November 2022


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.

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The brand-new November edition of Steam Days includes:

The ‘G5’ class tank engines and the rebirth of an ideal heritage locomotive

None of Wilson Worsdell’s NER ‘O’ (LNER/BR ‘G5’) class 0-4-4Ts reached preservation, but Paul Symonds, Leigh and Tim Taylor of the Class G5 Locomotive Co Ltd offer a past, present and future story as a new-build brings a revival.

West of England Rail Rover 1960 – Meandering via Callington to Launceston (SR)

We consult the diary of Leslie R Freeman for the Southern Region content of Day 5 of a week in the West Country and an outing from Plymouth calling at Callington, Okehampton and Holsworthy, before reaching Launceston.

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Birmingham (New Street) to Lichfield: Station by station

Stanley C Jenkins describes the steam era infrastructure of what is now the northern section of Birmingham’s electrified Cross-City line, the former L&NWR route through Aston, Erdington and Sutton Coldfield.

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