews the effects of the 1912 coal strike on Britain's railways.

Black Country Industrial - Three colour photos of locos from the Dudley area.

When things go wrong - the aftermath of three derailments photographed by Dick Riley.

The Royal 'Greyhound' - David P. Williams notes a favoured LSWR T9 Class locomotive.