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BackTrack June 2017

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June 2017 Journal

BackTrack Cover June 2017Via Three Cocks Junction - colour spread by Tommy Tomalin on the Mid-Wales line 1962.

Irish Nationalism in the Twentieth Century - by Alistair F. Nisbet

"People travelling on Business seldom seem to travel by Train" - Geoffrey Skelsey shows how the fate of the Oxford Cambridge line was sealed.

Coals to the Sea: The Lothian Lines - A. J. Mullay describes the network of lines built to serve the coal exports from Leith.

Getting a Quart out of a Pint Pot : Part Two - Miles Macnair looks at the use of Boosters and Steam Tenders to enhance locomotive performance.

The '2251' Class - four colour pages of these useful GWR 0-6-0 locomotives.

Southampton - memories of working in and around the Docks collected and presented by Paul Joyce.

The Z Class Atlantics of the North Eastern Railway - portrayed by David. P. Williams.

Whitmore: Part Two - Mike G. Fell concludes his account of this rural station on the West Coast Main Line in Staffordshire.

'If Patriotic Sentiment is wanted" - archive photographs of the original LMS 'Patriot' 4-6-0s.

The Final Days of Engine Shed Junction Signal Box - Peter Butler recalls this box at Kentish Town on the Midland line.

Fifeshire Steam - a coastal colliery photographed by David Idle and described by John Scholes.