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The magazine giving worldwide coverage – yesterday and today
No.43 January/February 2006
C O N T E N T S
6‘Monsoon Tours!’ Ronald Nelson Redman looks back on a half-century of visits to the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway, many of which were not blessed with good weather.
10Narrow Gauge in Estonia
11Steam and Slivovice James Waite discovers working narrow gauge steam in Bosnia – helped by the country’s national drink of potent strength!
15The Locomotive Builders The history of the ultra-conservative firm of Peckett & Sons Ltd is related by Andrew Neale.
20Narrow Gauge in the North German Islands The final part of this detailed survey by W J K Davies looks at the isle of Rüügen.
26Steam Glow at Stonehenge Cliff Thomas tells the story of a very special annual event at Leighton Buzzard, while offering some thoughts on how you can keep taking pictures after darkness falls.
30Full Sail on the Ffestiniog
31The Other Hill Station Peter Jordan visits Matheran and extols the virtues of an Indian narrow gauge railway that tends to be overshadowed by its more northern brethren.
34News and Views Home Happenings • World Scene
COVER:Maitlandand G. H. Woodon centenary special at Santon, Isle of Man, July 2005.
NARROW GAUGE WORLD & NGmodelling is published six times per year. No.44 will be on sale 24 February 2006
39 Little Englands
40 The Dutton Bay Tramway
44 ExpoNG 2005
46 Cubic Challenge
48 Trade Topics
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