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Introductory Issue 08/1986 Bulleid's Brilliance? Picture Article - Merchant Navies as built and rebuilt.
Introductory Issue 08/1986 FAWLEY BRANCH Track Plans - Fawley, Hardley Halt, Hythe, Marchwood. See also letters Spring 1987 Vol 1-1.
Introductory Issue 08/1986 Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway Article - Yesterdays Observer January 1948 - locomotives at 1948.
Introductory Issue 08/1986 Technical - Steam Locomotive Boilers Article - Basic description of a locomotive boiler.
Spring 1987 Vol 1-1 A COMPLETE RECOVERY - 1
A COMPLETE RECOVERY - 2
Picture Article on - 1, the recovery of LN 4-6-0 30854 Howard of Effingham derailed at Shawford on 20th July 1952. 2, BB 4-6-2 34084 253 Squadron derailed at Hither Green Sidings on 20th February 1960.
Spring 1987 Vol 1-1 Photofile Memories of the BRIGHTON Picture Article
Spring 1987 Vol 1-1 Technical - Firing the Steam Locomotive Article - Basic description of Firing the Steam Locomotive.
Spring 1987 Vol 1-1 Yesterday's Observer - OUR RAILWAYS GO TO WAR Article - from the RCTS notes covering from September 1939-May 1940
Summer 1987 Vol 1-2    
Autumn/1987 Vol 1-3 On SOUTHERN Branches Pictures Eridge 1956, Swanage 1962 and Rowfant 1962
Autumn/1987 Vol 1-3 The Banbury Branch Article - pictures - track layout of Verney Junction.
Autumn/1987 Vol 1-3 The Brill Branch Article - pictures.
Autumn/1987 Vol 1-3 EXPERIMENTAL LIVERIES 1948 Article - Original trial liveries and trains. See letters Winter 1987 Vol 1-4 for additional notes.
Winter 1987 Vol 1-4 Baynards Station picture
Winter/1987 Vol 1-4 H2 Class 4-4-2 picture
Winter 1987 Vol 1-4 CRANBROOK STATION Station building, with track plan & signal diagram
Winter 1987 Vol 1-4 TYPES OF LOCOMOTIVE VALVE GEARS Article
Spring 1988 Vol 2-1 Disused Tunnels in Sussex Article - pictures Kemp Town, Heathfield.
Spring/1988 Vol 2-1 Southern EMUs Article - picture 2 HAL set 25-03-1962, De-icing set 95 (ADS 70094/5) 14-09-1962, set 4501 26-07-1959, 5 BEL set 3053 07-10-1962.
Spring 1988 Vol 2-1 Steam Locomotive Brakes Article - Vacuum and Westinghouse air brake.
Summer/1988 Vol 2-2 By Southern Waters Pictures Ryde Pier Head and 0-4-4T Fishbourne, Hamworthy 34032 Camelford 1966
Summer/1988 Vol 2-2 Maunsell 4-6-0s Pictures 30793 Sir Ontzlake 1957, 30857 Lord Howe 1954
Summer 1988 Vol 2-2 Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway Article
Autumn 1988 Vol 2-3    
Winter/1988 Vol 2-4 On Shed EASTLEIGH Article
Winter/1988 Vol 2-4 Onwards from the Stagecoach, British coaching stock design and construction 2 Article
Winter 1988 Vol 2-4 The K&ESR in the 1940s Article
Winter 1988 Vol 2-4 Tank Wagons POWER. Power petroleum pic tank ? 12 ton No.540. - NAVEL STORE. Admiralty pic 14 ton fuel oil tank No.87 reg LNWR. - ESSO. pic diesel tank No.1006. - UNITED MOLASSES. pic 20 ton No.90 Stableford & Co Ltd 1927. - NEW NORTHERN QUARRIES. pic rectangular tank No.115. - MEXPHALTE. S-M & BP pic 14 ton bitumen anchor mounted tank No.8091 Charles Roberts 1942. - ICI. pic 22 ton sodium hypochlorite anchor mounted tank No.2371 R Y Pickering 1951. - FISONS. 20 ton branded corrosive tank No.18 reg LMS 1941. - E G STEELE & Co Ltd. pic 6w 20 ton tank Charles Roberts 1949. - SCOTTISH & NEWCASTLE BREWERIES LIMITED. Wm McEwan & Co pic beer tank No.6 (LMS No.707106) 1939. Article pics
01-02-03/1989 Vol 3-1    
04-05-06/1989 Vol 3-2 BY SOUTHERN TO THE RACES Article
04-05-06/1989 Vol 3-2 BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS AT WAR 1939-1945 Including pictures of tanks ? Crusaders & Valentine
07-08/1989 Vol 3-3    
09-10/1989 Vol 3-4    
11-12/1989 Vol 3-5    
01-02/1990 Vol 4-1 LEWES CENTENARY Article
03-04/1990 Vol 4 - 2 Across the water SOUTHERN STYLE Pictures
03-04/1990 Vol 4-2 Dyke Valedictory Article - on the line to the downs and its closure. See also l/p Vol 4 - 4 1990 with picture of the Dyke Steep Grade Railway and mention of the aerial cableway.
05-06/1990 Vol 4-3    
07-08/1990 Vol 4-4 The Woolworths Article on Woolwich Arsenal's locomotives based on the SECR Class N and the various users and versions produced.
07-08/1990 Vol 4-4 WEYMOUTH HARBOUR Pictures
07-08/1990 Vol 4-4 DYKE BRANCH Pictures
07-08/1990 Vol 4-4 NEWHAVEN QUAY Pictures
07-08/1990 Vol 4-4 Two southern harbour branches pictures - Newhaven & Weymouth
09-10/1990 Vol 4-5 STEAM IN METROLAND Article on Metropolitan steam services on the Metropolitan & GC Joint.
09-10/1990 Vol 4-5 SOUTHERN Pre-Group Survivors Pictures of 30236, W28 Ashley, 30379 and 31551.
09-10/1990 Vol 4-5 The DEVON BELLE Pictures of 21C3 Royal Mail and the Observation car.
11-12/1990 Vol 4-6    
01-02/1991 Vol 5-1 Shepherds Well Station Pictures 1959
01-02/1991 Vol 5-1 The last years of suburban steam on the BRIGHTON LINE Article - includes diagram of Selhurst/Norwood/Croydon junction system 1920.
03-04/1991 Vol 5-2 SOUTHAMPTON DOCK TANKS Article
03-04/1991 Vol 5-2 Vintage London Transport at Neasden pictures G stock, ESL 118A, ESL 115 in 1970 - see readers forum 07-08/1991 Vol 5-4
03-04/1991 Vol 5-2 S REG FREIGHT Article
03-04/1991 Vol 5-2 ONE CROWDED HOUR Article - on the Cowley Bridge Junction
05-06/1991 Vol 5-3 The Splendid 'SCHOOLS' Pictures 1956 to 1962
05-06/1991 Vol 5-3 Steam in Metroland - a postscript Article - passenger and goods engine diagrams. See also l/p 09-10/1991 Vol 5-5
07-08/1991 Vol 5-4 The Hayling Island Railway Article - on the island branch.
07-08/1991 Vol 5-4 The Southern in Devonport and Plymouth Article - pictures in S Region days.
09-10/1991 Vol 5-5 Locomotive Manufacturing - early years of Steam Locomotive Building Article - 1
09-10/1991 Vol 5-5 Steam in Metroland - a postscript l/p 03-04/91 Vol 5-3
09-10/1991 Vol 5-5 THE URIE INFLUENCE ON THE SOUTHERN Picture article Nos. 332, 747, 30516, 30765 and 30828.
11-12/1991 Vol 5-6    
01-02/1992 Vol 6-1    
03-04/1992 Vol 6-2 STEAMSHIPS of the BIG FOUR Picture article - S.S. Falaise, P..S Lincoln Castle, S.S. St Patrick and S.S. Duchess of Hamilton
05-06/1992 Vol 6-3 The Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway Article - including system map and short history.
05-06/1992 Vol 6-3 Transformation of a valley Article with map of course of the Ashover Light Railway
05-06/1992 Vol 6-3 MANNING WARDLE of LEEDS Article
07-08/1992 Vol 6-4 Coaching stock on the Somerset and Dorset in BR days Pictures 1950s/60s
07-08/1992 Vol 6-4 Locomotive Manufacturing - early years of Steam Locomotive Building Article - 2
07-08/1992 Vol 6-4 SOUTHERN STEAM at ALLBROOK JUNCTION Pictures 1960s
09-10/1992 Vol 6-5 Classic EMUs Pictures of 1957/66 - 2-BIL, 4-COR, 4-SUB and 4-DD
09-10/1992 Vol 6-5 LYNTON and BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY Article - Track Plans Pilton Yard, Barnstaple, Lynton & Lynmouth and Blackmoor
09-10/1992 Vol 6-5 Locomotives off the peg - M&SWJctR Article - reference to No.14 2-6-0 & pic.
11-12/1992 Vol 6-6 NIGHT FERRY BAGGAGE VANS pic - S2 as in 1960. see also l/p Vol 7-2 03-04 1993
11-12/1992 Vol 6-6 VICTORIA STATION - The lines were immaterial Article
11-12/1992 Vol 6-6 T9 Class 4-4-0 Pictures
11-12/1992 Vol 6-6 100 YEARS of a COTSWOLD RAILWAY LINE 1 Article & pics
11-12/1992 Vol 6-6 Ambulance Trains on the L & Y. Article + pics
01-02/1993 Vol 7-1 TAVERN CAR &/ 1st/3rd DINING SALOON Article & sketch of interior layout.
01-02/1993 Vol 7-1 Maunsell Coach Set 200 l/p
01-02/1993 Vol 7-1 Locomotive Manufacturing - early years of Steam Locomotive Building Article 3
01-02/1993 Vol 7-1 100 YEARS of a COTSWOLD RAILWAY LINE 2 Article & pics
03-04/1993 Vol 7-2 Heathens in the heart of a Christian people - Railway Navvies Article
03-04/1993 Vol 7-2 Living with the Merchant Navies Article
03-04/1993 Vol 7-2 Locomotive Manufacturing - early years of Steam Locomotive Building l/p to part 2 Vol 6 - 4
03-04/1993 Vol 7-2 Southern Railway Goods Brake Vans Pictures SR 25T S55724 and LBSCR No.52 as mess and tool van 62840
05-06/1993 Vol 7-3 Waterloo to the West of England in the Thirties Article on the services and duty rosters.
05-06/1993 Vol 7-3 Vintage Southern Electric Pictures set 4551, set 5712, set 4387 and de-icing set DS 70087-ADS 70096-ADS 70097 taken between 1955 and 1960.
07-08/1993 Vol 7-4 The Avonside Engine Company of Bristol Article - picture of SM&AR 0-4-4T single fairlie No.4 1882 (on six months loan from September 1881), withdrawn 1892 and its boiler ended as a stationary boiler at Cirencester. Built for the Fairlie Engine & Rolling Stock Co works No.1244 for the Paris Exhibition of 1878. Picture of CWM MAWR 0-6-0ST BP&GVR at Weymouth Quay 1935. Picture of JAMES SPOONER 0-4-4-0T No.8 FR as delivered 1872. See also l/p 11-12/1993 re Fairlie 0-4-4T built by R&W Hawthorn 1877, l/p 09-10/1994, and note in The Railway Magazine 09-10/1943 Vol 89-547.
07-08/1993 Vol 7-4 GWR HORSE BOX Lot 1132 1907 - Paco'C'
07-08/1993 Vol 7-4 The Railway Clearing House 150 Years On Article
09-10/1993 Vol 7-5 Hops, Hoppers and special trains Article - KESR
09-10/1993 Vol 7-5 RAILWAYS AND THE STATE part 1 Article - on the upheaval caused by the interference in or lack of it by Government in the railways.
11-12/1993 Vol 7-6 London Transport Northern Heights Extension Article see also l/p 05-06 Vol 8 - 3
11-12/1993 Vol 7-6 NINE ELMS SHED pictures 30132, 30453, 30851 and 35027.
11-12/1993 Vol 7-6 The evacuation of East Kent: 1941 Article - on the planning for the evacuation of the civilian population of East Kent in the event of invasion.
11-12/1993 Vol 7-6 LBSCR Breakdown Van as S6986 at Ventnor 1953 picture in letter page.
01-02/1994 Vol 8-1    
03-04/1994 Vol 8-2    
05-06/1994 Vol 8-3 British Diesel and Electric Trials 1919-1940 Article - includes various SR designs. l/p 07-08/94, l/p 09-10/94.
05-06/1994 Vol 8-3 Branch Line Station Master Article on STEYNING STATION
05-06/1994 Vol 8-3 LSWR DIRECTORS' SALOON pic as DS1
05-06/1994 Vol 8-3 London Transport Steam pictures L53, L52, L47, Class K 112 as at 1938. l/p 07-08 Vol 8 - 4
07-08/1994 Vol 8-4 Bulleid's early Southern EMUs Pictures BR -2-BIL, 2-HAL, 4-SUB
07-08/1994 Vol 8-4 Camping Coaches on Britain's Railways 2 Article see also l/p 09-10/94, l/p 11-12/94.
07-08/1994 Vol 8-4 CHARING CROSS the gates of the world Article
07-08/1994 Vol 8-4 Railway Bookstalls 1 Article
07-08/1994 Vol 8-4 PULLMAN 6w bogies as at 1960
09-10/1994 Vol 8-5 THE LONDON AND DOVER RAILWAY Its origins and early years part 1 Article - including sketch map of the London Bridge connections
09-10/1994 Vol 8-5 Railway Bookstalls 2 Article
09-10/1994 Vol 8-5 Cafeteria Car No.S9213E picture at Plymouth Laira
11-12/1994 Vol 8-6 FLASHBACK TO THE TRAVELLING POST OFFICE Article - including diagram of TPO's, Sorting Carriages and Bag Tender's routes. Includes picture of S4958S of the South Western TPO Night Mail.
11-12/1994 Vol 8-6 Deliberate Mistake on the District Railway Article - on the collision at North Ealing due to misuse of the trip cock.
11-12/1994 Vol 8-6 THE LONDON AND DOVER RAILWAY part 2 Article - on the locomotives and rolling stock, incidents and accidents with diagram of routes.
11-12/1994 Vol 8-6 Held at Signals picture of BB 34077 and D6542 at west end of Tonbridge Station 3rd June 1961.
01/1995 Vol 9-1    
02/1995 Vol 9-2    
03/1995 Vol 9-3 BRIGHTON SURVIVORS pictures 32449, 32342, 32487, 32535 and 32353.
03/1995 Vol 9-3 The BR STANDARD Class 4 Tanks pictures 80096, 80011, 800001 and 80139.
03/1995 Vol 9-3 KING ARTHUR 4-6-0 N15 Class F J ROCHE Drw S/L101. Main drawing Urie with Maunsell version sketches.
03/1995 Vol 9-3 KING ARTHUR 4-6-0 N15 Class F J ROCHE Drw S/L101 & S/TE/12. Urie version with sketches of Maunsell variations. Tender 5000Gal.
04/1995 Vol 9-4 RANSOMES & RAPIER 36 ton BRAKEDOWN CRANE pic - DS80 based at Guildford in 06/1968 at Stewart's Lane.
04/1995 Vol 9-4 SENTINEL-CAMMELL Railbus for Devils - Dyke service pic
04/1995 Vol 9-4 Over the MENDIPS Pictures of locomotives 53804, 44102, 53807, 40537 circa 1960s
04/1995 Vol 9-4 S&DJtR Coaching Stock in BR Days Article - S&DJtR Coaching Stock in BR Days, see also l/p 06/95 Vol 9-6
04/1995 Vol 9-4 Class S160 2-8-0 Article - difficulties with 'Bolero' engines.
04/1995 Vol 9-4 RANSOMES & RAPIER 45 ton BRAKEDOWN CRANE pic - at Longmoor.
04/1995 Vol 9-4 W.I.& S Co Ltd Workington WORKINGTON IRON and STEEL Co Ltd brake van No2
04/1995 Vol 9-4 WIGAN COAL & IRON Co Ltd grounded brake van No3 with No1 on its wheels but not movable
05/1995 Vol 9-5 The Pilot Scheme Diesel Locomotives Article - on the some what less than sparkling performance and high maintenance.
05/1995 Vol 9-5 CORRIDOR COMPOSITE Diag 284 SR Ironclads
05/1995 Vol 9-5 CORRIDOR BRAKE THIRD Diag 135 SR Ironclads
05/1995 Vol 9-5 FIRST DINNING CAR 1923 Ironclad 29 seat, 2 built, 6 more followed 1925.
05/1995 Vol 9-5 FIRST DINNING CAR 1927 to Diag 2561 24 seat for West of England traffic.
05/1995 Vol 9-5 NONDESCRIPT SALOON 1931 to Diag 2653 sometimes called General Saloons.
05/1995 Vol 9-5 SOUTHERN RAILWAY Corridor Coaches an outline history pt 1 Article - part 1
05/1995 Vol 9-5 BRAKE TRI-COMPO CORRIDOR SECR 50' of 1907. No underframe.
