Steam Days - Apr 2018

£4.70 (Approx $5.92 or €5.27)


Trains of thought

Reading to Christ’s Hospital remembered
Discovering Southern steam at Reading in 1963, G.L. Pallister recalls steam-hauled journeys from there towards Guildford, with one trip onwards through Cranleigh on the ex-LB&SCR byway to -Christ’s Hospital in March 1964.

West Wales steam sheds in the final years: Neyland and its sub-sheds
Steve Bartlett reviews the changing scene at Neyland, its sub-sheds at Whitland, Pembroke Dock, Milford Haven and Cardigan, through to when the final steam depots closed in West Wales.

STEAM DAYS in Colour - No 160: Freight in County Durham
The everyday movement of coal traffic remained largely unchanged until the end of steam in Durham.

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Highland Railway ‘Superheated Goods’ and ‘Clan’ class 4-6-0s
Peter Tatlow provides a history of the Cumming 4-6-0 classes of the Highland Railway and their duties.

Rails between Skipton and Burnley
Colne was the meeting point of the Midland Railway from Skipton and the East Lancashire Railway from Burnley, Andrew Wilson explains.

Tail Lamp – Readers’ letters