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PREVIEW: October 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 October edition of Steam Days includes:

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G&SWR routes serving Greenock, Paisley and Renfrew

From Glasgow (St Enoch) station we take in the Greenock Princes Pier line, the route through Corkerhill, the Glasgow & Paisley Joint line (G&SWR and Caledonian) and the Paisley & Renfrew Railway.

Travels with the Ivatt tanks

A total of 130 of the Ivatt 2-6-2Ts were built between 1946 and 1952, and here Keith Widdowson summarises his journeys with them in BR service.

The Border Railway: An operating review

While offering an overview of goods operations on the Newcastle & Carlisle line in the early 1950s, Swedebasher’ covers long-distance and branch passenger traffic before the advent of dieselisation.

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