Issue No.34 – Summer 2020

  • 51218 Ship Canal Railtour 14 September 1969
  • Glenn Foxley, Obituary
  • Howard Malham, Obituary 
  • A Saddletank heating boiler 
  • 752/51456 Early trains, February and March
  • Some East Lancashire Railway Locomotives 
  • Letters to the Editor, Loco. and C&W notes 
  • New Springs fitted to 1474
  • Royton Junction, with a Hughes brake/3rd 
  • Who was Ross (of “pop” safety valve fame?)

Front Cover. 51456 on a charter goods train. Photos. Richard Stevens.

Rear Cover. 752  The smartest cab of all ?

Issue No.33 – Winter 2019

  • Mode Wheel Railtour
  • The English Game
  • Progress on No.752
  • Colne to Rose Grove Railmotors
  • High Speed Highflyers – A Postscript
  • Scattering of Len Hill’s ashes
  • Loco. & Carriage Notes

Front cover: Front Cover. 752 steams again. Photo. Dr. John Sagar
Rear Cover. 752 derelict at Parsonage Colliery, and in the Rainhill Parade.

Issue No.32 – Summer 2019

  • 51218 Trafford Park Railtour 21 May 1967
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Royal Visit, Duke of Kent, 31st May
  • Obituaries T.T.Sutcliffe, David Moorehouse
  • New Ways to Pay
  • Clenn Foxley, 90
  • High Speed Highflyers (90 with an Atlantic)
  • Latest news and rolling stock reports

Front cover: HRH the Duke of Kent in the Club Carriage – Craig Szlaoszlavek

Rear cover – 752 lifted onto its wheels – Dr John Sagar

Issue No. 31 – Winter 2018

  • 51218 Whitworth Railtour 1967
  • Harrow & Wealdstone 1952, L&Y involvement
  • Southport Electrics, part 2
  • Colour photographs 52515
  • Worth Valley 50th Anniversary
  • Sowerby Bridge’s last ‘A’ class
  • Pug at Avonmouth
  • Tickhill, South Yorks Joint Railway
  • Latest news and rolling stock reports

Front cover: L&Y Carriage 279 with LNWR Coal Tank at Keighley on a 2018 Vintage Train service – Robin Higgins.
Rear cover – Daniel Winters and Jim Hindle with new parts for Brake 1474 – Peter Eastham.

Issue No. 30 – Summer 2018

  • George William (Bill)Attock
  • Birkdale papers
  • Pug 51217 epic journey
  • Bolton curve halt
  • Eric Rawcliffe obituary
  • Royal visits photographs
  • Other obituaries
  • L&Y birdcage brakes
  • Hoy 2-6-2 tanks
  • Latest news and rolling stock reports

Front cover: L&Y Carriage 279 features in Royal Train on way to Oxemhope February 16 2018 – from Robin Lush.
Rear cover – our Brake 1474 on Worth Valley service train January 7 2018 – photo from Michael Taylor.

Issue No. 29 – Winter 2017

  • Spring Hanger Appeal
  • Editorial – Where do we go now?
  • Volunteers Required as Caretakers
  • 279 is a Memorial
  • The Liverpool Train
  • The Liverpool/Southport Electrification
  • Lighting the L&Y Carriages
  • Vintage Carriages 2017
  • The last two Railmotors
  • John Aspinall – Interred
  • Axle Box refurbishment
  • Wooden Axleboxes – Are you serious?

Front cover: Vintage Train pulling up the hill from Keighey, from Andrew Dennison
Rear cover: Vintage Train at Oxenhope with passengers hurrying to board, from Chris Stuart

Issue No. 28 – Summer 2017

  • Preston’s Lost Station
  • Editorial
  • Obituaries
  • First Class 279 – Full coverage of recent efforts and the Inaugural Run
  • John Ramsbottom – The Engines
  • Heating the L&Y Carriages
  • The last two Railmotors
  • A Job Done

Front cover: the full L&Y train ready for the Inaugural Run of First Class 279 at Oxenhope on June 21st.   
Rear cover: an interesting view at Keighley with all carriage doors open for passengers to board.

Issue No. 27 – Winter 2016

  • Club on the Train
  • Editorial
  • Carriage Lighting
  • West Lancashire Railway
  • 752 to Bury
  • Shunting at Stations
  • Whoops – We have the Wrong Railway
  • The Ramsbottom Reports
  • Can you solve the Mystery
  • Late News 752

Front cover: 752 being craned onto a lorry at Haworth for the journey to Bury. 
Rear cover: 752 within covered accomodation at Bury together with L&Y 0-6-0 12322

Issue No.26 – Summer 2016

  • Bowers 957 Trust
  • Did James Overton help build 752?
  • What Price a First Class Carriage
  • 175th Anniversary of Summit Tunnel
  • Obituary J Gordon Blears
  • AGM & Vintage Carriages on KWVR
  • Axle Box Refurbishment on 752
  • Dearne Valley Railway
  • Carriage Door Locks
  • L&Y Ropes

Front and rear cover: An axlebox from 752 together with an insert casting which will be cut in two and shaped to fit this and another axlebox to restore the original profile

Issue No.25 – Winter 2015

  • Manchester Victoria – the L&Y lives on
  • Lighting the Club Carriage
  • L&Y and the War in 1915
  • Upholstering the 1st class 6-wheeler
  • Still on the Station Platform
  • Fundraising and the Trust
  • ON TRUST anniversary

Front cover: 752 in steam at the Rainhill 150 celebrations in 1980.  Photo copyright Robin Higgins. Rear cover: 752 as she is now.  Photo copyright Robin Higgins