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Cover: Autumn brought the traditional rush of photo charters and Karl Heath captured this rather splendid shot of the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway’s Hunslet 2-6-2T ‘Russell’ in old haunts, at Rhyd-Ddu on the WHR, on 30th October. Russell will play a starring role in celebrations of the centenary of the WHR’s opening in 2023. The inset shows the interesting road quality of the Bord na Mona lines, final haunt of working industrial Rustons... Photos: Karl Heath and Ted McAvoy
NARROW GAUGE WORLD is published nine times per year. This issue on sale 30th December 2022 Next issue published 24th February 2023
Issue No 172 Jan-Feb 2023
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05 First Lines A new year begins...
06 Headline News Mile-long train sets a record
07 UK News Taiwan to Wales trip underway
14 World News Coal cost kills early school train
19 The Narrow Gauge Industry 50 Years of Alan Keef excellence
24 News Gallery Chilly end to another year
28 Waite’s World Insight to under-threat Czech line
32 Future Narrow Gauge Could ‘Green Coal’ be the answer?
36 Today’s Narrow Gauge Last of the Irish industrial Rustons
40 NG Modelling Narrow gauge at Warley show
42 NG Modelling Pernhyn delights from Bachmann
44 On the Model Shelf Another good month for 009
46 On the Shelf Sandstone and Ffestiniog releases
47 Viewpoint Memories of a line under threat
48 NG Extra When not to look at Ebay...
50 Encounters Decade-old Swiss rack memories
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