05/1995 Vol 9-5 The Midland & South Western Junction Line Revisited pics 1961
05/1995 Vol 9-5 John Viret Gooch Article on this one time L&SR/LSWR Locomotive Superintendent
06/1995 Vol 9-6 SOUTHERN RAILWAY Corridor Coaches an outline history pt 2 Article - part 2, l/p 07/95, 08/95
6/1995 Vol 9-6 Eighty years of service: the Express Passenger 2-2-2 Article - includes Seaford & Grosvenor see also l/p 08/95
6/1995 Vol 9-6 Eastleigh Activity pictures 30770, 30855, 30923, 35021 and 30793.
6/1995 Vol 9-6 Southampton Semaphores pictures 1979 and 1980.
06/1995 Vol 9-6 RAILWAYS AT WAR IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 1 Article
06/1995 Vol 9-6 BUTTERLEY PATENT WAGONS Article - pic No.s 5174, 5398 and CHARRINGTONS 7064.
07/1995 Vol 9-7 CARRYING THE FREIGHT Article part 1, a look at loads and wagons. See also 09/96 for comment on the SECR meat frame
07/1995 Vol 9-7 South Eastern at Stewarts Lane pictures 31749, 31551, 31558 and 31578 taken in 1957/8
07/1995 Vol 9-7 RAILWAYS AT WAR IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 2 Article , see also l/p 09/95
08/1995 Vol 9-8 CARRYING THE FREIGHT Article 2
08/1995 Vol 9-8 Measurement Not Mystification The British Dynamometer Car Article
09/1995 Vol 9-9 William Adams Article l/p 10/1995 Vol 9-10
09/1995 Vol 9-9 RAILWAYS AT WAR IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 3 Article
09/1995 Vol 9-9 THE 1921 RAILWAYS ACT Article part 1
09/1995 Vol 9-9 South Western Style pictures 30192, 30093, 30349, 30584 and preserved LSWR 563.
10/1995 Vol 9-10 Early BR Diesel Shunters pictures 05 - 11165, 06 - D2430, 05 - 11167, 11 - 12062 and 07 - D2995.
10/1995 Vol 9-10 Southampton Central 1962 Train formations, locomotives 30857, 30921, 34075 and 35019.
10/1995 Vol 9-10 Genesis of the Underground Article
10/1995 Vol 9-10 RAILWAYS AT WAR IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 4 Article
10/1995 Vol 9-10 THE 1921 RAILWAYS ACT Article 2
11/1995 Vol 9-11    
12/1995 Vol 9-12    
01/1996 Vol 10-1 Southern non-standard coaches Pictures S3690S, DS348 (ex 3-SUB, 8899 in unit 1764)
01/1996 Vol 10-1 Commuting 86 Years Ago Article - LSWR services to Waterloo
02/1996 Vol 10-2 Bulleid Versus Raworth Article on electric traction policy on SR
02/1996 Vol 10-2 FIRELESS LOCOMOTIVES Pics Imperial Paper Mills, Gravesend No.2 0-4-0. Andrew Barclay 1956 - 2373. CEGB Northampton 0-4-0. Hawthorn Leslie 1934 - 3829. l/p 06/96 Vol 10-6
03/1996 Vol 10-3 1920 District Line 'F' stock Motor Car No.600 The Evolution of London Underground Rolling Stock: 1890-1960 1 Historical background and surface stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 8
03/1996 Vol 10-3 1923-4 District Line Clerestory 'G' stock Car No.640 The Evolution of London Underground Rolling Stock: 1890-1960 1 Historical background and surface stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 8
03/1996 Vol 10-3 1927 District Line Clerestory 'K' stock Motor Car The Evolution of London Underground Rolling Stock: 1890-1960 1 Historical background and surface stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 8
03/1996 Vol 10-3 The Evolution of London Underground Rolling Stock: 1890-1960 1 Historical background and surface stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 8
04/1996 Vol 10-4 LSWR Pneumatics pic - gantry Basingstoke, gantry Farnborough 1906 installation as at 1966.
04/1996 Vol 10-4 RAILWAYS - A Family History Article - includes Dartford Loop stations as examples.
04/1996 Vol 10-4 London Transport two car 'O' set 1937 Surface stock of the Metropolitan Railway and London Transport l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 9
04/1996 Vol 10-4 Metropolitan Railway EMU Clerestory cars of 1905 Surface stock of the Metropolitan Railway and London Transport l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 9
04/1996 Vol 10-4 The Evolution of London Underground Rolling Stock: 1890-1960 2 Surface stock of the Metropolitan Railway and London Transportl/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 8
04/1996 Vol 10-4 SALT UNION Ltd SALT UNION Ltd Cheshire, branded use "FALK" salt pic 10 ton goods van.
04/1996 Vol 10-4 Wagon Loading Article on wagon loads and loadings.
05/1996 Vol 10-5 Control Trailer Coach London Underground 'Standard' tube stock 1927 Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon & Finance Co Ltd Deep level tube stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 10
05/1996 Vol 10-5 Motor Coach London Underground 'Standard' tube stock 1927 Cammell Laird & Co Ltd Deep level tube stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 10
05/1996 Vol 10-5 Steamlined' tube stock 1936 Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon & Finance Co Ltd Deep level tube stock l/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 10
05/1996 Vol 10-5 The Evolution of London Underground Rolling Stock: 1890-1960 3 Deep level tube stockl/p 06/96 Vol 10 - 6, 07/96 Vol 10 - 7, 08/96 Vol 10 - 10
06/1996 Vol 10-6 Rails to ONGAR Article
06/1996 Vol 10-6 LONDON STATIONS in the 20th CENTURY 1 Article includes tables on stations closed from 1900 to 1917.
06/1996 Vol 10-6 LOCKE & Co (NEWLAND) Ltd. LOCKE & Co (NEWLAND) Ltd. St John's Collieries Normanton pic 10 ton No.30
06/1996 Vol 10-6 USA Tank 30064 picture in green livery at Eastleigh shed 1964
06/1996 Vol 10-6 Souther Channel Steamers letters on Twickenham Ferry's flag during the war. See also l/p 08/96
07/1996 Vol 10-7 LONDON STATIONS in the 20th CENTURY 2 Article  including tables from 1919 to 1994. l/p 09/96 Vol 10 - 9, 12/96 Vol 10 - 12
07/1996 Vol 10-7 Working on the Brighton Line Article - railway mans life on LBSCR
07/1994 Vol 10-7 Seen at East Croydon Pictures of 1967-68 pictures 4-COR 3134, 4-LAV 2924, 2-HAL 2700, Electric Locomotive 20001 and 3-DEM 1313.
07/1994 Vol 10-7 THREE OF A KIND the genesis of the express locomotive Article on Daniel Gooch, Thomas Crampton and Archibald Sturrock.
08/1996 Vol 10-8 Brake vans, goods, incline & ballast Article 1 includes SER Goods Break 8935 10 ton
08/1996 Vol 10-8 DEVENPORT DOCKYARD RAILWAY Article - pictures
08/1996 Vol 10-8 Going Round in Circles Article - inner, middle, outer circle lines
09/1996 Vol 10-9 Brake vans, goods, incline & ballast Article 2 includes SR Bogie brake van 56285 25 ton, SR 4-w brake van 56365 25 ton.
09/1996 Vol 10-9 POST WAR RETURN OF THE GOLDEN ARROW Article l/p 12/96 Vol 10 - 12
09/1996 Vol 10-9 Railway Signaling in early days Article
09/1996 Vol 10-9 BROAD STREET - the North London's lost terminal pictures of Class 501 units on Richmond service
10/1996 Vol 10-10    
11/1996 Vol 10-11 SOUTHERN RAMBLINGS Article - Development of rail communication in south east london and north west Kent, 1836 - 1933 pictures 1
12/1996 Vol 10-12 BRIGHTON ELECTRIFICATION Article
12/1996 Vol 10-12 PULLMAN in Perspective Article
12/1996 Vol 10-12 WATERLOO Departures and Arrivals pictures in 1960s 35029, 33009, 34002 and LSWR 120 in preservation.
12/1996 Vol 10-12 RAILWAY WAR MEMORIALS Article on the sites and type of memorial.
01/1997 Vol 11-01    
02/1997 Vol 11-2 SOUTHERN RAMBLINGS Article - pictures 2 see also l/p 05/97
02/1997 Vol 11-2 By Tube to Rickmansworth Article
02/1997 Vol 11-2 The Quest forAlternative Fuels part 2 Article 2 includes mention of the SRs 1926 - 1932 trials. See also l/p 05/97
02/1997 Vol 11-2 The grouping years (1923 - 1938) Railways in crisis - part 2. Article 2 Traffic Results.
02/1997 Vol 11-2 BRICKS AND RAILWAYS Article on bricks the transport of building and building with.
03/1997 Vol 11-03  
04/1997 Vol 11-04    
05/1997 Vol 11-5 The Third Battle of Newbury Article - on the attempts to provide a north south connection via Newbury which became the Didcot, Newbury & Southampton Railway.
05/1997 Vol 11-5 Safety, Detonators and ATC Article - on the attempts to provide a safe and positive indication of a signal in all weathers.
05/1997 Vol 11-5 The Old London and South Western Short article - on the line culled from an 1856 guide.
05/1997 Vol 11-5 An Itroduction to the 0-6-0 Locomotive Short article - on the forthcoming series of articles.
05/1997 Vol 11-5 Light & Shade at BLACKFRIARS pictures taken in 1973.
06/1997 Vol 11-06    
07/1997 Vol 11-07 Traffic at Wadebridge Article - on the operation of the lines around Wadebridge in the 1960s. Included is tables of Wadebridge Carriage and Locomotive duties.
07/1997 Vol 11-07 Metropolitan Electric pictures of the 1,200hp B0-B0s No.5 (2) and No.12 in 1961 & 1972.
07/1997 Vol 11-07 Twilight of Southern Steam pictures of 35029, 41319, 82024, 34023 and 34004 in the 1960s.
07/1997 Vol 11-07 The London and Paris Railway Article - on the 1920s proposals for a channel tunnel route. See also l/p 10/97
07/1997 Vol 11-07 A Look at the Drummond 'T9' Class Short article - on the locomotives, with pictures of 337, 30708 and 30710, 30288, 30338, 30300, 722 and 30717.
07/1997 Vol 11-07 An Inchicore Threesome Article - on the three Irish-born engineers at the Inchicore works 1896 - 1921, Robert Coey, Richard Maunsell and Edward Watson.
07/1997 Vol 11-07 Maunsell 2-6-0s Letter page on 03/97correcting and supplementing the article.
08/1997 Vol 11-08    
09/1997 Vol 11-09 Strangers on the Shore Article - Part 1 The Foreign Steam Locomotive in Britain & Ireland
09/1997 Vol 11-09 The Nelson Touch pictures of 30851, 30850, 30861, 30859 and 30857 between 1956/62.
09/1997 Vol 11-09 CROMPTONS' on CAMERA pictures of D6573, D6538, 33102, 33114 and 33029 between 1967/87.
09/1997 Vol 11-09 Southern Railway TPO No.S4922S picture March 1966.
10/1997 Vol 11-10 In the Beginning Article - early plateways
10/1997 Vol 11-10 Strangers on the Shore Article - Part 2 The Foreign Steam Locomotive in Britain & Ireland
10/1997 Vol 11-10 Beneath King's Cross Article - Part 1: Maze of Tunnels
10/1997 Vol 11-10 South Eastern & Chatham Railway Rail Motor Conversions Letter page pictures of the sets. See also l/p 01/98
11/1997 Vol 11-11 Strangers on the Shore Article - Part 3 The Foreign Steam Locomotive in Britain & Ireland
11/1997 Vol 11-11 William Stroudley and his locomotives Article - from music hall joke to the heart of the nation. The transformation of LB&SCR locomotives. See also l/p 02/98
12/1997 Vol 11-12 Multiple Units on the Southern Pictures of 1959/67 - 2-BIL, Hastings DEMU 1012, DEMU 1306 and 4-DD
12/1997 Vol 11-12 The partial collapse of Clapham Junction 'A' Signal Box 1965 Article see also l/p 02/98
12/1997 Vol 11-12 SECR 'H' TANKS Pictures 31543 and 31551 1962.
12/1997 Vol 11-12 Beneath King's Cross Article - Part 2: Runaway Train. See also l/p 0398 and 06/98
12/1997 Vol 11-12 0-6-0 Locomotives see l/p 02/98.
01/1998 Vol 12-1 British Railway Braking Systems and the American Connection Article - Part 1 Westinghouse in Britain
01/1998 Vol 12-1 A Tale of Red 0-6-4Ts Article - including Metropolitan class G by the Yorkshire Engine Co.
01/1998 Vol 12-1 Irish Terrorism on Victorian Railways Article - including an attack on the Metropolitan District between Charing Cross and Westminster Stations.
01/1998 Vol 12-1 Unrebuilt BULLEID pictures 34103, 34086, 34102, 34078 and 34023 between 1962/67.
01/1998 Vol 12-1 London Transport Surface Stock pictures G stock motor car as part of Q-converted stock half set at Edgware Road, 'Metadyne stock (O and P) on H&C leaving Royal Oak, between 1960/63.
02/1998 Vol 12-2 British Railway Braking Systems and the American Connection Article - Part 2 Westinghouse in Britain
02/1998 Vol 12-2 SOUTHERN RAMBLINGS SOUTHERN'S GOODS TRAFFIC 3 Article
02/1998 Vol 12-2 The Railways of Wells Article on the two stations
02/1998 Vol 12-2 What's in a Name - Kitson's of Leeds Article on this company. See also l/p 06/98
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06/1998 Vol 12-6 1917 to Grouping - a Cleaner's Story Article - SECR cleaner at Reading Shed.
06/1998 Vol 12-6 Bogie Steam Locomotives Article - first part includes mention of Fairlie locos.
06/1998 Vol 12-6 The George England 0-4-0Ts of the Festiniog Railway Article on the 6 small and 2 large George England 0-4-0Ts.
06/1998 Vol 12-6 Metroland Joint Article - the Metropolitan and GC Joint line.
07/1998 Vol 12-7 PULLMANS of the 1920s Pictures - 3 K class parlour car No.166, parlour brake No.65, 1st parlour brake NIOBE and integral all-steel 1st kitchen parlour car JOAN. See also l/p 10/98
07/1998 Vol 12-7 Bogie Steam Locomotives Article - includes Leader class.
07/1998 Vol 12-7 150 Years at Waterloo Article - with maps of 1895 and 1922
07/1998 Vol 12-7 Early Deployment of the BR Mk.1 Restaurant Car Fleet Article includes the later Southern Region allocation.
08/1998 Vol 12-8 150 Years at Waterloo Article 2 concludes this look at Waterloo.
08/1998 Vol 12-8 Southern Malachite pictures 30736, W31, 30241, 34090 and 30119.
08/1998 Vol 12-8 FIFTY YEARS ON Article overviewing the past 50 years of Nationalisation. See also l/p 12/98, l/p 01/99, l/p 03/99, 04/99
10/1998 Vol 12-10 Kentish Steam pictures of S Region steam. 31735 and 3151231876, 31533, 30919, 31530 and 30925.
10/1998 Vol 12-10 The Gravesend & Rochester Railway Article - with pictures on some aspects of the history of this line.
10/1998 Vol 12-10 PULLMANS of the 1920s l/p
10/1998 Vol 12-10 London's Electric Locos Article - on earlier locos. See also l/p 12/98
11/1998 Vol 12-10 Saxby and Farmer Signal Boxes pic - Edenbridge Town, Shortlands Junction.
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12/1998 Vol 12-12 Edward Watkin an appreciation Article - l/p 02/1999 Vol 13-02, 04/1999 Vol 13-04
12/1998 Vol 12-12 The Ramsgate Tunnel Article - pictures
12/1998 Vol 12-12 THE GREAT EXHIBITION AND THE RAILWAYS Article including SER CRAMPTON No. 136 FOLKSTONE engine for the 1851 exhibition built by Robert Stephenson & Co in 1850. see also l/p 03/99
12/1998 Vol 12-12 The LSWR '700' Class 0-6-0s pictures 30355, 30700, 30346 and 30325. see also l/p 03/99
01/1999 Vol 13-1 Nationalisation and British Transport Films 1946-1977 Article
01/1999 Vol 13-1 From cleaner to Fireman Article continuation from 1917 to Grouping - a Cleaner's Story in Vol 12-6 06/98
01/1999 Vol 13-1 THE GREAT EXHIBITION AND THE RAILWAYS Article 2.on the visitors and excursions by rail to the exhibition. See also l/p 03/99
01/1999 Vol 13-1 H15 Variations pictures 30331 and 30491 see l/p 04/99
01/1999 Vol 13-1 Rails to UXBRIDGE Article on services by GWR and London Transport
02/1999 Vol 13-2 The FAIRLIE Locomotives of the Festiniog Railway Article on the various models.
02/1999 Vol 13-2 The ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH Article on the early experiments. See also l/p 05/99
02/1999 Vol 13-2 The URIE S15 4-6-0s pictures 30496, 30498, 30823, 30501, 30845 30824 and 30824.
02/1999 Vol 13-2 The NEWARK BRAKE TRIALS and after Article part 1 on the trials and participants.
02/1999 Vol 13-2 Diesel Shunters in the Docks pictures of 04 D2258 at Dover and 03 unknown at Weymouth
03/1999 Vol 13-3 In Praise of the Ordinary - The 0-6-2 TANK ENGINE Article on the many versions of this very useful type.
