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Number 1 January 2018
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BR LNER K1 no 62021 at Alnwick station Alnwick Borders 32 1
  TJE [John Edgington] at Birmingham New Street     32 4
BR LNWR 'Prince of Wales' no 25752 Birmingham Birmingham 32 4
BR Rebuilt Patriot no 45522 Prestatyn Birmingham Birmingham 32 4
BR Webb 'coal tank' no 58900 Birmingham Birmingham 32 4
BR Jubilee no 45592 waits to leave for the British Industries Fair at Castle Bromwich Birmingham Birmingham 32 5
BR Midland 3P no 40745 Birmingham Birmingham 32 5
BR Patriot no 45539 E C Trench Birmingham Birmingham 32 5
BR LMS Black Five no 44687 with the awkward looking Capriotti valve gear Birmingham Birmingham 32 6
BR LNER B1 no 61195 Birmingham Birmingham 32 6
BR Rebuilt Royal Scot no 46148 The Manchester Regiment Birmingham Birmingham 32 6
BR Jubilee no 45733 on 'Coronation' duty Birmingham Birmingham 32 7
BR LMS no 41193 Birmingham Birmingham 32 7
BR LNER A1 no 60114 W.P. Allen Birmingham Birmingham 32 7
  Change at Verney Junction     32 8
BR A Derby 'lightweight' DMU in 1965 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 8
  Diagram 1; Railways round Verney Junction c1935 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 8
BR A Sulzer type 4 Peak no D16 passes through with a Cup Final special Verney Junction Buckingham 32 9
Vintage Verney Junction Station c1910 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 9
BR The island platform at Verney Junction in 1963 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 10
BR Diagram 2, track layouts c1878 and c1896 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 11
BR Stanier Black Five no 45292 passes through a near deserted station in 1963 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 11
BR BR Std class 2 waits at the island platform in 1960 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 12
  Diagram 3a, Track diagrams LNWR, Metropolitan and BR[M] Verney Junction Buckingham 32 12
  Diagram 3b, Signal box lever operating notes Verney Junction Buckingham 32 13
LT Metropolitan class K no 115 leaves the junction in 1936 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 13
BR The LNER box in 1967 soon after closure Verney Junction Buckingham 32 14
BR The Metropolitan station signal box in the mid 50's Verney Junction Buckingham 32 14
BR The 'mothball' tour in 1993 passes the grass covered platforms in 1993 headed by Class 56 no 56 046 Verney Junction Buckingham 32 15
  Auto Suggestions     32 16
LNE Ex GC 2-4-2T no 5780 at Stroud Green Stroud Green London 32 16
BR Ex LNWR & LMS 2-4-2T no 46712 at Dudley Port Dudley Port Birmingham 32 16
BR Ex GE F5 2-4-2T no 67202 leaves Ongar for Epping Ongar Epping 32 17
BR Ex SECR 0-4-4T no 31177 at Dunton Green Dunton Green Sevenoaks 32 17
BR Ex GW 14xx 0-4-2T no 1432 pauses to exchange comments and the single line token Marchwell Wrexham 32 18
BR LMS Ivatt class 2 no 41223 at Four Oaks Four Oaks Birmingham 32 18
LMS LMS 2P 0-4-4T no 6408 at Stanmore in 1934 Stanmore London 32 19
BR LMSR M7 0-4-4T no 30058 at Lymington Pier Lymington New Forest 32 19
BR NBR C15 4-4-2T at Garelochhead Garelochhead Highlands 32 20
BR Ex SECR H class no 31177 Maidstone Maidstone 32 21
BR Ex SECR H class no 31530 at Rowfant Rowfant Crawley 32 21
BR LMS class 2 no 41276 on the North Wales shoreline Deganwy N Wales 32 22
BR LYR 2-4-2T no 50731 leaves Sunny Wood Halt Sunny Wood Bury 32 22
BR NBR C15 no 67474 at Shandon Station Shandon Highlands 32 23
BR A damp day at Overton with a cyclist deciding to let the train take the strain Overton Wrexham 32 24
BR LMS 0-4-4T no 41900 Upton on Severn Great Malvern 32 24
BR BR class 2 no 84007 at Uppingham Uppingham Oakham 32 25
  Byway of the 'Barra'; part 1     32 26
Vintage A panorama of Alston station of 1903/4? Alston Borders 32 26
BR Alston station in 1964 Alston Borders 32 26
LNE A busy scene at Haltwhistle between the wars Haltwhistle Borders 32 27
BR Ivatt 4MT no 43121 crosses the Lambley Viaduct with the 'Scottish rambler' special in 1967 Lambley Borders 32 27
  Map; The Alston branch   Borders 32 27
BR LNER G5 no 67315 about to leave Alston in 1952 Alston Borders 32 28
Vintage Slaggyford station in the early 1900's Slaggyford Borders 32 28
Vintage BTP 0-4-4T no 69 ready to be winched from the South Tyne. Even in 1920 the young girl looks too close for comfort! Alston Borders 32 29
LNE A 12 year old Jean Webster sits on the steps of an LNER camping coach in 1933   Borders 32 30
LNE LNER A8 no 2146 on what looks like a Saturday working Broom House Borders 32 30
  The naming of engines: A postscript     32 31
GW Part of the specification of GWR 7 foot wheeled engines     32 31
  Mr Peppercorn's K1 class     32 32
BR K1 no 62001 at Darlington Darlington Darlington 32 32
BR K1 no 62011 at Alnwick Alnwick Borders 32 32
BR K1 no 62006 at Alnwick station Alnwick Borders 32 33
BR K1 no 62031 leaves Fort William Fort William Highlands 32 33
BR K1 no 62051 near Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford 32 33
BR K1 no 62052 again, this time climbing through Lochallort Lochallort Highlands 32 33
BR K1 no 62052 climbs through Glenfinnan Glenfinnan Highlands 32 33
  Remembering the Porthcawl branch     32 35
BR A general view of Porthcawl station in 1963 Porthcawl Swansea 32 35
BR GWR 64XX no 6435 pushes the railmoter set out of Porthcawl Porthcawl Swansea 32 35
BR 0-6-0PT no 6434 prepares to leave Tondu Tondu Swansea 32 36
BR GWR 64XX no 6435 arrives at Pyle Pyle Swansea 32 36
BR BR class 4 no 80133, pannier tank no 6434 and a DMU on the penultimate day of passenger service Porthcawl Swansea 32 37
BR GWR 64XX no 6435 arrives at Pyle Pyle Swansea 32 37
BR GWR 64XX no 6435 passes through Nottage Halt Nottage Swansea 32 37
  Through Summit Tunnel     32 38
BR An LMS no 48295 class 8F heads through Bury passing a class 4 2-6-4T no 42484 with an Ivatt class 2 in view Bury Manchester 32 38
BR An unidentified class 8F heads through Bury Bury Manchester 32 38
BR Sowerby bridge shed with 2-6-4T, WD, LMS Crab and LMS class 5 represented Sowerby Bridge Manchester 32 39
BR WD 2-8-0 no 90181 emerges from the west end of Summit tunnel Rochdale Manchester 32 39
BR LMS Jubilee no 45717 hurries toward the short Summit West tunnel Rochdale Manchester 32 40
BR LMS 2P no 40684 passing just before Bury Gas Works sidings Bury Manchester 32 41
LMS LMS Crab no 2310 leaving Winterbultee Tunnel Rochdale Manchester 32 41
  The end of South Western steam     32 42
BR WC no 34004 Yeovil leaves Waterloo Waterloo London 32 42
BR BoB no 34089 602 Squadron takes water Waterloo London 32 43
BR The down 'Bournemouth Belle' west of Clapham Junction behind Merchant Navy no35005 Canadian Pacific Clapham Junction London 32 43
BR Merchant Navy no 35008 Orient Line backs onto its train Waterloo London 32 44
