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Press Digest Number 7

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92The North London Railway Tank Locomotives”. Article by J.W.P. Rowledge. 46 pages, 75 illustrations.
Locomotive Illustrated. No.129
93Francis Webb’sExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' LNWR Coal EngineExplain 'Coal Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class' Family”. Article by W.A.T. Aves. 10 pages, 21 pictures.
Steam Days. February 2000
94Chester to Ruthin”. Article by Bryan L. Wilson and C.G. Gammell. 11 pages, 17 diagrams and illustrations.
Railway Bylines. January 2000
95A Steam Tramway in Buckinghamshire”. Article by Leslie Oppitz. With 6 pictures depicting the Wolverton and Stoney Stratford Tramway.
Vintage Commercial Vehicles. No.119 – December 1999
96Branch Line to Whithorn”. 14 page article about the part LNWR owned branch from Newton Stewart to Whithorn. [Hang on a minute! I had to check that one. Well I never knew that! How many of you do? The Portpatrick & Wigtownshire JointExplain 'Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway', owned by the Caledonian, Glasgow & South Western, the LNWR, and the Midland. – Ed.]
Railway Bylines. August 1999
97Time runs out for station steeped in myth”. Half page article commenting on what was described as Britain’s worst station, threatened with demolition. 2 illustrations. [I’m not told what station – Ed.]
The Guardian. 8th November 1999 – p24
98Massive Plan for Trans-Pennine Corridors”. Description of Railtrack’s ambition for a future where EWS and Freight liner predict a three-fold increase in traffic over the Standedge route.
Railway Magazine. December 1999
99Coal, Power and Ash”. 2 page article including 3 pictures of Stonebridge Park Power Station.
British Railways Illustrated. January 2000
100High and Low in West Cumbria”. 2 pictures, respectively High Harrington (CWJRR) and Low Harrington (LNWR).
Railway Bylines. January 2000
101Signalling Focus – North Wales Safari”. Article by Richard Foster. With pictures of Rhyl No.2, Abergele, and Aber.
BackTrack. December 1999
102Claughton Comments”. Further comments by Peter Davis.
BackTrack. December 1999
103Llanwrtyd Wells”. 2 pictures of the station taken in September 1971.
Railway Bylines. February 2000
104Littleton Hospitality”. About open days at Littleton Colliery, connected to the LNWR’s Wolverhampton to Stafford line.
Railway Bylines. February 2000
105Railway Work at Longmoor”. 8 page article about the LMR, includes a half-page photo of the WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' 2-4-2 tanks.
Railway Bylines. February 2000
106On the Belt”. 6 page article about Crewe WorksExplain 'Crewe Works', inside the works in the 1950’s and 1960’s, with 6 pictures.
British Railway Illustrated. February 2000