PREVIEW: August 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 June edition of Steam Days includes:

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Euston suburban semi-fast trains

Andrew James takes a look at the suburban trains running between London (Euston) and Watford Junction and the performances of the variety of steam motive power used on these trains over the years.

The locomotives of Carlisle London Road engine shed

The motive power of this North Eastern Railway shed is evaluated by Roger Griffiths and John Hooper across the grouping and through its lengthy demise under the LNER from 1925 to 1942 and thereafter.

The first broad gauge excursion trains to and from Oxford

Laurence Waters reveals the history of the first broad gauge excursions run by the Great Western Railway to and from the city of Oxford.

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