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Reading Goods Part One - Kings Meadow Goods
A history of the development of the goods services at Reading from 1840 onwards, including details of the low level goods pilot operations.
The '44XXs' in Traffic
In 1903, Churchward introduced a new type of tank engine, with a 2-6-2 wheel arrangement, for mixed traffic duties. A similar design for use on branch lines was introduced in late 1904 and the 11 engines of this design were formally renumbered in 1912 to 4400-4410.
Honeybourne Junction Part Two
Richard Parker and John Copsey continue their history of Honeybourne Junction focussing on the Honeybourne yards and firemen.