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Steam Days at Lowestoft - Stanley Jenkins takes a look at the development of the railways that served the Norfolk port of Lowestoft a€ the easternmost part of England a€" and charts the rise and fall of the steam-hauled trains and traffic that worked in and out of the town. Special Workings on the Redditch Line - Bob Yate reviews the Midland Railways Redditch line a€" the Birmingham to Gloucester Loop a€" which in British Railways days was not only an important commuter line but also saw a great deal of steam-hauled excursion traffic and diverted trains. STEAM DAYS in Colour - 21: The Paddington to Birmingham Main Line - This month's 'All-Colour' photo-feature looks at the main line between London's Paddington station and Birmingham (Snow Hill) which reached the zenith of its importance during the last years of Western Region steam. Britain's Titled Trains 27: 'The Waverley' - Roger Haigh describes one of the many named trains that operated between London and Scotland in the days of steam. The Southern Maunsell 'E1' and '01' 4-4-0s and their rebuilding from Wainwright 'E' and 'D' class engines Bill Aves relates the development of the small Maunsell superheated inside-cylinder 4-4-Os of the SE&CR and Southern Railway that remained in use with British Railways until the Kent Coast Electrification Scheme was completed, these engines being rebuilds of Wainwright's 'D' and 'E' class 4-4-0s. Tail Lamp a€" Readers' Letters
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