Steam World #49 1991 July British Steam West Wales Britannias Leicester

Steam World #49 1991 July British Steam West Wales Britannias Leicester

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Steam World #49 1991 July British Steam West Wales Britannias Leicester
Steam World The leading railway monthly for followers of steam
Steam World 1991 July 55 Pages
A  An aristocrat of steam:
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of Robert Riddles' 'Britannia' class 'Pacifics.' Allan C. Baker draws on his experience of the class, including a West Coast Main Line trip with No. 70044 Earl HaigWITH COLOUR
15How accurate are official  records?:
Researcher Mike Thompson recalls lineside days at Tutbury, near Burton-on-Trent, watching ex-works engines - and poses some puzzling questions about discrepancies in their record cards  WITH COLOUR
20 Book Reviews: A look at new books - and the results of the recent OPC/Steam World 'S&D' competition.
22 An invasion of 'foreigners' in Hampshire: Hampshire played host to a large number of visiting engines from other regions in the 1960s. Nigel Kendall examines the diversityWITH COLOUR
28 Personal favourites-Gresley's 'A3s': 28 Keith R. Pirt pays tribute to this elegant 'Pacific' designCOLOUR FEATURE
30 Platform:  A further selection from the editor's postbag.
35  The rural charm of West Wales: -Jr Gerald T. Robinson dips into his notebooks and negative collection to recall photographic trips to Neyland, Whitland and Cardigan in 1962 and 1963.
40 An Southampton Docks: New colour contributor Stephen Townroe remembers steam on Southampton Docks from 1948 to 1964COLOUR FEATURE
42  Named expresses of the 4 West Riding: Dr Alan Earnshaw outlines the history of named trains from London to Leeds & Bradford.
48 Halcyon Days at Leicester: Eric Woods recalls late running at London
Road, prompt running at Central and the locomotive exchanges of 1948WITH COLOUR

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