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A good look at the 3rd class sleeping car, one of which was used in the "Belle".


Northern Belle: read more ...

Another picture added of the GNR version.


LNER NPCS - clerestory BGs: read more ...

Batch added from 1961.


Copley Hill engine shed: read more ...

More pictures added of the J50 station pilots, in LNER and BR days.


Leeds Central and its workings: read more ...

Railway modelling and historical articles
and photographs.

LNER BookSteve - bikeA personal compilation with a detailed index of articles published to date, along with updates and corrections of foul-ups that so often creep in for one reason or another.

The book (right) gets a similar treatment. Then it's a collection of modelling and traffic-related items that never got written up, or are in the pipeline. There's also a photographs section - historical and personal.

New material is added on a regular basis - with the most recent additions/updates below:

Latest: 20th April 2019 (see also R.H. column).

Pacifics at Banbury


Banbury loco shed: read more ...

Work-up of a BR-period express at Grantham.


LNER restaurant cars: read more ...

Latest News

Leeds - West Riding

Leeds map

A new section with its own menu.

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LNER Passenger Trains and Formations

The book took 12 years for me and Clive to complete and, though I say so myself, Ian Allan have made a beautiful job of it (see full description and sample pages). Vol.2 about the Secondary Services should follow in a year or so's time.

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