We start this issue of TRACTION with a visit to Lancaster Station in 1992, and see the wide variety of motive power on view. We continue the story of a railwayman’s career at Bristol Bath Road depot…
On Sale: 29 September 2023
We start this issue with an account of a week spent travelling around East Anglia by train in summer 1985, when the writer photographed the railway with DMUs and loco hauled trains still operating on…
On Sale: 28 July 2023
We start this issue with a visit to northern Scotland to photograph trains on the Highland Main Line and the line to Kyle of Lochalsh.
On Sale: 27 January 2023
This issue starts with an article about the evenings spent watching trains on Rattery Bank in Devon with a surprising amount of freight action & we conclude the two part article about milk traffic to…
On Sale: 25 November 2022
We start a two part series about the once vibrant traffic that brought milk from all over Britain to London. In the first part we concentrate on the 1960s and 1970s.
On Sale: 30 September 2022
This special issue of TRACTION focuses largely, but not exclusively, on the rail freight scene.
On Sale: 29 July 2022
We start with an article about a type of freight service that has almost completely disappeared from Britain’s railway, the trip freight train.
On Sale: 27 May 2022
We begin with a visit to Mossend Yard, the major rail freight centre in Scotland, in June 1989. Another freight article looks at military traffic in the post privatisation years.
On Sale: 01 April 2022
In this issue there are two articles about military traffic, the first being about the movement oft MOD stores after the ending of the Speedlink network in 1991.
On Sale: 28 January 2022