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Latest issue: - Colin Boocock discusses the BR locomotive types that came from the Brush factory at Loughborough in ‘DIESELS FROM BRUSH’.
- Brian Morrison has dug into his photographic collection for ‘THE CLASS 08s IN ACTION’.
- Colin Parkington went regularly on ‘DEPOT TOURS WITH THE LANCASHIRE LOCOMOTIVE SOCIETY’ and describes some of his exploits.
- John Dedman has a selection of photographs showing the ‘FAWLEY OIL TRAINS’ around Southampton.
- Nick Ross writes about the final years of a freight only line in ‘THE DUNSTABLE BRANCH REMEMBERED’.
- In ‘6 DAYS IN GOOLE’, by John Farline discusses the maintenance of freight vehicles.
- Phil Barnes recalls ‘THE HALCYON DAYS OF THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC CP 1400 CLASS’ in Portugal.
- Simon Carter takes a journey behind some Class 20s on the summer ‘SPECIALS TO SKEGNESS’.
- Gavin Morrison’s photograph feature ‘BLACK & WHITE DAYS – THE ENGLISH ELECTRIC TYPE 4s’ shows them in their early days.
- Andrew James asks the question, ‘ENGLISH ELECTRIC TYPE 4s: OVERWEIGHT AND UNDERPOWERED?’ and comes to a surprising conclusion.
- In TRACTION MODELLING we have two contrasting layouts. Andy Strathie’s locomotive depot ‘66G’ is set in the Glasgow area whilst Jas Milham’s East Anglian ‘THE YAXBURY BRANCH’ is an entire branch line on two levels.


TRACTION Magazine is the bi-monthly publication which caters solely for those interested in the fascinating development of diesel and electric traction on the railways of the UK.

Within the pages of TRACTION you will find a wide variety of articles written by professional railwaymen, railway historians and enthusiasts. Each issue contains high quality and thought provoking articles, as well as news of heritage traction on both the main and preserved lines.

The trial issue includes an article on the Kenyon Junction, a photgraphic feature on trains in North Wales and a special report by the editor on the 186 trains which ran for the Pope's visit in 1982.

A new issue of TRACTION will be available to enjoy every other month from www.exacteditions.com/traction.

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