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Published four times a year since 1983, Transport Digest is the official journal of National Transport Trust. It gives members a wide-ranging view of our transport heritage, embracing historical reminiscences, restoration projects and current operations in all transport modes. The following gives an overview of the breadth of content...


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No 155 Summer 2024

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AGM Weekend 2024 – visits around the Nottingham Area.
A Day at Fawley Hill - the last Festival of Transport.
Pioneers of Difficult Preservation – Maritime Part Three.
Visit to the Helicopter Museum.
Latest Red Wheels - Leith Tramway Depot; Inchinnan Bascule Bridge; Kelvin Aqueduct; Volks Electric Railway; A82 Tyndrum to Glencoe Village.
London’s Canals - London Canal Museum and environs.
Ilford Train Maintenance Depot.
Book Reviews.


No 154 Spring 2024

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Pioneers of Difficult Preservation – Maritime Part Two
Metroland Revisited - A London Station tour.
National Transport Trust Accounts Nov 2022-Oct 2023
A Pyrenean Station Reborn Canfranc Station is now a hotel.
Visiting Milestones Museum - Basingstoke’s indoor transport attraction.
Latest Red Wheels - East Fortune Airfield; Abbey Station, Shrewsbury; Blackbushe Airport and Union Chain Bridge.
Bluebird K7 returns to Coniston
GCR to move locomotive shed.



No 153 Winter 2023/24
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Aviation Heritage awards; Plates reunited with LBR loco; book reviews.

NTT Awards 2022/23 - September’s NTT Awards ceremony at Fawley Hill.

Pioneers of Difficult Preservation – Maritime Part One

Chesham Bus Running Day - Heritage London Transport and London Country bus services

Latest Red Wheels - Three in Edinburgh; Marshall & Co., Gainsborough, Glenelg Ferry; Haymarket Train Shed at Bo’ness.

Ruston Excavators - A look at how Rustons became involved with excavators and some survivors in Cumbria.

Manx Steam over the years - Snapshots of the IoM Railways from 1967, 1991, 2015 and 2023.


No 152 Autumn 2023
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Award winning amphibians meet at 1940s event; Relaunch of Britannia; Wemyss station crowned.
NTT 2023 - Members’ Weekend at Ipswich
Haven Ports Tour - Harwich, Mistley, Ipswich & Felixstowe.
Branch Line Society - ‘Merry Wherry’ Railtour
In search of Staffa - The Staffa mobile cranes
A taste of Fawley Hill 2023
A visit to the Dunsfold Collection
A surprise at the Old Station - Petworth’s old railway station.
(Re)visit to the Leighton Buzzard Railway
China Clay by Rail
Visit to Hollycombe Steam Museum


No 151 Summer 2023
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Rose-Toop Collection planning approved; Sail Trade ethical produce;
National recognition for Red Wheel programme.
Latest Red Wheels - Churchill Barriers / Denny Tank / Crinan Canal /
Caledonian Canal / Wigan Lock Flight / Wings over Windemere.
Saving ‘Charlie November’ – The unveiling of a Britten Norman Islander.
Coal Trains – Disappearing from the landscape
London Bus Museum Running Day - Ex-LT buses have a day out.
The Crowle Peatland Railway - A short line in north Lincolnshire on former peat workings, now a nature reserve.
A weekend in north Devon - A variety of finds (and fun!) – rail, road and maritime



No 150 Spring 2023
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Freshspring revisited
Trains by a snowy Crofton
Latest Red Wheels - Kingsway Tunnel / Troon Harbour / Granton Gasworks Station / White Cross Aircraft Factory/ Windermere / Blackpool Tram Shed.
The National Transport Trust Accounts 2021/2
Cunarder’s Story - Rescuing a Hunslet industrial locomotive.
Vraux Aviation Museum - A WW2 museum in France.
The Two Tunnels Walk - On the old S&D line south of Bath.
Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall at War Museum - Commemorating WW2 on the edge of Bodmin Moor


No 149 Winter 2022/3
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Brooklands restores 1922 record breaking bike
New fuels pioneered on Brighton Run.
NTT 2022 AGM weekend
The National Transport Trust Awards 2021/2
The Junior Weights Controller - Wartime days at Short Brothers for a young employee.
Members’ Visits - Darlington & Fifield.
Lancia Lambda Centenary - Celebrating by a trip to Italy for the event.
Waterbird - The first flight of a replica 1911 seaplane.


No 148 Autumn 2022
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Red Wheels for Bell Rock Lighthouse and Talyllyn Railway.

Duxford Aviation Society – A museum within a museum

Members’ Visits - Aston Martin Heritage, Ipswich Transport Museum, Buckinghamshire, Railway Centre, Scunthorpe, Steelworks,

St Albans South Signal Box, Roger Burdett, Bus Collection.

Didcot shed by Night - Evocative railway pictures.

90 Years of Victoria Coach Station - Classic buses return for a day to celebrate.

Heritage in Marston Vale - A look at the local railway centring on Ridgmont Station’s heritage.

A right Royal day out - Participating in the Diamond Jubilee Parade.


No 147 Summer 2022
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New Vice President

NTT future visits

Red Wheel Round Up

Members’ Visits

Sunbeam Land Speed Record Centenary

A visit to the Musée Dufresne, Loire, France

A Bluebell Cameo

Tiverton’s Old Links, all now gone


No 146 Spring 2022
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Centenary of the land speed record; Austin 12 centenary; Captain Smith’s papers.

NTT Grant helps Gwili Railway

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

1932 Fraser Nash replica that won the Coupe des Glacier Trophy in 1932

National Transport Trust accounts

The car that was ‘alive’ The Sunbeam 350 record breaker story

Red Wheel for East Fortune airfield

Two events to enjoy

Spanners and Threads: The nuts and bolts of life.


