Railway World
Volume 14 (1953)

key file

October 1953

O.S. Nock. Big engines on test. Locomotive Causerie No. 159. 218-23.
Log of three runs from Crewe to London with loads of about 500 tons to a scedule of 165 minutes: diesel ectric No. 10000; rebuilt Scot No. 46170 British Legion, and Coronation class No. 46239 City of Chester

J.I.C. Boyd. The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. 223-7.
Locomotives whih had worked on 15 inch gauge railway are described including 4-6-6-4 River Mite; 2-8-2 River Esk; 4-6-2 Sir Aubrey Brocklebank; 0-6-2 River Irt (with Heywood valve gear – illustrated); Muriel; Ella and 4-4-2 Sans Pariel.

H. Chase. The Chatham Loop Railway.  228-9
Parliamentary approval given in 1896 for a line which would have obviated the severe curves on the Chatham route to Dover by a high viaduct cross the Medway and a tunnel under the ridge on the eastern side. Map shows route.

Those old notices. 229.
Illustration of Midland Railwaya "trespass" notice of June 1899 in use near Cricklewood

H. Butter. Montreux-Oberland Bernois Railway. 230-4.

W.H. Bett. Do you read your tickets? 235.

W.A. Camwell. Some shed scenes to remember. 236
Gillingham, ex-SECR, on 9 July 1939

W.A. Camwell. Around vthe branch lines. 237
Mundesley on Sea on 17 May 1948 with D16 No. E2610 on 12.16 to Sheringham via Trimingham with through carriages from Liverpool Street; Gorleston on Sea on 17 May 1948 with ex-GCR F2 2-4-2T No. E7019 on 14.50 Lowestoft Central to Yramouth Beach.

R.W.G. Bryant. The Great North of Scotland Railway. 238-40.
Brief overview of whole system; plan of Cairnie Junction

New standard mixed traffic tank locomotive. 240
Class 2 22-6-2T No. 84002 illustrated