BR Empty stock arrives behind BR Std class 4 no 80140 Waterloo London 32 45
BR Merchant Navy no 35030 Elder Dempster Lines, BR class 4 no 80015 and class 3 no 82029 in the engine dock Waterloo London 32 45
BR BR class 3 no 82019 between a 4-COR electric unit and an unpowered TC set Waterloo London 32 46
BR Merchant Navy no 35023 Holland Afrika Line heads away from Wimbledon Wimbledon London 32 46
BR LMS class 2 2-6-2T no 41319 Waterloo London 32 47
BR LMS Black Five no 45222 Waterloo London 32 48
BR Merchant Navy [was 35023 Holland Afrika Line] on the last steam working Waterloo London 32 48
  An Edwardian Locomotive quadrille     32 49
Vintage NER 4-4-0 class 3CC no 1619 at Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough 32 49
Vintage North British 4-4-2 no 870 Bon Accord Edinburgh Edinburgh 32 49
Vintage Midland 3 cylinder compound no 2631 [has been restored as no 1000, see page 57]     32 50
Vintage The prototype Midland Spinner 4-2-2 no 2601 Prince of Wales Birmingham Birmingham 32 50
Vintage GCR 4-2-2 no 971 at Manchester Central Manchester Manchester 32 51
Vintage Midland 4-4-0 no 999     32 51
Vintage GC Director 4-4-0 Purdon Vicars     32 52
Vintage NER class R1 4-4-0 no 1238     32 52
Vintage GC 4-4-2 no 1092     32 53
Vintage NER class V no 532 as originally built with limited visibility.     32 53
LNE Former GC class 8A 0-8-0 as LNER no 6139 Rugby Rugby 32 54
Vintage GC class 8B 4-6-0 no 1069     32 54
Vintage NER class S 4-6-0 no 2004 Darlington Darlington 32 54
  Comparative dimensions of NER, GCR and NBR 4-4-2's and 4-6-0's     32 55
  Outline diagram of proposed 0-8-0 for the Midland Railway     32 55
  Outline diagram of proposed 0-8-0 for the North British Railway     32 55
LNE Former GC 0-8-4T as LNER 6173 at March shed     32 56
LNE Former NE 4-8-0T as LNER 1353     32 56
Ireland Former GNR of Ireland class V 4-4-0 no 85 Merlin Ireland Ireland 32 57
Vintage The newly restored Midland Compound 4-4-0 no 1000 Nottingham Nottingham 32 57
  Still more men at work     32 58
BR Adjusting the cant angle at Sheffield Sheffield Sheffield 32 58
BR Ballast dropping at Crossmyloof Crossmyloof Glasgow 32 58
BR Heading for home at Dent Dent Settle and Carlisle 32 58
BR Salting the platform at Shawlands station Shawlands Glasgow 32 58
BR The windscreen of power car no 43 112 is cleaned at King's Cross King's Cross London 32 58
  The GWR in 1870; Life, death and other matters; part 2     32 59
GW Neyland station in 1931 Neyland Pembroke 32 59
Vintage Pembroke Dock station Pembroke Dock Pembroke 32 59
GW An early view of Snow Hill station frontage Snow Hill Birmingham 32 60
Vintage Slough station in the early 1900's Slough Slough 32 60
Vintage Awre station trackside Awre Gloucester 32 61
Vintage Greenford station c 1907 Greenford London 32 61
BR LMS 8F no 48191 in Ashwood Dale after a light snowfall Ashwood Dale Peak District 32 64
 
Number 2 February 2018
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BR LMS Stanier class 3 2-6-2T no 40125 Willesden London 32 65
  Freight through Warrington     32 68
BR Class 40 no 40 020 heads a freight train past the site of the Bank low level station Warrington Merseyside 32 68
BR Transrail class 56 no 56 127 passes Warrington Arpley Warrington Merseyside 32 68
BR Class 20's no's 20 135 and 065 leave Warrington Arpley Warrington Merseyside 32 69
BR Class 40 no 40 172 with a mixed freight Warrington Merseyside 32 69
BR Class 85 no 85 106 near Winwick Junction on the WCML Warrington Merseyside 32 69
  Les Beet; Extracts from a steam locomotive drivers life; part 2     32 70
BR LMS 8F rumbles through Victoria with an engineer's train Nottingham Nottingham 32 70
BR LNER Class O4/7 no 63675 passes through Victoria station Nottingham Nottingham 32 70
BR LNER B1 takes the Grantham curve at Weekday Cross Junction Nottingham Nottingham 32 71
BR The GC viaduct at Weekday Cross Nottingham Nottingham 32 71
BR Grantham station forecourt in 1950 Grantham Grantham 32 72
BR A GCR O4 with a B1 boiler makes this an LNER O1 2-8-0 no 63678 Colwick Nottingham 32 73
BR An O2/2 2-8-0 no 63943 Grantham Grantham 32 74
BR LMS class 5 no 44835 takes the Marylebone line at Weekday Cross Nottingham Nottingham 32 75
  Opposition to 19th century railways     32 76
Vintage A steam railmoter calls at Dorchester [west] in 1895 Dorchester Dorchester 32 76
Vintage The Newcastle and Carlisle's Gilsland station c 1905 Gilsland Borders 32 76
Vintage Furness Abbey station opened by the Furness Railway in 1846 Furness Abbey Lake District 32 77
Vintage The south portal of the L&Y Gisburn tunnel Gisburn Skipton 32 77
  The fate of the Stainmore route; part 2     32 82
BR A Blackpool express crosses Smardale viaduct behind BR class 3 no 77002 and a class 4 Smardale Viaduct Kirkby Stephen 32 82
BR A special crosses Belah viaduct behind BR class 3 no 77003 and class 4 no 76049 Belah Viaduct Kirkby Stephen 32 82
BR BR class 4 no 76048 leaves Smardale viaduct while sister no 76047 provides banking assistance Smardale Viaduct Kirkby Stephen 32 83
BR The fireman of J21 no 65033 picks up the token while hauling an RCTS special Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen 32 83
BR BR class 2's no's 78017 and 78013 pass Stainmore signal box Stainmore Kirkby Stephen 32 84
BR LMS Ivatt class 2 no 46482 has arrived at Stainmore summit banked by a J21 Stainmore Kirkby Stephen 32 85
BR L21 no 65089 runs past Stainmore signal box after banking the goods train headed by no 65047 in the siding Stainmore Kirkby Stephen 32 86
BR Br class 4 no 76049 pilots an LMS Ivatt class 4 near Stainmore summit Stainmore Kirkby Stephen 32 87
BR Last rites at Kirkby Stephen. Nos 77003 with a wreath on the smokebox door and 76049 prepare to leave with a last day special Kirkby Stephen Kirkby Stephen 32 88
  The Ambergate junction complex     32 89
BR The North Midland railway station at Ambergate Ambergate Derby 32 89
Vintage Midland 4-4-0 no 451 runs through the junction Ambergate Derby 32 90
BR Midland designed 4F no 4420 leads a sister locomotive on a mineral train Ambergate Derby 32 90
BR Ambergate south junction Ambergate Derby 32 91
BR The view from Ambergate south junction footbridge. A class 45 diesel passes below Ambergate Derby 32 91
  90 years of the Railway Correspondence and Travel Society     32 92
BR J17 no 65562 at Mildenhall Mildenhall Newmarket 32 92
BR Stirling Single no 1 at Peterborough [my great Uncle Robert was chosen by Stirling to be its first driver]. Peterborough Peterborough 32 92
BR GNSR no 49 Gordon Highlander and Caly no 123 leave Carlisle in 1964 Carlisle Carlisle 32 93
BR Exploring the abandoned Queensbury station with the DMU parked in the Bradford platform Queensbury Bradford 32 94
BR Ivatt class 2 no 46472 organised a Cheshire District rail tour starting at Birkenhead Birkenhead Merseyside 32 94
BR Midland compound no 1000 near Rugby Rugby Rugby 32 95
