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ISSN: 1466-0180

Cover: Three sisters together, but briefly

– the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway staged a Brazil bonanza on 21st May when its Kerr, Stuart 0-4-2ST ‘Premier’

returned to service after overhaul. The inset picture shows the Gateshead Garden Festival Railway, a 15-inch gauge line that ran for only five months but carried more passengers than many lines do in years... Photos: Andrew Charman & Donald Brooks

NARROW GAUGE WORLD is published nine times per year. This issue on sale 24th June 2022 Next issue published 29th July

Issue No 167

July 2022

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05 First Lines Small line, big day, great fun

CONTENTS

06 Headline News Welsh coal on sale again

07 UK News Taiwan diesel heading for Wales?

14 World News Froissy celebrates its 50th at last

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18 Locomotives Three Brazils at Sittingbourne

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22 Waite’s World Dutch steam trams in profile

25 News Gallery Making most of weather and light

30 The Narrower Gauges 15-inch at the Garden Festival

33 Narrow Gauge Traction Remarkable railcar travels

36 From the Archives Manx adventure in 1964

40 NG Modelling French coastal theme in 009

43 On the Shelf Latest models and books

46 Viewpoint More on Decauville China mystery

47 NG Extra Could Penrhyn have been saved?

49 Diary Plenty of early-summer trains

50 Encounters Hungarian line recently reopened

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