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RAILSCENE NO. 27 – Summer 1991. Contents: The Isle of Man Railway – A full feature on this unique working Victorian railway system, including overhauls in the workshops and the beautiful Beyer Peacock 2-4-0Ts at work from Douglas to Port Erin. Railfreight Customer No. 3 – A review of many of the Speedlink workings which will change or disappear in July, from Wareham and Dean in the South, via Oxfordshire and the Midlands to Carlisle and even Appleby in the north. Many of these feature old four-wheeled box vans and much shunting. Preservation News Focus – The East Lancs extension’s opening day with No’s 32 and 1. Chiltern Changes – The first part of NSEs Networker revolution has started! Marylebone changes, Class 165 at Gerrards Cross, loco haulage at High Wycombe, the last semaphores come down at Princes Risborough, 47484 at Aylesbury, inside the new depot, hybrid DMUs and a 45. BR Newlines – 158/9, 158s, end of the ‘Cambrian Coast Express’, Class 26 on passenger duties, 87 at Waverley, Glasgow Blue Train and a green EPB, Tamworth Castle goes, D400 arrives, blue and yellow 50s. Main Line Steam News – The spring’s main tours, from the ‘Duchess’ at Blackburn and Garsdale, to North Wales, 60009 in Scotland and at Bangor, 4472 at Birkett, 45596 at Kirkby Stephen and Dent. Approximately 120 minutes.