Traction

Jul/Aug22

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

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May/Jun22

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

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Mar/Apr22

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

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Jan/Feb 2022

In this issue we look in some detail at four very varied freight operations in different parts of Britain.

On Sale: 26 November 2021

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Nov/Dec 21

This issue has detailed look at Irish Rail in the 1990s when the railways of the Republic of Ireland were a Mecca for enthusiasts wanting to experience locomotive haulage.

On Sale: 01 October 2021

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Sep/Oct 21

In this issue of TRACTION we look at the neighbouring stations of Manchester Victoria and Manchester Exchange in the 1970s and 1980s with the varied traffic of those days.

On Sale: 30 July 2021

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Jul/Aug 21

We start with the first of a series of articles about the liveries applied to locomotives at Eastfield depot in Glasgow. Next we look at coal traffic to Ironbridge power station in the period from the…

On Sale: 28 May 2021

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May/Jun21

In this issue of Traction we look at a type of traffic on Britain’s railways that has almost disappeared, coal to power stations. We focus on coal trains to Ironbridge power station in Shropshire, in…

On Sale: 01 April 2021

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Mar/Apr 21

We start with the operation of the tanker trains for the British Oxygen Company in the 1990s as well as details of some of the wagons used on these trains.

On Sale: 29 January 2021

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Jan/Feb 2021

In this special issue we celebrate the Rail Blue years of British Rail. We start with the short period when pairs of Class 50s were introduced to speed up the principal services north of Crewe on the…

On Sale: 27 November 2020

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