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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | September 9 2014 | 6:52 pm

    Readers of TRACTION MODELLING may be interested in taking part in this poll of models you’d like to see produced. Why not put the dates on your calendar. The Wishlist Poll 2014 will run from 1 to 31 October: www.rmweb.co.uk/Wishlist2014. For more details, see MREmag or RMweb during October (www.mremag.com or www.rmweb.co.uk). The purpose of The…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | August 10 2014 | 9:13 am

    We’d like to know what you feel about the latest issue of TRACTION by completing this survey. Click on this link to have your say. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1iRyTLJjMCwvzvraMoFwsXLBZJE8jo6Tuq1UhkXZTCi4/viewform

    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | July 29 2014 | 3:35 pm

                                                TRACTION issue 223 is published on Friday 1st August and, with this issue, there’s also free 16 page TRACTION MODELLING supplement. From this issue TRACTION should be much more widely available than in…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | May 31 2014 | 9:51 am

    TRACTION issue 222 will be published on Friday 6th June. Back in the summer of 1968, I headed south from Yorkshire on my first solo railway holiday. My initial destination was Southampton on the recently electrified Waterloo to Bournemouth main line: to say I was enthralled would be an understatement. A Sunday morning spent on…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | May 18 2014 | 7:31 am

    LLANGOLLEN RAILCAR GALA A date for your diary! On Saturday 21st June and Sunday 22nd June the Llangollen Railway are presenting their Heritage Railcar Gala with the restored Class 101 ‘Daisy’ in service for the first time since its withdrawal from service.

    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | May 14 2014 | 2:25 pm

    As regular readers of TRACTION will know, over the last two years TRACTION has been published 9 times a year, with monthly issues in the autumn and winter periods and bi-monthly publication in the spring and summer. We have had a lot of feedback from readers and advertisers that they preferred the previous regular publication…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | April 2 2014 | 1:23 pm

                                              TRACTION issue 221 is published on Friday 4th April. Deane Baker’s article in TRACTION 216, when he described two sponsored 24-hour trainspotting sessions at Worcester and Cheltenham in 1982, prompted David Hayes to look…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | March 3 2014 | 11:20 am

                                                The next issue of TRACTION will be on sale from Friday 7th March. Back in the days when there were thousands of locomotives operating on Britain’s railways the more prestigious types, such as…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | February 11 2014 | 9:45 am

    At  TRACTION magazine we take readers’ views seriously and would like you to take part in a survey about the latest issue of the magazine TRACTION 219. When you’ve read the articles and looked at the photo features click on the link below. The survey asks whether you enjoyed reading each feature article and also…

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    Category: Traction | By Stephen Rabone | February 8 2014 | 4:21 pm

    Regular readers of TRACTION will know about David Hayes’ fascination with freight train operations from his numerous articles on the subject. He’s giving two 2 hour long talks entitled  Black Country Rail Freight Since 1970 in April and May 2014. The venue details are: Wednesday 2nd April at the Bonded Warehouse, 2 Canal Street, Stourbridge, West…

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