03/1999 Vol 13-3 Hastings line dieselisation Article on the considerations that led to the decision to dieselise the Hastings line. See also l/p 06/99
03/1999 Vol 13-3 The NEWARK BRAKE TRIALS and after Article part 2 on the adoption of brakes and legistration following the trials. See also l/p 05/99
04/1999 Vol 13-4 Bridge Deck Renewal at Vauxhall Article
04/1999 Vol 13-4 Drawings, Design and Who did what Article - Part 1
04/1999 Vol 13-4 Horsham and Guildford Direct 1860 to 1965 Article
04/1999 Vol 13-4 Terrier for sale Pictures - Bluebell's Fenchurch leaving BR
05/1999 Vol 13-5 Rebuilt Bulleids Picture Article 35017, 34001, 35030, 35008 and 34004.
05/1999 Vol 13-5 BY SOUTHERN TO THE COAST - Backtrack Portfolio Special No.2 Picture Article 21C11, 927, 21C12, 21C19, 739, 3520, SECR 98, 465, 798, 864, 927, 855, 1906E742 and 21C156
05/1999 Vol 13-5 Drawings, Design and Who did what Article - Part 2
05/1999 Vol 13-5 Rail Mounted Cranes Picture Article including DS80 36ton Ransomes & Rapier, DB965186 75ton Cowans Sheldon
05/1999 Vol 13-5 The Southern Heights Light Railway Article see also l/p 07/99
05/1999 Vol 13-5 The Long Road to 1948 - The Nationalisation of British Railways Article - Part 1
06/1999 Vol 13-6 STEAM DAYS IN KENT Article
06/1999 Vol 13-6 The Long Road to 1948 - The Nationalisation of British Railways Article - Part 2
06/1999 Vol 13-6 TUNBRIDGE WELLS WEST 3 pictures in 1983
07/1999 Vol 13-7 On the Lyme Regis Branch Picture Article including 30583, 30584
07/1999 Vol 13-7 The Long Road to 1948 - The Nationalisation of British Railways Article - Part 3
07/1999 Vol 13-7 The Eternal Question: Blastpipes and Chimneys Article on variations over the years
07/1999 Vol 13-7 Rowfant picture 1960
08/1999 Vol 13-8 Locomotives at Longmoor pictures
08/1999 Vol 13-8 THE S R TIMETABLE 1939 Article
08/1999 Vol 13-8 FERRY ACROSS THE SOLENT pictures of PS Ryde, MV Southsea, MV Camber Queen, D-e paddle vessel Farringford, MV Lymington and MV Cenred.
08/1999 Vol 13-8 Have We Really Moved On? Article on 100 years of express trains.
08/1999 Vol 13-8 100 Years On: Some Locomotives and Events of 1899 Article on a selection of locomotive designs of 1899.
08/2000 Vol 14-8 Rambles by Rail Article on rambles organised by the railway companies.
08/2000 Vol 14-8 Other Battles of Waterloo Article on the attempts of the LSWR to gain a station closer to the City.
08/2000 Vol 14-8 When Britain was a Contender: Some Pioneer Diesel-Electics before La Grange - part 3 Article on the attempts of british companies to enter the Diesel-Electic world market. Referance is made to the later affect on the Southern made by some of those involved.
08/2000 Vol 14-8 Southern Railway Special Wagons pictures of 20ton Well B DS61151 in 1986 and 20ton Well Wagon DS61107
05/2001 Vol 15-5 Schools of excellence pictures - Schools 4-4-0, 30913, 30915, 30926, 30909, 30905 and 30909 again.
05/2001 Vol 15-5 From Horse to Motor Article
05/2001 Vol 15-5 Some notes on the 4-4-0 type and its final fling Article -railway reflections No.77
05/2001 Vol 15-5 The Bowater Saga of Steam and Paper Article
05/2001 Vol 15-5 On The Level pictures of Barcombe Mills 1969 and Chartham 1990, level crossings.
05/2001 Vol 15-5 BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS IN 1900: A Review Article part 1
09/2001 Vol 15-9 THE TWENTIETH CENTURY STEAM LOCOMOTIVE: Was there any progress? Article part 2
09/2001 Vol 15-9 METROPOLITAN FREIGHT Article part 1
09/2001 Vol 15-9 BULLEID BLUES pictures of blue liveried Merchant Navies, 35024, 35017, 35020, 35012 and 35017.
09/2001 Vol 15-9 BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS IN 1900: A Review Article part 3
09/2001 Vol 15-9 SOUTHERN SCRUTINY Article on the design factors brought about by the background of the people involved.
02/2002 Vol 16-2 Early Days at Eastbourne Article - on life at Eastbourne from 1913, from cleaner to driver.
02/2002 Vol 16-2 The Southern Railway's N and N1 Class Moguls pictures of 31831, 31408, 31827, 31851 and 31876 between 1959/63
06/2002 Vol 16-6 To the Exhibition by Train Article - Earl's Court, Olympia.
06/2002 Vol 16-6 British Railway Artillery of the Great War Article + pics
10/2003 Vol 17-10 The Southern Railway's High Speed Diesel-Electric Locomotives Article - with sketches of 1-Co+Co-1 No.10201-3
10/2003 Vol 17-10 Seaspeed: British Rail Hovercraft Limited Part One: Seaspeed on the Solent Article
08/2004 Vol 18-8 Gunboats and Pagodas - the curious history of the 0-4-4T Article - including reference to SER Cudworths, and onwards to Drummond's M7 etc. see also l/p 02/05, 03/05
08/2004 Vol 18-8 Tank Wagon Trains Article + pics of AFVs and railway wagons from First World War to Second World War.
01/2005 Vol 19-1 Southern Railway Electric Locomotives Article on SR electric locomotives. See also l/p 03/05
01/2005 Vol 19-1 LB&SCR Armoured Train 1894 Article, LB&SCR Armoured Train. 4w machinery truck No.7144 mounting a 40lb Armstrong breech-loader.
02/2005 Vol 19-2 Brighton Belle Époque Article on the the Brighton Belle down the years. See also Readers' Forum 04/2005 for corrections.
02/2005 Vol 19-2 Wartime in the West Article part 2. (pt1 12/04)
02/2005 Vol 19-2 KING ARTHERS' caught on camera pictures 30742, 30791, 30782, 30798, 30768, 747 (1936), 30747, 30451 and 30773 in the 50s and 60s.
02/2005 Vol 19-2 The DRUMMOND AGE' Article part 4 from August 1895.
03/2005 Vol 19-3 Southern Gone West - THE TORRINGTON BRANCH Article part 1. a look at the River Taw side branch.
03/2005 Vol 19-3 On the Dock of the Bay pictures at Southampton Eastern Docks. 75070, D 2990, and double-headed 30064 - 30073 in 1966.
03/2005 Vol 19-3 BEYOUND THE UNDERGROUND MAP Article part 1. a look at the changing face over time of the Underground.
04/2005 Vol 19-4 WHISTLING THROUGH WESSEX Article on the Salisbury - Exeter line.
04/2005 Vol 19-4 A Tale of Two City Termini Article on Broad Street and Holborn Viaduct.
04/2005 Vol 19-4 The Railways of Royal Ordnance Bishopton Article on both standard and narrow gauge lines.
04/2005 Vol 19-4 An Engine By Any Other Name Article on locomotive naming includes picture of MSWJR No.16 2-6-0 and LBSCR B2 No.315 4-4-0 J. GAY.
05/2005 Vol 19-5 BEYOUND THE UNDERGROUND MAP Article part 2. a look at the changing face over time of the Underground.
05/2005 Vol 19-5 Southern Gone West - THE TORRINGTON BRANCH Article part 2. a look at the River Taw side branch.
06/2005 Vol 19-6 JOSEPH LOCKE AND THE STEPHENSONS Part 1 Article on the one of the great "engineering triumvirate"
06/2005 Vol 19-6 WAKING THE DEAD The E4 Radial Tanks Article on the Hove Dump 1962/63
07/2005 Vol 19-7 EASTLEIGH SHED DURING THE 1950s Article on life in and around Eastleigh sheds.
07/2005 Vol 19-7 SHOPPING AT WOOLWORTH'S The N Class 2-6-0s Picture article from 1959 to 1966, 31861, 31872, 31816, 31811, 31412, 31411, 31849, 31876, 31844 and 31411.
07/2005 Vol 19-7 ONE TRACK TO THE FUTURE Early Monorail Visions, 1820-1920 Article looking at early ideas and trial systems.
08/2005 Vol 19-8 THROUGH THE STREETS OF LONDON Picture article from 1966 to 1987, Battersea High Street, Cremorne Viaduct, Waterloo, Kensington Olympia and Vauxhall Station.
08/2005 Vol 19-8 THE VIEW FROM PADDOCK WOOD Article on Paddock Wood and its sevices.
08/2005 Vol 19-8 THE SECR H CLASS TANKS Picture article from 1961 to 1963, 31308, 31544, 31551, 31263 and 31324. see also l/p 09/05
08/2005 Vol 19-8 JOSEPH LOCKE AND THE STEPHENSONS Part 2 Article part 2 on the one of the great "engineering triumvirate"
09/2005 Vol 19-9 WISPS OF WIGHT STEAM Article on changing times on the Isle of Wight.
09/2005 Vol 19-9 Southern Gone West - THE NORTH DEVON & CORNWALL JUNCTION LIGHT RAILWAY Part 1 Article on the branch from Torrington to Halwill Junction. See also l/p 10/05
09/2005 Vol 19-9 THE CHESSINGTON BRANCH Article on the branch from Motspur Park Junction to Chessington South. See also l/p 11/05
10/2005 Vol 19-10 The Railway Clearing House Hidden Treasures Uncovered Article on the source material availiable within information published by RCH.
11/2005 Vol 19-11 Southern Gone West - THE NORTH DEVON & CORNWALL JUNCTION LIGHT RAILWAY Part 2 Article part 2 on the branch from Torrington to Halwill Junction.
12/2005 Vol 19-12 Ashford Article on the railways around the town.
12/2005 Vol 19-12 A VISION OF SENDOUR' The Story Of The 'Bournemouth Belle' Article on the well loved PULLMAN train. See also l/p 01/06, 02/06
01/2006 Vol 20-1 GUARD GROOME AND 'THE WALL OF DEATH' Article on Brian Groome and his transfer as guard at Victoria. See also Vol 18-10
01/2006 Vol 20-1 A JOURNEY BY DESIGN Part 1 Article on railway architecture, styles and features.
02/2006 Vol 20-2 THE SOUTHERN'S Q ENGINES Picture article from 1959 to 1965, 30543, 30547, 33003, 33006, 33015.
02/2006 Vol 20-2 CONCRETE PROGRESS The Railways and Reinforced Contrete Article on use of reinforced concrete including Richmond Station and Malden Manor Station.
02/2006 Vol 20-2 A JOURNEY BY DESIGN Part 2 Article conclusion of this review of railway architecture, styles and features.
02/2006 Vol 20-2 BY TRAIN TO ASCOT RACES Short article on the race days at this station.
02/2006 Vol 20-2 PUNCH'S RAILWAY AND THE WINKLE RAILWAY Article on the West London Railway.
03/2006 Vol 20-3 "TO THIS COMPANY'S ADVANTAGE" Article on the transfer of Metropolitan men and machines to the LNER in 1937. see also l/p 06/06
03/2006 Vol 20-3 GONE TO THE DOGS Article on the end of 'Greyhound' Class T9 west of Exeter.
03/2006 Vol 20-3 TEN WHEELS OVER THE MENDIPS Picture article on the S&D from 1962/3, 92245, 92001, 92233, 92001 and 75009, 92266 and 75023, 92245, 92220, 92220, 920001, 92245 and 92224.
03/2006 Vol 20-3 RAILWAY CIVIL ENGINEERING LIFE 50 YEARS AGO Article on the organisation in early BR days.
04/2006 Vol 20-4 Southern Gone West - THE SIDMOUTH AND BUDLEIGH SALTERTON BRANCHES Article on the branch from Sidmouth Junction to both Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton. See also l/p 06/06, l/p 09/06
04/2006 Vol 20-4 JUICE JACKS, EMUs and BO-Bos Article on a century of electric classification.
04/2006 Vol 20-4 SIGNS OF THE TIMES Picture article includs LSWR Beware of Trains and SECR Trespassing Warning.
04/2006 Vol 20-4 THE SECRETS OF FILE HO 70901 Article on Southern Region locomotive reallocations of the 1950s. See also 08/2007
05/2006 Vol 20-5 PILOT DUTIES Picture article on the disappering station and shed pilots including BRIGHTON WORKS 377S, and Lancing Carriage Works DS236.
05/2006 Vol 20-5 THE RAILWAY CANALS Article on the shambles that was the Nationalising of the 38 railway canals.
05/2006 Vol 20-5 SIGNALLING SPOTLIGHT - SAXBY & FARMER SIGNAL BOXES ON THE BRIGHTON LINE Picture article on Southwater box of the 1870s, picture 1963 and HOLMWOOD of 1877 picture 1991.
05/2006 Vol 20-5 THE SOMESET & DORSET RECALLED Picture article on the line - 75073 at Wellow, 34043 Combe Martin and 73087 at Bath, 76027 at Radstock, 53810 at Wellow Viaduct and the Pines Express double headed passing Midford north bound 1955.
06/2006 Vol 20-6 HISTORY: SOUTHERN-STYLE Article looking at brochures produced for the American market depicting the historic associations of places on the SR.
07/2006 Vol 20-7 ASKING THE IMPOSSIBLE Article looking at South Acton and connections in the late 1980s.
07/2006 Vol 20-7 SOMESET & DORSET DAYS Picture article on the S&D in the 1950s and 60s, 47316 and 53810, 43248, 53809, 76015, 43248, 92220, 44560, 76027 and 76027, 75007, 40569 and 34045, 53807, 40700 and 73051, 53807 and 73049, unrecorded Ivatt Class 2 2-6-2T, 44560, 75007, 34006 and 34057.
08/2006 Vol 20-8 A BRAVE NEW WORLD Article looking back at the British Railways 1955 Modernisation Plan.
09/2006 Vol 20-9 BETWEEN READING AND REDHILL Picture article on the Reading to Redhill line in the 1950s and 60s, 31831 at Guildford, GWR 7813 at Dorking Town, 31861 at Dorking Town, 80089 at Redhill. 31639 at Ash, 30543 west of Redhill, 31793 at Wanborough, and 82018 at Ash.
09/2006 Vol 20-9 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND ONE 1914-1918 Part 1 Article on the aerial attack by airship and aeroplane on the railways of Britain during the Great War. The first year to October 1915.
09/2006 Vol 20-9 THE MID-KENT RAILWAY Article on the Mid-Kent and North Kent Junction Railway which in time grew to connect Lewisham, Beckenham, Hays, Addiscombe and Selsdon. See also l/p 11/06
10/2006 Vol 20-10 CHARING CROSSED WIRES Article on the 1938 collision on the District line, with an explenation of the station name changes in the area.
10/2006 Vol 20-10 THE 'BRIGHTON' IN THE 1960s Article on the significant changes to the Brighton-Plymouth service up to the last through service in 1967 .
10/2006 Vol 20-10 THE SOUTHERN S15 4-6-0s Picture article on the class in the late 1950s early 60s, 30510 at Reading South, 30841 between Woking and Brookwood, 30823 at Seaton Junction, 30833 at Basingstoke, 30824 approaching Templecombe
10/2006 Vol 20-10 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND ONE 1914-1918 Part 2 Article on the aerial attack by airship and aeroplane on the railways of Britain during the Great War. The years 1916/17.
10/2006 Vol 20-10 SHARP'S OF MANCHESTER Part 1 - The growth of the Manchester school of locomotive design Article on the company which became part of the North British Locomotive Co.
11/2006 Vol 20-11 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND ONE 1914-1918 Part 3 Article on the aerial attack by airship and aeroplane on the railways of Britain during the Great War. 1918 onwards. See also l/p 12/06, 01/07, 02/07
11/2006 Vol 20-11 SHARP'S OF MANCHESTER Part 2 - The growth of the Manchester school of locomotive design Article on the company which became part of the North British Locomotive Co. see also l/p 01/07, 02/07
11/2006 Vol 20-11 SAFETY ON AND ABOUT THE RAILWAY TRACK Article on the factors to be considered while working on railway property.
11/2006 Vol 20-11 Southern Gone West - THE BUDE LINE Part 1 Article on the line's history and layout.
12/2006 Vol 20-12 Southern Gone West - THE BUDE LINE Part 2 Article on the line's service history. See also l/p 02/07
12/2006 Vol 20-12 TUNNELS, ELECTRICS AND ECONOMICS Some unusual histrorical circuitry Article on the growth of electric traction. See also l/p 02/07, 03/07
12/2006 Vol 20-12 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK Article on the Southern Railways promotion of Continental travel.
12/2006 Vol 20-12 THE CLASS 33 'COMPTONS' Picture article on the class in the mid 1960s to the mid 1980s, D6516 at Shawford Junction, 33115 at Micheldever, 33207 at Grove Park, 33034 at Portsmouth & Southsea, 33202 at Grove Tunnels towards Denmark Hill.
