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Contents of the Journals of the North Staffordshire Railway Study Group

For a detailed PDF format (for which you will need to have Adobe Reader) index of Journals 0 to 12 please click here.

For a detailed PDF format index of Journals 13 to 24 please click here.

For a consolidated index up to issue 24 please click here.


Journal 34 How to Open a Railway D.J. Woolliscroft
A Railway Frontier Seventy Years Ago Charles Herbert Veale
North Staffordshire Railway Lamps P.D. Beddoe MSIA (reprised by Howard Sprenger)
The Coronation "Blast" at the North Staffordshire Railway's Limestone Quarries via Howard Sprenger
Journal 33 Frederick Arthur Lowry Barnwell (1877-1945) Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
The Mysterious Case of the Macclesfield Locomotive Superintendents D.J. Woolliscroft
Picturesque Staffordshire a footnote by Allan C. Baker
Stirrup & Pye a footnote by Allan C. Baker
Helping The War Effort - or Perhaps Not! a note by Allan C. Baker
NSR 'D' Class locomotives at Birkenhead Stan Yates
Biddulph Station, Signal Box and a conundrum a photographic discovery by David Moore
Journal 32 Chairmen of the North Staffordshire Railway Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
The Statutory Origins of the North Staffordshire Railway a note by Allan C. Baker
Tales from the North Staffordshire Railway D.J. Woolliscroft
Journal 31 The 1873 Hibel Road Accident, and the Railway Politics of Macclesfield David J. Woolliscroft
Anthony Pye Phillipps Mike Price
Notes on the North Staffordshire Railway and its Locomotives W. Beckerlegge
Ashford to Brighton via Stoke Basil K. Field - Locomotive Engineer Phil Atkins
The Adams’ Whistle Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Motor Haltes Allan C. Baker
Correspondence
Journal 30 Some NSR and LMS (North Stafford section) Private Owner wagon models Mark Smith
North Staffordshire Railway Pay & Conditions (1920) via Lloyd Boardman
Engineer's Department Rules and Regulations (poster)
Carriages that Never Were: The North Staffordshire Push-Pull trailers Neil Burgess
Picturesque Staffordshire David Veale
North Staffordshire Railway Working over Foreign Railways via Howard Sprenger
Journal 29 The Railway Through Stone Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Journal 28 Keele and its Race traffic Allan C. Baker and Mike G. Fell
Herbert Capper Marlow 1870-1941 Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Thomas Adams 1857-1919 Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Loop Line Quartet Allan C. Baker and Mike G. Fell
Potteries tram photograph - a letter to the editor David J. Wood
The Mystery Van - photograph
Journal 27 William Douglas Phillipps, General Manager - North Staffordshire Railway Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Descendants of William Adams - a letter to the editor Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Two Bidders - More! Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Francis Alison, Station Master, Bosley Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Three North Staffordshire Passenger trains - a reprise further information by John Sherratt
1919 Locomotives - photo feature Basil Jeuda and Manifold Collections
Journal 26 The North Stafford and the Cannock Mineral Railway Philip Bryan
Brake Blocks and Tyres - a follow up to Livery Observations Allan C. Baker
Three North Staffordshire Passenger trains Neil Burgess
Workmen's Tickets in the Staffordshire Moorlands in the 1920s Basil Jeuda
Two Bidders Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
The Decline of Milk trains in North Staffordshire in LMS Days Basil Jeuda
Journal 25 A Leek & Manifold Snippet Allan C. Baker
Livery Observations John Sherratt
The Eastern Counties Express Basil Jeuda
Jamage Junction (a note) Allan C. Baker
The Battery Electric Locomotive again -1 Allan C. Baker
The Battery Electric Locomotive again -2 Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
An Old Wive's Tale Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
John Bramley-Moore & Colin Minton Campbell Mike G. Fell OBE FCILT
Correspondence
