February 2023


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 February edition of Steam Days includes:

Connah’s Quay & Shotton to Chester (Northgate) and Seacombe: Station by station

Richard Clarke concludes his Deeside travelogue with the Great Central line into Chester and the former North Wales & Liverpool Railway through to Bidston, and then over Wirral Railway metals to the banks of the Mersey.

West of England Rail Rover 1960: From Launceston to the English Riviera

The June 1960 notes of Leslie R Freeman include travel on the ex-GWR branch line from Launceston, entering Plymouth from the east before taking in the Kingsbridge, Kingswear and Brixham branches.

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Pullman carriages of the Caledonian Railway and LMS

Employed from 1914 to 1934 as Pullman cars and then purchased outright by the LMS as part of its catering fleet, John Macnab offers an overview of these vehicles through to their final use in 1961.

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