Pines Express magazine, issue 278, digital download, PDF format


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Pines Express issue 278 (autumn 2015) has sold out in printed form but is available as a downloadable PDF file. Please note that members have access to all PDF copies from issue No. 1 in January 1966 free of charge.

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Contents include:

– Locomotive Performance – Part 6 – Summer 1962: The late Tony Davies presents part 6 of his fascinating series. Here’s he recalls his travels on the S&D in the summer of 1962 with 7Fs, 92220 Evening Star and many others.

– Granting of the S&D closure consent: Tom Fraser, the minister who ultimately gave the closure consent for the S&D had been under great pressure to halt closures completely pending further reviews. We relate how the situation changed.

– S&D Engine Workings – Summer Service 1957: Peter Foster looks in detail at workings at Templecombe shed in 1957.

– Commemorating the 50th anniversary of closure: Mike Beale introduces the Trust’s plans for commemorating this important anniversary which wer ultimately completed highly successfully with the help of external funding.

– S&D Stations – Part 3 – Cole: David Grimwood dips into the Trust’s archives to find out more about a fondly remembered wayside station.

– Schoolboy engine cleaning at Green Park depot: The Trust’s former Treasurer recalls the unofficial work carried out in the ‘60s by himself & friends!

– Trust and general S&D news… and much more!

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