Journal 24 Thomas Weatherburn Dodds Allan C. Baker and Mike Fell
Journal 23 John Henry Adams Mike Fell
Endon NSR - an update Mike Fell
Endon - a follow up Allan C. Baker
Endon Station Diagram
Journal 22 The 'F' Class locomotives of the NSR Neil Burgess
North Staffordshire Railway Free Passes Chris Knight
Luke Longbottom Mike Fell
The Macclesfield District in the years 1914 to 1920 W.E. Whiston / SLS Journal
Journal 21 Signal Boxes of the North Staffordshire Railway and its Successors Des Brailsford & Chris Knight
Journal 20 The North Stafford 4-4-0s and the Llandudno Expresses Mike Fell
Whieldon Grove - a personal view Mrs. Pat Bromley
Running Powers and the North Staffordshire Railway David Moore
Hanley Goods Mark Smith
Bridge numbering on the North Stafford section David Moore
A Shelton Iron and Steel wagon plate Mark Smith
A Mystery Goods Shed Mark Smith
Journal 19 Reminiscences of the 'Knotty' Des Brailsford
Journal 18 Mystery Milk Vans for Macclesfield David Jolley
Memories of the Chesterton Branch Mike Fell
An Earlier Engine Built in Stoke? (One More Perhaps) Allan C. Baker
Interesting Passenger Workings over and by the NSR Ian Lancefield Walker
Journal 17 North Staffordshire Railway Ballast Brake Van and Headlamp Codes Neil Burgess
North Staffordshire Railway Locomotives sold to Industry Allan C. Baker
A Day in Bosley Signal Box August 6th 1946 Des Brailsford
An Endon postscript Mike Fell
Journal 16 North Staffordshire Railway Ballast Brake Van - a postscript Neil Burgess
A Quartet of Quadrants Photo feature
Endon NSR Mike Fell, OBE, FCIT
Fifty Years of NSR 0-6-0 tender engine development Photo feature
Short of Power Allan C. Baker
The Battery Shunter at Oakamoor Allan C. Baker
Journal 15 Engineers Ballast Brake Van Mark Smith
Every Picture tells a Story (or turning the train round) David Moore
Memories of the Market Drayton Branch Mike Fell, OBE, FCIT
North Staffordshire Railway Signal Box Locations - a postscript David Moore
The Railways of the Biddulph Valley - Part II Paul Blurton, Philip Harrison, Roland Machin & David Moore
Journal 14 Report of Mike Rutherford's presentation on 'The Career of Tom Coleman' John Sherratt
North Stafford No. 23 and John Albert Hookham Mike Fell, OBE, FCIT
Oakamoor Station - a good subject for a model? John Sherratt
Thomas Weatherburn Dodds - "Engineer of Permanent Way", NSR, 1870 - 1874 Paul Blurton
Journal 13 Memories of Fenton Manor Station in the 1920s Bill Corser
A North Staffordshire train at Crewe Philip A. Millard
A North Stafford Man's War Mike Turnock
North Staffordshire Railway Signal Box Locations David Moore
The 'Single' Classes of the North Staffordshire Railway David Moore
The Railways of the Biddulph Valley - Part I Paul Blurton, Philip Harrison, Roland Machin & David Moore
Journal 12 The 2-4-0 Tender Classes of the North Staffordshire Railway - an Overview David Moore
North Staffordshire Railway Passenger Services Noel R. Walley
B. field William Ball
Journal 11 Chatterley Junction Signals and Layout Des Brailsford
Early Railways in Staffordshire - Part II J. Sidney Horn,
Reproduced by courtesy of Staffordshire Life magazine
London & North Western Railway carriage workings David Moore
North Staffordshire Railway working over the GWR Rex Christiansen
Journal 10 Early Railways in Staffordshire - Part I J. Sidney Horne
Reproduced by courtesy of Staffordshire Life magazine
John Lewis Ricardo Paul Blurton
The Rebuilding of the 0-6-0STs Neil Burgess & David Moore
The Audley Lines - Part IV
A Study of the Railways and Collieries of the Western Half of the North Staffordshire Coalfield
Chesterton, Chatterley, Knutton & Apedale
J.R. Hollick and W. Jack
Permitted re-production of a paper by the named author's which is deposited in the William Jack Collection, at the Univeristy of Keele
Journal 9 The Milk traffic of the North Staffordshire Railway Robert Keys
North Staffordshire Railway Milk Vans Bernard Holland
D Class Driving Wheels "nsrail"
North Staffordshire Railway Timber Wagons the late Dr. George Chadwick
additional notes by Mark Smith
The Audley Lines - Part III
A Study of the Railways and Collieries of the Western Half of the North Staffordshire Coalfield