01/2007 Vol 21-1 THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH Picture article in colour on Southern locomotives in the late 1930s onwards, 1043 at Ashford, 905 'Tonbridge' at Eastleigh, 742 'Camelot' at Oxford, 2644 at Havant, 2167 & d-e No.2 at Norwood Junction.
01/2007 Vol 21-1 MORE EIGHT-COUPLED - A MISCELLANY Article including weight diagram for Richard Maunsell's proposed 4-8-0 for Kent coalfield traffic.
01/2007 Vol 21-1 RAILWAYS AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924 - 1925 Article looking at this exhibition from a railway perspective. See also l/p 02/07, 04/07
01/2007 Vol 21-1 CALLING AT THESE STATIONS Picture article in colour of stations including Lugershall and Andover Junction.
02/2007 Vol 21-2 PASSENGER TRAIN MOTIVE POWER OVER THE MENDIPS Article on an insight into the efforts to keep Somerset & Dorset holiday expresseson the move.
03/2007 Vol 21-3 DRUMMOND'S DINOSAURS Article on the less than sparkling 4-6-0 classes. See also l/p 05/07
03/2007 Vol 21-3 SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST Picture article in colour of S R (ex LSWR) locomotives between the 1930's and 1960's, 30585 at Pencarrow Woods, 408, 254 at Bournemouth Central, 516 at Eastleigh, 706 at Bournemouth Central, W21 Sandown near Smallbrook Junction, 138 at Bournemouth Central, 30584 at Axminster, and 30096 as Corrall Queen at Dibbles Wharf Southampton. see also article 08/07
03/2007 Vol 21-3 PRESTON PARK STATION - A BRIEF HISTORY Short article on this Brighton's second 'suburban' station.
03/2007 Vol 21-3 CROSSING THE LINE Picture article in colour of level crossings including Billingshurst.
03/2007 Vol 21-3 ABSENTEE FROM THE AIR SHOW Article on a visit to Farnborough SBAC air show by train.
03/2007 Vol 21-3 RAILWAYS FOR POSTERITY - How the early years of transport preservation triggered a national heritage movement Part 1 Article on the genesis of the preservation movement.
04/2007 Vol 21-4 PERMANENT WAY - AN ART AND A SCIECE Article looking at the various factors involved with track and its layout. See alsol/p 09/0
04/2007 Vol 21-4 I REMEMBER MERTON PARK Article looking at the branch with more interest in the middle 1950s to early 1960s. See also l/p 06/07
04/2007 Vol 21-4 RAILWAYS, LETTERS AND LONDON RAILWAY LETTERING AND CONTROL FREAKERY: A MILDLY REVISIONIST LINE Article looking at the various form of lettering used by the railway companies. See also l/p 05/07
04/2007 Vol 21-4 SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE NARROW GAUGE Part 1 Article looking at the various narrow gauge railway companies that are or have been.
05/2007 Vol 21-5 SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE NARROW GAUGE Part 2 Article part 2 looking at the various narrow gauge railway companies that are or have been.
06/2007 Vol 21-6 SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE NARROW GAUGE Part 3 Article part 3 looking at the various narrow gauge railway companies that are or have been.
06/2007 Vol 21-6 Southern Gone West - THE CALLINGTON BRANCH Part 1 Article on the line's history and layout.
06/2007 Vol 21-6 RAILWAYS FOR POSTERITY - The canal factor and early railways Part 2 Article Part 2 on the genesis of the preservation movement.
06/2007 Vol 21-6 IN A BROWN STUDY ON THE BRIGHTON Picture article in colour of the LBSCR as depicted on the colourful postcards of the Locomotive Publishing Company. 0-4-2 172 Hayling, 0-6-2 584 Lordington, 4-4-2 41, 4-4-2 422, 0-6-2 570, and 4-4-2 36 La France.
06/2007 Vol 21-6 PACKETS AND PEAS Article on the Kingston Wharf in Shoreham Harbour.
06/2007 Vol 21-6 RAILS IN THE AIR Article on the Railway Air Service.
07/2007 Vol 21-7 40 YEARS ON Picture article recalling the closing months of steam on the Southern Region in 1967 with 34037 at Waterloo, 41319 at Clapham Junction,80154 passing Wimbledon Yard, 34037 leaving Waterloo on boat train, and 35023 on the last up Channel Islands boat train.
07/2007 Vol 21-7 THE EARLY RAILWAYS Their promotion, creation, cost and benefit Article on the rigors of promotion, financing and obtaining Parlimentary approval in the 1830s and 1840s.
07/2007 Vol 21-7 Southern Gone West - THE CALLINGTON BRANCH Part 2 Article part 2 on the services, locomotives, and rolling stock. See also l/p 11/07
07/2007 Vol 21-7 VECTIS SUMMERS Picture article in colour of the I o W in the late 1950s and 1960s. 35 Freshwater, 20 Shanklin, 28 Ashey, 24 Calbourne, 14 Fishbourne and 28 Ashey, 30 Shorwell, and 28 Ashey.
07/2007 Vol 21-7 THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY The Midland & South Western Junction Railway Article on the Midland & South Western Junction Railway which many thought should have been absorbed by the L M S. see l/p 09/07
07/2007 Vol 21-7 SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE NARROW GAUGE Part 4 Article part 4 looking at the various narrow gauge railway companies that are or have been.
08/2007 Vol 21-8 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND TWO 1939-1945 Part 1 Article on the aerial attack on the railways of Britain during the Second World War. 1939 to the Battle of Britain.
08/2007 Vol 21-8 THE CLASS 50s IN THE SOUTH Picture article in colour of the Class 50s in the mid 1980s to late 1980s. 50 029 Renown at Fleet, 50 007 Sir Edward Elgar at Reading, 50 009 Conqueror at Midgham, 50 037 Illustrious at Newbury, and 50 012 Centurian leaving Waterloo.
08/2007 Vol 21-8 THE METROPOLITAN'S ROTHSCHILD SALOON Article on the two 6w Brown Marshall carrriages built for the use of Mr de Rothschild.
08/2007 Vol 21-8 MORE SOUTH WESTERN Picture article in colour of a further selection following the March issue, of S R (ex LSWR) locomotives between the late 1950's and early 1960's, 30587 at Wadebridge, 120 (LSWR T9) at Eastbourne, 24 Calbourne at Ventnor, 30055 at Rotherfield, 30694 at Nine Elms shed, 30089 at Guildford shed, and 30495 at Feltham shed.
08/2007 Vol 21-8 MOTIVE POWER PROBLEMS ON THE SOUTHERN REGION Article, more mysteries of allocation stories unravelled from the depths of file HO70901. see also 04/06 for first article
09/2007 Vol 21-9 THE SOUTHERN'S BIG TANKS Picture article in colour of the two large SR tank classes W and Z, 30956 at Exeter St. David's, 31914 at Exeter St. David's, 30950 at Exmouth Junction, 31914 at Stewarts Lane, 31914 and D2042 at Surbiton.
09/2007 Vol 21-9 THE LONDON & CROYDON RAILWAY AND THE CROYDON CANAL Article on the 1809 canal and its conversion to a railway in 1839 mentioning the aborted atmospheric system in use only between January 1846 and May 1847. see also l/p 12/07
09/2007 Vol 21-9 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND TWO 1939-1945 Part 2 Article on the aerial attack on the railways of Britain during the Second World War. September 1940 to May 1941 (the Blitz). See also l/p 11/07
10/2007 Vol 21-10 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND TWO 1939-1945 Part 3 Article on the aerial attack on the railways of Britain during the Second World War. June 1941 to December 1943.
10/2007 Vol 21-10 TRAVELLING LIGHT IN KENT Picture article in colour of the light railway locomotives, East Kent Railway No.2 0-6-0T at Shepherd's Well, No.6 0-6-0 at Shepherd's Well both photographed in 1939, and Kent & East Sussex Railway No.3 0-6-0T at Rolvenden 1947.
10/2007 Vol 21-10 RAILWAYS FOR POSTERITY - The pioneering lines Part 3 Article Part 3 on the start of preservation.
10/2007 Vol 21-10 GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT: Thoughts on the development of the British 0-6-0 Part 1 Article Part 1 on this the backbone of locomotive traction. See also l/p 01/08
11/2007 Vol 21-11 RAILWAYS AND THE EPSOM RACES Part 1 Article Part 1 on the three lines to the Epsom Downs racecourse.
11/2007 Vol 21-11 THE BOMBING OF BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS - A WAR DIARY ROUND TWO 1939-1945 Part 4 Article on the aerial attack on the railways of Britain during the Second World War. June 1944 to March 1945. see also l/p 12/07, 02/08, 06/08
11/2007 Vol 21-11 GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT: Thoughts on the development of the British 0-6-0 Part 2 Article Part 2 on this the backbone of locomotive traction.
12/2007 Vol 21-12 RAILWAYS AND THE EPSOM RACES Part 2 Article Part 2 on the three lines to the Epsom Downs racecourse.
12/2007 Vol 21-12 GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT: Thoughts on the development of the British 0-6-0 Part 3 Article Part 3 on this the backbone of locomotive traction.
01/2008 Vol 22-1 Southern Gone West - THE NORTH CORNWALL LINE Part 1 Article part 1 on the line's history and layout. See also l/p 03/08
01/2008 Vol 22-1 PLEASE SHEW ALL TICKETS!' The long legacy of Thomas Edmondson Article on the ticket system that spread around the world.
01/2008 Vol 22-1 150 YEARS OF THE SOMERSET & DORSET RAILWAY Article on the railway to commemorate the 150th anniversary.
01/2008 Vol 22-1 A WASTED OPPORTUNITY The neglect and demise of the Horsham to Guildford route Article on the missed opportunities of this cross-country railway as a follow up to BT April 1999 article.
01/2008 Vol 22-1 EXPORT OR DIE!' British diesel-electric manufactures and modernisation Part 1 Roots Article on the early designs and missed opportunities of the industry.
02/2008 Vol 22-2 OUT OF WATERLOO Picture article in colour of the mid 1960s, 34028 Eddystone, 35029 Ellerman Lines, 30838, 34086 219 Squadron, 34007 Wadebridge, and 34017 Illfracombe.
02/2008 Vol 22-2 EXPORT OR DIE!' British diesel-electric manufactures and modernisation Part 2: The ascendancy of English Electric Article on the rise of English Electric from the verge of bankruptcy.
03/2008 Vol 22-3 Southern Gone West - THE NORTH CORNWALL LINE Part 2 Article part 2 on the line's services. See also l/p 04/08, 05/08
03/2008 Vol 22-3 DUDLEY DOCKER: WHEELS AND DEALS Article on the man and his empire.
03/2008 Vol 22-3 EXPORT OR DIE!' British diesel-electric manufactures and modernisation Part 3: Austerity and after Article on the effects of the wars end and Nationalisation.
04/2008 Vol 22-4 THE LYME REGIS BRANCH Article on this picturesque but testing branch with tight curves and restricted axle loads.
04/2008 Vol 22-4 LETTERS FROM THE SOMME The Railway Executive Committee and the Military in World War 1 Article on problems facing the R O D in 1916. see also l/p 05/08, 06/08
04/2008 Vol 22-4 A LIFETIME'S LOATHING OF ALL THINGS BULLEID! Article on the personal recollections of Eric Best.
04/2008 Vol 22-4 LONDON TRANSPORT STEAM Picture article in colour of some of the locomotives, Metropolitan H class 4-4-4T 109 at Aylesbury, Metropolitan 0-6-0ST L53 at Neasden, Metropolitan K class 2-6-4T 144 at Amersham, Metropolitan E class 0-4-4T L48 at Neasden, Metropolitan District 0-6-0T L30 at Lillie Bridge, Metropolitan F class 0-6-2T L49 at Neasden, ex GWR 0-6-0PT L90 at Croxley Tip, Metropolitan F class 0-6-2T L52 shunting 4-4-0T 23 at Neasden, Metropolitan District 0-6-0T L31 at Neasden, ex GWR 0-6-0PT L97 at Acton. see also l/p 05/08
04/2008 Vol 22-4 EXPORT OR DIE!' British diesel-electric manufactures and modernisation Part 4: The Deluge Article on the effects of the modernisation plan. See also l/p 05/08, 06/08, 07/08
05/2008 Vol 22-5 MITRE BRIDGE JUNCTION SIGNAL BOX IN 1985-6 Article on the working of this West London Railway box. See also l/p 06/08
05/2008 Vol 22-5 STOP! Proceed With Caution Part 1 Article Part 1 on five London Underground Collisions.
06/2008 Vol 22-6 STOP! Proceed With Caution Part 2 Article Part 2 on five London Underground Collisions. See also missing collision of this part in 07/08
06/2008 Vol 22-6 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE DESIGN IN THE EYE OF THE SHAREHOLDER Article looking at design and its fitness for purpose.
06/2008 Vol 22-6 ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN PUBLIC SERVICE' Article looking at the way the Southern dealt with early criticism and became publicity conscious.
06/2008 Vol 22-6 CROMPTONS' TO CARDIFF Picture article in colour of some of the Class 33 locomotive workings between Cardiff and Manchester, 33 039 at Manchester Piccadilly, 33 032 at Crewe, 33 008 Eastleigh at Stockport.
06/2008 Vol 22-6 ROLLING STOCK FOCUS PUSH-PULL ON THE SOUTHERN REGION Picture article in colour of, Ex-South Eastern & Chatham set 660 at Crowhurst, Maunsell set 600 at Rowfant, ex SECR steam railmotor set 482 at Duncton Green, set 37 at Sevenoaks, ex LSWR set 384 at Brockenhurst, and ex Maunsell set 613 approaches Lymington Junction. see also l/p 09/08
07/2008 Vol 22-7 SPARKS' - THE ELECTRICAL CONSULTANTS Part 1 The Groundbreakers Article looking at the beginning of electric traction. See also l/p 08/08
07/2008 Vol 22-7 THE WEYMOUTH HARBOUR TRAMWAY Article looking at this lines history. See also l/p 08/08, 09/08
07/2008 Vol 22-7 AT EASTLEIGH WORKS Picture article in colour of, 18/8/1963 3 unrebuilt West Country class 34102 Lapford, 34109 Bideford, 34033 Chard, and class 2 2-6-2T 41284. 16/08/1964 Rebuilt West Country class 34037 Clovelly. 18/5/1963 U class 2-6-0 31621, 9/5/1964 LBSCR 'Terrier' 0-6-0T 32678, 18/8/1963 class 4 2-6-0 76059, 10/1964 unrebuilt West Country class 34109 Bideford, 16/8/1964 class 4 4-6-0 75016, 09/1966 Schools class 4-4-0 926 Repton.
07/2008 Vol 22-7 SOUTHERN SUNSHINE SOUTHERN STYLE Article looking at S R publicity for holidays in the south.
07/2008 Vol 22-7 FRAUD, LIQUIDATION AND INGRATITUDE THE early finances of the London Underground Article looking at how Yerkes creative financing finally came home to roost.
07/2008 Vol 22-7 STOP! Proceed With Caution Part 2 (the missing first collision section from this part) Article on missing collision from part 2 of 06/08 see also l/p 08/08
08/2008 Vol 22-8 MADE IN AMERICA THE SOUTHERN'S 'USA' TANKS Picture article in colour of the USA tanks, DS233 at Ocean Terminal, 30067 near Ocean Terminal, DS237 at Ashford Works, 30072 at Guildford shed, 30073 near Canute Road.
08/2008 Vol 22-8 THE CROYDON, OXTED & EAST GRINSTEAD RAILWAY Article on this LBSCR and SER Joint line crossing the North Downs and still serving East Grinstead and at last the Bluebell Railway. See also l/p 09/08, 11/08
08/2008 Vol 22-8 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (as it turned out) Article on the attempt to standardise locomotive designs by the Association of Railway Locomotive Engineers from 1917 onwards. Including weight diagrams and a table of proposed ARLE Standard Locomotive schemes 1917-18.
08/2008 Vol 22-8 THE CLASS 73 ELECTRO-DIESELS Picture article in colour of the class 73s, 73 139 at Clapham Junction, 73 209 with Gatwick Express at Gatwick Airport station, 73 136 at Clapham Junction, 73 204 'Stewarts Lane 1860-1985' with full Gatwick Express livery through Earlswood, 73 205 'London Chamber of Commerce' with 33 301 south of Fleet.
08/2008 Vol 22-8 THE FUTURE OF THE PULLMAN TRAIN Looks at a British Railways Board report on the subject dating from 1966 Article on the future of Pullman services which in the end ceased with the withdraw of the Blue Pullman in 1973. see l/p 10/8 re picture caption page 478
09/2008 Vol 22-9 SIR WILLIAM TITE AND RAILWAYS Part 1 Article part 1 on the highly successful Victorian architect, businessman and public figure.
09/2008 Vol 22-9 THOSE NETWORK SOUTHEAST DAYS Picture article in colour of NSE livery in 1987/88, class 50 50 027 Lion and 50 028 Tiger at Reading, class 119 DMU set No.L588 at Redhill, class 86 86 401 at Euston, class 423 4-VEP at Chichester, and class 310 EMU 310 065 and 310 091 at Watford.
