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Going into print. A two-parter coming up in the next two editions of 'Traction' magazine.

anroar53

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The Layout will be featuring in Traction magazine, as a two-parter, in the September/October issue, and the November/December Issue.

 

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To the south of Harrow. A Derby Lightweight DMU approaches with the shuttle from Stanmore Village. The Tring to Kings Cross cement working heads south. Eagle eyed observers will note a Gresley Buffet Car in the southbound Express. Fortunately I had kept good records of the periods, and at least one example turned up on a Special which came out of Euston and did a trip over the Settle & Carlisle and back.

 

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Approaching Watford. The Dagenham to Halewood is overtaken by an Express as they head north.

 

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The North Wembley to Widnes BOC Tankers head through Watford on the Down Slow Line with a 47 in charge.

 

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Passing the Sports Ground at Headstone Lane. A Toton to Willesden loaded Coal working has a 45 heading it. It will have travelled over the now closed Market Harborough to Northampton route.

 

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Watford Junction, passing trains. A three car DMU sits in platform 11 waiting to work the next service to St. Albans Abbey.

 

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Looking south through Harrow alongside the Goods Yard. The southbound Manchester Pullman overtakes a loaded Hopper working as a northbound Freight is about to pass between them.

 

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Looking over the St. Albans Road bridge north of Watford Junction. The entrance to the Depot. 1A14 catches a 'double yellow' on the Up Fast Line as it gains on 1A13 in front of it.

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You have an amazing knack for being in the right place at the right time to get trains passing!! :) Fantastic layout, and well done on getting it into Traction.

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