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ISSN: 1466-0180

The magazine giving worldwide coverage – yesterday and today

No 82 July/August 2012


05 First Lines A little decorum please...

06 Headline News Rheidol flooded, Zig Zag to shut

07 UK News Loco debuts aplenty

12 World News More money for Puffing Billy

14 The New Lines Permanency at Beamish

17 Big Event 1 Sandstone on the up

18 Big Event 2 Celebrate Sierra Leone lines

19 European Lines Lots of locos on Baltic island

23 News Focus All change at iconic Manx station

27 News Gallery Special trains – special photos



31 Cover Story Travels of the Garratts

36 OpinionTrack–pristine or plant-choked?

39 EncountersChild’smemories of the Southwold

40 Gallery Extra Dozen in steam at Statfold

42 ViewpointLetters,websites and the quiz

45 NG Modelling Stalwart supporters honoured


Cover: This Corpet 0-4-0 is one of the oldest working locomotives in preservation – now that it is working, the 1884 loco making its debut at the latest Statfold Barn open day having been fully restored in the workshops of this narrow gauge mecca. Photo: Andrew Charman

NARROW GAUGE WORLD is published six times per year. Next issue on sale 31st August 2012



47 NG Modelling On show in Porthmadog

48 On the Shelf Latest books to tempt

52 DiaryWhento catch summer trains

55 From the Scrapbook Reader raids his photo box...


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