09/2008 Vol 22-9 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LARGE BRITISH PASSENGER TANK ENGINE Part 1: Roots and background Article part 1 on the various early types.
09/2008 Vol 22-9 SPARKS' - THE ELECTRICAL CONSULTANTS Part 2 The age of controversy Article part 2 on the battle of the systems.
10/2008 Vol 22-10 KNIGHT EXPRESS Article on the people and places behind the names carried by the 'King Arthur' class locomotives of the S R.
10/2008 Vol 22-10 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LARGE BRITISH PASSENGER TANK ENGINE Part 2: Variety - the spice of life Article part 2 the story continues.
10/2008 Vol 22-10 SIR WILLIAM TITE AND RAILWAYS Part 2 Article part 2 on the highly successful Victorian architect, businessman and public figure.
11/2008 Vol 22-11 STEAM, DIESEL AND ELECTRIC - Towards the ultimate answer Article on was the change from coal fired steam the only way forward for B R. see also l/p 12/08, 01/09, 02/09
11/2008 Vol 22-11 Southern Gone West - THE BODMIN & WADEBRIDGE LINE Part 1 Article on the line's history and layout.
11/2008 Vol 22-11 "IN THE INTERESTS OF THEIR OWN AMBITIONS" Part 1 Article - the story of the bitter rivalry between London's Metropolitan and District Railways. see also l/p 03/09
11/2008 Vol 22-11 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LARGE BRITISH PASSENGER TANK ENGINE Part 3: More Variety Article part 3 the story continues.
12/2008 Vol 22-12 HOW PERMANENT IS PERMENANT WAY? Article on track construction and maintenance. see also l/p 03/09
12/2008 Vol 22-12 Southern Gone West - THE BODMIN & WADEBRIDGE LINE Part 2 Article part 2 on the line's services.
12/2008 Vol 22-12 WHEN MAIL WENT BY RAIL Picture article in colour of TPOs from the 1990s onward, class 90 90 018 towards Crawford, class 67 67 021 at Narroways Hill Junction Bristol, class 47 47 712 Lady Diana Spencer at Cockwood Exe estuary, class 47 47 501 Craftsman at Bolton, class 73 73 129 City of Winchester with 73 117 leading at Kensington Olympia, class 90 90 020 Sir Michael Heron at Kings Cross, The Down Special TPO at Crewe, class 90 90029 Institution of Civil Engineers at Stafford.
12/2008 Vol 22-12 STATIONS WITHOUT RAILS - LONDON'S RAILWAY OFFICES Article on railway booking or receiving offices in London and their functions.
12/2008 Vol 22-12 RAILWAY DOCKS, HARBOURS AND SHIPPING INTERESTS c1900 Article on the many railway docks and harbours around the country together with the shipping services thay provided. See also l/p 04/09
12/2008 Vol 22-12 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LARGE BRITISH PASSENGER TANK ENGINE Part 4: The Illusion of Standardisation Article part 4 the conclusion.
12/2008 Vol 22-12 ROLLING STOCK FOCUS LONGMOOR MILITARY RAILWAY - On active service Picture article in colour of AD3322 ex LMS open third, WD 5322 and 5312 ex SECR third brakes 3368 & 3369 (sold to K&ESR),WD 3007 ex LSWR saloon 11 renumbered 4105 (sold to SVR then to K&ESR).
12/2008 Vol 22-12 A DAY OUT - 1950s STYLE! Article on the joys of crowded 4-SUBs to the seaside.
01/2009 Vol 23-1 RAILWAY TRAVEL AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH Article on the accidents, incidents and miscellaneous goings on in 1861. see also l/p 03/09
01/2009 Vol 23-1 SPB' - THE SOUTHERN'S PUBLICITY BOOKMAN Article on the work of S P B Mais and his booklets.
01/2009 Vol 23-1 THE CHATHAM'S BIG TANKS Picture article in colour of the H Class 0-4-4T in the late 1950s early 1960s, 31552 at Stewarts Lane shed, 31518 near Dunton Green, 31551 passing Stewarts Lane shed and LBSCR E6 32413 and GNR 0-6-0T, 31522 at Tunbridge Wells West, and 31324 at Sharnal Street. see also l/p 03/09
01/2009 Vol 23-1 PORTSMOUTH DIRECT - AND INDIRECT! Article on the 150th annaversary of the opening of the 'Direct Portsmouth' line.
01/2009 Vol 23-1 "IN THE INTERESTS OF THEIR OWN AMBITIONS" Part 2 Article - Differences over electrification.
02/2009 Vol 23-2 SWANSCOMBE CEMENT Picture article in colour of the chalk pits, pictures of the Hawthorn, Leslie 0-4-0Ts, No.1 in the works yard, No.6 and No.7 (from RSH as successors to HL) at the Craylands Lane tunnels, No.4 in the quarry, No.3 passing flooded quarry, and No.6 just passed the Craylands Lane tunnels.
02/2009 Vol 23-2 THE SWANAGE BRANCH Article on this Isle of Purbeck branch and mention of the clay mineral lines.
02/2009 Vol 23-2 RAILWAY TRAVEL AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH Part 2 Article on the accidents, incidents and miscellaneous goings on in 1861.
02/2009 Vol 23-2 RUDE MECHANICALS: THE FELL4-8-4 AND SOME OTHER DIESEL-MECHANICALS Article on the direct drive diesel locomotive including BR 10100 and a proposed SR 1600 single cab version. See also l/p 04/09
03/2009 Vol 23-3 THE SOUTHERN DIESEL-ELECTRIC UNITS Picture article in colour of the DEMUs, photographed in 1985 around the Tunbridge wells area. Class 205 (SR Class 3H), Class 207 (SR Class 3D). See also l/p 05/09
03/2009 Vol 23-3 BRIGHTON STEAM Picture article in colour of ex LBSCR locomotives, photographed in 1950s and 60s. Class E4 0-6-2T 32469 at Petworth, Class H2 4-4-2 32424 Beachy Head at Brighton shed, Class A1X 0-6-0T 32650 at Hayling Island, Class E4 0-6-2T 32469 again at Petworth, Class C2X 0-6-0 32449 between Tunbridge Wells and Groombridge, Class E4 0-6-2T 32581 enters Oxted, Class E1 0-6-0T W4 Wroxall at Medina Wharf, Class K 2-6-0 32340 at Brighton shed.
04/2009 Vol 23-4 ASPECTS OF RAILWAY AND CROSS-CHANNEL SERVICES Part 1 1840-1922 Article on the often turbulent Channel and the ferries from Dover and Folkestone by the often turbulent LCDR and SER unto the grouping.
04/2009 Vol 23-4 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 1 Article on the methods used to assess locomotive performance and efficiency. Early tests on coal per ton mile and water per ton miles basis.
05/2009 Vol 23-5 CHARLES DICKENS AND THE STAPLEHURST DISASTER Article on the accident at the River Beult viaduct in 1865.
05/2009 Vol 23-5 ASPECTS OF RAILWAY AND CROSS-CHANNEL SERVICES Part 2 1923-1930 Article on the Channel and the ferries from Dover and Folkestone conclusion.
05/2009 Vol 23-5 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 2 Article on the methods used to assess locomotive performance and efficiency. Using the Engine Indicator. See also l/p 06/09, 11/09
06/2009 Vol 23-6 EULOGY FOR THE 4-SUBs Article on the 4-SUBs, grown out of the 3-SUBs pre war to evolve into the 4-EPBs of British Rail. See also l/p 07/09, 08/09, 10/09, 12/09
06/2009 Vol 23-6 STEAM ON THE SOUTH WESTERN MAIN LINE Picture article in colour of the mid 1960s, 34021 Dartmoor, 34005 Barnstaple, 35024 East Asiatic Company, 34052 Lord Dowding, 34057 Biggin Hill, 34100 Appledore, 35012 United States Lines, 35029 Ellerman Lines, 34084 253 Squadron and 34056 Croydon, and 35007 Aberdeen Commonwealth. See also l/p 07/09
06/2009 Vol 23-6 THE LOGISTICS OF RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION Part 1 Article on the procurement and manufacture of materials for railway construction.
07/2009 Vol 23-7 THE LOGISTICS OF RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION Part 2 Article on the procurement and manufacture of materials for railway construction.
07/2009 Vol 23-7 AROUND PORTSMOUTH Picture article in colour of the late 1970s to the late 1980s, inclueds class 31, 33, 205 and 423.
07/2009 Vol 23-7 SIDINGS AND SADDLE TANKS ON THE METROPOLITAN Article on the various saddle tank engines used over the years. See also l/p 09/09
07/2009 Vol 23-7 THE SOUTHERN REGION TOWING UNITS Article on the various towing units used between 1953 and 1993. see also l/p 08/09
07/2009 Vol 23-7 ROLLING STOCK FOCUS VINTAGE SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY COAHES Picture article in colour during the 1960s of pull-push set 659 brake 3rd S3324S and driving brake composite S6409S, S E R 6w guard's van department No.1510S, 10 comp 3rd S1055S.
08/2009 Vol 23-8 LEVERS, WHEELS AND GAUGES Article on a history of locomotive controls.
08/2009 Vol 23-8 RAILWAYS, STEAMSHIPS AND THE 'MERCHANT NAVY' CLASS A look at the companies behind the names Part 1 Article on the shipping lines used as names. See also l/p 10/09
09/2009 Vol 23-9 THE TITANIC OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS' - AND OTHER STORIES Article on the LSWR shipping services to the Channel Islands pre First World War. See also THE SHIP THAT SANK ITSELF TWICE - AND OTHER STORIES 12/2010 Vol 24-12 for the GWR side.
09/2009 Vol 23-9 MEMORIES OF EASTLEIGH WORKS
09/2009 Vol 23-9 STEAM FREIGHT THROUGH SOUTHERN ELECTRIC SUBURBIA Picture article from 1958 to 1963, Q1 0-6-0 33003 at South Merton, 700 class 0-6-0 30692 at Kingston upon Thames, N class 2-6-0 31832 at Banstead, 700 class 0-6-0 30352 at Hampton Wick, 700 class 0-6-0 30701 passing East Clandon, and exterior of Hampton Wick station. See also l/p 10/09
09/2009 Vol 23-9 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 2A Article on the methods used to assess locomotive performance and efficiency. Using the Engine Indicator part 2. see also l/p 11/09
09/2009 Vol 23-9 THE CATFORD LOOP The history of a lesser-known London byway Article on the Shortlands and Nunhead Railway to provide a additional route for the LCDR. See also l/p 10/09
10/2009 Vol 23-10 GOING ABROAD Article on the Southern Railway's brochures featuring Continental travel and holidays.
10/2009 Vol 23-10 THE CLAYTON TUNNEL DISASTER Article on the 1861 accident on the Brighton to London line.
10/2009 Vol 23-10 THE META-MOTORS A lost railway technology Part 1 Article on the motor-generator locomotive.
10/2009 Vol 23-10 RAILWAYS, STEAMSHIPS AND THE 'MERCHANT NAVY' CLASS A look at the companies behind the names Part 2 Article on the shipping lines used as names.see also l/p 02/10
11/2009 Vol 23-11 A STEPHENSON CENTENARY Article on the Stephenson Locomotive Society reaching it's Centenary. See also l/p 01/10
11/2009 Vol 23-11 THE KNIGHT'S TALE Sir John Rennie and the growth of railways Article on this civil engineer and railway pioneer.
11/2009 Vol 23-11 SCHOOLS' DAYS Picture article in colour of SR Class V Schools 4-4-0, 905 Tonbridge in 1948 at Eastleigh shed, 30925 Cheltenham in 1959 at Ramsgate, 30908 Westminster in 1958 at Factory Junction, 30928 Stowe in 1961 at Asford shed, 30911 Dover in 1962 at Honor Oak Park, 30930 Radley in 1961 at Ashford shed, 30936 Cranleigh in 1962 leaving Waterloo, 320915 Brighton in 1960 at the Folkestone Warren, 30901 Winchester in 1660 at Ashford Works, and 30919 Harrow in 1959 at Bromley South. see also l/p 12/09 on 30919 Harrow (claimed should be 30915 Brighton)
11/2009 Vol 23-11 TRAVELLING THROUGH Part 1 Article on through carriage workings, and later through train workings. See also l/p 02/10
12/2009 Vol 23-12 THANET'S RAILWAYS Article on the various railways on the Isle of Thanet. See also l/p 03/10
12/2009 Vol 23-12 THE META-MOTORS A lost railway technology Part 2 Article on the motor-generator locomotive. Into the grouping and BR days. See also l/p 02/10
12/2009 Vol 23-12 THE BOAT TRAINS Picture article in colour of, THE CUNARDER B o B 34072 257 Squadron near Eastfield 1964, and UNION-CASTLE EXPRESS with rebuilt W C 34031 Torrington passing Vauxhall 1964.
12/2009 Vol 23-12 ON THE SOMERSET & DORSET Picture article in colour of, BR class 4 4-6-0 75071 at Radstock North 1963, 3F 0-6-0T 47276 at MidsomerNorton 1964, 4F 0-6-0 44557 at Stalbridge 1960, 9F 2-10-0 92220 Evening Star at Cole Viaduct 1962, 8F 2-8-0 48309 at Midsomer Norton South early 1960s.
12/2009 Vol 23-12 TRAVELLING THROUGH Part 2 Article on through carriage workings, and later through train workings.
12/2009 Vol 23-12 MASONRY, MUNITIONS AND MYTH Article on the quarries and ammunition depots between Corsham and Bathampton. See also l/p 02/10
01/2010 Vol 24-1 THE REDHILL TO TONBRIDGE LINE Article on the once main line to the Kent coast. See also l/p 03/10
01/2010 Vol 24-1 THE NINE DAYS' STRIKE OF 1919 Part 1 Article on the national strike and It's consequences. See also l/p 02/10, 03/10
01/2010 Vol 24-1 BURST BOILER AT BISHOP'S ROAD Article on the GNR 0-6-0 boiler explosion on the Metropolitan Railway on the 9th May 1864.
01/2010 Vol 24-1 TRAVELLING THROUGH Part 3 Article on through carriage workings, and later through train workings.
02/2010 Vol 24-2 LEVEL CROSSINGS Article on the various types of crossing and considerations to be taken on design.. See also l/p 04/10, 12/10, 02/11
02/2010 Vol 24-2 THE BR CLASS 3 TANKS Picture article in colour of, 82006 at Barmouth, 82004 at Bath Green Park shed, 82023 at Bude, 82025 at Launceston, 82036 at Bath Green Park, 82039 at Cheddar (2 pictures), 82024 at the River Medway near Tonbridge, 82043 at Bristol Temple Meads, 82024 at Redhill coal stage.
02/2010 Vol 24-2 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 3A Article on the methods used to assess locomotive performance and efficiency. The Dynamometer Carriage.
02/2010 Vol 24-2 SOUTHAMPTON AND THEREABOUTS Picture article in colour of the area in 1989, 205 set 205025 at Southampton, class 73/1 73 108 and 73 101 Brighton Evening Argus at north yard Eastleigh, class 37 37 015 at Redbridge, 205 set 205029 at St. Denys, class 47 47 214 Tinsley Traction Depot leaving Maritime Freightliner depot at Millbrook.
02/2010 Vol 24-2 THE NINE DAYS' STRIKE OF 1919 Part 2 Article on the national strike and It's consequences.
03/2010 Vol 24-3 SOUTHERN EIGHTS Article on the various eight coupled tank locomotives which ran on the LSWR and SR.
03/2010 Vol 24-3 STOPPING AT THE FOLLOWING STATIONS Picture article in colour including Sharnall Street.
04/2010 Vol 24-4 THE FASCINATION OF RAILWAYS Article on late Victorian period.
04/2010 Vol 24-4 WANT TO RUN A RAILWAY? Article on a S Reg publicity ploy of 1962.
04/2010 Vol 24-4 NIGHT MUST FALL Picture article in colour including class 33 D6508 Eastleigh at Brighton 1992
04/2010 Vol 24-4 South Eastern 4-4-0s Article on the various 4-4-0s since class D No.727 of 1901. see also l/p 06/10
04/2010 Vol 24-4 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 3B Article on the methods used to assess locomotive performance and efficiency. The Dynamometer Car continued.
04/2010 Vol 24-4 LOOK BACK IN ONGAR Picture article in colour of this station in 1993
05/2010 Vol 24-5 CHELSEA BOX AND CHELSEA BASIN Article on the West London Extention Railway signal box at Chelsea in 1969.
05/2010 Vol 24-5 FLAGE, TRADE AND TRACTION Aspects of the 'Fifteen Hundred' Era Part 1 Article on the 1.5kV dc system and its protagonists in the UK.
06/2010 Vol 24-6 SETTING STANDARDS ON THE SOMERSET & DORSET Picture article in colour of the BR Standards in 1964, class 4 2-6-0 76014 at Combe Down Tunnel, class 5 4-6-0 73092 at Devonshire Tunnel, class 4 2-6-4T 80067 between Bath and Combe Down Tunnel, class 4 4-6-0 75008 leaving Bath Green Park, and class 4 2-6-0 76062 from Bath approaching Devonshire Tunnel.
06/2010 Vol 24-6 CUBITT'S GREAT NATIONAL UNDERTAKING Part 1 Article on how the South Eastern Railway reached Dover.