BR Port of Bristol Authority Peckett with the Gloucestershire Rail tour Bristol Bristol 32 95
  The shores of the utmost west     32 96
BR Castle no 5069 Isambard Kingdom Brunel comes off the Tamar bridge Saltash Plymouth 32 96
BR King no 6029 King Edward VIII at Teignmouth Teignmouth Teignmouth 32 96
BR Castle no 5055 Earl of Eldon pulls away from Teignmouth station Teignmouth Teignmouth 32 97
BR Castle no 5059 Earl St. Aldwyn at Dawlish Warren Dawlish Warren Exeter 32 97
BR Castle no 5049 Earl of Plymouth on Dainton Bank Dainton Bank Newton Abbott 32 98
BR Modified Hall no 6965 Teignmouth Teignmouth 32 98
BR King no 6029 King Edward VIII at Teignmouth Teignmouth Teignmouth 32 99
BR Western no 1025 Western Guardsman with a Motorail service Teignmouth Teignmouth 32 99
  Looks can be deceptive     32 100
BR Fowler class 3 tank no 40024 in the engine siding at Moorgate Metropolitan F and T stock stand in the station Moorgate London 32 100
BR Fowler class 3 tank no 40026 St. Pancras London 32 100
BR Stanier 2-6-2T no 40164 at Blackpool shed with Rebuilt Patriot no 45530 Sir Frank Rees and class 5 no 44737 Blackpool Blackpool 32 101
BR Stanier class 3 no 40150 at Thurso Thurso Highlands 32 101
BR Fowler class 3 no 40004 at Cricklewood shed Cricklewood London 32 102
BR No 40138 at Coventry Coventry Coventry 32 102
BR No 40202 at Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction North Wales 32 102
  Western waysides     32 103
BR The branch goods returns to St. Erth behind 45xx in 1949 Carbis Bay St. Ives 32 103
Vintage Victorian elegance at Fladbury Fladbury Worcester 32 103
Vintage An Edwardian scene at Perranporth Perranporth Newquay 32 104
  Bugle station Bugle St. Austell 32 104
Vintage Chipping Norton Junction station still exists but as Kingham Kingham Witney 32 104
BR LMS class 2 no 45610 at Llansantffraid Llansantffraid Mid Wales 32 105
  Rollright Halt Rollright Chipping Norton 32 105
  St. Agnes station St. Agnes Newquay 32 105
  Poor postal service to Scotland     32 106
  Cupar station Cupar Dundee 32 106
  St. Andrew's station St. Andrew's Dundee 32 106
BR D34 no 62485 at Dundee [Tay Bridge] station Dundee Dundee 32 107
BR J37 no 64620 at Dundee West station Dundee Dundee 32 107
  Aberdeen General station Aberdeen Aberdeen 32 108
Vintage Caly 139 class no 117 on the up postal at Perth c1912 Perth Perth 32 108
  Wick station Wick Highlands 32 109
Vintage An NBR express has just crossed the Forth Bridge North Queensferry Dunfermline 32 110
Vintage Dumfries station in G&SW days Dumfries Dumfries 32 110
Vintage ? Castle Douglas station in G&SW days Castle Douglas Dumfries 32 111
  County Donegal Railway's Joint committee     32 112
Ireland County Donegal Railway no 8 Foyle [Mark 1] Ireland Ireland 32 112
  Map; Midland Railway Irish section Ireland Ireland 32 112
Ireland 2-6-4T Blanche on a train to Stranoriar Ireland Ireland 32 113
Ireland County Donegal Railway no 8 Foyle [Mark 2] Ireland Ireland 32 113
Ireland Coaches at Strabane Ireland Ireland 32 114
Ireland No 11 Erne at Londonderry Ireland Ireland 32 114
Ireland No 4 Meenglas at Stranoriar Ireland Ireland 32 115
Ireland No 3 Lydia at Killybegs c1935 Ireland Ireland 32 116
Ireland Railcar no 16 at Stranoriar Ireland Ireland 32 117
Ireland The River Finn bridge Ireland Ireland 32 117
  The Black Pugs of Ayrshire     32 118
Industrial NCB no 16 Ayr Ayr 32 118
Industrial NCB no 19, a Barclay 0-4-0ST with a load of Jubilee skips Ayr Ayr 32 118
Industrial NCB no 21 a sister to no 19 at Leight tip Ayr Ayr 32 118
Industrial NCB no 19 with another load of Jubilee skips Ayr Ayr 32 119
Industrial NCB no 24 one of only four six wheelers on site Ayr Ayr 32 119
  Tackling the gradient; part 2     32 120
  Basic design of Fell's steep gradient system     32 120
  Plan of a Fell locomotive for Mont Cenis Railway   France / Italy 32 120
  A Manning Wardle locomotive built for the Canta-Gallo Fell system in Brazil     32 121
  One of the last four Fell locomotives for the Mont Cenis Railway   France / Italy 32 121
  Pictures of three locomotives designed for steep gradients     32 122
  Drawings of three components of steep gravity technology     32 123
  Drawings of three locomotives designed for steep gradients     32 124
BR L&NWR Precursor 4-4-0 no 25319 at Kenilworth in the late 1930's Kenilworth Coventry 32 128
 
Number 3 March 2018
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EWS Class 37 no 37 003 in EWS livery at Hoo Junction Hoo Junction Gravesend 32 129
  Seen on shed     32 132
BR An Ex-WD Austerity J94 no 68070 at Colwick Colwick Nottingham 32 132
BR NBR J36 no's 65267 and 65282 at Bathgate shed Bathgate Edinburgh 32 132
BR GWR 61xx no 6111 at Oxford Oxford Oxford 32 133
BR NER Q7 no 63466 at Tyne Dock Tyne Dock Tyneside 32 133
VoR VoR no 9 Prince of Wales and no 8 Llewelyn at home in the former standard gauge sheds Aberystwyth Aberystwyth 32 133
  To the Kent coast and across the Channel     32 134
BR SER R class no 124 at Whitstable Whitstable Canterbury 32 134
BR SR no 34083 later to become BoB 605 Squadron Victoria London 32 134
BR BoB no 34084 253 Squadron in the station, Schools no 30918 Hurstpierpoint in the background Folkestone Jn. Folkestone 32 135
BR WC no 34092 City of Wells speeds through Ashford Ashford Ashford [Kent] 32 135
  Relieved soldiers back in Blighty after rescue from Dunkirk Dover Dover 32 136
Southern SR King Arthur no 766 passes through Herne Hill c1930 Herne Hill London 32 136
BR Preserved Britannia no 70000 Britannia masquerading as no 70014 Iron Duke Sandling Folkestone 32 137
BR Pullman car Phoenix as part of the VSOE train Victoria London 32 137
BR An L1 with the Night Ferry headboard pilots the train from Victoria Victoria London 32 138
BR The Night Ferry arrives at Victoria behind electric locomotive E5000 Victoria London 32 138
  Trains in the water     32 139
BR BR 0-6-0T no 68341 being recovered from Kirkcaldy Harbour Kirkcaldy Kirkcaldy 32 139
BR BR no 68114 0-4-0ST which as NBR no 40 went into Kirkcaldy Harbour Dundee Dundee 32 139
BR The Eastfield crane on the harbour tracks before it recovered no 68341 [see previous page] Kirkcaldy Kirkcaldy 32 140
Vintage Wagons in Tayport Harbour in 1920 Tayport Dundee 32 140
France The result of a bridge collapse at Pont du CÚ France France 32 141
Vintage Two views of the Burntisland to Granton ferry   Edinburgh 32 141
  A train crosses flooded fields     32 142
Vintage The GE Stratford works after a deluge in 1905 Stratford London 32 142
BR A Derby DMU bound for Harrogate approaches a section of flooded track - CAREFULLY!! Harrogate York 32 143
  Some more instances of wet trains in the UK     32 143
Vintage The track under water, unhappy Edwardian passengers wait at what is thought to be Teignmouth     32 143
  The Paxman 'Warship'     32 144
BR Warship no D830 Majestic in original green passes Crofton Crofton Newbury 32 144
