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Press Digest No 9
Item Reference
116Aspects of the Manchester and Birmingham Railway” (Part 1) . Article by Jeff Wells. 9 illustrations.
BackTrack. June 2000
117Cherry Orchard Siding”. Kenilworth 1938.
British Railways Illustrated. June 2000
118The end of the line at Eastwell”. 7 pages and 11 illustrations of narrow gauge lines linking with LNWR/GNR at Harby and Stathern.
Railway Bylines. June 2000
119Article by Paul Gallagher. Review of Manchester and Liverpool services compared to a century ago. 2 illustrations and extract of contemporary timetable.
Daily Express. 17th May 2000 – p21
120Very good colour photograph of former LNWR Westminster Offices.
The Guardian. 10thMay 2000 – p5
121WolvertonExplain 'Wolverton' Works ShuntersExplain 'Shunter (1)'”. 12 pages, 14 illustrations.
Railway Bylines. July 2000
122Awaiting the End”. 2 pages and 4 illustrations of withdrawn locomotives on the Over and Wharton branch in July 1959.
British Railways Illustrated. July 2000
123Due to Operational Difficulties”. 3 pages, 4 illustrations, of re-railing at Poulton-le-Fylde in 1949.
British Railways Illustrated. July 2000
124Railtrack Updating”. Article by John Sully. LNWR Standedge route with plans for goods and passenger development.
Modern Railways. November 1999
125Wolverton Carriages”. Article by Tim Shuttleworth. 4 page feature showing carriages at Wolverton WorksExplain 'Wolverton'.
Railway Bylines. August 2000
126Night Life at Nuneaton”. 12 pages with 12 illustrations from the BR period.
British Railways Illustrated. August 2000
127Various”. Restoration of Whitchurch single span footbridge dating from c1872 with a £350,000 project. Four track feasibility study for Coventry between Beechwood Tunnel and Stechford. Essential work at nine locations in North Wales enabling the introduction of Class 175 Coradia train services. Advance update on work to be done at Proof House. A radio based WCMLExplain 'West Coast Main Line' signalling system launched, developed by Alsthom as part of £5.8 billion modernisation program. (The team has set up a demonstration room at its Croxley Green offices. The Train Control System to be tested on a 17km test track at Old Dalby, starting at the end of June.)
Track Record (The newsletter of Railtrack). No.42 – June 2000

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