The 161st issue ofJoint Line, the Society's quaterly magazine has been posted to all members.
The Spring 2014 issue gives updates from all departments on the North Norfolk Railway and Society, with the latest news on developments at Weybourne with the new NNR Engineering and Overhauls business and plans for the new facilities.
There are articles on the HRA/Steam RailwayReaders' award for Standard 4MT 76084 and the annual publication of loco mileages on the NNR in 2013. Updates on the motive power situation include the conclusion of the B12's winter maintenance and 90775's restorations along with progress on the Y14:2014 appeal and works to date to transform the J15 into the appearance of a Y14.
A fascinating two-page photo feature, the first of two, shows the preparing of the trackbed for the extension to Holt - the line opened 25 years ago on 19th March. A history of 60007
Sir Nigel Gresley- sadly now no longer visiting the NNR - is followed by a 'rounding off' article on B1 departmental boilers in the Norwich district. Railway historian and author Adrian Vaughan continues his series on locomotives and their drivers in the formative years of the M&GN and finally, the first of a two articles features the 'Leicester' - the flagship service on the M&GN in BR days - and concentrates on the workings of the train service.
Joint Lineis the quarterly magazine of the M&GN Joint Railway Society and is posted quarterly to all 3000 members. It is one of the UK's highest quality railway journals and is one of many membership benefits of joining the M&GN Joint Railway Society.