Steam Days - August 2016

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Trains of Thought

Travels of a Southern employee: 1947 to 1952
Out and about for work, National Service, and as an enthusiast, Neil Sprinks reflects on sightings of note during his first years with the Southern Railway and BR (Southern Region).

Branch lines to Chard
Colin G. Maggs MBE provides a potted history of the B&ER/GWR branch line from Taunton, and also the earlier L&SWR/SR route that met it in Chard.

STEAM DAYS in Colour
140: Great Eastern Section branches and byways
Much of the steam presence that defiantly existed in East Anglia was of pre-Grouping nature, as captured in the photography of R.C. Riley.

Carlisle to Kilmarnock remembered
April 1965 saw G.L. Pallister set out to record a journey on a steam-hauled passenger train from Carlisle into ex-G&SWR territory.

The last ‘Jubilees’ – 1966 and 1967
Based only in Liverpool, Manchester and the West Riding, Barry Mounsey recounts some of the final workings of the Stanier ‘Jubilees’.

Tail Lamp – Readers’ letters