BR Warship no D830 Majestic in the short loved blue with small yellow panels leaves Dawlish Dawlish Exeter 32 145
  The Knotty and the First World War     32 146
  Lord Anslow as he appeared in 'Picturesque Staffordshire' the NSR's illustrated guide     32 146
Vintage Stoke station sometime during WW I Stoke Stoke on Trent 32 146
  A 'soldier of WW I' and an 'NSR station master' at the Remembrance Day service in 2016 Stoke Stoke on Trent 32 147
Vintage The NSR War Memorial Stoke Stoke on Trent 32 147
Vintage Newcastle under Lyme station staff Newcastle Stoke on Trent 32 148
Vintage NSR class New C no 118 leaves Manchester [London Road] Manchester Manchester 32 148
  Gunner Thomas Brindley     32 149
  The War memorial with its extension Stoke Stoke on Trent 32 149
  Liverpool Street Station 1862 - 1935     32 150
Vintage The forecourt of Liverpool Street station c1908, Broad Street in the distance Liverpool Street London 32 150
Vintage The west side concourse which was separated from the east side by the boat train platforms Liverpool Street London 32 150
Vintage GER class S69 [later LNER B12] no 1504 Liverpool Street London 32 151
Vintage The west side concourse from the bridge that connected the two sides of the station Liverpool Street London 32 151
Vintage The west side platforms [two views] Liverpool Street London 32 152
Vintage The GE war memorial Liverpool Street London 32 153
Vintage GE F4 no 7072 with a Chingford train Liverpool Street London 32 154
BR Two views of the Cromer train in August 1948 Liverpool Street London 32 155
Vintage Part plans of Liverpool Street station west side pre and post alterations Liverpool Street London 32 156
BR Former GE J69 no E8619 on the service train in 1948 Liverpool Street London 32 157
  Whitmore Signal Box     32 158
BR Whitmore box Whitmore Crewe 32 158
BR LMS no 45256 crests the Whitmore summit Whitmore Crewe 32 159
  Lincoln City at home     32 160
BR LNER B1 no 61337 waits the off Lincoln Lincoln 32 160
BR LNER J39 no 64898 at Lincoln Central Lincoln Lincoln 32 160
BR LNER A1 no 60148 Aboyeur crosses the River Witham Lincoln Lincoln 32 161
BR LNER K3 no 61807 takes the Sleaford line Lincoln Lincoln 32 161
BR A WW 1 ex WD O4/3 no 63870 Lincoln Lincoln 32 162
BR Ex GE J69 no 68501 Lincoln Lincoln 32 162
BR LNER B16/2 no 61437 ready for the off Lincoln Lincoln 32 162
BR Ex WD Austerity no 90384 crosses the Witham Lincoln Lincoln 32 163
BR LNER Sandringham B17/6 no 61645 The Suffolk Regiment Lincoln Lincoln 32 163
BR Ex GC class O4/8 no 63703 Lincoln Lincoln 32 164
BR LNER K3 no 61859 heads south Lincoln Lincoln 32 164
BR The ultimate visitor A4 no 60022 Mallard on a diverted service Lincoln Lincoln 32 164
  Byway of the 'Barra'; part 2     32 165
BR Alston station from the track Alston Borders 32 165
BR LNER G5 no 67241 at Lambley with the viaduct in the background Lambley Borders 32 165
BR A class 101 calls at Featherstone Park Featherstone Park Borders 32 166
BR Lambley station with the stationmaster in shot Lambley Borders 32 166
BR Alston's permanent way gang in the 50's Alston Borders 32 167
BR BR class 3 no 77011 at Haltwhistle Haltwhistle Borders 32 167
Vintage Staff at Alston station in 1906 Alston Borders 32 167
BR A German railbus at Alston Alston Borders 32 168
BR Coanwood station Coanwood Borders 32 169
BR The last day six car DMU Alston Borders 32 169
  37 not out     32 170
BR No 37 038 in plain 'Rail blue' with yellow end caps at Taunton Taunton Taunton 32 170
BR No 37 401 Mary, Queen of Scots also in 'Rail blue' but the yellow has spread Greenhill Junction Stirling 32 170
BR No 37 414 Cathay's C&W Works in Regional Railways livery near Mostyn Mostyn Chester 32 171
BR Nos 37 906 and 719 in 'Metals and Automobiles' livery at Miskin Miskin Cardiff 32 171
DRS Direct Rail Services no 37 194 with a Railtrack Stoneblower Sevenoaks Sevenoaks 32 172
BR No 37 407 'Blackpool Tower' in Transrail markings with a train of Regional Railways stock Llandudno Jn. North Wales 32 172
BR Nos 37 371 and 350 which as D6700 was the first in its class Miskin Cardiff 32 172
Mainline Mainline no 37 372 with a train of Pullman stock Otford Sevenoaks 32 173
EWS No 37 114 tails a weedkiller train at Betchworth Betchworth Dorking 32 173
  The Isle of Portland, its stone and its railways     32 174
Vintage Priory Corner Portland in the early 1900's with a Burrell traction engine in shot Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 174
Vintage The Portland Railway's incline to Castletown on its first upper plane Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 174
Vintage A double headed train of LSWR O2 0-4-4T's at Radipole Lake in the early 1900's Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 175
  The railways of Portland c1900 Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 175
Vintage Melcombe Regis station Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 176
Vintage Peckett no 686 but probably in a later guise Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 176
Vintage Easton station in what looks like circa 1900 judging by the woman's attire Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 177
Vintage Station staff at Portland after 1902 Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 177
Vintage Rodewell station pre 1907 Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 178
Vintage The East Weares Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 178
Vintage Melcombe Regis station with O2 no 189 Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 179
Vintage Rodewell station around 1908 with the station master Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 179
Vintage O2 no 213 descending East Weares Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 180
Vintage O2 no 221 at Easton Isle of Portland Weymouth 32 180
  Harry Wainwright's early SE&CR bogie carriages     32 181
Southern Ex SECR coach no 156 as Southern SR6615 Stewarts Lane London 32 181
Vintage SECR coach no 235     32 181
BR Ex SECR no 3478 as SR no 1044 Stewarts Lane London 32 182
Southern Ex SECR no 3787 as SR no 7921 Ashford Ashford [Kent] 32 182
BR Ex SECR no 902 Hastings Hastings 32 182
  Ex SECR no 1 'The King's Saloon' at Newhaven in 1960 used as a holiday home and in largely original condition Newhaven Brighton 32 183
  Ex SECR no 938 as camping coach no CC30     32 183
  On the Tilbury line     32 184
Vintage LT&SR 4-4-2T no 8 Aveley     32 184
Vintage LT&SR 6-2T No 69 Corringham     32 184
Vintage A permanent way gang stands back at Upminster as 4-4-2T no 63 Mansion House runs through the station Upminster London 32 185
Vintage LT&SR 0-6-0 no 50 on a freight for Romford Emerson Park London 32 185
Vintage LT&SR No 51 Tilbury Docks and 59 Holloway at Southend station in 1911 Southend Southend on Sea 32 185
Vintage No 1 Southend with a boat train at Liverpool St Liverpool Street London 32 186
Vintage No 43 Great Ilford with a commuter train near Upminster Upminster London 32 186
