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Traction Magazine Nov-Dec 2020 Back Issue

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Traction  |  Nov-Dec 2020  

In this issue of TRACTION we look at Barnetby in 1989 and 1990 against the backdrop of the wide variety of semaphore signals that controlled operations. We then visit Crewe early in 1975 to witness night-time operations. David Hayes continues his study of the Midland Main Line concentrating on the Luton area in the days before electrification. Like many enthusiasts in the 1970s and 1980s Nick Edmunds was something of a loco haulage fan sampling the many local trains that were powered by the smaller diesels such as Class 25 and 31. Colin Boocock pays a visit to Dresden where he has several encounters with older locomotive types now in their declining years. David Ratcliffe looks at the variety of intermodal trains that EWS operated in the early years of the 21st century. Gavin Morrison continues his series about the Manchester to Leeds Trans Pennine route concentrating on the section east of Standedge Tunnel between Marsden and Huddersfield. In TRACTION MODELLING we feature a superb N Gauge layout which is based closely on the actual location of Peak Forest with heavy stone traffic the main focus of the layout.
Be sure to download this issue now and look out for the next TRACTION which will be a special Rail Blue issue.
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I love to see vintage diesel and electric locomotives from different decades, wish Traction would take me back through the 1960s Green livery and into the 1970s white roof electrics EM2 s to more BR Blue etc.
Would like to also see the days of turntables and gated level crossings with early signal boxes and stations featured too. Love the model railway sections these could also compliment the period featured.
Apt please as well specially as Hornby are releasing a brand new tooled model soon ow and the old 1960s and newly painted HST Blue Pullman comparison
Thank you love the magazine.
Reviewed 25 November 2020


Quite good Reviewed 22 November 2020


Excellent magazine, espeially if you grew up during the BR era & also worked on the railways during the BR era. Reviewed 14 October 2020


Very glad that I have subscribed during the pandemic Reviewed 04 June 2020


I particularly enjoy the articles written by former railway workers who describe their life on the railways in the 1980s and 1990s. Reviewed 22 May 2020

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