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NARROW GAUGE WORLD WORLD WORLD
The magazine giving worldwide coverage – yesterday and today
No.64 July/August 2009
5 First Lines
6 Manx Celebration David Lloyd-Jones previews his new book on trains and trams in the Isle of Man.
12 Dreamworld and its Baldwin An Australian theme park with a locomotive that conceals a famous pedigree below the waist.
15 Gala Event for Baldwin 778 The first locomotive of its type to run in North Wales since 1936.
16 Indian Blues The Nilgiri line in southern India receives little attention – despite its impressive rack tanks.
19 The Britomart Mystery What’s in a name?
20 Two Lines in Danger The Ybbstalbahn and Mariazellerbahn in Austria both face a precarious future.
22 Quarry Hunslets in the News
23 Shrinking Engines at Woody Bay! A mass breakout onto the tracks of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.
24 Narrow Gauge Character Michael Chapman muses on contrasting experiences in North Wales.
26 Riding the Portuguese Narrow Gauge We begin a two-part feature by looking at the Douro Valley lines – two of which have just had their services suspended.
34 New and Views Home Happenings • World Scene • Books and DVDs
40 A new era for 009?
41 Porthmadog Model Railway Exhibition
42 Is it ready yet?
44 Bryn Goch
47 Trade Topics
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