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Britain’s Railways in Wartime: The Nation’s Lifeline

HERE is a seminal reference work documenting one of the major, yet often overlooked tools of modern warfare, the railways. A timely publication indeed following this year’s commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the

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Extension Frames For County Of Montgomery Ordered
THE Churchward County Trust (CCT) has ordered the front-end extension frames for new-build GWR County 4-4-0 No. 3840 County of Montgomery from Roach Precision in Brierley Hill, West Midlands. In typical Churchward practice, the American-style extensi
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Strabane’s One-man Railway Museum Founder Pat Gillespie Dies At 102
STRABANE’S one-man railway museum founder died on Saturday, August 27, aged 102. Pat Gillespie, of Railway Road, vowed to keep the memory of the once-bustling busy Strabane station alive, it once having been the junction for the Great Northern Railwa