Preview: February 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 February edition of Steam Days includes:

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206: Barrhead and East Kilbride services

Established as Caledonian Railway routes, both collaboration with the G&SWR and much later the recasting of services in British Railways days add twists to this spotlight on the suburban steam duties of the Glasgow, Barrhead & Neilston Direct line and what began as the Busby Railway.

Tile Hill station – Sunday, 9 May 1954

On the London & Birmingham main line just 3½ miles west of Coventry, Chris Gordon Watford recalls time spent photographing main line trains at Tile Hill, including diverted West Coast titled expresses.

Freedom of the Forest

Andrew Britton fondly recalls carefree holidays with the family from Beaulieu Road station in the New Forest, observing the unique character of the Bournemouth main line between Lyndhurst Road and Woodfidley.

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