Vintage No 47 Stratford and no 80 Thundersley among others at Shoeburyness Shoeburyness Southend on Sea 32 186
Vintage Baltic locomotive no 2104 in Midland Railway livery     32 187
BR The morning peak hour at Fenchurch Street with an LMS 2-6-4T and an LNER L1 Fenchurch Street London 32 187
  What not to do     32 188
BR A friendly 'Don't touch the electric rails' Monkseaton Tyneside 32 188
BR A terse CLC no trespassing notice Irlam Manchester 32 188
BR An LB&SCR no trespassing notice Brighton Brighton 32 188
BR And a verbose SE&CR bridge warning Bricklayer's Arms London 32 188
BR Not strictly a railway sign but be careful what you load the bridge with Chirk Wrexham 32 188
BR LMS Jubilee no 45627 Sierra Leone ready to leave Poulton-le-Fylde Poulton The Fylde 32 192
 
Number 4 April 2018
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BR GWR 15xx No 1503 brings empty stock into Paddington with class 9400 No 9477 on the adjoining platform Paddington London 32 193
  The 15xx pannier tanks     32 196
BR GWR 15xx no 1500 at Paddington Paddington London 32 196
BR GWR 15xx no 1507 by the Old Oak Common coaling stage Old Oak Common London 32 196
BR GWR 15xx no 1500 again with a chocolate and cream set Paddington London 32 197
BR GWR 15xx no 1503 passes under Bishop's Road Bridge Paddington London 32 197
BR GWR 15xx no 1505 at Old Oak Common Old Oak Common London 32 197
BR GWR 15xx no 1503 about to pass under Westbourne Bridge Paddington London 32 198
BR GWR 15xx no 1509 at Newport High Street station Newport [Mon] Newport [Mon] 32 198
Industrial GWR 15xx no 1509 now owned by the NCB Coventry Coventry Coventry 32 198
  The Wick and Lybster Railway     32 199
  Map; Railways in the far north of Scotland   Highlands 32 199
Vintage The first train arrives at Lybster in July 1903 Lybster Highlands 32 199
Vintage A very clean locomotive Lybster c1903 Lybster Highlands 32 200
Vintage The Lybster branch leaves the Wick mainline Wick Highlands 32 200
Vintage HR 4-4-0 No 124 Loch Laggan in Edwardian days Wick Highlands 32 201
Vintage A mixed train waits to leave Lybster Lybster Highlands 32 202
Vintage The line just south of Ulbster Ulbster Highlands 32 202
  The official plan of Lybster station's track layout Lybster Highlands 32 203
LMS LMS Yankee 4-4-0T probably no 15013 Lybster Highlands 32 204
LMS Welsh's Crossing Halt Welsh's Crossing Highlands 32 204
LMS LMS 0-4-4T no 15053 was the last HR locomotive to be withdrawn Lybster Highlands 32 205
  Lybster station Lybster Highlands 32 205
  Engine problems on the Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway     32 206
Vintage LD&ECR 0-6-2T no 24 with original boiler     32 206
LNE Tuxford locomotive works in 1937 Tuxford Retford 32 206
LNE Class B 0-6-0T as LNER no 6408 Wrexham Chester 32 207
Vintage Tuxford locomotive works layout in GCR days Tuxford Retford 32 207
Vintage LD&ECR class C 0-4-4T no 18 at Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln 32 208
Vintage LD&ECR class 0-6-2T no 7 as rebuilt with a Belpaire boiler Tuxford Retford 32 209
LNE LD&ECR class D 0-6-4T no 1150 under repair at Tuxford Tuxford Retford 32 209
LNE LD&ECR class D 0-6-4T no 33 now LNER no 6152 Tuxford Retford 32 210
LNE West elevation of Tuxford works in 1947 Tuxford Retford 32 210
LNE LD&ECR class D 0-6-4T no 34 now LNER no 6153 Tuxford Retford 32 211
  Table 1 LD&ECR locomotive superintendents     32 211
  Table 2 LD&ECR locomotive orders     32 211
  Smoking on the railway     32 212
  Non-Smoking rather than no smoking on this sign     32 212
  Two cartoons relating to smoking     32 212
  A cartoon relating to smoking     32 213
LNE Smoking prohibited label     32 213
GW Third class smoking compartment     32 213
  A cartoon relating to smoking     32 214
  The faded No smoking sign on a grounded coach at Rutherford station Rutherford Borders 32 214
Vintage Lenzie station in North British days Lenzie Glasgow 32 215
BR The BR First no smoking signs     32 215
  A cartoon relating to smoking     32 216
LT The ornate interior of a Metropolitan Railway EMU     32 216
  A cartoon relating to smoking     32 217
LT No smoking in a standard roundel     32 217
GW No smoking says the sign, but the locomotive can't read! Kidderminster Birmingham 32 218
  The etching says smoking, the notice says no smoking     32 218
  Blink Bonney goes to London     32 219
BR A3 no 60051 Blink Bonney at King's Cross King's Cross London 32 219
BR A3 no 60051 Blink Bonney at Leeds City Leeds Leeds 32 219
BR Black Five no 45104 in Sundon cutting Sundon Luton 32 220
BR Black Five no 45123 with a freight train at Inverness Inverness Inverness 32 220
BR Black Five no 44829 at New Street Birmingham Birmingham 32 221
BR Black Five no 45025 trundles through Olympia Olympia London 32 221
  Eric Bruton's 'Black Fives'     32 222
BR Black Five no 45172 leaves Stirling Stirling Stirling 32 222
BR Black Five no 45483 at Fort William Fort William Highlands 32 222
BR Black Five no 4986 nears Napsbury Napsbury St. Albans 32 222
BR Black Five no 45332 with a single coach at Oxenholme Oxenholme Lake District 32 223
BR Black Five no 45488 leaves Edinburgh Waverley Edinburgh Edinburgh 32 223
  A West Riding Portfolio     32 224
BR LMS Fairburn no 42073 leaves Bradford Bradford Bradford 32 224
BR LMS Stanier class 4 no 42664 rolls into Huddersfield Huddersfield Huddersfield 32 224
BR BR std class 5 no 73141 leaves Bradford Bradford Bradford 32 225
BR Jubilee no 45593 Kolhapur at Hurstwood Saltaire Bradford 32 225
BR Jubilees No 45562 Alberta and 45697 Achillies in Holbeck shed Leeds Leeds 32 225
BR A view from the train of LMS class 5 no 44896 entering the tunnel Standedge Huddersfield 32 226
BR Fairburn 2-6-4T no 42283 leaving Exchange Bradford Bradford 32 226
BR B1 no 61306 with empty stock for Exchange Bradford Bradford 32 227
BR Jubilee no 45581 Bihar and Orissa at Farnley Junction shed Leeds Leeds 32 227
BR WD Austerity no 90605 with a fright for Leeds Shipley Leeds 32 227
  Railway Nationalisation     32 228
BR LMS class 4 with early BR number M3005 Bletchley Bletchley 32 228
LMS The very last LMS locomotive to leave St. Pancras was Jubilee no 5614 Leeward Islands St. Pancras London 32 228
BR Painters at Crewe apply the new identity for LMS class 5 no 4762 Crewe Crewe 32 229
BR A3 no 60059 Tracery King's Cross London 32 230
BR SR Lord Nelson no 854 Howard of Effingham Brookwood Woking 32 230
BR Ex WD no 90659 near Marshmoor sidings Marshmoor Hatfield 32 231
  Lord Hurcombe     32 232
  Sir Eustace Missenden     32 232
GWR GWR County no 1010 County of Carnarvon     32 233
  A PCC tram at Ashmont Ashmont USA 32 234
Metro Electric trams near Southend Southend Swansea 32 234
Metro A 1981 picture of the Tyne and Wear metro Coxlodge Tyneside 32 235
  A tram on the Adelaide to Gleneig line Hayhurst Australia 32 235
