TTL 151

TTL Contents: 

8-coupled Engine Operation in Scotland  Continuing his series, Donald Peddie examines two embryonic designs which did not progress beyond the drawing board together with various trials of similar types carried out on North British company’s metals and compares the technical merits of the competing types
 The Caledonian Railway’s Leith New Lines Kenneth G. Williamson looks at the CR’s attempts to gain access to Leith’s dock traffic and the East Lothian coalfields  
“20 feet above our heads” – or was it? 

Stephen J.G. Hall unravels details of the Evan Water Aqueduct

Caledonian Components: Early Stevens Signal Finial An occasional series for the modeller and historian by Michael Dunn
A visit to Bishopton Tunnel box Stuart Rankin takes us to this box on the Gourock line, just before it was closed
Fairburn Tank Bears a ‘Caley’ Star George Russell comes up with the Answer
Stanley Junction: a Discussion on the Layout Bill Wilson explains the various restrictions that would have influenced the layout
Ach-na-Cloich Reflections Iain Cameron reflects on his career on the railway and his family connections
Station Spotlight: Coalburn John Paton looks at this CR outpost located high on the South Lanarkshire moors that owed its existence to the significant coal reserves found in that area

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.