Steam Days December cover

PREVIEW: December issue of Steam Days magazine

Steam nostalgia and railway history at its best, Steam Days is the monthly magazine dedicated to all steam railway enthusiasts.

Steam Days covers the six regions of British railways in each edition; Western, Southern, London, Midland, Eastern, and Scottish, with the occasional article on Irish railways and the industrial scene.

Packed with fully illustrated articles, Steam Days also covers the history of the railways of Great Britain from the early days of the 1800s through to the end of steam on British Railways in August 1968. The brand new December edition of Steam Days includes:

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Thompson ‘A1/1’ Pacific Great Northern

Few locomotives have been as controversial as Thompson’s first 6ft 8in Pacific – Roger Haigh looks at the facts and the fiction.

Earth, wind, fire and water vs the engine shed

Roger Griffiths and Jim Lindsay track some engine shed calamities when structures fell foul of the elements.

The LMS Civil Engineer’s Department in wartime, May 1940 to May 1945

Beyond the period of preparation for conflict undertaken up to and during the ‘Phoney War’, Frederick Rogers describes how LMS operations kept running during the Blitz thanks to the extraordinary work of the company’s civil engineers.

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