No 145 Winter 2021/2
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Securing LT Museum; Future for Coal discussed; Vale of Rheidol Book.

Personal Awards plus Young Preservationist of the Year.

May NTT outing

NTT Awards Presentations

Latest Red Wheel unveilings Five in Scotland, two in Lincoln plus Shoreham Airport.

The life & Times of Hull & Barnsley Carriage No.1.

East Anglian Transport Museum visit.

The 24 Steps – a (Tall) Tale from the Railway.

Advances Reunited Steam rollers back together after 85 years apart.


No 144 Autumn 2021digest 143 cover

NTT tests QR codes; Mosquito to the skies; Kingsway Tunnel.
Personal Awards ; Preservationist of the Year; Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Latest Red Wheel unveilings: Four in Scotland; Micheldever Station.
The Glenelg-Skye Ferry, The narrow crossing from the mainland to Skye.
Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, a Members’
Whitewebbs Museum of Transport, Another members’ visit.
First Randall MkII meets current Randall MkII, a tale of two Aston Martins.
Tradition on the Thames, This year’s Boat Festival

Members’ Visits


No 143 Summer 2021digest 143 cover

New restorations on show at Wythall open day.
Driving the Big Ones – The Napier Railton
The Morris Minor - An affectionate look at this popular family car of the 1950s and 60s.
From the Editor’s Archive - colour slides of early 20th century road steam
Snow and the Railway - A signalman’s tale
Redevelopment of Pritsch’s Patent Mantle Lamp
VIVAT! Rebuilding a BBC outside broadcast van.
Members’ Visits


No 142 Spring 2021digest 142 cover

Scottish Red Wheel at Burntisland, Fife

Heritage Fuels

National Transport Trust Restoration Awards 2020/21

The Midland Pullman is back

In the Pipeline - story of the Government Pipeline Storage System

A Rural Surprise - work of the Broadcast Engineering Conservation Group




No 141 Winter 2020/21digest 141 cover
BA Jumbo for preservation
Lincoln Red Wheels
Brooklands commemorates WW2 air raid
Transport Trust old magazines – found and lost
Preservationist of the Year, Young Preservationist of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards
Heritage Skills Academy
National Historic Vehicle Survey
British Buses & Coaches of the fifties & sixties
Latest Red Wheels



No 140 Autumn 2020digest 140 cover

PS Waverley incident;
Lottery funding for camping coaches
Steamship Freshspring
Covid-19 its effect on Transport Heritage – and how Transport Heritage is fighting back
Bristol to St Helens; Silver SS Great Britain has a refit
Beagle Pup prototype files again
Green Public Transport
Project 58 becomes Project 58 + 1

Members’ benefits

No 139 Summer 2020digest 139 cover

New Council members
5-BEL progress
2020 AGM & more
Restoration Awards 2020
Carriage Shed for the Talyllyn - 1950s/60s
Rediscovering Scotland’s first Railway – the Cockenzie Waggonway
MG LE (Limited Edition) Sports Cars

Members’ benefits

No 138 Spring 2020

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Transport Trust becomes National Transport Trust and has a new Patron
Transport Trust Visit to the RAF Museum Hendon
Sunderlands on Windermere & more
Transport by the Torridge
Judging for the National Railway Heritage Awards
Launceston Steam Railway & Museum
Seaside Trolleybus Celebrations
Members’ benefits

No 137 Winter 2019

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Red Wheel round up!
TT Visit to Morris Lubricants
TT Visit to the de Havilland Museum
Pallot Steam Museum
From OO to 1:1 via G Gauge
Peterborough Lift Lock
Mildenhall Madness
Members’ benefits
No 136 Autumn 2019

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Bentley Centenary, Rescue Boat that couldn’t be saved
My Signal Box Adventures –conclusion
Red Wheel round up!
A Tale of Two Trains
Steam & Smuts
First weekend visits by HRCT Friends
2019 TT Personal Awards
Members’ benefits


No 135 Summer 2019

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Work at Newark Air Museum
Lifeline for ps Waverley
Kingswear Castle – Historic Ships flagship for 2019
‘Flying Banana’ restoration begins
Transport Trust Awards Presentations
Vale of Rheidol celebrates new station
2019 Members’ Weekend
Further Signal Box Adventures
Morebath’s strange bridge
Day out at Didcot
2019 Transport Trust visits
Members’ benefits
No 134 Spring 2019

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2019 Visits

The R34 Adventure

Morgan Motors hands control to the Italians

Pioneer train runs after 88 years

Red Wheels for ‘Ratty’ and Hartlepool

The RLH buses of London Transport

2019 Annual General Meeting & Accounts

For the love of Tugs – Part 3

Heritage Skills Training

Enfield Chase & Grange Park

Hounslow Heath 25th August 1919

The Chilworth Gunpowder Mills


No 133 Winter 2018

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Roade cutting Red Wheel
The 15 Guinea special
Red Wheels at Farnborough and Tyseley
A Midland Meander
War memorial at St Pancras International
Visit to Beeches Light Railwaty

For the Love of tugs - part two

Welsh Highland Railway Super Power Wekend


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No 132 Autumn 2018

Introducing our new President
Members benefits
Restoration of "Burbles"
From the Workshop
Lost Museums
Bus driving in 1956

Terry's scrapbook

Lynton and Barnstaple railway
For the Love of tugs - part one

Pottering around the Peaks

Warmley signal box

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No 131 Summer 2018


Sir William McAlpine Bt

2018 Transport Trust Awards Presentations
2018 Annual General Meeting Weekend
Fedecrail in Scotland
Letter to the Editor
Two interesting European Railway Museums
Latest Red Wheels


