TTL 150

TTL Contents: 

Strathaven to Darvel and the Empire Exhibition  Arnold Tortorella discovers the Royal Train was stabled at the unlikely setting of Drumclog.
The Caledonian Railway in Granton and Leith An illustrated account by Kenneth G. Williamson of the railways in that area of Edinburgh.
Robert Currer, DTS Jim Summers unravels the story of an outstanding District Traffic Superintendent
Station Spotlight: Stanley  John Paton looks at this junction that was significant to the Highland Railway as well as the Caledonian.
A Night to Remember John Young recalls a memorable night spent at Auchterarder Signal Box.  [Note: text incomplete]
An Ach-na-Cloich Interlude From a monthly account statement Michael Dunn relates some fascinating facts about this remote station.
8-Coupled Engine Operation in Scotland  In this further article on the operation of eight-coupled engines in Scotland, Donald Peddie looks at the GCR Robinson 8K 2-8-0 locomotives operated by the Caledonian Railway in the period 1919 to 1921 and by the LNER post the 1923 grouping.  A series of comparative trials undertaken by the CR is overviewed as is an early LNER consideration of the 8K Class with J37 0-6-0 and Q6 0-8-0 types.
John Boyle Etches in 2mm Scale Jim Watt shows more illustrations of John Boyle's modelling expertise.

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.