06/2010 Vol 24-6 FLAGE, TRADE AND TRACTION Aspects of the 'Fifteen Hundred' Era Part 2 Article on the 1.5kV dc system and its protagonists in the UK. Includes SECR 1.5kV dc third rail proposal of 1912. see also l/p 09/10
06/2010 Vol 24-6 KILBURN: A STORY OF THREE VIADUCTS Article on the GCR and Metropolitan lines and stations. See also l/p 07/10
06/2010 Vol 24-6 DUNKIRK - THE DISPERSAL OF EVACUATED TROOPS Article on the Operation Dynamo and the railways.
06/2010 Vol 24-6 ROLLING STOCK FOCUS PRE-GROUPING SOUTHERN COACHES ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT Picture article in colour of, Ex LBSCR 6 comp brake third No. S4155 of set 500 at Ventnor 1965, Ex LBSCR 7 comp brake third No. S4157 of set 488 at Ryde St. Johns workshops 1965, and Ex SECR 54ft 4 comp brake third No. S4135 with Ex LBSCR 9 comp 54ft third No. S2414 at Ryde St. Johns sidings 1963.
07/2010 Vol 24-7 THE ADAMS 'FLYERS' Article on the various 4-4-0 classes of William Adams. See also l/p 10/10
07/2010 Vol 24-7 CUBITT'S GREAT NATIONAL UNDERTAKING Part 2 Article on how the South Eastern Railway reached Dover.
07/2010 Vol 24-7 SIGNALLING SPOTLIGHT - COUNTRY SIGNAL BOXES ON THE SALISBURY TO SOUTHAMPTON LINE Picture article in colour of, DEAN signal box 1979 (4 pictures), DUNBRIDGE 1982.
08/2010 Vol 24-8 LONDON TRANSPORT'S PANNIER TANKS Picture article in colour of, No.L90 at Neasden shed in 1957, No.L89 at Lillie Bridge opposite Whiteley's Furniture Depository 1969.
08/2010 Vol 24-8 FROM REDHILL TO READING Part 1 Article on the South Eastern Railway route through Surrey and Berkshire. Part one the route described from Redhill to Farnborough.
09/2010 Vol 24-9 A BRIDGE TOO FAR Article on the Hayling Island branch line and the Langstone Bridge.
09/2010 Vol 24-9 UNDERRATING THE DIESEL Article on the less than satisfactory method for procurement of diesel traction under the Modernisation Plan.
09/2010 Vol 24-9 THE SOUTH WESTERN H15 4-6-0s Picture article in colour of, 30484 at Nine Elms shed 1954, 30473 at Southampton Terminus 1957.
09/2010 Vol 24-9 ELECTRIFICATION AND THE 'JAZZ' Steam, Diesel and Electric 2 Article on the GER working of its Jazz service and a look at the southern railways companies alternative electric system. See also l/p 11/10
10/2010 Vol 24-10 HORSE & CARRIAGE Picture article in colour of, a Army horse train at North Camp, Aldershot from Melton Mowbray in 1964 powered by LMS class 5 4-6-0 44851.
10/2010 Vol 24-10 25 YEARS AGO Picture article in colour of, class 33 No.33 210 at Eridge on a SAGA special in 1985.
10/2010 Vol 24-10 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Traditional Locomotive Testing Techniques - Part One Article of some examples of locomotive testing using the indicator.
10/2010 Vol 24-10 THE HALLADE PORTABLE TRACK RECORDER Article on the operation of recording the condition of the track, as carried out on the Southern Region in late 1950s.
10/2010 Vol 24-10 FROM REDHILL TO READING Part 2 Article on the South Eastern Railway route through Surrey and Berkshire. Part two the route described from Farnborough to Reading and the lines operation.
11/2010 Vol 24-11 1948 - THE BIRTH OF BRITISH RAILWAYS - THE FIRST YEAR Part 1 Article on the origins of Nationalisation and the 1947 Transport Act. See also l/p 01/11
11/2010 Vol 24-11 UNDERRATING THE DIESEL Part 2 Modernisation in a time of despair Article on the less than satisfactory method for procurement of diesel traction under the Modernisation Plan. The saga continues as does the woes.
11/2010 Vol 24-11 THE ATTEMPT ON JAMES STIRLING'S LIFE Article on the attempted murder at Ashford outside the works gate on Monday 29th of June 1885.
11/2010 Vol 24-11 EDWARD DAVY BLOCK SIGNALLING PIONEER Article on his work on development of a practical electric telegraph.
11/2010 Vol 24-11 150 YEARS OF THE DORSET CENTRAL RAILWAY Article commemorating the opening of the line to Blandford on the 1st October 1860.
11/2010 Vol 24-11 ROLLING STOCK FOCUS LONG JIB STEAM BREAKDOWN CRANES Picture article in colour of, Ransomes & Rapier 36-ton of 1908 GWR No.2, Ransomes & Rapier 45-ton of 1943 AD 62006 (WD 214), Ransomes & Rapier 30-ton of 1942 LMS No.330136 (RS1068/30), Cowans Sheldon 75 ton 1961 BR No.141, Cowans Sheldon 30 ton BR No.RS1075/30.
12/2010 Vol 24-12 "A PROPERLY CO-ORDINATED SYSTEM OF TRANSPORT" Part 1 Article on the incorporation of the Metropolitan Railway into London Transport as the Metropolitan Line.
12/2010 Vol 24-12 "NOT OPEN EVERY DAY" New Stations on Britain's Railways 1923 to 1972 Article on the new public passenger stops opened and reopened, 1923-1947.
12/2010 Vol 24-12 THE SHIP THAT SANK ITSELF TWICE - AND OTHER STORIES Article on the GWR shipping services between 1890 and 1925 to the Channel Islands and the competition with the LSWR. See also Vol 23 No.9 September 2009 for the LSWR perspective.
12/2010 Vol 24-12 BRIGHTON BEAUTIFUL Picture article in colour of, 'Terrier' 0-6-0T 32636 at Brighton shed in 1962, class E4 0-6-2T 32503 and class E6 0-6-2T 32417 at Selham 1962, 'Terrier' 0-6-0T 32635 'Brighton Works' at Brighton shed in 1961, 'Terrier' 0-6-0T 32670 at Langstone Halt 1963, class K 2-6-0 32345 at Three Bridges shed 1962, class C2X 0-6-0 32525 at Three Bridges shed 1961, class E2 0-6-0T 32109 at Southampton Docks 1963, 'Terrier' 0-6-0T 32636 and 32670 with class E6 0-6-2T 32418 at Newhaven shed 1962, 'Terrier' 0-6-0T 32670 at the bridge end of West Quay branch Newhaven 1962. see also l/p 02/11
01/2011 Vol 25-01 THE RAILWAY POWER STATIONS Their Rise and Fall Article on the provision of electric power for railway company use. See also l/p 04/11, See also l/p 06/11
01/2011 Vol 25-01 IN SEARCH OF LIGHT Part 1 Article on how the railway companies tackled the problem of illuminating their carriages and stations.
01/2011 Vol 25-01 A SOUTHERN RAILWAY FIREMAN Article of wartime memories of Nine Elms and Hither Green locomotive depots.
01/2011 Vol 25-01 STEAMING THROUGH THE THAMES VALLEY Picture article in colour including WC 4-6-2 34041 Wilton at Tilehurst on a North to the South Coast working 1962.
01/2011 Vol 25-01 1948 - THE BIRTH OF BRITISH RAILWAYS - THE FIRST YEAR Part 2 Article on the origins of Nationalisation and the 1947 Transport Act. See also l/p 03/11
01/2011 Vol 25-01 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Traditional Locomotive Testing Techniques - Part 2 Article of some examples of locomotive testing using the Dynamometer Carriage.
01/2011 Vol 25-01 Isle-of-Wight replacement ex Underground stock decision Readers' Forum additional information to October 2010 Vol 24 No.10 THE TYNESIDE ELECTRICS - TYNESIDE'S FIRST 'METRO'.
01/2011 Vol 25-01 S Reg 2 EPB units ex Tyneside electrics Readers' Forum additional information to October 2010 Vol 24 No.10 THE TYNESIDE ELECTRICS - TYNESIDE'S FIRST 'METRO'.
02/2011 Vol 25-02 GREYHOUND' RACING Picture article in colour of Drummond class T9 4-4-0s, 30712 at Oakhampton shed 1959, 30719 at Oakhampton 1960, 30709 at Wadebridge 1959, 30300 at Eastleigh shed 1959, 30732 at North Camp, Aldershot, 30719 at Little Petherick Creek bridge 1960, 30120 as preserved No.120 at Haywards Heath 1962.
02/2011 Vol 25-02 "A PROPERLY CO-ORDINATED SYSTEM OF TRANSPORT" Part 2 Article on the incorporation of the Metropolitan Railway into London Transport as the Metropolitan Line. Conclusion.
02/2011 Vol 25-02 RECOLLECTIONS OF A RAILWAY CIVIL ENGINEER Part 1 - A start on the railways Article by a civil engineer Peter Tatlow on the Southern Region. See also l/p 05/11
02/2011 Vol 25-02 STATIONS GREAT AND SMALL Picture article in colour including Wadebridge in 1966, and High Halstow Halt in 1961.
03/2011 Vol 25-03 1948 - THE BIRTH OF BRITISH RAILWAYS - THE FIRST YEAR Part 3 Article on the origins of Nationalisation and the 1947 Transport Act. See also l/p 05/11
03/2011 Vol 25-03 TONBRIDGE TO HASTINGS Article on the branch crossing the Weald. See also l/p 05/11, 07/11, 08/11
03/2011 Vol 25-03 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Traditional Locomotive Testing Techniques - Part 3 Article of some further examples of locomotive testing using the Dynamometer Carriage.
03/2011 Vol 25-03 IN SEARCH OF LIGHT Part 2 Article on how the railway companies tackled the problem of illuminating their carriages and stations.
03/2011 Vol 25-03 ROLLING STOCK FOCUS SOUTHERN RAILWAY DEPARTMENTAL ROLLING STOCK Picture article in colour of, ex LSWR 56' 3rds DS1905/6 Redhill breakdown crane 1962, ex LSWR 3rd lav DS70063 at Lancing works 1963, and ex LBSCR Directors'/inspection saloon DS291 with Maunsell R1 unclassed open brake ex 4431-50 series 1961.
04/2011 Vol 25-04 RECOLLECTIONS OF A RAILWAY CIVIL ENGINEER Part 2 - The Student Civil Engineer Scheme (1) Article by a civil engineer Peter Tatlow on the Southern Region.
04/2011 Vol 25-04 TWO OF A KIND Article on landslips using the Folkestone Warren slip of 1915 and the Wembley Cutting slip of 1918 as examples. See also l/p 06/11
05/2011 Vol 25-05 JAMES STAATS FORBES AND THE LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY Article on "a pastmaster at the art of bunkum (G. A. Sekon) and the railway he ran. See also l/p 08/11
06/2011 Vol 25-06 THROUGH ANDOVER Picture article in colour of, Brush Type 4 Class 47, 47 710 Sir Walter Scott in NSE 1992, 47 707 Holyrood and 47 708 Waverley as a dead load starting from station with 47 705 waiting to collect a freight in NSE 1992, 47 712 Lady Diana Spencer Parcels Sector 1992, 47 706 Scotrail 1992, 47 408 Templecombe NSE 1992, and 47 712 Lady Diana Spencer Parcels Sector 1992.
06/2011 Vol 25-06 JUNIOR PORTER AT ARUNDEL Article by Ted Cook on his time at the station.
06/2011 Vol 25-06 WATERLOO AND NINE ELMS Picture article in colour of, BoB 4-6-2 34066 Spitfire at Waterloo 1966, MN 4-6-2 35005 Canadian Pacific at Nine Elms shed 1965, MN 4-6-2 35021 New Zealand Line at Waterloo 1963, MN 4-6-2 35026 Lamport & Holt Line at Waterloo 1966, BoB 4-6-2 34086 219 Squadron at Nine Elms shed 1965, BR class 3 2-6-2T 82006 at Clapham Junction 1965, BR class 4 2-6-0 76039 passing Nine Elms 1965 (it is actually almost standing under the footbridge at Clapham Junction!), MN 4-6-0 35028 Clan Line at Waterloo 1966, Rbt BoB 4-6-2 34088 213 Squadron at Waterloo 1966. see also l/p 8/11
07/2011 Vol 25-07 A DIESEL NAMED 'DIESEL': Motive Power Transition Under The BTC 1954-1962 Article following on from the two part UNDERRATING THE DIESEL articles of 09/10 Vol 24-9 and 11/10 Vol 24-11 continues the saga of less than satisfactory provision of diesel power in a chronicle of staggering fiscal ineptitude. See also l/p 08/11, 09/11, 10/11, 11/11, 12/11
07/2011 Vol 25-07 SOMERSET & DORSET CAMEOS Picture article in colour of a visit in 1965, BR class 4 4-6-0 75072 leaves Radstock North and 3F 47544 shunts yard, BR class 5 4-6-0 73054 at Evercreech Junction, BR class 5 4-6-0 73166 at Evercreech Junction.
07/2011 Vol 25-07 SOUTH WESTERN 0-4-4Ts Picture article in colour of, class O2 0-4-4T 30225 at Plymouth Laira sidings 1961, class M7 0-4-4T 30376 at Southampton Terminus 1953, class M7 0-4-4T 30670 at Cowley Bridge Junction 1961, class M7 0-4-4T 30048 near Corfe Castle 1963, class M7 0-4-4T 30060 at Brockenhurst 1957, class O2 0-4-4T 30200 at Wadebridge shed 1960, and class M7 0-4-4T 30320 passing Queens Road Battersea 1959. see also l/p 09/11
07/2011 Vol 25-07 BY THIRD RAIL TO MIDHURST? Article on a February 1946 SR proposal of extentions of electrification and the eventual outcome.
07/2011 Vol 25-07 TWO SIDINGS IN A FOREST The Armistices at Rethondes 1918 and 1940 Article on the part played by Wagons-Lits car 2419D in 20th century history.
07/2011 Vol 25-07 RECOLLECTIONS OF A RAILWAY CIVIL ENGINEER Part 3 - The Student Civil Engineer Scheme (2) Article by a civil engineer Peter Tatlow on the Southern Region.
08/2011 Vol 25-08 THE BRIGHTON WAY TO PORTSMOUTH Article on the route via Leatherhead, Horsham and Arundel Junction.
08/2011 Vol 25-08 KENT SEASCAPES Picture article in colour of, two GWR 57XX pannier tanks crossing Folkestone Harbour, BR class 47 in Folkestone Warren.
08/2011 Vol 25-08 SOUTHERN MOGULS Picture article in colour of, class N 2-6-0 31405 at Ashford works 1961, class N 2-6-0 31840 near Meldon Quarry 1961, class U 2-6-0 31801 leaving Ash 1964, class U 2-6-0 31618 at Westcott 1964, class N 2-6-0 31831 in Eastleigh yard 1963, class U1 2-6-0 31895 in Ashford Works 1962, class N 2-6-0 31403 at Norwood Junction shed with class W 2-6-4T 31915 1962, and class N 2-6-0 31852 at Bletchworth 1963. see also l/p 09/11
08/2011 Vol 25-08 TRIANGULATION POINT Ahistorical description of five three-sided junctions in the West London suburbs Article on the Metropolitan's Croxley triangle
09/2011 Vol 25-09 A VISIT TO THE KING An interlude at Kensington Olympia: 6th October 1971 Picture article in colour of, GWR King class 4-6-0 6000 King George V, BR class 37 6720, BR class 73 E6031 and unidentified class 33, BR Warship class 829 Magpie, and BR class37 6961.
09/2011 Vol 25-09 SOUTHERN IN THE SADDLE Article on the saddle tanks of the Southern Railway. See also l/p 10/11
10/2011 Vol 25-10 LONDON EAST DURING WAR AND PEACE Article on the many operational trials and tribulations of this division of the Southern Railway. See also l/p 12/11, 01/12, 02/12
10/2011 Vol 25-10 CURIOSITIES AT CRYSTAL PALACE Article on the various railways demonstrated at this site.
10/2011 Vol 25-10 INTERFACE Article on the various forms of couplings in railway use. See also l/p 12/11
11/2011 Vol 25-11 REBUILDING THE BULLEID 4-6-2s Picture article in colour of Eastleigh Works and includes 35014 Nederland Line, 34005 Barnstaple. See also l/p 01/12
11/2011 Vol 25-11 GRAND OPENINGS AND GROSS INCONVENIENCES Article on the year 1852 sandwiched between the Great Exhibition 1851 and the Crimean War 1853.
11/2011 Vol 25-11 RECOLLECTIONS OF A RAILWAY CIVIL ENGINEER Part 4 - A Graduate Engineer Steps Forth Article by a civil engineer Peter Tatlow on the Southern Region.
11/2011 Vol 25-11 TO HAMPTON COURT Article on the branch off the South Western Main Line. See also l/p 01/12
12/2011 Vol 25-12 THE YOUNGEST SIGNALMAN Article on Ted Cook on his application for signalman at Amberley box in 1967.
12/2011 Vol 25-12 THE NATIONAL RAILWAY STRIKE OF 1911 Article investigates some early railway labour disputes prior to the National Strike.
