TRACTION 201 has just been published. Subscribers will probably have their copies by now and the shops will have them over the next few days - they were in my WH Smiths on Friday.
The contents of this issue are:
Rhyfeddodau Cymru – Welsh Wonders
Paul Lunn puts forward a suggestion for a combined home-based and exhibition layout
Paul Lunn looks at the detailing possibilities that signal boxes present
Heljan Class 55 in O Scale
Jeff Nicholls review this magnificent model
And for those with an interest in the prototype:
The ‘Westerns’: Should they have stayed?
Colin Boocock asks whether keeping the class in service could have saved BR buying 70 new locomotives.
Garry Morris tells us about his first week working as a second man on ‘Westerns’
Carlisle – ‘The Night Shift’ Part 1
Stephen Rabone finds himself fascinated by night operations at Carlisle in the 1970s.
37s, 47s and Semaphores at Inverness
Martin Axford spends time at Inverness in 1986
Going Loco to Llandudno.
Gary Stroud looks back at locomotive haulage on the Llandudno branch
Diesel Driver Experience Day
David King tells us about the day he won the chance to drive a class 37
1962 Review of the Year – Part 1
J Crosse looks back 50 years at progress on the BR Modernisation Plan
The PWM shunting locomotives
Andrew Turner decided to hunt down these departmental shunting locomotives before they were scrapped.
Edited by steverabone, 03 December 2011 - 22:59 .