Metro A 1992 picture of a Manchester Metrolink tram at Voctoria Victoria Manchester 32 236
BR A Southern 2-EPB near the present Wandle Park stop on the Croydon Tramlink Wandle Park London 32 236
BR An ex L&Y EMU at Bury [Bolton Street] Bury Manchester 32 237
DLR The short lived Island Gardens stop Island Gardens London 32 237
Metro A 1999 picture of the Midland Metro tram Birmingham Birmingham 32 238
Metro A tram at Elmer's End Elmer's End London 32 238
BR The GW Wednesbury station in 1964 Wednesbury Birmingham 32 239
Metro The remains of a GC viaduct reused for the NET tramway Nottingham Nottingham 32 239
  Nottingham's railways at their fullest extent Nottingham Nottingham 32 240
Metro Bullwell station with an NET tram alongside A Central Traind DMU Bulwell Nottingham 32 241
  Southern gone west part 4;     32 242
Southern Drummond M7 no 24 sets off from Plymouth Friary Plymouth Plymouth 32 242
Southern Plymouth Devonport King's Road station Plymouth Plymouth 32 242
Southern Drummond M7 no 35 sets off from Plymouth Devonport King's Road Plymouth Plymouth 32 243
Southern Drummond T9 no 116 at Plymouth Friary shed in 1923 Plymouth Plymouth 32 243
Southern B4 no 100 devoid of livery and T1 no 75 still in LSWR livery at Friary in 1926 Plymouth Plymouth 32 244
Southern Ex LSWR T9 no 712 on the Friary turntable Plymouth Plymouth 32 244
Southern Drummond K14 no 82 in Friary yard Plymouth Plymouth 32 245
Southern Ex LSWR Adams O2 no 221 and ex Plymouth, Devonport and South West Junction Rly no 757 Earl of Mount Edgecumbe Plymouth Plymouth 32 246
Southern Ex LSWRO2 no E198 Plymouth Plymouth 32 247
Vintage LSWR B4 tank no 103 at the coaling stage in Friary in 1922 Plymouth Plymouth 32 247
Southern A double headed T9 train headed by no E717 Plymouth Plymouth 32 248
Southern ex Plymouth, Devonport and South West Junction Rly no 758 Lord St. Levan Plymouth Plymouth 32 249
Southern Ex LSWR T9 no E732 near Friary Plymouth Plymouth 32 250
  Colliery lines at Swadlingcote     32 251
Industrial Three pictures of the rail network at Swadlincote colliery taken in 1906 Swadlincote Burton on Trent 32 251
  Halt here     32 252
GW Thorney and Kingsbury Halt Kingsbury Yeovil 32 252
GW Whitehall Halt Whitehall Wellington 32 252
BR BR Britannia no 70045 Lord Rowallan emerges from a bleak skyscape near Mirfield Mirfield Huddersfield 32 256
 
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BR Rebuilt WC no 34031 passes through Worting Worting Basingstoke 32 257
  On and off the East Coast route     32 260
BR A1 no 60157 hurries through Doncaster on the through line Doncaster Doncaster 32 260
BR A4 no 60016 Silver King arrives at King's Cross King's Cross London 32 260
BR GCR O4 no 63757 taken from a train going the other way Scunthorpe Scunthorpe 32 261
BR GER J69 no 68558 on pilot duty at Doncaster Doncaster Doncaster 32 261
BR GNR O2/1 no 63928 takes the Goole line at Thorne junction Doncaster Doncaster 32 261
  Round the bend     32 262
LT ex Metropolitan T stock Harrow London 32 262
LT Watford station under construction in 1924 Watford London 32 262
LT Railway Gazette map of the Watford branch Watford London 32 263
LT Watford goods yard Watford London 32 263
LT A Metropolitan freight near Chorleywood Chorleywood Amersham 32 264
LT Sleet locomotive no ESL no 106 Rickmansworth London 32 264
LT LT 0-4-4T no L46 in the bay while LNE L2 206-4T no 6166 passes on the main line Rickmansworth London 32 265
LT Metropolitan locomotive No 1 John Lyon takes over at Rickmansworth probably from 2-6-4T no 42134 in the bay Rickmansworth London 32 265
LT A page from the 1959 LT Sunday Algate to Aylesbury timetable     32 266
  Improvement schemes on selected provincial stations 1925-35     32 267
BR An EMU calls at Dover Priory station in 1965 Dover Dover 32 267
Southern Plan drawing of the proposed alterations to Dover Priory station Dover Dover 32 267
GWR A view of Newport station from platform 6 Newport [Mon] Newport [Mon] 32 268
BR Clacton on Sea frontage in 1962 as rebuilt by the LNER in 1929 Clacton Clacton 32 268
GWR Plan drawing of the alterations to Newport [Mon] station Newport [Mon] Newport [Mon] 32 269
BR GWR 56xx no 6608 rumbles through Newport Newport [Mon] Newport [Mon] 32 270
BR Exeter Central frontage Exeter Exeter 32 271
Southern Hastings station forecourt thought to be soon after reconstruction Hastings Hastings 32 271
Southern Plan of the new Exeter Central station Exeter Exeter 32 272
LMS Leigh on Sea station opened in 1934 Leigh on Sea Southend on Sea 32 273
BR LMS Ivatt class 2 no 41322 with a local train Exeter Exeter 32 273
  South Pacific     32 274
BR BoB no 34058 Sir Fredrick Pile near Earlsfield Earlsfield London 32 274
Southern No 34042 Dorchester in original form at Bournemouth Bournemouth Bournemouth 32 274
BR Rebuilt BoB no 34090 Sir Eustace Missenden enters Basingstoke Basingstoke Basingstoke 32 275
BR WC no 34002 Salisbury at Winchfield Winchfield Basingstoke 32 275
BR BoB no 34078 222 Squadron passes the Yeovil Town signal box Yeovil Yeovil 32 276
BR Rebuilt BoB no 34050 Royal Observer Corps done up to the nines for the Farnborough Air Show Farnborough Farnborough 32 276
BR BoB no 34051 Sir Winston Churchill enters Basingstoke Basingstoke Basingstoke 32 277
BR Rebuilt WC no 34037 Clovelly at West Byfleet West Byfleet Woking 32 277
  Pilots. Parcels and empty stock     32 278
BR J72 no 68723 done up in NE livery to act as Newcastle's station pilot Newcastle Tyneside 32 278
BR V3 2-6-2T no 67656 buffers up to empty stock in Central Newcastle Tyneside 32 278
BR B1 no 61199 arrives with empty stock Newcastle Tyneside 32 279
BR Map of Tyneside railways 1960 Newcastle Tyneside 32 279
BR A BR built J72 no 69025 waits on a back road Newcastle Tyneside 32 280
BR V3 no 67678 waits at a platform face while B1 no 61216 waits on a centre road Newcastle Tyneside 32 280
BR B1 no 61014 Oribi waits to leave with empty stock Newcastle Tyneside 32 281
BR J72 no 68736 done up in NE livery moved to Newcastle after service as York's station pilot Newcastle Tyneside 32 281
BR A4 no 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley arrives with The Norseman, V3 no 67691 waits to take it down to the boat quay Newcastle Tyneside 32 282
BR Another BR built J72 no 69028 sets out from Heaton shed Heaton Tyneside 32 282
BR V2 no 67646 waits on a road behind platform 10 Newcastle Tyneside 32 282
  Tackling the gradient; part 3     32 283
France A Hanscotte locomotive and coach France France 32 283
Switzerland Diagram of a locomotive for the Furka-Overalp Bahn Switzerland Switzerland 32 283
France Diagram; Hanscotte locomotive built for the Clermont-Ferrand railway France France 32 283
  J&F Howard locomotive with auxiliary roller booster     32 284
  Works photo of the Baguley Works no 2086     32 284
  Baugley no 2020 0-4-0T     32 285
  Beardmore-Halley tractor at the 1924 Wembley Exhibition Wembley London 32 285
