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Edited by Paul Karau
Billinton C2X class 0-6-0 No. 2528 on the Crumbles Branch 1948
Billinton C2X class 0-6-0 No. 2528 propelling the midday Crumbles freight through the allotments on 3rd October 1948
This loco was built by the Vulcan Foundry in 1900 and rebuilt in 1911, the whole class being known as 'Vulcans'
Leamington Spa Avenue Station
A pictorial record of Leamington Spa Avenue station together with a 1954 reminiscence given by Peter Chater who became a class 5 clerk at Leamington Spa Avenue station in 1854 when he was twenty-eight years old
Researching GWR Camp Coaches of the 1930s
Mike Fenton presents additional material that has come to light since publication of his book 'Camp Coach Holidays on the GWR' together with an account of how he undertook research for the book
The Crumbles Branch - A Little-known LBSCR Line
In the middle 19th century sand and shingle were much used for building material and ballasting, and an almost limitless supply of this material existed on the Crumbles, an expanse of beach between Eastbourne and Pevensey. This article describes the origins, development, operation and ultimate demolition of the line in 1970
Photograph with brief description of the Metropolitan Railway station at Edgware Road c. 1925
Sturton G. C.
Photographs of Sturton station on the Great Central Railway between Retford and Gainsborough taken some time in the late 1940s
Photograph of Ivatt 2MT 2-6-2T No. 41249 taking water at Radstock West on 18th April 1959