Preview: January 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 January edition of Steam Days includes:

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Travelling from Walsall to Grantham: 1958-62

Living near Wolverhampton there was little opportunity to see ex-LNER locomotives, so Mike Page made a series of journeys to the East Coast main line and witnessed changes being made on the various routes travelled.

Hastings – Playground of the ‘Schools’

Chris Gordon Watford outlines what the newly formed British Railways inherited from the Southern Railway in the Hastings area, and provides his own photographs taken in the 1951-54 period.

The locomotives of Kittybrewster engine shed

Focussing on the LNER and BR (Scottish Region) years, Roger Griffiths and John Hooper review the evolving allocation of this former GNSR site, as well as providing ‘observations’ to highlight some visiting locomotives.

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