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BackTrack September 2021

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September 2021 Journal

BackTrack Cover September 2021Riding with the 'Glens' - colour spread of the North British Railway 'Glen' 4-4-0s in action.

A Great Western Tenancy: Part Two - Mike Fenton concludes his survey of the Great Western Railway Camping Coach scheme.

Frustrations of Fuel Efficiency: Feed-Water Heaters: In Part Two of his series Miles Macnair looks at the work of F. H. Trevithick.

Battling Beeching in the High Peak: Part One - Stephen G. Abbott considers the campaign to save Buxton's railway service.

The Royal Scots: Britain's Greatest Main Line Steam Locomotives - A. J. Mullay puts the case.

Operating the Looe branch - Peter Butler explains how it works.

When 'Britannias' ruled the Great Eastern - colour spread of the Pacifics working from Liverpool Street.

More Great Western shed visits - as photographed by Gavin Morrison.

Runaway Platform Barrows - some misfortunes described by Alistair F. Nisbet.

BR Motorail Trains: Formations and Finances: Part One - innovations schemes for transporting motorists and their cars.

The Saga of Bardney Station - Stewart Squires relates a tale from Lincolnshire.

'JSG' in South Wales again - more archive photos from the John Spencer Gilks Collection.

Where did the money come from? - Peter Tatlow looks at the railways' main source of revenue during the grouping years.

English Electric in Northumberland - three colour shots of 'Deltics' and Class 40 motive power

The St. Pancras area before electrification - Peter Butler's photographic finds from the 1970s and 80s.

Back in the Slate Quarries - recorded on camera at Penrhyn and Dinorwic in 1957 by David Sutcliffe.