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No 130 Spring 2018


More 2017 Red Wheels

Some memories of Transport in the Dulwich area of South London 1903-1916+

TT visit to the Beeches Light Railway

Visit to the Metropolitan Line Signal Cabins

2018 Accounts

British Motor Museum Visited

From the Workshop

Centro Storico Fiat


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More 2017 Red Wheels

AGM Weekend 2018

Brooklands - Opening the new Aircraft Factory

Monarch goes to the Show

From The Workshop

Incident on a German Heritage Railway

From The Workshop

Dennis of Guildford – a new beginning

Commercial Traffic on the River Severn

Visit to the Shuttleworth Collection

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No 128 Autumn 2017

2017 Red Wheels

The 20th Hertford Bus Rally

Rebuilding Grandad’s Aircraft 

Irish Oddities

Some Norwegian Survivals

Some memories of transport in the Dulwich

Area of South London 1902-1916

Duxford Visit

From The Workshop

Dennis of Guildford – the Hestair Years


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No 127 Summer 2017

2017 Transport Trust Awards

Mineral Railways of Purbeck

2017 AGM Llangollen

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

Are you up for a challenge?

Aveling & Porter and the first practical steam road roller



No 126 Spring 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017Digest 126 cover

Rebuilding Grandad's Jaguar S Type (part 2)

Dennis of Guildford - post World War 2

A trip to Madiera

Disposal of personal assets

Brooklands finishing straight

Station statuary

Bath Green Park remembered



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No 125 Winter 2016/2017

Red Wheels for Bath and Barton

Rebuilding Grandad's Jaguar S Type

Dennis of Guildford - the post Great War years

Papa Westray Motor Roller

The Cavell Van

Working on Classic Cars

Motor Racing Curiosities



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No 124 Autumn 2016

Ala Recherche du vapeur

Dennis of Guildford – the early years

Steamship “Freshspring” heads off

Rebuilding Grandad’s aircraft

One day on Exmoor





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No 123 Summer 2016

Transport Trust Awards 2016

Fawley Hill& Billsdays II

Members weekend 2016

Transport Trust Awards designs

Editors Travels

An innovative raise – or not?

Sad story of a Motor Enthusiast



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No 122 Spring 2016

Transport Trust visits 2016

Members weekend/AGM 2016

Transport Trust Accounts 2014/15

Morecambe’s White Marvel

Atalantic Passage, 1943

Still trading after all these years

Terry Blackman’s scrapbook



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No 121 Winter 2015/6

Members visit to RAF Museum Cosford

Atlantic passage, 1943

Morris Minors at the GCR

Statfold Barn Enthusiasts’ day

‘Monty’ at Evesham Vale light Railway

Wirral Tramway Miscellany




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No 120 Autumn 2015

Cross Channel Ports

Visit to the Heritage Motor Centre

TT Tour to Western Switzerland

Rolls Royce and RFC in Essex

The Jerry Can

Aquatic Mix

Visit to the Toddington NG Railway

Celebrating 125 years continuous service

Visit to the national Motorcycle Museum



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No 119 Summer 2015

Red Wheel for Blisworth

Taunton Bus station commemorated

TT wards Presentations 2015

Buses in the Blood

2015 AGM Visit to the Isle of Man

The first of their kind in the UK?

A new beginning



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No 118 Spring 2015

2015 Transport Trust Visits

In Memoriam


Boiler Masterclass

Accounts for 2013/4

A walk on the bright side

The NER Autocar

Traveller’s tales: Mexico

Burrow Hill’s HLF Plans


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No 117 Winter 2014/5

TT 2015 Annual General meeting

You’re never too old to learn

Red Wheels for Guildford

2015 Tt restoration awards

The Surrey Hills special

Restoring Islander G-AVCN

The Carriage Convention

Sand and Motorcycles

Visit to Crosswaite & Gardiners

It’s like busses


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No 116 Autumn 2014

Was the Transport Trust ahead of its time?

Trains a Vapeur

Hastings miniature Railway’s 65th Birthday

Transport trust members visits

Train Story

Steaming about on the river

Rebuilding the Toll Bridge

A weekend in the hamptons

The 4D Theatre at Brooklands

Chatsworth Country Fair


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No 115 Summer 2014

2014 Transport Trust Awards

Celebrating at Fawley

The 2014 AGM Weekend

Latest red Wheels

Transport Trust members’ visits

The Shorts Building




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No 114 Spring 2014

2014 Visits programme

Some thoughts on exiting the TT Council

Royal Daimlers in Coventry and Canberra

Transport in the Artic

Skip an engine

Railway timetable as an archive of social history

A truly stratospheric restoration

Traveller’s tales from Cuba: Sea Fury

British Airliner collection, part 2

125 years of Budapest trams

Sunbeam 350hp roars back to life

The Shorts Building



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No 113 Winter 2013/4

2013 TT Restoration awards

VC10 – The first and the last

A TT weekend in Berlin

Porsche 911 reaches its half century

British Airliner collection, part 1

The Railway Heritage Partnership

Paradise Shared


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No 112 Autumn 2013

A day out in Essex

2914 AGM weekend

A tale of old wine and new bottles

The Railway heritage register partnership

Shipshape and Bristol fashion

Agricultural Tractors in preservation

Old harbour Station and Maritime House

A tale of three bridges


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No 111 Summer 2013

2013 AGM weekend report

Fedecrail 2013 conference

Southampton maritime Festival

Early Rotary flying in the British Army

Transforming number 17




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No 110 Spring 2013

London Undergound 150

A world trip – part 2

Celebrating Motoring heritage

Shipbuilding pioneers of the river Thames

Memories of an aero Morgan

TT Visits




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No 109 Winter 2012/3

Bernard J Holden MBE

2012 restoration Waards

September visits for all

The best laid plans of TT organisers

Guildford’s other train

Pinter Muvek Hadtorteneti Muzeum

Little miss piggy



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No 108 Autumn 2012

Ringa Ringo’ roses

2010 Young preservationist of the Year

Rutland Ramble

A red Wheel by the canal

Romania remembered

Sinnsheim museums


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No 107 Summer 2012

2012 Awards presentations

Visit to Fencote & Rowden Mill

Cornish Conviviality

“1250” has meant the most to me

The TT comes to town

Reviving Hampton-Kempton Waterworks railway

Two train rides not to be forgotten


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No 106 Spring 2012

Last of her kind – “Freshspring”

