Features 14 ‘Deltics’ in Preservation Paul Bickerdyke tells the story of the six production ‘Deltic’ locos that survived into the preservation era. 20 50 Years of Railway Photography Inspired by getting his first railway photographs published in The RM in 1961, Brian Stephenson has become a top name. Here he shows some of his favourite photos during 50 years behind the camera.
30 A Ramble through the Wilderness Mick Alderman recalls ‘The Leicestershire Woldsman’ railtour from 1960, which traversed many of the now forgotten ironstone branches of the county. 42 Europe’s Mightiest Steam Loco Very little, outside France, has been written about Europe’s mightiest steam loco – which developed 5,000hp! Keith Farr sets the record straight.
47 Railfuture Most railway societies have historic underpinnings, but Peter Brown looks at one with its views and opinions very much in the future. 50 Steam’s Last Blast It’s 50 years since ‘Jubilee’ No. 45596 Bahamas was given a double chimney, but research suggests that the loco was a history-maker in more ways than one.
SURVIVORS: ‘Deltics’in preservation - p14
THROUGH A LENS: 50 years of lineside photos - p20 RAMBLE ON: Memories of a ‘60s railtour - p30
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