Ex-LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 44971 at Preston waiting to depart with the 11.30 Glasgow - Manchester express. The loco had taken over from D1952 at Preston. 30th June 1967 Now featured on the cover of the April 2015 Steam World magazine. A higher resolution re-scan of a Kodachrome II transparency.
Britain’s trains: Let’s undo the Beeching legacy
Last week, the British government lowered the price of petrol, and put £100 million towards fixing potholes on the roads. Falling back on car culture is a tried and tested way of boosting the econo…