The Southern Way - Issue 44 .
The Southern Way is the journal of record for all those interested in the history and heritage of the Southern Railway, its constituent companies and the Southern Region of British Railways.
Edited by Kevin Robertson, whose extensive knowledge of all things SR and whose many publications on the railways of the south of England are well known to SR enthusiasts, each volume contains a series of authoritative articles on an always interesting range of topics, copiously illustrated with a wealth of photographs.
Four issues of The Southern Way are published annually, usually in January, April, July and October and the regular issues of the journal are supplemented by occasional Southern Way Specials which focus in much greater depth on specific area of SR history, operations or traction.
The Southern Way 44 content includes:
- Sidmouth, a quintessential Southern branch line
- More from the lost archives of Stephen Townroe
- Life at Eastleigh – some remarkably detailed reminiscences about latter life as a cleaner/fireman at this big steam depot
- The Hallade Track recorder
- Southern items from the Railway Gazette
- The centenary of Colonel Stephens Part 2 – the Light Railway King
- Salisbury – Exeter Part 2, the story of the run down and demise of the Southern’s main line to the west.
Softback, 96 pages, over 175 illustrations
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