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Passenger Operations at Paddington Station - Part 3
Continuation of the story of Paddington station, starting in the Great War and continuing through into the early 1930s.
[Photo: Crew Change at Swindon]
Photo of 'Castle' class locomotive No. 7012 'Barry Castle' standing at the Down Main platform at Swindon station during the early afternoon of a day in the early/mid 1950s.
An S & T Linesman at Yeovil
Peter Squibb recounts the story of his days as a signal and telegraph lineman on the Weymouth line, from leaving school as a 'learner lad'.
The 2.45 p.m. Hayle to Drump Lane and Return
Jack Matthews continues his reminiscences as a goods guard in West Cornwall by recalling a trip from Hayle to Drump Lane (Redruth), calling at yards and facilities that have long since disappeared, and recounting movements that no longer form part of the railway scene.
Two colour photos (plus photos on front and rear covers) of Chalford and the auto trains. Includes interior of A38 trailer.
MSWJR 2-4-0s at Reading in the 1950s
[Photos: Winter scenes at Broadway, 1963]
3 black & white photos taken by George Bryant on a snowy 5th January 1963 at Broadway, showing 7908 'Henshall Hall', WD 2-8-0 No. 90448 and 6920 'Barningham Hall'.