No.143 JULY 2006
GARDEN Rail G ARDEN Rail
Incorporating GARDEN RAILWAY WORLD
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Photography Phil Sixsmith
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5EDITOR’SLETTER Tag Gorton
10BOXCABDIESEL- A REVIEW Graham Wilkins
IN10MMSCALE Dick Comber
17FFESTINIOGGUARD’SVAN Mark Thatcher
20LGB UINTAHMALLETNO.50 John Lythgoe
25THEGRIMSDYKELIGHTRAILWAY Phil Sixsmith
32NEWCOACHFOR THELYFNI VALERAILWAY Bill Winter
36AMTRACKGENESISDIESEL LOCOMOTIVEFROMLGB Keith Chadwick
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Front Cover: ‘Ogwyn’ pauses for water at Harlick Castle Halt. This is a popular request stop in the summer months for visits to the Castle of the same name, a short walk through the town and up the hill from the station. Photograph by Phil Sixsmith