Steam Days - October 2016
Trains of Thought
The last years of Western Region steam
With steam in terminal decline, Keith Widdowson tells of his quest for ex-GWR haulage, against a backdrop of shed closures and steam withdrawals on the expanded region, and of Swindon product lost to the LMR.
The LNER and the men behind the renamed Gresley ‘A4’ Pacifics
Ian Appleyard gives an overview to the management of the LNER and explains the roles of those whose names first adorned Gresley streamliners after 1939.
STEAM DAYS in Colour
142: Southern steam in the South-East David Clark embraces the traditional railway in travels over ex-SE&CR and LB&SCR territory.
Murdoch Paterson: A Highland engineer
Murdoch Paterson’s railway career spanned more than 40 years, Anne-Mary Paterson reveals his major role in building the Highland Railway.
Steam Days at Burnley
First reached by rail in 1848, and still with a junction at its heart, Stanley Jenkins traces the story of the railways of this Lancashire town.
Tail Lamp – Readers’ letters