Railways Illustrated - Jan 2017

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RHTT 2016 Season
A look at some of the locos used during the latest leaf fall RHTT season.

Aussie Streamliners
The largest gathering of Streamliner locomotives ever held in Australia took place in early October 2016.

Gala Round Up
October’s events included the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, the Nene Valley Railway and the Spa Valley Railway.

Nottingham – Newark Resignalling
Ivan Stewart reports on another section of semaphore signalling that has disappeared from the UK rail network.

Teacher’s Tales pt2
John Williams’ personal story of his exploits running the Desborough School Railway Society continues.

The Railways of the New Forest
A look at the picturesque route through the New Forest.

Worksop and Shirebrook Open Day 1987
Chris Booth recounts an excellent two-depot event.

Then & Now – Coombe Road
David Staines examines the changing fortunes of Coombe Road Station.

Getting the Hump
At one time a prominent feature of the railway landscape, the hump marshalling yards were seen as one of the saviours of the country’s rail freight traffic. Today, not a single one remains.