The Thaxted branch

Ultimate ambition

Preservation of Ephemera

Transport delights of Cuba

Royal jubilees

William Barlow

Travellers tales from the North


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No 105 Winter 2011/2

2011 Transport Restoration Awards

The three Brilliant Short brothers

2011 Visits report

Railway Preservation in Romania

Ransomes & Rapier recovery

Episodes in the life of a vehicle curator

Unexpected encounters

Not just a water tower

The “Daniel Adamson”


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No 104 Autumn 2011

Mg Midget at 50

Budapest Millennium Underground railway museum

Extraordinary Complexity

Petrol head pioneers

Left or Right hand drive

Speed and Steam

With a Welsh Flavour

Canfranc station


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No 103 Summer 2011

David Weston

2011 AGM Liverpool

Calshot Connections

Electrifying in Coventry

Petrol head pioneers

John Street Roundhouse, Toronto

Mail Rail & More




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No. 102  Spring 2011

The Bristol Car Company
Time to Reflect
Dapdune Wharf
Golden Harz Enthusiasts Festival 2010
Spa Road Station, Bermondsey
IoW Steam Railway is 40
The Story of BGF 555



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No. 101 Winter 2010

British Steam Trams
Traveller's Tales - Belle Epoque Cruises
Stumbling on a Steam Shoot
Birmingham Museums' Reserve Collection
R100 & R101 Airship Exhibition
Lowestoft Tram Back to Life



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No. 100 Autumn 2010

Erwood Station - 25 Years of Crafts
Visit to Rendcombe Airfield
Wallingford "Bunkfest"
Traveller's Tales - Spitzbergen
The Great McLaren Gathering
Lancaster Station
Nord Compound 4-6-0



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No. 99 Summer 2010

Transport Trust Awards Presentations
Insight - Jet Engines vs the Propellor
The Spirit of Gondola
The Shillingstone Connection
Traveller's Tales - Ecuador & the Galapagos
Visiting the Hovercraft Museum



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No. 98 Spring 2010

A National Archive of Transport, Travel & Trade
Insight - AC and DC on the Railway
An Aircraft Wonderland - Tucson Arizona
Trains, Boats & Trams in Belgium
Kop Hill Climb 2009
Bristol Aircraft Company 1952-1959
Traveller's Tales - Riding to the West



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No. 97 Winter 2009

Tornado over the Cotswolds
From a Farm Wagon to the Royal Mews
What Next for Darjeeling's World Heritage Railway?
The Bermuda Sloop
Reflections on Two Great Engineers
Engaging Young People with our Transport Interests




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No. 96 Autumn 2009

Launch of Brighton Belle Appeal
Full Sized Mechanical Elephants
Restoration of Droitwich Canals
The Scania Transport Trust Awards
de Havilland Moth Club Tour de France
Sailing on the 'Clyde Banana Boat'



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No. 95 Summer 2009

Northstead Manor Gardens Railway
Imperial Airways to Karachi
The course of the Chauncy Maples
Lots of 'Stars' for 9 day Gala
HMS Gay Archer (P1041)
Corris Railway 150th Anniversary



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No. 94 Spring 2009

The Day I Stopped The Thames
Postcards from the Peloponnese
Palestine 1947/48 and the Hejaz Railway
Trinity House
MSA Classic Run 2008
Memories of Maud
General Strike
Perrygrove Railway
When the World was Black & White



No 93 Winter 2009093

Electric train preservation among the spoil heaps

Transport Trust Restoration Awards 2008

Leylands at the 2008 Bus & Coach Show

Putting the Stirling engine to work

Off to the racecourse

National Association of Road Transport Museums

HLF funding for Heritage



No.92 Autumn 2008 


Transport Trust Awards Ceremony

Red Wheel in Leeds Centre

Restoring a mobile cinema

Flavouring the 40th

40 Years Ago - a middle Eastern expedition

Fraser Nash 75 - a brief history

South Devon Railway & More

Off to Shropshire

Leylands at Crich

Seaplane Sortie

The Return of Secundus






No.91 Summer 2008

Consuelo Allen sold to Long Shop Museum

Transport Trust AGM

South Shropshire's Place in Aviation History

Fedecrail in Austria

Let's Save Eiffel's Bridge

Severn Valley Railway Restored

Steamy Recovery

The Things You See from a Train

Railway Preservation in Japan

Spotted on the Dart




No.90 Spring 2008 090

Falklands Suprise

The car that thought it was an airship

Bring back the Brighton Belle

The Berlin Airlift

Life with an Alvis 12/75

Transatlantic Leopard Moth

Manchester Horse Tram Returns





No.89 Winter 2007-2008

2007 Restoration Awards


 Swiss Adventure - A Woman's View

The International 14 at 80

1948-2008: The British Transport Commission & Preservation

Shetland Surprises

Cuneo Centenary

Rogny les Sept Ecluses - a very early lock system under restoration

Stainmore Railway

A Week at the Choo Choo

Irish Interlude

Welsh Steam Coal Mining Resumes

An Essex Event



No.88 Autumn 2007 


2007 Awards Presentations

Transport Heritage in Mid-Wales

Transport Trust at the Great Dorset Steam Fair

The Heritage Railway Association

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch - 80 years on

Two Days Before the Floods - a Visit To Toddington

Auf Widersehen? - not yet pet!

