Railways Illustrated - December 2017

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WIN!
Ten copies of the new book The River Kwai Railway Today to be won.

Aggregates are King
The Peak Forest area has a long association with aggregate production. Alex Fisher charts the history of this vital commodity flow.

Late-Summer Galas
A pictorial look at East Lancashire, Epping Ongar, Nene Valley, Dean Forest and Great Central Railways diesel galas.

British Depots – Laira
Plymouth’s Laira Depot was the first in the Western Region to have new diesel facilities built. Alex Fisher charts its history.

Ayrshire Coal in Focus
Stuart Fowler takes a look at the diminishing traffic from the once very productive Ayrshire coalfield.

All Steamed Up
The Epping Ongar Railway is celebrating its fifth year of steam services, Simon Murdoch takes a look at the line’s history and its steam galas.

WIN!
Your chance to win tickets to the London Model Engineering Exhibition in January.

The Commuters’ lot
Commuting can be a pain, but it is often necessary to get to work. Editor Mark Nicholls examines the evolving commuter railway.