A later update than usual owing to the Christmas break, to note thatJoint LineIssue 160 has been posted to members. All editions were scheduled to arrive with members just before Christmas.
The 160th edition includes on the North Norfolk Railway's 2013 Autumn Steam Gala and the annual Society Members' Day, which was held on the 5th October and commemorated the 50th anniversary of theWandering 1500Railtour which ran 50 years ago to the day.
This is complemented by the usual roundup from the Society Chairman, NNR Managing Director, NNR General Manager and comprehensive reports on the overhauls of the J15 and WD 90775. Adrian Vaughan continues to delve into the history of the drivers and the locomotives of the early Midland & Great Northern Railway years and BR Fireman Ray Bullock examines the practices of pick up goods trains at some of the former M&GN stations.