Kemble Trio




No.87 Summer 2007 


Transport Trust visits Norfolk

One Day in June

Veterans and Newcomers in South Hampshire

100 Years of Brooklands

Fedecrail AGM & Conference - Denmark

A Hard Labour of Love - SL Sabrina

The Creation of Railway Museums

Steaming to Good Use





No.86 Spring 2007 

Roy Richards - Founder & Owner of the National Motorcycle Museum

Heritage Transport in San Francisco

Richard Wheatland - Transport Artist

Transport Reminders in London





No.85 Winter 2006-2007


Transport Trust Restoration Awards 2006

A Second Look at Ireland

TT Royal Patron Names a "railway engine"

100 Years of Lancia

Flights of Fantasy

Messing About on the River








No.84 Autumn 2006

 Awards Ceremony 2006

On the Welsh Highland

By the Old Toll Bridge

Medway Queen Dismantled

Alan Keef 2006 Open Day

Steaming Along the Cambrian Coast

The Airplane and the Inclined Plane

Windemere Steamboat Museum


No.83 Summer 2006


AGM weekend 2006

Maid of the Loch

Sir William McAlpine - 70th Birthday

Steam Festival in Picardy

Milk Floats, Buses and Motorbikes

Wisley Airfield - an Aviation Pioneer

Penrhyn Castle Railway Museum




No.82 Spring 2006


Brunel 200

The National Railway Heritage Awards

Visit to Rolls Royce at Goodwood

Applied and Passive Restoration

British in South Africa

The Railway that Built a Country - Kenya's Railway Heritage







No.81 Winter 2005

2005 Restoration Awards

Aviation Focus

City of Truro Returning to Toddington

Thoughts on Preserved French Railways

Dieseling by the Dart

Passing Through Evesham

By Rail Along the Silk Road




No.80 Autumn 2005080

The Early Days

Awarding Times

Roaming the North West

Rail Ramblings in Central Europe

Steam and Campanology

2005 Great Dorset Steam Fair

Manchester Horse Tram L53

Visit to Air Atlantique & Gaydon Mpotor Museum

The Route West





No.79 Summer 2005

2005 AGM - Chairman's Report

Fedec Rail in France

2005 TT Award presentations

AGM Weekend 2005, Derby

Applied Preservation in Sussex

Silver Gondola




No.78 Spring 2005


Changes at Covent Garden

European Aviation Preservation Council Conference

Sirapite Being Dismantled

BAPC 150th Meeting 

A Year of Travels

A Personal Railway

A Midlands visit

A Railway Timetable as an Archive of Social History

Change of Use in Spain 



No.77 Autumn 2004077

2004 TT Restoration Wards

A Day of Aircraft & Bubble Cars

Applied & Pure Preservation

Narrow Gauge Rejuvenation

The Greatest Steam Fair on Earth

Driving History

A Day In Derbyshire

Out on the Airfield

High Above the River



No.76 Summer 2004076

TT Awards 2004

TT AGM 2004

A Look at Ireland

Applied & Passive Preservation in Scandanavia

Railfest 2004 at the National Railway Museum

Lunch at Glenlivet

Fedecrail in the Netherlands

Barry Heritage Skills centre

Cruising to Dordrecht



No.75 Spring 2004075


What's It Worth?

The Steam Tug Portwey

Six-Coupled Times Four

Great central Railway War Memorial

Glasgow's Transport Museum

Trust Visit to Wroughton

Changing Gauges in Spain

Penydarren Bicentenary



No.74 Autumn 2003074

Restoration Awards 2003

Applied Preservation

A Quick Look at Latvia

Leyland Motors Started Earlier

A Busy Summer

Black Country Memories

Square Sail

Railway Carriage Significance

The Lartigue Monorail



No.73 Summer 2003


TT AGM Visdit to Coalbrookdale

American Visitor in Oxfordshire

The Wey & Godalming Navigation

South Wales Revival

Unfit for a Queen

Lakeland Motor Museum

30 Years & Going Strong

100 Years From Welshpool



No.72 Spring 2003

Restoration Awards 2002072

On The Santa Fe Trail

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Merseybeat 2

Steamy Days

Cravens Cravings

Classic Speed on Suffolk Waters






No.71 Autumn 2002

Yorkshire Cable Tramway Reprieved At Last Minute

Museum With A Mission - Grampian Transport Museum

Preservation In The Baltic States

An Afternoon At The Longshop

Vintage Transport Day


Breaking New Ground Again at Eurotunnel

Cart Marking In The City

Crowd Pullers (And How To Look After Them)


No.70 Summer 2002070

Rewley Road Renaissance

de Haviland Heritage

France v. England

The Turn Of The Ton

Glorious Gloustershire

On Their Way Out

A Very Special Ship

Railway Preservation in Northern Ireland

Brighton Belles

Beamish Revisited


No.69 Spring 2002069

TT Restoration Awards 2001

Walton Hall Farm

She's Had Her Feet Up Since 1839

On The Road

A Steamy Affair

Hovercraft - Its All Hot Air!

An Irish Miscellany

A Question Of Scale



No.68 Autumn 2001068

The Trust Afloat

Vintage Transport Day At Old Warden


St Louis Blues

Slow Train Coming

Southampton Hall of Aviation

Commuterland Survivor

Mayday!  Mayday!

Remembering the Titans 


No.67 Summer 2001067

Preservationist Of The Year 2001

TT AGM Vsiti To Scotland

The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum

The Falkirk Wheel

Nine Locomotives On One Train...

Revisiting Beamish

By Train & Plane To Victoria Falls

The Bass Museum





No.67 Summer 2001067

Preservationist Of The Year 2001

TT AGM Vsiti To Scotland

The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum

The Falkirk Wheel

Nine Locomotives On One Train...

