BRITAIN'S LEADING HISTORICAL RAILWAY JOURNAL
October 2008 Journal
- Sitwell D. Williams considers the people and places behind the names carried by the Southern Railway 'King Arthur' Class.
Southport - Michael H. C. Baker gives his personal recollections of the railway scene at
this Lancashire coastal resort.
Metro-Vick Co-Bo Diesels - colour spread of a not entirely successful 1960s design.
Cambrian Locomotive Sheds and Rosters - John Reohorn looks at the working of this
Welsh railway system in 1898.
Out in the 'Mid-Day Scot' - colour spread of the famous London-Glasgow express hauled
by LMS Pacifics in the 1950s/60s.
London Freight - David Idle's colour shots of
some of the short-distance goods trains which travelled through and around London in 1964/5.
Roads for Rails - Alistair F. Nisbet uncovers two proposals by the LNER to convert East
Anglian branch lines into roads in the 1930s.
High Wycombe South Signal Box in 1987 - Allan Patterson recalls signalling on the ex
-GW/GC Joint Line.
The Development of the Large Passenger Tank Engine - Part Two - Variety: The Spice of Life -
by Michael Rutherford.
Sir William Tite and Railways - Part Two
of Gordon Biddle's review of the work of a distinguished railway architect.
Two 'Clauds' are better than one
- two colour photos by Derek Penney of the Great Eastern's 'Claud Hamilton' 4-4-0s.