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Cover: A steam-hauled freight working on the
Vale of Rheidol has in the past been a rare event, but now the line is entertaining photo charters. The inset shows Hunslet ‘Winifred’, one-third of the biggest narrow gauge news this month and likely in all of 2012. Photos: Karl Keath and Julian Birley
NARROW GAUGE WORLD is published six times per year. Next issue on sale 29th June 2012
The magazine giving worldwide coverage – yesterday and today
No 81 May/June 2012
05 First Lines The news of the year?
06 Headline News Penrhyn trio on way home
07 UK News Report on Kirklees boiler drama
12 World News Billy has another Garratt
14 Cover Story Inside story of Indy trio’s return
17 the New Projects Oldest Welsh line set to run again
21 Lost Lines Memories of Mongolian rails
25 Waite’s World Day (and night) out in Bosnia
26 News Gallery Excellent early-season photography
31 From the Archives Earliest days in Launceston
35 WorkshopCovertingfrom oil to coal
38 European Lines Riding the Banitis in Latvia
42 ViewpointLetters,websites and the quiz
45 NG Modelling Reader describes his 009 line
47 Bits and pieces More modelling news.
49 On the Shelf DVD overload plus new books
52 DiaryNewseason running dates
55 From the Scrapbook Former days in Llanberis...
NARROW GAUGE WORLD – No 81