Revisiting Beamish

By Train & Plane To Victoria Falls

The Bass Museum



No.66 Spring 2001066

TT Restoration Awards 2000

Catch Them If You Can - Malta's Legendary Buses

Icons Gallery At Museum Of British Road Transport

Variety Among The South Downs

The Birthplace of Railways

Living History at Milestones

To Darjeeling By Train

Mayday Call For Fire Engines




No.65 Autumn 2000065

A Memorable Vintage Transport Day At Old Warden

Interlude At Pereslavl

The Isle Of Man In August

TT Restoration Awards

A Railway Perspeective From The North East

Fleetwood Tram Sunday 2000

Down Below At Grand Central

Brooklands Museum

The Charles Burrell Museum



No.64 Summer 2000064

Star Turn

Achievement  In Silver

FEDECRAIL Conference 2000

Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner

Lake Windermere Transport Interchange

A Train Ride Through The Orange Groves

Preview Of Vintage Transport Day, Shuttleworth

Britain's Historic Vehicles Under Scrutiny

Tunnel Vision



No.63 Spring 2000063

TT Restoration Awards 1999

Great North Eastern Railway

Mixed Gauge Autumn

Lessons From The Ruhr

Not Just Buses

London Transport Acton Town Depot

British Railway Survivals in South America

Round Wales By Rail




No.62 Autumn-Winter 1999062

Goodwood Revisited

The Railway Wagon Survey


Winners All

Vintage Transport Day 1999

Bishopsgate Goods Station

A Day In The Black Country

Chatham Dockyard

Canal Restoration at Whitchurch, Shropshire




No.61 Summer 1999061

All Aboard A Unique Horse Bus

Vauxhall - Corporate Member

FEDECRAIL Conference Prague 1999

Railway Preservation In The Southern USA

Relics & Reminders

Local Freights Are Alive & Well In New England

Brooklands Scenes

TT Visit To Southampton




No.60 Spring 1999060

Keeping A Vehicle For Spares

Pickfords - A Corporate Member

British Midland

A Paradise Collection Sale

The National Railway Museum And The Chineese Connection

TT Restoration Awards 1998

Great Britain By Rail





No.59 Autumn-Winter 1998059

Duchess to Be Streamlined

Barrow Hill Awakening

1998 Visits

Old Warden 1998

The Thames Traditional Boat Rally

Preserving The Railway War Memorials

Waverley's Refit

Now It's History - Colorado & The Tennessee Pass

25 GWR Collies



No.58 Summer 1998058

Cardiff Museum Closes

Heritage Skills Centre - Barry, South Wales

FEDECRAIL - Report From Barcelona

VCT Extension Opened

An Unusual Clyno In Agricultural Mood

The Massey Shaw

Two Weeks of Waterways Heritage

Preserving The London Underground Units

Big Brothers Of Anderton

Ron Wilsdon's Crossley



No.57 Spring 1998057

TT Restoration Awards 1997

Carriages Galore

Medway Queen

Trust Visit To Borden

Upstairs, Downstairs

A Day On Bare Mouintain

Reminiscences Of A Country Auctioneer





No.56 Autumn-Winter 1997056

Two Trams Return To Crich

Birth Of Preservation In Latvia

Vintage Transport Day

The Lessons Of Failure

Thank You Scania

Winners To Sweeden

Fifty Years Ago...

This Correspondence Must Now Cease

Early 0-6-0s



No.55 Summer 1997055

Upstairs, Downstairs

The Seaton Experience

Rare Motor Vehicles

Arizona 2: Colorado 1 - Tourist Railroads In The USA

The Boat Builders Of Brimscombe

Garratts & Kalaharis

Your Tram Is Ready Sir






No.54 Spring 1997054

Transport Trust Award Winners

New Bicycle Museum For Wales

Brooklands' Beginnings

Preserved Army Medical Transport

Fifty Years Ago...

Railway Atlas Approaches Completion






No.53 Autumn-Winter 1996


Vintage Transport Day 1996

Bluebird's Place Of Honour

The Vintage Carriages Trust & The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

The Restoration Of Trolley Bus 112

Tramway Revival & Survival

Tracks On The Tiles

The Bremer - The First British Car?






No.52 Summer 1996052

Carrog Reopens

Save The Melik

Family Photographs

Ladies Of The Lakes

The Railways & Wartime

MAGLEV To Railworld

The Restoration Of N-9899

The World Ship Trust

Railway Preservation In South America





No.51 Spring 1996051

Our New Premises

1995 TT Restoration Award

Three Gauges Across The Pyrenees

Transport Artists - Terence Cuneo

Lost Waterways Revived

The Railways & Wartime

The Vale Of Glamorgan Railway Project






No.50 Autumn-Winter 1995050

Vintage Transport Day

Obituary - Ronald Edwin Wilsdon 

Why Does A Roller Cost So Much?

The Return Of The Litlle Red

Transport Artists - George Heiron

An Elephant's Graveyard At Snoqualmie

After The Deluge

Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Old Ships Of South Georgia

The Railways & Wartime

Old & New At Bury And Manchester


No.49 Summer 1995049 

Priorities For Preservation

A New Approach To Railway Studies

Homage To Mike Satow

How It All Began

Winning The Scania Award

Across The Atlantic By Sunderland Flying Boat

Farnborough Air Sciences Trust





No.48 Spring 1995048

Good Old Austins - And How To Own One

The Railways And VE Day

Firefly Emerging

Transport Artists - David Shepherd OBE

Virtual Reality

A Short Investigation

Gresley, Bulleid & Brush

TT Award Winners




No.47 Autumn-Winter 1994

The Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle

TT Art Award Winner


Transport Artists - Bob Murray

Pictures On The Wall?

