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COVER: Ffestiniog Railway Double Fairlie David Lloyd George leaves Porthmadog, 13 October 2005. JAMES WAITE
NARROW GAUGE WORLD WORLD WORLD
The magazine giving worldwide coverage – yesterday and today
No.62 March/April 2009
C O N T E N T S
5 First Lines
6 Restoring NG87 We begin our coverage of this year’s phased reopening of the complete Welsh Highland Railway with a study of what will be one of its key locomotives.
11 Spooner’s Boat Trials with a new sail on a remarkable example of mid-Victorian motive power.
13 Welsh Highland Garratts Drawings by Jeff Scherb.
14 Narrow Gauge in Transition Tony Travis visits the heart of Snowdonia in his continuing look back at the UK scene of some fifty ears ago.
19 Slate Sidelights Two new books.
20 Swiss Splendour The current scene under review on the Engelberg line and at Montreux.
26 The Best Place in the World? According to Dave Hewitt, it is McDonalds in Durango! Here he was able to sip coffee and watch a magnificent spectacle during his tour of Colorado railroads.
32 Mikados and Hunslets Two evocative new DVDs.
33 Celebrations at Shimla Bunting galore marks the granting of World Heritage status.
34 News and Views
NARROW GAUGE WORLD & NGmodelling is published six times per year. No.63 will be on sale 24 April 2009
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40 The explosion of On30
41 The Ghylldale Light Railway
46 KBscale’s Deutz
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