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Railway’s Act Of Spite Against Local Resident Still Debated 120 Years Later
THE history of Britain’s railways is littered with disagreements and disputes between landowners, local residents, and companies, particularly in its early formative years when the country was polarised between those who welcomed this new form of tra
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Do Many Smaller Lines Face Prospect Of Going Under?
I RECENTLY attended a gala day at one of our minor railways. Perhaps because of the competition, the weather, or the fact that it was during the holiday season, fewer than 100 people attended. Having time to contemplate between attractions, it occurr
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Limited Edition But Far Wider Appeal, As Narrow Gauge Triumphs
TWO limited edition G-gauge models of narrow gauge locomotives made by LGB of Germany in conjunction with Japan’s Aster Hobbies headed the realisations at a Vectis model train sale at Thornaby on August 23. Leading the pair, each of which came in t