In this section you will find extended articles covering various aspects of railways, railway history etc. Some relate directly to the GWR and some are related to more general railway topics.


Standard Class 4 2-6-0 no. 76077: Igniting a Pocket Rocket

A view from the bridge


Hawksworth tenders

Merchant Navy pacifics

Boiler washouts


The BR Sulzer Type 2s


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