Close Encounters With The Third Rail

Obituary - Dai Woodham MBE

The Queen Mary - Then And Now

The Vintage Carriages Trust

Mersey Tunnel Diamond Jubilee






No.46 Summer 1994046


Keep On Biking

A Transport Enthusiat's Long Day

Transport Artists - Frank Wootton

Crich - The National Tramway Museum

Cobham Bus Museum

On The Track Of The Dinosaur

A Scooter Joins The LT Museum Coillection

Obituaries - John Parke and D W (Bill) Harvey



No.45 Spring 1994045

Progress At Anderton 

Record Breakers

Victor Vanquished

Furka Moutain Railway

Operating Or Wrecking?

Footplate Days and Ways

Portola - A Railroad With A Difference




No.44 Winter 1993044

Preserved Transport In New Zealand 

Tall Ships On The Tyne

Irish Buses

First Supertram Arrives in South Yorkshire

Gordon Bennet Race of 1903 Re-Enacted

Channel Tunnel Celebration Run

Shuttleworth 1993

Transport Artist - Peter Owen Jones

Midland Railway Trust



No.42-43 Summer-Autumn 1993

042 043

TT AGM Weekend

Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Bowing To The Inevitable

Steam Heritage - Celebrating A Decade Of Steaming Success

Transport Artist - Leonard Rosoman

Midland Railway Trust

A Week To Remember

British Waterways - Canals 200

Inland Waterways Stamps






No.41 Spring 1993

Obituaries - Mr A Jack Boston and Sir Peter Allen

Captain Peter Manistry RN

The Lamanva Vehicle Collection

A Note On Preservation

The Road Roller Association

Bond Car At Beaulieu

Pitfalls In Restoring A Crossley Regis Saloon

Lanchester 40HP

London To Saigon By Car

Disney's Designs

Transport Scene in Fiji 1992

Ffestiniog Railway



No.40 Winter 1992


Vintage Transport Day

Scania Transport Trust Awards

International Helicopter Museum

Transport Artists - David Watson

The City of Germiston

The Parade Of Sail

Henry Royce Memorial Foundation

Sukarno's Cars On Show In Jakarta

A Journey Through Time At London Transport Museum

Trams And Trains On Stamps

Birkenhead's New Trams

Roads & Road Transport History Conference



No.38-39 Summer-Autumn 1992038 039


A Welsh Railway Artist

New Exhibition At The RAF  Museum

A Treasure Hunt For Old Wrecks

Vintage Cars In Jersey

Steam Heritage 1992 Awards

Sir Vincent Steams Again

New Museum Of Science & Industry





No.37 Spring 1992037

Winners of 1991 Scania Awards

On-Line For Preservation

Trolleys In Detroit

Angels Oberammagau

Spitfires In Essex

Sotheby's Sale Of Mint & Boxed

B12 Progress Report

Big Boy In Britain

Blast From The Past

Stoomcentrum Maldegem, Belgium

Transport On Stamps

Shipbuilding In Jersey



No.35-36 Autumn-Winter 1991035 036

Busy Day For The Transport Trust At Old Warden

Latest Scania Transport Trust Award Winners

Sheffield 74

Operation Market Garden At The Museum Of Army Flying

Schneider's Successors

Centenary Of Guernsey Yacht Club

Dudley Tunnel's Re-Opening

The Basingstoke Canal

Midland Railway Trust



No.34 Summer 1991034

Yesteryear & Vintage Transport Day

Rhine Reise

Transport Trust AGM, Gloucester

Scania Transport Trust Awards

British Watwrways News

Cambrian Railway Society & Oswestry Bicycle Museum

Midland Railway Centre

Scottish Railway Preservation Society

Blue Anchor Railway Museum



No.32-33 Spring-Summer 1991032 033

Japanese Railways In The Meiji Period

Our Queen For A Day

Full Steam Ahead For Ship's Facelift

Birmingham's Electric Dustcarts

Ian Allen Heritage Awards 1990

Bodmin Steam Railway

AGM Report

Ffestiniog Railway

47401 Project Update

The South Western Circle



No.31 Winter 1990


Transport on Postcards

Obituary - Duke Of Richmond & Gordon

Yesteryear & Vintage Transport Day

Time To Visit The Transport Trust Library

Scania Winners Visit Sweeden

Chairman's Review

Jersey Aviation History

The Berlin Airlift's British Base

Preparing the Memorial Flypast

Steamer Spotting

21 Years Of The Midland Railway Centre



No.29-30 Summer-Autumn 1990029 030

Transport Trust AGM Weekend, Ironbridge George Museum

Richard's Railton Returns

75th Anniversary of Southdown Motor Services Ltd

National Motorcycle Museum's Bread And Butter Racer

Portguese Textile Museum

St John's Barge

Royal Opening Of Kennet & Avon Canal

£2M Plan For London Transport Museum

A Pair Of North American Museums

Visit To The Waterloo & City Railway



No.28 Spring 1990028

Obituary - David Lindsay-Bethune, Earl of Lindsay

Transport Tust Library At Brunel University

Trans European Trimotors

Isle Of Man Interlude

Standedge Tunnel

Saving A Symbol Of The Past


NVR Arrange A Passenger Train Crash

Watercress Line - Mid Hants 125

New Track Machine For Midland Railway Centre

Great North London Electric Tour



No.26-27 Summer-Autumn 1989026 027

Catching The Younger Generation

Irish Mail Coach 1789 

The Railway Steamers

HMS Warrior

Behind The Scenes At The Museum Of London

Oswestry Bicycle Museum

Preserving Blackpool Tram 298

Dopravni Podnik Mesta BRNA

Two Stockholm Museums

Bridge With A Future

Great Yorkshire RPS - A Railway On The Move


No.25 Spring 1989025

Sir Peter Allen - An Appreciation

1989 Scania Transport Trust Awards

ARPS Annual Award For National Railway Museum

News From Nene Valley

Midland Railway Trust

Severn Valley Railway Association

Steam In Autralia  1987-88

Irish Motoring Classics

LFB Fire Boat Massey Shaw

