The True Line

Issue 138

Caledonian Railway Class 262 Model (part 2) Mike Williams has edited material from posts on the CRA Forum recording how Alan Know scratch built a CR Class 262 0-4-2ST, commonly known as the 'Killin Pug'  See the full thread here
Station Photo-Spotligh: Coupar Angus John Paton compiles photos of this station which llost its passenger service fifty years ago
The Strathmore Line - Closed 50 Years Ago Alistair Maclean gives a background to the building of the line between Stanley Junction and Kinnabver Junction and the lines in Strathmore, together with details of the closure of the lines and intermediate stations.
Caledonian Tenders 1959-1963 George Russell looks back at his notes on tenders fitted to ex-CR l;ocomotives in their final years in service
The Callander & Oban Route - Introduction of Stanier Class 5 Locomotives In this article of the series, Donald Peddie reviews an instumented trial from October 1937, in which an LMS Class 5 hauled a Stirling to Oban working.  The author alos looks at some C&O route operational matters.

In addition each issue contains Association and Membership news, an update on activity at our on-line Forum, news of developments on the remaining Caledonian network, letters and details of forthcoming meetings.