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MRJ Issue 92
  • Goods Operations at Banbury - Part 1

    John Copsey


    Despite modest beginnings, Banbury became a pivotal centre in goods marshalling. It was also the third most important location - behind Acton and Bordesley - in the exchange of wagons with other companies. This article considers the goods traffic from the early years into the 1930s.

    Tags: engine crews, goods yards, marshalling yards, railway operation

  • The Gas Turbine Era - Memories Revived (Part One)

    Peter Kerslake


    Peter Kerslake takes a look at the two gas turbine locomotives that appeared on Western Region metals early in the BR era - neither of which could be called an unqualified success - but they did provide a step forward into the new age.

    Tags: gas turbine, locomotives

  • '30XX' ('ROD') Class 2-8-0s in Traffic - Part 3

    John Copsey


    Continuation of the description of 30xx (ROD) class 2-8-0 locomotives in traffic

    Tags: 30xx, locomotives, railway operation, ROD

  • Birmingham Loco - Part Four

    Dick Potts


    Continuation of the study of the Great Western's Sheds at Bordesley and Tyseley. Part Four - Tyseley Locomotive Sheds The Work 1908-47

    Tags: carriage depot, engine depot