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Traction  |  Sep-Oct 2020  

In this issue of TRACTION we take a look at Lincoln Central in the 1980s, with its superb selection of semaphore signals and signal boxes. We also have editor, Stephen Rabone, describe a night in July 1975 when he spent fifteen hours at Stafford watching an incredible number and variety of trains during the evening and night hours.
Gavin Morrison looks at the Trans Pennine line between Manchester and the western end of Standedge Tunnel at Diggle plus Mick Humphrys concludes his article about driving electric multiple units on the North London Lines and Chris Lenton recalls a visit he made in the late 1990s to Milford Junction in Yorkshire which was something of a Mecca with frequent freight services.
We start a three part series of images taken on the Midland Main Line by photographer Kevin Lane with the first part covering the line south from Kettering to just north of Luton. In TRACTION MODELLING we feature Devonport Road which is based in Plymouth and features a leisure centre, naval dockyard and parcels traffic.
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Very glad that I have subscribed during the pandemic Reviewed Thursday, June 4, 2020


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


Lovely photos and really well laid out magazine. Love to see the photographs. Very interesting read Reviewed Monday, April 27, 2020


Enjoy articles about former British Rail employees experiences when working for the system. There is however something for everyone in the magazine. Reviewed Friday, April 3, 2020

Excellent magazine

Really good read - full of everything I like. Reviewed Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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