12/2011 Vol 25-12 GRAND OPENINGS AND GROSS INCONVENIENCES Part 2 Article on the year 1852 sandwiched between the Great Exhibition 1851 and the Crimean War 1853. see also l/p 02/12
01/2012 Vol 26-01 FULL 'NELSONS' Picture article in colour of Lord Nelson 4-6-0s, 30853 Sir Richard Grenville at Basingstoke shed 1958, 30855 Robert Blake at Didcot 1960, 30860 Lord Hawke at Bournemouth Central 1960, 30861 Lord Anson near Swaythling 1960, 30854 Howard of Effingham leaving Basingstoke 1960.
01/2012 Vol 26-01 MINOR MISHAPS ON THE METROPOLITAN Article on some collisions and other bumps. see also l/p 02/12, 03/12
01/2012 Vol 26-01 THE GENTLE ART OF PASSENGER DISCOMFORT Article on some less, alright much less comfortable carriage stock on BR SR in the sixties and elsewhere. See also l/p 03/12
01/2012 Vol 26-01 LONDON CALLING Picture article including BoB 21C163 (later named 229 Squadron) at Victoria in 1948 on empty stock working, 1930s view of Waterloo 'Victory Arch' entrance, SECR Charing Cross E class 4-4-0 No.165 on a boat express.
01/2012 Vol 26-01 POST-WAR ON THE SOUTHERN Article on footplate work on the SR and the 1948 Locomotive Exchanges.
01/2012 Vol 26-01 AN EVENING IN SUSSEX, 1951 Article on trip to Tonbridge, Lewes, and Brighton.
02/2012 Vol 26-02 LEAVING EASTLEIGH Picture article in colour of BoB 34052 Lord Dowding 1964, and WC 34098 Templecombe leaving for Southampton 1964.
02/2012 Vol 26-02 "EAST CROYDON, THIS IS EAST CROYDON..." Article on this station down the years.
02/2012 Vol 26-02 THE BURRY PORT & GWENDRAETH VALLY RAILWAY Article - a short history of the Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley Railway with map and plan of Burry Port. See also l/p 04/12
02/2012 Vol 26-02 SNOWDOWN COLLIERY Picture article in colour of the colliery in 1970, Avonside Engine Co. B5 class 0-6-0ST St. Dunstan (Wk No.2004 of 1927), and St. Thomas (Wk No.1971 of 1927).
02/2012 Vol 26-02 SIGNALLING SPOTLIGHT - LITTLE AND LARGE ON THE LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY Picture article in colour of the, Woodfidley Crossing, Eastleigh East, and Stoney Bridge.
02/2012 Vol 26-02 MAINTAINING RAILWAY CURVES Article on the maintenance of curves on the Southern Region in the late 1950s. See also l/p 06/12
03/2012 Vol 26-03 A RARE SPECIES - THE BRITISH AND IRISH ROD-DRIVE ELECTRICTS Article on these machines including the Hellingly Hospital 0-B-0 steeple-cab. See also l/p 05/12
03/2012 Vol 26-03 BLUE IS NOT A GOOD COLOUR FOR LOCOMOTIVES Article on the choice of livery colours including the set of four suggestions in the Railway Magazine for January 1936 based on N15X 2327 Trevithick. See also l/p 05/12
03/2012 Vol 26-03 LOOKS AREN'T EVERYTHING Picture article in colour of SR Q1 0-6-0, 33027 at Guildford shed 1964, and 33035 at Ash Junction 1964.
04/2012 Vol 26-04 AN APPRECIATON OF FIRELESS LOCOMOTIVES Article on these locomotives including Lloyd's Kemsley paper mills narrow gauge Bagnall 2-4-0 Unique (2216 of 1923). See also l/p 05/12
04/2012 Vol 26-04 ON THE DYMCHURCH LINE Picture article in colour of a visit in 1969, Davey Paxman Ltd 4-6-2 No.3 Southern Maid at Hythe, 4-8-2 No.5 Hercules at New Romney, Yorkshire Engine Co. 4-6-2 No.9 Doctor Syn at New Romney shed, Southern Maid approaches New Romney on 'The Blue Train', No.1 Green Goddess on New Romney turntable. see also l/p 07/12
04/2012 Vol 26-04 THE ISLE of WIGHT E1 CLASS 0-6-0Ts Article on the E1 class as on the island and their duties.
05/2012 Vol 26-05 THE GARDEN ISLE Article on the SR holiday guides for the Isle of Wight.
05/2012 Vol 26-05 ROAD-RAIL GOODS TRAFFIC AND CONTAINERISATION 1928-29 Article on the Transport Acts of 1928 and its effect on railway services.
06/2012 Vol 26-06 METROPOLITAN ELECTRICS: NAMES AND NEMESIS Article on the Metropolitan Railway electric locomotives. See also l/p 08/12, l/p 09/12
06/2012 Vol 26-06 WEST COUNTRY' TRAVELLING Picture article in colour of West Country class 4-6-2s, 34102 Lapford, rbt 34004 Yeovil, rbt 34026 Yes Tor, rbt 34047 Callington, 34105 Swanage, rbt 34095 Brentor, rbt 34037 Clovelly, rbt 34022 Exmoor.
06/2012 Vol 26-06 THE SALISBURY & YEOVIL RAILWAY Article tracing the beginnings of the famous Southern route to the West.
06/2012 Vol 26-06 TRACK RECORD: A FINANCIAL HISTORY OF BRITISH RAILWAYS 1948-1954: THE STEAM RAILWAY Part 1 The Liabilities Article tracing the finacial problems facing BR.
06/2012 Vol 26-06 THE GEORGE BENNIE AIRSPEED RAILWAY Article tracing the futile attempts to get the system adopted. See also l/p 08/12
07/2012 Vol 26-07 PUBLICISING THE 'ACE' Article reviewing some of the publications on the ACE and the countryside through which it travelled.
07/2012 Vol 26-07 50 YEARS OF THE CLASS 73 ELECTRO-DIESELS Picture article in colour of 73 003 as E6003 repainted at Selhurst 1993, 73 006 in rail blue at Tonbridge 1993, 73 114 in Mainline blue at Tonbridge 1996, 73 004 The Bluebell Railway in bluebell blue at Selhurst depot 1987, 73 142 Broadlands in Inter-City passing Redhill 1990, 73 136 Kent Youth Music Network SouthEast near Tonbridge 1995, 73 119 Kentish Mercury Railfreight grey and 73 129 City of Winchester NSE at Three Bridges 1995, 73101 Brighton Evening Argus in Pullman livery in Lovers Walk depot 1991, 73 128 O. V. S. Bulleid C. B. E. Southern Railway 1937 - 1949 in English, Welsh & Scottish red and gold at Stewarts Lane depot 1996. See also l/p 09/12
07/2012 Vol 26-07 WYLAM - WILLIAM HEDLEY AND THE WYLAM WAGGONWAY Article on the one of the pioneers of steam rail traction.
08/2012 Vol 26-08 TRACK RECORD: A FINANCIAL HISTORY OF BRITISH RAILWAYS 1948-1954: THE STEAM RAILWAY Part 2 Financial Results Article tracing the finacial problems facing BR.
08/2012 Vol 26-08 ENGINE REVOLUTIONS Article looking at the size, weight and output of current diesel engines, and their cost and performance.
08/2012 Vol 26-08 BLANKETING TRACK FORMATION Article looking at a typical method of track formation stabilisation.
08/2012 Vol 26-08 SOME RAILWAY RECOLLECTIONS 1900-1914 Part 1 Article based on a lecture to the Cambridge University Railway Club on the 24th November 1949 by the late Mr R E Charlewood.
09/2012 Vol 26-09 FALLING BY THE WAYSIDE Article on the recovery of 76017 at Whitchurch DN&S 1954 by the Eastleigh's and Fratton's cranes followed by 76016 at Woodhay in 1957, then as if to round off the saga 76026 came off at Whitchurch in 1960 with Eastleigh's and Salisbury's cranes in attendance.
09/2012 Vol 26-09 British Railways and Steam Locomotives Article on the contentious issue of the modernisation motive power policy. See also l/p 11/12
09/2012 Vol 26-09 HAMPSHIRE STEAM Picture article in colour of rbt B-o-B 34056 Croydon near Basingstoke, LMR 2-10-0 No.600 Gordon and 0-6-0ST No.195 at Liss Forest Road Station, rbt WC 34021 Dartmoor crossing Battledown flyover, BR class 5 73169 at Andover Junction, LN 30850 Lord Nelson at Eastleigh, T9 30120 at Eastleigh shed, Q1 33018 at Andover Junction, BR class 9F 92203 at LMR Longmoor Downs station, BR class 4 76014 near Beaulieu Road, WC 347008 Padstow at Southampton Central.
09/2012 Vol 26-09 SURVEYING AND RAILWAYS Article on surveying methods and equipement.
09/2012 Vol 26-09 SIGN HERE Picture article in colour including a 'TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED' Ryde St. John's Road I-o-W, and LBSCR 'PUBLIC WARNING NOT TO TRESPASS' Newhaven Harbour branch.
10/2012 Vol 26-10 TRACK RECORD: A FINANCIAL HISTORY OF BRITISH RAILWAYS 1948-1954: THE STEAM RAILWAY Part 3 The Assets - Capital Improvments Article tracing the finacial problems facing BR.
10/2012 Vol 26-10 NEWHAVEN - The Railway Port Article on the branch and the harbour history to the sale to Transmanche Ferries. See also l/p 12/12
10/2012 Vol 26-10 WHERE TRAINS MEET PLANES' An outline of rail links to Britain's airports Article on the many links from Shoreham Airport 1935 to Southend Airport 2011.
11/2012 Vol 26-11 MEMORIES OF THE 'LORD NELSONS' Article presenting some views on a sometimes controversial Southern Railway class.
11/2012 Vol 26-11 HIGH SEASON ON THE ISLE of WIGHT Picture article in colour during a visit in the summer of 1964, W30 Shorwell near Smallbrook Junction, W18 Ningwood leaving the crossing loop at Wroxall, W20 Shanklin at Cowes, W32 Bonchurch leaves Ventnor, W16 Ventnor on a Medina Wharf coal train to Ryde, W30 Shorwell leaving Ashey for Cowes, and W22 Brading at Smallbrook Junction on its way to Ventnor.
11/2012 Vol 26-11 THE SUMMER OF '62 Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the final express passenger services over the Somerset & Dorset Railway Article of that last summer of 1962 workings.
11/2012 Vol 26-11 RAILS BENEATH THE SOLENT Article on the might have been if the tunnel from the mainland had come to fruition.
11/2012 Vol 26-11 AN INTRODUCTION TO STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TESTING The genesis of new testing methods Article on the beginnings of locomotive testing.
11/2012 Vol 26-11 SOME RAILWAY RECOLLECTIONS 1900-1914 Part 2 Article based on a lecture to the Cambridge University Railway Club on the 24th November 1949 by the late Mr R E Charlewood.
12/2012 Vol 26-12 HOW LONG AND HOW FAR? Article on some aspects of locomotive life expectancy, including mention of the 0-4-4T M7 class and its replacement 0-6-6-0T Leader class.
12/2012 Vol 26-12 SUFFIXES, PREFIXES, AMPERSANDS AND BRACKETS Article on the Metropolitan Railway's compound station names. See also l/p 01/13
12/2012 Vol 26-12 THE STEYNING LINE Article on this West Sussex by-way's history. See also l/p 02/13
12/2012 Vol 26-12 THE 'MICHELIN' DIESEL RAILCARS Article on this French tyre company's foray into light weight rail traction in this country.
12/2012 Vol 26-12 JUST ADD MORE CYLINDERS - SIMPLE Part 1 Article on the evolution of the British four-cylinder simple expansion locomotive.
01/2013 Vol 27-01 THE MILITANT FURIES AND THE RAILWAYS Article on how the railways were targeted during the campaign for women's suffrage. See also l/p 02/13
01/2013 Vol 27-01 BELOW STANDARD Picture article of less than standard gauge includes Ashover Light Railway 4-6-0T Hummy, and Lynton & Barnstaple station Blackmoor.
01/2013 Vol 27-01 NO HOME WAS COMPLETE WITHOUT A LOCAL RAILWAY TIMETABLE Article on the many local timetables.
02/2013 Vol 27-02 THE RAILWAY IN COURT: PASSENGERS' LUGGAGE Article on some legal cases relating to charging for and loss of personal baggage.
02/2013 Vol 27-02 DEAR TIMOTHY...' FRAGMENTS FROM THE HACKWORTH FAMILY ARCHIVE Article on the early trials and tribulations of the early pioneers of steam traction.
02/2013 Vol 27-02 ENGLAND'S EDISON' MAGNUS VOLK AND HIS ELECTRIC RAILWAYS Article on the pioneer of electric traction and the renowned Volk's Electric Railway, Brighton. See also l/p 04/13
02/2013 Vol 27-02 JUST ADD MORE CYLINDERS - SIMPLE Part 2 Article on the evolution of the British four-cylinder simple expansion locomotive. See also l/p 03/13, 04/13, 05/13, 06/13
02/2013 Vol 27-02 Forty Days - Readers Forum Letter on the Cliffe-on-Hoo Kent to Uddington in Lanarkshire cement working by BRCW class 33 'Cromptons'.
03/2013 Vol 27-03 TO PORTSMOUTH BY CLASS 50 Picture article in colour of class 50s taken in 1989, 50 027 Lion at Portcreek Junction, and return crossing of Portcreek, 50 048 Dauntless leaving Buriton Tunnel bound for Petersfield, 50 018 Resolution on a down service from Buriton Summit, and finally 50 029 leaving Guildford with a up train. See also l/p 05/13
03/2013 Vol 27-03 RAILWAY PARTICIPATION IN THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SHOWS Article on the involvement by the railway companies in this prestigious show which for over 100 years saw not only the exhibits but the visitors transported by rail. See also l/p 05/13, 08/13
03/2013 Vol 27-03 THE BRITISH STEEPLE CABS Article on the on the various designs from the EE battery locomotive, through to Mertropolitan main line Westinghouse locomotives. See also l/p 05/13
03/2013 Vol 27-03 SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST Picture article on the former LSWR in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset. N class 2-6-0 853 at Barnstaple Junction c 1927, M7 class 0-4-4T 30107 at Poole in 1961, B-o-B class 4-6-2 34065 Hurricane at Axminster in 1960, 2-4-0 WT 30586 at Wadebridge 1960, O2 class 0-4-4T 30225 at Callington 1961, T9 class 4-4-0 30313 at Padstow 1960, 415 class 4-4-2T 30583 at Axminster 1961
03/2013 Vol 27-03 SOME RAILWAY RECOLLECTIONS 1900-1914 Part 3 - Principle features of railway travel 1900-1914 Article based on a lecture to the Cambridge University Railway Club on the 24th November 1949 by the late Mr R E Charlewood.
03/2013 Vol 27-03 A RETURN TICKET TO THE PRE-GROUPING ERA Article on a journey from Portsmouth to Shanklin just two months before the end of steam traction on the Isle of Wight.
03/2013 Vol 27-03 STATIONARY LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 1 Article on the methods and equipement used and the test stations built.
03/2013 Vol 27-03 ACTON TWILIGHT OF A MARSHALLING YARD Part 1 Article on the west London yard and its connections both south, east and north in the late 1970s. See also l/p 05/13
04/2013 Vol 27-04 SUBURBAN SOUTH LONDON Article on the South London railway of the 1940s and 50s with its mix of old and new both steam and electric.
04/2013 Vol 27-04 A 'GREYHOUND' IN THE SLIPS Article on the LSWR T9 No.120 recalling the period between withdrawal from service and retirement to the National Collection.
04/2013 Vol 27-04 THE NECROPOLIS TRAIN Article on the London Nacropolis & National Mausoleum Company train and their cemetery at Brookwood. See also l/p 06/13
04/2013 Vol 27-04 THE REPATRIATION OF THE MIDDLE EAST 8Fs Article on the WD 2-8-0 locomotives in Egypt which Ron Jarvis inspected in 1947 and the subsequent history of disposal. See also l/p 06/13
04/2013 Vol 27-04 STEAMING THROUGH KENT Picture article in colour of, Schools class 4-4-0 31916 Whitgift ascending Sole Street bank 1958, D1 clss 4-4-0 31505 leaving Bromley South 1957, L class 4-4-0 31764 and 31766 at Tonbridge 1954, N class 2-6-0 31411 at Shortlands Junction 1957, H class 0-4-4T 31517 leaving Tonbridge 1959, MN 4-6-0 32001 Channel Packet near Shortlands Junction 1958, H class 0-4-4T 31308 at Westerham 1958, and King Arthur 4-6-0 30795 Sir Dinadan near Shortlands Junction 1958.
05/2013 Vol 27-05 WHEN PUSH CAME TO SHOVE Article on some effects of the Great War on the railways of Britain.
05/2013 Vol 27-05 ACTON TWILIGHT OF A MARSHALLING YARD Part 2 Article on the west London yard and its connections both south, east and north in the late 1970s.