Australia Promotional picture of the Stronach-Dutton Roadrail system Australia Australia 32 285
  No 10000 [The Hush-hush!]     32 286
LNE W1 no 10000 as built Grantham Grantham 32 286
LNE W1 no 10000 as re-built King's Cross London 32 286
LNE W1 no 10000 at Grantham Grantham Grantham 32 287
BR W1 no 10000 but now no 60700 leaves Hadley Wood North tunnel Hadley Wood London 32 287
LNE W1 no 10000 leaves King's Cross King's Cross London 32 287
  To Hemyock with time to linger     32 288
BR 14xx no 1442 takes a moment at Hemyock Hemyock Wellington 32 288
BR 14xx no 1451 runs into Hemyock Hemyock Wellington 32 288
BR 14xx no 1471 stands at Hemyock Hemyock Wellington 32 289
BR Uffculme station during one of its many quiet spells Uffculme Wellington 32 289
BR 14xx no 1450 enters the bay platform at Tiverton Junction Tiverton Jn. Wellington 32 290
BR 14xx no 1451 arrives with a mixed train at Uffculme Uffculme Wellington 32 290
BR 14xx no 1451 waits while the driver takes a break Hemyock Wellington 32 290
BR 14xx no 1462 arrives at Hemyock Hemyock Wellington 32 291
BR 14xx no 1471 passes through Culmstock Culmstock Wellington 32 291
  Two Dukes and a Lord     32 292
  Map; Railways round Barrow at their greatest extent Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 292
  The 5th Duke of Buccleuch     32 292
  The 7th Duke of Devonshire     32 292
  Crossing the treacherous sands of the Kent and Leven estuaries. An etching from 1828   Lake District 32 293
Vintage Loading slate at Kirkby Kirkby Lake District 32 293
Vintage Furness Railway no 4 Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 294
Vintage Piel station on Roa Island Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 294
Vintage Furness Abbey station Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 295
Vintage The 1863 terminus Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 295
  An aerial view of the steelworks Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 296
  An idealised view of the steelworks Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 296
  An exterior view of Ramsden Dock station Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 297
Vintage Furness Railway 4-4-0 no 128 inside Ramsden Dock station Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 297
  Sir James Ramsden     32 297
  Unloading imported iron ore at Ramsden Dock Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 298
  The new through Barrow station Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 299
  Two Furness Railway 4-4-0's leave Central with the 13.00 express Barrow in Furness Lake District 32 299
  Taunton before the signals changed     32 300
BR A track machine is signalled off the down relief line Taunton Taunton 32 300
BR Class 50 no 50 047 Swiftsure passes under the Taunton gantry Taunton Taunton 32 300
BR Class 52 'Western' no 1017 Western Renown passes the Taunton East signals Taunton Taunton 32 300
BR Taunton East Junction box from a train Taunton Taunton 32 301
BR Taunton West Station box with a class 31 no 31 231 approaching with a ballast train Taunton Taunton 32 301
  Down in the Vale; Part 1     32 302
GW Looking east into the goods yard Wantage Road Didcot 32 302
Vintage Wantage Road station in 1919 Wantage Road Didcot 32 302
GW Wantage Road station in 1932 after the quadrupling Wantage Road Didcot 32 303
GW Wantage Road station in 1932 after the quadrupling Wantage Road Didcot 32 304
BR A closer look at the goods shed and 12 ton crane in 1957 Wantage Road Didcot 32 305
GW No 9 with a lengthy goods train Wantage Road Didcot 32 305
  Jumping and falling from trains     32 306
BR K3 no 61879 emerging from Moncrieff tunnel Perth Perth 32 306
Vintage Sittingbourne station c 1910 Sittingbourne London 32 306
  Northampton station Northampton Northampton 32 307
  Tuxford station Tuxford Newark 32 307
LT A typical Metropolitan Railway tube steam train     32 308
Vintage Harold Wood station c1911 Harold Wood Romford 32 308
  Pitlochry station Pitlochry Highlands 32 309
  Pangbourne station Pangbourne Reading 32 310
  Coal at Tyne Yard     32 311
BR Class 37 no 37 065 enters Tyne Yard with a coal train Tyne Yard Tyneside 32 311
BR Class 47 no 47 287 enters Tyne Yard with a coal train Tyne Yard Tyneside 32 311
  Brewood's lost chances     32 312
BR HST passing the proposed junction site for the 1874, 1922 and 1924 routes Four Ashes Stafford 32 312
  Map; Brewood 1837 Brewood Stafford 32 312
  Map; 1851 and 1856 proposals Brewood Stafford 32 313
  Map; 1874 and 1875 proposals Brewood Stafford 32 313
  Map; 1922 and 1924 proposals Brewood Stafford 32 314
  The Shropshire Union Canal Brewood Stafford 32 315
  The Durham bankers     32 316
BR A4 no 60014 Silver Link stokes up for the climb to Relly Mill Durham Durham 32 316
BR V1 no 67637 waits for its next job Durham Durham 32 316
BR V3 no 67687 giving a southbound train a push Durham Durham 32 316
BR A train arrives at Strathcarron station Durham Durham 32 320
 
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BR J39 no 64745 on Midland rails at Gowhole Gowhole Peak District 32 321
  Robert Billington's LBSCR Radials     32 324
BR E3 no 2418 at Norwood Junction Norwood Jn. London 32 324
BR E4 no 32468 at Guildford with a 'Schools' at the next platform Guildford Guildford 32 324
BR E4 no 32499 on pilot duty at Waterloo Waterloo London 32 325
BR The driver of E5X no 32570 exchanges tablets with the signalman Cranleigh Guildford 32 325
BR E5 no 2583 with B4X no 32071 in the background Brighton Brighton 32 326
BR E6 no 32410 and W class no 31915 at Norwood Junction Norwood Jn. London 32 326
BR The fireman of E6 no 32418 at the water crane Brighton Brighton 32 327
Southern E5X no 2576 stands in Brighton station Brighton Brighton 32 328
BR E6 no 32417 crosses the lift bridge over the Grand surrey Canal Deptford London 32 329
BR E4 no 32504 arrives at East Grinstead East Grinstead Crawley 32 330
BR E6 no 32413 with GN J50/2 no 68989 Stewart's Lane London 32 330
  Railways and First World War Air Raids     32 331
  East Fortune station East Fortune Borders 32 331
  WW1 recruiting poster featuring a Zeppelin over London     32 331
  Longhoughton station Longhoughton Borders 32 332
Vintage North British District Traffic Superintendant Offices     32 332
  Sir John French     32 332
  Zeppelin no LZ66     32 332
Vintage LBSCR train at Wandsworth Road Wandsworth Road London 32 333
Southern LSWR train at Dorking North in Southern days Dorking North Dorking 32 333
  An aircraft recognition poster of WWI     32 334
  Deal station Deal Kent 32 334
  A Gotha bomber     32 335
  Dalmney station Dalmney Edinburgh 32 335
  Diesel Variety at Exeter     32 336
BR EE class 50 no 50 035 passes St James' Halt St James' Exeter 32 336
BR EE class 50 no D400 [AKA 50 001] St David's Exeter 32 336
BR Class 33 no 33 108 St David's Exeter 32 337
BR Class 47 no 47 511 crossing the Red Cow level crossing St David's Exeter 32 337
