Issue 310


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Electric dreams

Two decades after the steam railway opened between Douglas and Peel on the Isle of Man, another line appeared – which has also gone on to cement itself in the island’s rail history story. This year, the Manx Electric Railway celebrates its 130th anniversary, the oldest electric tramline in the world still using its original rolling stock, as Owen Hayward observes

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Fifty steps to Fifty Steps

The evolution of today’s Great Central railways into an 18-mile inter-city heritage highway has long been the ambition their supporters and backers. Robin Jones looks at the step-by-step progress towards the realisation of this long-held dream.

Any takers for a Peckett from California?

Mozambique has been a veritable source of British-built narrow gauge steam locomotives for the heritage sector over the years. Now, one of them is being offered for sale in the USA, which would fill a gap in UK preservation, reports Mark Smithers.

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