Steam Days - October 2017

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Trains of thought

The Southern Railway’s ‘Super’ 4-4-0s
Philip Atkins takes a look at the 4-4-0 locomotives that were so prominent on the Southern, and their development over the years.

Out and about on the Isle of Man
Known for its narrow gauge variety, Neil Sprinks describes the Manx railway and tram systems, and his own introduction to them in the 1950s.

STEAM DAYS in Colour - No 154: Beattock bank to Carstairs
The photographs of Derek Cross on the former Caledonian Railway main line from Carlisle, and around Beattock summit and north to Carstairs.

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Evesham’s railways
Stephen Roberts paints an interesting picture of this rural Worcestershire town and its important railway history shared by the Midland Railway and GWR.

Gorton Works – The British Railways era
Andrew Wilson examines Gorton Works when owned by BR, with new steam and electric locomotives, overhauls, scrapping and closure.

Tail Lamp – Readers’ letters