05/2013 Vol 27-05 I REMEMBER ADLESTROP' Article on Ernest Marples and the eclipse of Britain's rural railways. See also l/p 07/13
06/2013 Vol 27-06 TEN COUPLED OVER THE MENDIPS Article on the use of class 9F over the Someset & Dorset between 1960 and 1963. see also l/p 09/13
06/2013 Vol 27-06 ANGLO-SCOTTISH EAST COAST EXPRESS FREIGHTS Article on the various services from the 1960s including the Uddingstone-Cliffe cement block train.
06/2013 Vol 27-06 FIRELESS AT THE PAPER MILL Picture article in colour of the Empire paper mill at Greenhithe last fireless locomotives, Orenstein amp; Koppel 0-4-0 No.2299 of 1909 Works No.1, Barclay's 0-4-0 No.1567 of 1917 Works No.2, and diesel locomotive rebuilt from Barclay's 0-4-0ST No.2167 of 1946 and converted by previous owner in 1963 Works No.3.
06/2013 Vol 27-06 FIFTY YEARS ON - A REFLECTION ON THE 'BEECHING REPORT' Article looking at the need for the report. What was achieved and what was not.
06/2013 Vol 27-06 BLUNDERS AT THE BUFFERS Article looking at the two collisions at terminal stations in the early years of the District Railway's electrification.
06/2013 Vol 27-06 THE RAILWAY IN COURT: TICKETS, PLEASE Article looking at court actions over ticket issues and conditions of use.
06/2013 Vol 27-06 THE LAST OF THE HASTINGS UNITS Picture article in colour of the DEMUs, photographed in 1986 working the Charing Cross 22 or Cannon Street to Hasting via Rye 33 services, set 1032 climbing from Tonbridge as it sets off to Tunbridge Wells, set 1032 at Sevenoaks, and sets 1002 and 1032 on last train from Charing Cross at Hastings 11/15/1986 on completion of electrification of the line.
06/2013 Vol 27-06 THE CHANGING CRAFT OF THE PERMANENT WAY MAN Part 1 Article on beginning of the craft and its early days. See also l/p 09/13
07/2013 Vol 27-07 YESTERDAY AT YEOVIL Picture article in colour of Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction in the 1980s. Class 101 Metro-Cammell DMU C820 at Yeovil Pen Mill 1988, class 50 English Electric 50 006 Neptune at Yeovil Junction 1982 in BR blue, class 50 English Electric 50 029 Tiger at Yeovil Junction 1988 in NSE, class 50 English Electric 50 035 Ark Royal at Yeovil Junction 1987 in NSE, class 37 37 139 at Yeovil Pen Mill 1988 in BR blue, HST 125s in original and new livery at Yeovil Pen Mill 1986, class 117 Pressed Steel DMU L415 at Yeovil Pen Mill 1990 in NSE. See also l/p 08/13
07/2013 Vol 27-07 THE VIBRATION COMMITTEE The case of the Bayswater Tremors Article on the problems with the CLR steeple cab locomotives and the bridge rails with their fixings causing vibration. See also l/p 08/13
07/2013 Vol 27-07 ...AND DOWN INTO A DITCH Article on the Shawford derailment of 20th July 1952.
07/2013 Vol 27-07 STATIONARY LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 2 Swindon and Rugby Testing Stations Article on the methods and equipement used and the test stations built.
07/2013 Vol 27-07 THE CHANGING CRAFT OF THE PERMANENT WAY MAN Part 2 Article continuing on to the present day.
08/2013 Vol 27-08 THE BODMIN BRANCH Article on the LSWR and GWR branches to this town.
08/2013 Vol 27-08 CHANGING TIMES ON THE CHESHAM BRANCH Article on the Metropolitan branch to this town. See also l/p 10/13
08/2013 Vol 27-08 BALTIC MYSTERIES Article on the ill-starred Tlibury 4-6-4 tanks including reference to the trials of N.2107 on the SECR. See also l/p 10/13
08/2013 Vol 27-08 THE JUICE' COMES SOUTH Article on the Mid-Sussex electrification of 1938.
09/2013 Vol 27-09 SOUTHERN SHED VISITS Picture article in colour of, Brighton 1958 on shed Terrier 0-6-0T No.82 Boxhill, class T3 4-4-0 No.563, a number of LSWR 0-4-4Ts with BR class 4 2-6-4Ts, DE shunter No.15219, E4 0-6-2T No.32515 plus others, C2X 0-6-0 and Atlantic No.32424 Beachy Head amongst the others. Three Bridges shed 1962 and class H 0-4-4T No.31005. Ashford shed 1967 class USA 0-6-0T No.DS238 Wainwright. Brighton shed 1965 class N 2-6-0 No.31866. Eastbourne shed 1962 class K 2-6-0 No.32338. Fratton roundhouse 1966 BR class 4 2-6-0 No.76067. Ashford shed 1962 Schools class 4-4-0 No.30926 Repton.
09/2013 Vol 27-09 BEYOND BEECHING Article looking at what preceded the 'Beeching era' and matters arising from it all.
10/2013 Vol 27-10 THE BRIGHTON HEADS EAST Article looking at the coastal route between Brighton and Hastings. See also l/p 11/13
10/2013 Vol 27-10 FROM THE PLATFORM END AT PADDINGTON Picture article in colour includes 'Metadyne' stock of the Hammersmith & City line 1959.
10/2013 Vol 27-10 STEAM IN THE NORTH EAST Picture article in colour includes MN class No.35026 Lamport & Holt Line at Newcastle Central on the 'Elizabethan' 1966.
10/2013 Vol 27-10 STATIONARY LOCOMOTIVE TESTING Part 3 Testing methods Article on the methods and equipement used and the test stations built. See also l/p 12/13, 04/14
10/2013 Vol 27-10 DOVER MARINE STATION Britain's gateway to the Continent Picture article in colour from near the end of use (1994) of the interior.
10/2013 Vol 27-10 THE LONDON RAILWAY HORSE Article on the large numbers of horses used by the various railway companies.
11/2013 Vol 27-11 THE 1904 AYLESBURY DISASTER Article on the effect this had on the railway companies beyond the accident itself. See also l/p 12/13
11/2013 Vol 27-11 IN KENT AGAIN Picture article in colour includes, SECR E1 4-4-0 No.31507 at Shortlands Junction 1959, WC 4-6-2 No.34101 Hartland at Ravensbourne station 1958, N class2-6-0 No.31865 at Tonbridge 1957, SECR D1 4-4-0 No.31743 and BoB 4-6-2 No.34073 249 Squadron on the 'Night Ferry' near Shortlands Junction 1957, and SECR H class 0-4-4T No.31530 leaving Allhallows -on-Sea 1961.
11/2013 Vol 27-11 BRIGHTON LINE MOMENTS Picture article includes, Victoria Station frontage as rebuilt in 1908, class A1 0-6-0T No.655 Stepney post 1901, 2-2-2 No.341 Parkhurst at Portsmouth Harbour 1901, class E5 0-6-2T No.591 Tillington at Brighton with leading coupling rod removed 1908, 'Terrier' as 2-4-0T No.81 on a motor train at Kemp Town 1905, Dick Kerr 4w petrol railcar No.4 at Kemp Town 1906, class I1 4-4-2T No.1 at East Croydon 1908, class D3 0-4-4T No.2386 at Lewes 1935, class B4X 4-4-0 No.50 at Clapham Junction 1930.
11/2013 Vol 27-11 GOING SOUTH WITH THE 'CROMPTONS' Picture article in colour includes, No.33 106 at Weymouth Quay with Channel Islands boat train 1982, No.33 118 near Yeoford station with up Meldon Quarry ballast train of 'Grampus' wagons, No.33 101 pushing the Waterloo train out of Weymouth station 1982, No.33 106 arriving at Wareham with a 4-TC set for Weymouth 1985, No.33 101 approaching Castle Cary on the Weymouth-Cardiff Central service 1984, No.33 101 crossing Wallington Viaduct from Horsham to Fairwater CE sidings Taunton 1991.
11/2013 Vol 27-11 THE 'SQUARE DEAL' CAMPAIGN Article on the railways' futile pre-war campaign to obtain overdue reform of Government-controlled freight charging arrangments and faier competion with road transport.
11/2013 Vol 27-11 JUST ADD MORE CYLINDERS - SIMPLE Part 3 Article on the evolution of the British four-cylinder simple expansion locomotive. Power and prestige: the British four-cylinder simple locomotive during the grouping years.
12/2013 Vol 27-12 ONE OF EACH Picture article in colour includes, Guildford and the Margate-Birkenhead train in 1938 with locomotive class U 2-6-0 No.1611 and Maunsell brake third 2759.
12/2013 Vol 27-12 RESTAURANT CARS AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT Article outlining dining and buffet arrangements over time. See also l/p 03/14
12/2013 Vol 27-12 REMEMBERING REMEMBRANCE Article on the class L 4-6-4T locomotives of the LB&SCR.
12/2013 Vol 27-12 DEAR EDITOR Article trawls through some of the grievances against railways aired in the letters columns of the Victorian press.
12/2013 Vol 27-12 THE HANDS THAT ROCKED THE CRADLE Article on Women on the UK railways during the Great War.
12/2013 Vol 27-12 THE RISE AND FALL OF RAILWAY SPINE Article on the Staplehurst disaster of 1865 including the Charles Dickens account and the resultant medical suffering.
01/2014 Vol 28-01 OPEN HOUSE AT LONGMOOR Picture article in colour includes, WD 2-10-0 No.600 Gordon leaving Longmoor 1968, WD 2-10-0 No.600 Gordon passing Liss Forest 1969, diesel 0-8-0 No.610 General Lord Robertson up from Liss Forest 1969, 'Austerity' 0-6-0-ST No.169 Errol Lonsdale at Longmoor shed 1968, ex BR 9F 2-10-0 No.92203 Black Prince 1968, WD 2-10-0 No.600 Gordon at Liss Forest 1969.
01/2014 Vol 28-01 BARNUM & BAILEY'S CIRCUS TRAIN Part 1 Article on the billed Greatest Show on Earth, the beginnings.
02/2014 Vol 28-02 ALL ABOARD THE 'BRIGHTON BELLE' Picture article in colour includes, 5-BEL unit 3053 leading approaches Clapham Junction from Victoria in original livery 1964, Brighton-Victoria passes Redhill in original livery 1968, unit 3053 leading approaches Clayton Tunnel in original livery 1962, unit 3053 leading passes East Croydon on Victoria-Brighton in corporate identity blue/grey 1971, Brighton-Victoria approaching East Croydon in corporate identity blue/grey 1971.
02/2014 Vol 28-02 BARNUM & BAILEY'S CIRCUS TRAIN Part 2 Article on the billed Greatest Show on Earth, enter Buffalo Bill.
02/2014 Vol 28-02 THE INFRASTRUCTURAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE DEMISE OF STEAM Article on the physical changes to the railways resulting from motive power modernisation.
03/2014 Vol 28-03 THE LONDON & SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY AND SOUTHAMPTON Article on the effects on the area of the LSWR influence.
03/2014 Vol 28-03 PRIVATE OWNER WAGONS Article on the way the coal and mineral PO wagons were used in the two wars and the Governments less than equal treatment of the railway companies vis-à-vis the PO wagon owners (who suffered much less) and the Government (who made on the deal). See also l/p 04/14, 06/14
03/2014 Vol 28-03 GOODBYE TO 55' Article, a farewell tribute to London Trasnport's Headquaters on the sale of this iconic building.
04/2014 Vol 28-04 SCOTTER OF THE SOUTH WESTERN Part 1 Article looks at the life and times of a man who very nearly changed the course of railway history.
04/2014 Vol 28-04 FEEING RAILWAY SERVANTS Article looks at the railways and the matter of tips, offering and soliciting.
04/2014 Vol 28-04 HIDDEN IN THE BODY ... Article looks at a S Reg Western District 1959 working timetable and delves into the footnotes in search of some interesting snippets.
04/2014 Vol 28-04 IN PLACE OF STEAM Article looks at the development of alternatives such as electric and diesel including for the S Reg. see also l/p 05/14, 06/14
05/2014 Vol 28-05 IMPROVING RAIL SERVICES IN 1925 Article looks at the recovery from the Great War of rail services including through services to the Southern. See also l/p 07/14
05/2014 Vol 28-05 BEFORE THE ULTIMATUM Railway readiness in Britain in 1914 Article , the UK entered World War 1 on the 4th of August 1914, but for Britain's railway companies it began even earlier.
05/2014 Vol 28-05 MEN AT WORK Picture article in colour includes, Cuxton station on the Strood - Maidstone line signals lamps being replaced in 1990.
05/2014 Vol 28-05 LEAD ON The whys and some of the wherefores of Locomotive valve gears Part 1 Article on the sometimes mystifying subject of valve gears. See also http://www.billp.org/Dockstader/ValveGear.html, l/p 07/14
05/2014 Vol 28-05 SCOTTER OF THE SOUTH WESTERN Part 2 Article looks at the life and times of a man who very nearly changed the course of railway history. See also l/p 06/14
05/2014 Vol 28-05 TWO OF A KIND Article looks at two of London Transport trmini, the elegant concrete Cockfosters and Uxbridge stations.
06/2014 Vol 28-06 ANYONE FOR EASTCHEAP? Article looks at the many stations on London's Metropolitan District Railway which have undergone name changes. See also l/p 08/14
06/2014 Vol 28-06 WATERLOO Picture article includes, Schools class 4-4-0 No.927 Clifton on a Portsmouth train mid-1930s, King Arthur class N15 4-6-0 No.777 Sir Lamiel, Lord Nelson class 4-6-0 No.856 Lord St. Vincent on a Bournemouth train, BoB class 4-6-2 No.34049 Anti-Aircraft Command, LMS Royal Scot class 4-6-0 No.46154 The Hussar on a Locomotive Exchange duty with the Atlantic Coast Express 1948, LSWR class H15 4-6-2T No.30520 on empty stock duty leaving Platform 13, rbt BoB class 4-6-2 No.34077 603 Squadron on Bournemouth train 1966.
06/2014 Vol 28-06 SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY SIGNALS ON THE REDHILL TO TONBRIDGE LINE Picture article in colour of a lower quadrant distance signal at Crowhurst Siding in 1961, and up home signal protecting Williams' siding in 1963.
07/2014 Vol 28-07 LEAD ON The whys and some of the wherefores of Locomotive valve gears Part 2 Article on the sometimes mystifying subject of valve gears. On variations on a theme and the poppet revolution
07/2014 Vol 28-07 READY TO GO Picture article in colour includes picture of MN class 4-6-2 No.35025 Brocklebank Line between M7 0-4-4T No.30132 and 4-COR unit 3144 at Waterloo 1956.
07/2014 Vol 28-07 PASSING SEASONS ON THE SOMERSET & DORSET Picture article in colour includes, BR class 4 4-6-0 No.75073 arriving at Radstock 1965, BR class 4 2-6-4T No.80096 leaving Evercreech Junction 1965, LMS class 2 2-6-2T No.41206 at Evercreech Junction 1965, BR class 5 4-6-0 No.73164 at Broadstone 1963, and LMS class 2 2-6-2T No.41243 at Bath Green Park 1961.
07/2014 Vol 28-07 THE SOUTH EASTERN & CHATHAM RAILWAY C CLASS Picture article in colour includes, No.31682 on goods train at Gravesend West 1959, No.31256 at Horsmonden station on passenger train 1961, No.31682 shunting at Farmingham Road 1959, No.31584 at Stewarts Lane shed 1959, and No.31481 leaving Shepherdswell with goods train for Dover 1959.
07/2014 Vol 28-07 SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME Great War Western Front Ambulance Trains: Image and Reality Article on the quick provision of ambulance trains at the start of the war.
07/2014 Vol 28-07 THE RAILWAY INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC HEALTH Part 1 Article on the provision of Public Health and safety and its application to railways. See also l/p 08/14 and part 2 re Victoria station eastern side departure board
08/2014 Vol 28-08 Lost Chords and Earthworks The Unloved Railways Part 1 Article on the unfinished railways around the country includind the Ouse Valley Railway in Eat Sussex.
08/2014 Vol 28-08 BRITISH RAILWAYS SOUTHERN REGION MAGAZINE Article on the short lived Southern Region version of the Southern Railway Magazine.
08/2014 Vol 28-08 GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROAD STREET' The ruin and renaissance of the North London lines and the birth of the Overground Part 1 Article on this cross London line which has served London well regardless of the vicissitudes it has faced.
08/2014 Vol 28-08 THE RAILWAY IN COURT: FIRE HAZARD Article on this ever present problem with the use of steam, inluding a incident at Swanley station Kent.
09/2014 Vol 28-09 GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROAD STREET' The ruin and renaissance of the North London lines and the birth of the Overground Part 2 Article on this cross London line which has served London well regardless of the vicissitudes it has faced.
09/2014 Vol 28-09 SURREY DAYS Summer Saturdays in the 1950s and 1960s Article on the busy cross country route between Reading and Tonbridge including the Birkenhead - Margate together with S Region's own summer workings.
09/2014 Vol 28-09 DOING HER BIT FOR THE COUNTRY' - Women Railway Workers in World War 1 Article on the many prejudices which they had to overcome and the various duties they carried out.
09/2014 Vol 28-09 THE RAILWAY INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC HEALTH Part 2 Article on the provision of Public Health and safety and its application to railways.



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