National Waterways Museum



No.23-24 Autumn-Winter 1988

023 024

The Federation Of British Historic vehicle Clubs

HRH Prince Philip At The National Motorcycle Museum

The Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust

Seats On Top

The Tramcar Sponsorship Organisation

National Waterways Opened By The Prince Of Wales

Matchless Motor Boats

New Life For Old Warehouse

MAESTEG's Linda Back In Steam

Magnificent Men



No.22 Summer 1988022

First Flights

To New York By Flying Boat

The First Atlantic Steam Voyage

Armada Exhibition

The Vintage Toy & Train Museum

Steam Heritage Awards

Chairman's Review




021No.21 Spring 1988

Transport On Stamps

75 Years Of Aircraft Manufacture In Kingston

Kew Bridge 150

National Waterways Museum, Gloucester

Medway Queen Sails Again

The Railway Races - The 88

Russell's Return

Mail By Raiul Exhibition

The Transport Trust Collection At Brunel



No.19-20 Autumn-Winter 1987019 020

A Model Locomotive Made In 1833

The Firefly Project - Part 1

Dean Forest Railway Company Ltd

Royal Highland Fusilier At The Midland Railway

The Vienna Simplon Orient Express

Plym Valley Railway

Swindon Patterns Salvaged

Watercress Line, Midhants Railway Anniversary

East Anglia Transport Museum



No.18 Summer 1987018

The Wells and Walsingham Light Railway

The Combe's Bitter Lorry

Public Appeal To Safeguard Britain's Oldest Racing Car

Interplanetary Origins

Camping Boats

Transport Trust Awards 1986

Transport Trust AGN 1987

Psychographics & Marketing Preserved Railways

Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum


No.17 Spring 1987017

Achieving The Impossible

Grand Duke

The Peter Allen Pullman

Welcome To The Oldest Railway In The World

Beaulieu Pit Stop For 1904 Napier

Narrow Boat Histories

They Were Different Then - Austin Healey Sprite

Royal Mail Stamp Book For P&O



015 016

No.15-16 Autumn-Winter 1986

Wanted - A Queen's Champion

Canal Chronicle

Horses At Work

The TRamcar In Russia

Eleventh Steam Model Event At Kew

Anti-Motoring Lobby Nearly Wins At Beaulieu

Bussing Down Tbe Autobahn

New Look Waterloo East Link



No.14 Summer 1986014

Electric Orphans

Terminal Railroads

Army Transports - An Unusual Delight

Thames Ferry At Shepperton Re-Opened

150 Years Of The Ffestiniog Railway

Library Moves To Brunel University

Hovercraft Museum

The Peterborough Connection

Major Develoment Of Gloucester Docks



No.13 Spring 1986013

Battle Of Britain Locomotive Society

The Steam Tardis

Steamport Southport

Our Roving Reporter In Malaysia

Antique Car Clubs In The USSR

West Yorskshire Transport Museum

They Were Different Then - Singer Gazelle

The Anderton Lift

Paddle Steamer To Be Preserved

Aiming To Find A 1779 Wreck



No.12 Winter 1985-86012

Marylebone - The Eleventh Hour

A Long Wait For A P

Salter's Steamers

Restoration Of Historic Craft At Boat Museum

Humming Birds

Half A Century Of The Hawker Hurricane

Blackpool's Trams 100 Not Out

Nene Valley Railway - Extension To Peterborough



No.11 Autumn 1985011

Restoring Metropolitan No 1

Buses In Kingston

Vale - Farewell Broad Street

A Future For The GVT?

London Transport At War

Motoring 100 At Silverstone

Prince Charles Sets Wheels In Motion At Beaulieu





No.10 Summer 1985010

Mr A J Boston: An Appreciation

Finding Your Way Round Rolls-Royce

David Weston's Rolls Royce Fantasia

The British Car Auction Group

The Vintage Sports Car Club

They Were Different Then - Hillman Minx

The Trust's Part In Motoring Events

Early Soviet Russian Vehicles

GWR 150 Anniversary Celebrations




No.9 Spring 1985009

Latest From Covent Garden

Old Transport In Baghdad

Canada's Railway Properties

150 Years Of Progress

Waterways News

Manchester Central: All Change

Famous Steam Trains On Stamps

Surrey Model Engineers

Cornwall Aero Park and Flambards Village

The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society



No.7-8 Autumn-Winter 1984007 008

Retirement Of The Director General

Transport Trust Awards 1984

Sheffield Model Railway Exhibition

1984 AGM At Fawley Museum

The Pack Age Revisited

The British Aircraft Preservation Council

Official War Artists, D-Day And The Schneider Connection

Digest Vist To Leicester

Developments In Bristol

Templecombe Re-Born



No.5-6 Spring-Summer 1984005 006

Nobody Loved The Airflows

Rockies Ride

Pilgrim Railway At Teheran

Broad Street Station


Export Of Historic Aircraft

Merseyside Transport Museum

The Glasgow Tramcar






No.4 Winter 1983-84

Fight Now To Save A Vital Rail LInk

Donington Transport Pageant

Volk's Electric Railway Centenary

DH88 Comet

Humping Them Home

The Manchester Museum Of Science & Industry

Steam Railway Goes Diesel - For A Weekend






No.3 Autumn 1983003

Transport Trust New Patron

Donington Transport Pageant

Maud, The Norfolk wWherry

Union Jacks

Re-Armed and Ready

New Locomotive For Talyllyn

LT HR/2 In Star Spot

IOM Vintage Transport Weekend



No.2 Summer 1983002

 Sir Peter Allen's Speech - AGM 1983

Review Of The Trust

There's Another One Behind

Boyhood Memories Of A Canal During WW2

The De Havilland Comet

London Tram For Crich

1944 Mercedes Fire Appliance

Aviation Art Takes Off Again In Piccadilly



No.1 Spring 1983001

Director's Column



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