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No.57 May/June 2008
C O N T E N T S
5 First Lines
6 Riding the Peloponnese Railways Mike Lister explores a corner of Greece where the narrow gauge still has much on offer.
12 Rails on Mull Phil Horton visits a unique railway on a Hebridean island.
15 K1 on test Improving the performance of the pioneer Garratt locomotive.
16 The Little Semmering A 1988 portrayal of the Ybbstalbahn – one of the most attractive of Austrian lines.
18 The Locomotive Builders Andrew Neale looks at firms that were among the first to build practical narrow gauge steam locomotives.
25 Crane Tank at Rio Tinto An unusual locomotive on a remarkable railway.
26 France’s Top Steam Railway Colin Boocock visits the Chemin de Fer du Vivarais to see why it has such a hold on tourists and narrow gauge enthusiasts.
29 The Great Whipsnade Railway Cliff Thomas revisits a line for which he has great affection in the latest in his series on today’s British narrow gauge.
32 News and Views Home Happenings • World Scene • Overseas Miscellany
39 Golden Oldies
40 Oro Grande Railroad
46 And Bringing up the rear . . .
48 Trade topics
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