19th & 20th Century Rail

The  following articles by the author on a wide range of rail subjects were published in the historical publication Back Track  at various dates.

Index:

(1a) Britain’s Railways in 1900 (1)

(1b) Britain’s Railways in 1900 (2)

(1c) Britain’s Railways in 1900 (3)

(2) GW Broad Gauge; end of, 1892

(3a) Grouping; the 1921 Railways Act & Establishing the Big Four (1)

(3b) Grouping; the 1921 Railways Act & Establishing the Big Four (2)

(4a) Grouping Years, 1923-38; a Comparative Study (1)

(4b) Grouping Years, 1923-38; a Comparative Study (2)

(4c) Grouping Years, 1923-38; a Comparative Study (3)

(4d) Grouping Years, 1923-38; a Comparative Study (4)

(5a) Hull Level Crossings; a Unique Transport Problem (1)

(5b) Hull Level Crossings; a Unique Transport Problem (2)

(5c) Hull Level Crossings; a Unique Transport Problem (3)

(6a) London & Dover Railway, 1844; 150 years on (1)

(6b) London & Dover Railway, 1844; 150 years on (2)

(7a) Merchant Navy Class; Railways, Steamships & the Bulleid Pacifics (1)

(7b) Merchant Navy Class; Railways, Steamships & the Bulleid Pacifics (2)

(8a) Nationalisation; the Long Road to 1948 (1)

(8b) Nationalisation; the Long Road to 1948 (2)

(8c) Nationalisation; the Long Road to 1948 (3)

(9a) Nationalisation; the First Year, 1948 (1)

(9b) Nationalisation; the First Year, 1948 (2)

(9c) Nationalisation; the First Year, 1948 (3)

(10a) Nationalisation; a Financial History, 1948-54 (1)

(10b) Nationalisation; a Financial History, 1948-54 (2)

(10c) Nationalisation; a Financial History, 1948-54 (3)

(11) Railway Clearing House; its Role & Demise

(12a) World War 1; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1914-18 (1)

(12b) World War 1; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1914-18 (2)

(12c) World War 1; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1914-18 (3)

(13a) World War 2; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1939-45 (1)

(13b) World War 2; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1939-45 (2)

(13c) World War 2; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1939-45 (3)

(13d) World War 2; the Bombing of Britain’s Railways, 1939-45 (4)