TTL 156

TTL Contents: 

 Rival Railways Between Greenock and Gourock     Mike Tedstone considers the complex story of competing railways at Greenock, from the perspective of Clyde Holy Loch shipowner Capt. Robert Campbell of Kilmun.   
 Caledonian Anniversaries  Alistair Maclean looks at what was happening on the Caledonian Railway and its successors 150, 100, 50 and 25 years ago.
 A Standard Locke & Errington Station Style  A common thread through the various companies which together were to form the future Caledonian network was the employment of Joseph Locke and John Errington as engineers.
 How Caledonian Engines are Built  Alistair F Nisbet enlightens the story of St. Rollox Works with extracts of articles from various sources while David Coddington’s post-closure photos give an idea of the scale of the Works.
 Notes on Caledonian Locomotive Performance in 1896  From The Railway Magazine April 1936, by Lord Monkswell.
 To be Called for at Burnside  From the ‘Railway World’ August 1983 by Don Rowland 
 Colinton: A Tunnel to Delight  John Yellowlees gives the background to Scotland's largest heritage mural.
 Caledonian Characters: Thomas Steele  John Paton looks at the life of Thomas Steele, on and off the railway.
 Dunalastairs Furth of Scotland  Jim Summers extracts an article written about the Belgian Dunalastairs and how they were transported on Trolley Wagon CR40 now in the care of the SRPS collection at Bo'ness.
 Review of Rails of Sheffield Class 812 in 4mm  John Lindsay looks at the details of this model.

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.