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GWR 'Clifton Down' Auto Trailers
Issue 4 (1984)
Of the compartment coaches converted by the GWR for use as auto coaches, the best known are the so-called 'Clifton Down' sets, named after one of the initial services. These comprised two coach sets, one of which was converted from a brake third coach and fitted with a driver's compartment
GWR Coach Lighting
Issue 13 (1986)
GWR Coach lighting - Part Two
Issue 16 (1987)
GWR Timber Framed Goods Brake Vans
Issue 17 (1987)
More Light on the 'City of Truro'
Issue 1 (1983)
On Tuesday 10th May 1904 two Plymouth newspapers reported that on the previous day a GWR special train travelling from Millbay Dock to Paddington had reached a top speed of 102.3mph descending the bank from Whitehall summit down towards Wellington in Somerset.
The author describes his attempts to discover the most likely composition of the train as well as the probability that 102.3mph was in fact reached.