Steam Days - August 2017

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Trains of Thought

The ex-North British Railway ‘D32’ and ‘D33’ mixed traffic 4-4-0s
Designed by W.P. Reid for the North British Railway, W.A.T. Aves considers the ‘Intermediate’ 4-4-0s introduced in 1906 and 1909, the final engines serving into the 1950s.

The Windermere branch
While the Lancaster & Carlisle Railway reached Kendal, Stanley Jenkins explains how it was the Kendal & Windermere Railway that brought a railway into the heart of Lakeland.

STEAM DAYS in Colour - No 152: 1967 revisited
The year that saw the Scottish, Southern and North Eastern regions say goodbye to steam.

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New Cross Gate locomotive depot
Les Craven explores the history, locomotives and workings of one of south-east London’s oldest and most important engine sheds.

Western adventures
Extracts from a teenager’s notebook. Keith Widdowson recalls his quest to find Swindon-built steam during 1964.

Tail Lamp – Readers’ letters