PREVIEW: May issue of Steam Days magazine


Steam nostalgia and railway history at its best, Steam Days is the monthly magazine dedicated to all steam railway enthusiasts.

Steam Days covers the six regions of British railways in each edition; Western, Southern, London, Midland, Eastern, and Scottish, with the occasional article on Irish railways and the industrial scene.

Packed with fully illustrated articles, Steam Days also covers the history of the railways of Great Britain from the early days of the 1800s through to the end of steam on British Railways in August 1968. The brand new May edition of Steam Days includes:

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‘Brief Encounter’ at Achnasheen

Eric Stuart shines a spotlight on a long-standing restaurant car exchange at an isolated station on the Kyle of Lochalsh route, a very busy 15 minutes.

Retford – an East Coast main line crossroads

Famed for its flat crossing where the Sheffield-Lincoln route crossed the East Coast main line at right angles until 1965, we look at the interaction and we look at the interaction and variety of these two routes in the last years of steam.

Life and times of ’N15’ Sir Lamorak

The Urie and Maunsell ‘King Arthur’ class 4-6-0s were a mainstay of Southern passenger services for over three decades. Andrew Wilson uncovers the working life of one of the last at work.

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