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Passenger Operations at Paddington Station - Part 7
The seventh and final part of the Paddington traffic story, which takes us up to the early years of diesel development and the final stage of main line steam.
GWR Horse Traffic and Horseboxes - Part 5 - Modern Horseboxes
John Lewis considers the final design of vehicle, illustrated on the N16 diagram. These 1936-7 boxes lasted mainly into the 1960s, by which time road transport had all but taken over the business, although they were given a new lease of life in the late 1950s transporting calves.
A Honeybourne Visit
Colin Metcalfe's trio of prints show traffic in and around the station during the early 1950s, extending the insight provided by those in the main article.
'Bulldogs' at Work Part 2
A look at the final 20 years or so of the 'Bulldogs', the beginning of which saw them downgraded to a few semi-fast services, with the bulk of work on local passenger, parcels, assisting duties, and occasionally, freight.