Steam Days - December 2018

£4.70 (Approx $5.92 or €5.27)


Trains of thought

BR Standard ‘4MT’ 2-6-4T performances on the SR Central Division
Delving through performance logs, Andrew James highlights some impressive runs with BR ‘80000’ tank engines on the Southern Region.

Steam Days at Southport
Developed in the Victorian era and an early beneficiary of suburban electrification, Stanley Jenkins gives an historic overview of Southport’s railways.

STEAM DAYS in colour - 168: GWR and BR(WR) 0-6-0PTs at work
A BR era tribute to pannier tanks in service across the Western Region.

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Cock o’ the North
Andrew Wilson delves into the evolution and operation of Gresley’s first passenger Mikado, LNER No 2001 ‘Cock o’ the North’, its later life as a Thompson ‘A2/2’ Pacific and the new-build ‘P2’ projects.

To Edinburgh and beyond – summer 1962
Bruce Laws recalls his Edinburgh shed bash, together with brief visits to a few other Scottish depots.

Tail Lamp – readers’ letters