BR EE class 50 no 50 019 about to tackle the gradient to Central St David's Exeter 32 337
BR Class 50 no 50 010 Monarch at Cowley Bridge Junction Cowley Bridge Exeter 32 338
BR Peak no 46 015 ready to go St David's Exeter 32 338
BR Class 33 no 33 107 about to descend to St David's Central Exeter 32 339
BR Class 46 no 46 033 passes through St Thomas station St Thomas Exeter 32 339
  Locomotives away from home     32 340
Vintage A L&Y 4-4-2 on an express at Luddendfoot in 1910? Luddendfoot Leeds 32 340
Vintage GCR 4-4-2 no 267 at Plymouth Laira Plymouth 32 340
Vintage North Staffordshire class G 4-4-0 no 86 Stoke Stoke on Trent 32 341
Vintage Hull and Barnsley class J 4-4-0 no 33 at Sheffield Sheffield Sheffield 32 342
Vintage L&NWR Precursor 4-4-0 no 513 Precursor at Euston Euston London 32 343
LMS L&NW Experiment no 1526 Sanspareil at Tamwoth Tamworth Birmingham 32 344
  List; LNWR locomotive trials     32 344
  Working men - and women!     32 345
LMS A chef on the 'Royal Scot' that obviously checks his work!!     32 345
  Cheery women and a grumpy man photographed at Wimbledon Depot in WWI Wimbledon London 32 345
LNE Testing brakes in Darlington works Darlington Darlington 32 345
  Working on teak bodied coaches York York 32 345
LNE A group of puzzled women in the kitchen at York Carriage and Wagon Works in 1947 York York 32 346
  Manoeuvring a pair of wheels at Doncaster works in GN days Doncaster Doncaster 32 346
  Tea at a mobile canteen at Paddington in 1943 Paddington London 32 346
  Padding carriage seats at York Carriage and Wagon Works York York 32 347
Southern With her hat hanging on somehow a female porter works somewhere on the Southern Railway in WWII     32 347
Vintage Comrie station round the turn of the 19th/20th century Comrie Perth 32 348
  Crieff and Comrie 125     32 348
Vintage The first train at Comrie in 1893 Comrie Perth 32 348
Vintage Comrie station in Caly days Comrie Perth 32 349
Vintage Engine sheds at Crieff Crieff Perth 32 349
  Map; The branch lines of Strathearn     32 349
LMS An accident at Turretbank in 1936 Turretbank Perth 32 350
Vintage Crieff station and Crieff West signal box c1910 Crieff Perth 32 350
BR A six car DMU at Comrie in 1961 Comrie Perth 32 351
BR Leaflet; Holiday runabout round Perth for1963   Perth 32 351
BR LMS class 5 no 44799 nears Crieff Crieff Perth 32 351
  The LNER's own 0-6-0's     32 352
BR J38 no 65930 passes through Dunfermline [Lower] station Dunfermline Stirling 32 352
BR LNER J38 no 65918 at Alloa Alloa Stirling 32 352
BR J39 no 64740 emerges from the Woodhead down bore Woodhead Peak District 32 353
BR J39 no 64843 arrives at Burnmouth Burnmouth Berwick on Tweed 32 353
BR J39 moves oil tankers in Hull docks Hull Hull 32 354
BR J39 no 64715 at Leicester Belgrave Leicester Leicester 32 354
BR J39 no 64843 arrives at Eyemouth Eyemouth Berwick on Tweed 32 354
BR J39 no 64727 on TPO stock at Carlisle Citadel Carlisle Carlisle 32 355
BR J39 no 64897 passes under the signal gantry at Alnwick Alnwick Berwick on Tweed 32 355
BR J38 no 65905 takes a freight train through Alloa Alloa Stirling 32 356
BR J39 no 64902 with other goods locomotives in Barnsley yard Barnsley Sheffield 32 356
BR The fireman stands guard as J38 no 65915 crosses an unmanned level crossing at Leslie Leslie Kirkcaldy 32 356
  Derby Friargate station     32 357
Vintage Friargate Road Derby in 1914 Derby Derby 32 357
  Map; The Friargate line     32 357
LNE GN D3 no 4302 at Friargate in 1933 Derby Derby 32 358
Vintage Ilkeston station in GN days Ilkeston Nottingham 32 358
BR LMS Stanier class 4 no 42561 at Friargate Derby Derby 32 359
Vintage GN D2 no 1316 passes through Kimberley c1910 Kimberley Nottingham 32 360
  A contemporary image of Friargate Bridge Derby Derby 32 361
BR GN J6 no 64225 calls at Ilkeston North in the 1950's Ilkeston Nottingham 32 361
  On the Rhymney Valley Lines     32 362
BR A Derby DMU calls at Cefn-on Halt Cefn-on Welsh Valleys 32 362
BR GWR 56xx no 5605 at Pontlottyn station Pontlottyn Welsh Valleys 32 362
BR GWR 56xx no 5605 is ready to leave Bargoed Bargoed Welsh Valleys 32 362
BR A 56xx no 6643 heads toward Aber Junction Aber Jn. Caerphilly 32 363
BR A single Class 121 DMU unit leaves Tir Phil station Tir Phil Welsh Valleys 32 363
BR A three car Class 116 DMU crosses the viaduct at Bargoed Bargoed Welsh Valleys 32 364
BR Class 37 no 37 896 passes through Ystrad Mynach with a coal train Ystrad Mynach Welsh Valleys 32 364
BR Sprinter DMU no 150 276 arrives at Bargoed Bargoed Welsh Valleys 32 364
  Down in the Vale; Part 2     32 365
  An unidentified Hall waits to leave Wantage Road Didcot 32 365
Vintage GWR 4-2-2 no 3031 Achilles calls at Wantage Road Wantage Road Didcot 32 365
BR Britannia no 70029 Shooting Star passes through Wantage Road Didcot 32 366
  Looking east following closure Wantage Road Didcot 32 366
  A stopping service behind a 61xx Wantage Road Didcot 32 367
  Lifting the Wantage Tramway in 1945   Didcot 32 368
  Wantage Tramway No 5 Shannon now on display at the Didcot Railway Centre Didcot Didcot 32 368
BR Inter-City 125 no 253 016 regaining its proper path passing the remains of the station in the late 1970's Wantage Road Didcot 32 369
  On a day out from Manchester to Llandudno     32 370
BR A grubby and unloved BR Std class 5 no 73142 with the excursion train Manchester Manchester 32 370
BR In contrast a sparkling LMS Jubilee no 45654 Hood passes with empty stock Manchester Manchester 32 370
BR No 73142 leaves Llandudno Jn. Llandudno Jn. North Wales 32 371
BR No 73142 takes the tight curve at Earlestown passing No 1 box Earlestown Merseyside 32 371
BR Two shots of LMS Class 5 no 45294 at Chester General Chester Chester 32 372
BR Britannia no 70023 Venus at Chester Chester Chester 32 373
BR Two pictures of No 73142 taken from the footplate as the engine picks its way into Exchange Manchester Manchester 32 373
  A home underneath the arches!     32 374
Vintage Caly Class 439 no 15070 passes overhead Glasgow Glasgow 32 374
  The structure between the mid 1960' and 1980 Glasgow Glasgow 32 374
BR A class 303 electric unit passes over the disused building Glasgow Glasgow 32 375
  Refurbishment started in 2005 Glasgow Glasgow 32 375
  Mr Webb and his compounds; Part 1     32 376
France A Mallet 0-4-2T compound on the Bayonne, Anglet, Biarritz Railway   France 32 376
  F.W.Webb     32 376
LMS Improved Precedent' no 790 Hardwicke at Peterborough in 1927 Peterborough Peterborough 32 376
LMS Whitworth' 2-4-0 no 5092 Crewe Crewe 32 377
Vintage Webb three cylinder Dreadnought compound 2-2-2-0 no 2 City of Carlisle     32 378
Vintage Teutonic' no 1303 Pacific     32 379
Vintage Standard 'Jubilee' no 1903 Iron Duke     32 380
BR LMS class 3 2-6-2T no 40170 leaves Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright Dumfries 32 384
 
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