Alsager to Talke
J.R. Hollick and W. Jack
Permitted re-production of a paper by the named author's which is deposited in the William Jack Collection, at the Univeristy of Keele
Journal 8 Goods train Operation at Pipe Gate
January to August 1923
Bernard Holland
Motor Lorries owned by the North Staffordshire Railway Bernard Holland
Book Review - The Limestone Quarries of Caldon Low by Basil Jeuda
reviewed by John Sherratt
Design Evolution in the Class M & New M 0-4-4 tank engines of the North Staffordshire Railway David Jolley
The Audley Lines - Part II
A Study of the Railways and Collieries of the Western Half of the North Staffordshire Coalfield
Silverdale to Merelake Junction
J.R. Hollick and W. Jack
Permitted re-production of a paper by the named author's which is deposited in the William Jack Collection, at the Univeristy of Keele
Journal 7 The Electrical Connections of the North Staffordshire Railway Ian Lancefield-Walker
The Audley Lines - Part 1
A Study of the Railways and Collieries of the Western Half of the North Staffordshire Coalfield
J.R. Hollick and W. Jack
Permitted re-production of a paper by the named author's which is deposited in the William Jack Collection, at the Univeristy of Keele
The 2-4-2T Classes of the North Staffordshire Railway David Moore
NSR Mileage Statement Extract from the Mileage Statement supplied by the NSR to the Board of trade
Book Review - An Illustrated History of Stoke and North Staffordshire Railways by Allan C. Baker
reviewed by John Sherratt
Journal 6 Repor of NSRSG Meetnig on Saturday 9th May 1998 John Sherratt
A Guided Tour of the Churnet Valley Line - Part 1
Report of a tour guided by Basil Jeuda
Sunday 10th May 1998
Uttoxeter to Alton
Reported by John Sherratt
The Manifold Collection Bert Proctor
Recollections of Shelton's Railways Bill Shenton
Locomotive Drawing - North Staffordshire Railway L Class 0-6-2T Euan Jennings
Private Owner Coal Wagons - Three typical vehicles on the NSR Mark Smith
Journal 5 The Second Anniversary Meeting on Saturday 8th November 1997 Meeting Report John Sherratt
Report of Meeting on Saturday 10th May 1997 John Sherratt
A Guided Tour of the Loop Line
Report of a tour guided by Basil Jeuda
reported by John Sherratt
Two NSR Families Bill Corser
Drawing the Locomotive of the North Staffordshire Railway Part 5
38 Class 2-4-0
Euan Jennings
List of Kits & Component Parts for the construction of NSR items
Items for constructing NSR locos, rolling stock & ancillary equipment
Roger B Pound
Journal 4 First Anniversary Meeting on Saturday 9th November 1996 (Meeting Report) John Sherratt
Passenger Services over the North Staffordshire Railway Ian Walker
Updated Locomotive Drawing 9 Class 2-4-0T Euan Jennings
Silk traffic on the North Stafford Dr George Chadwick
NSR Family Saloon Sylvia & Jeff Saville
Accidents on the North Staffordshire Railway Part 4
Chartley, 1892
Dr George Chadwick
A Note on North Stafford Horseboxes Dr George Chadwick
Drawing the Locomotive of the North Staffordshire Railway Part 4
M & New M Class 0-4-4T
Euan Jennings
Surviving structures of the North Staffordshire Railway Mike Price & John Sherratt
NSRSG Archive Part 2
The Bernard Holland / T W 'Smokey' Bourne Collection (continued)
compiled by Euan Jennings
Modelling News compiled by john Sherratt
Journal 3 The Bosley tramway Dr George Chadwick
The Development & Demise of Clifton Station Building Mike Price
Accidents on the North Staffordshire Railway Part 3
Uttoxeter, 1892
Dr George Chadwick
A chronology of the 0-6-0 Goods tender locomotives of the NSR Euan Jennings
Drawing the Locomotive of the North Staffordshire Railway Part 3
H and H1 Class 0-6-0
Euan Jennings
NSRSG Archive Part 1 compiled by Euan Jennings
The Bernard Holland / T W 'Smokey' Bourne Collection
Journal 2 Accidents on the North Staffordshire Railway Part 2
Uttoxeter, 1890
Dr George Chadwick/
travelling the 'Knotty' nearly 50 years ago W L Francis
The North Staffordshire Railway at Derby Godfrey Yeomans
Drawing the Locomotive of the North Staffordshire Railway Part 2
9 Class, Converted 9 Class
Euan Jennings
Drawing the Locomotive of the North Staffordshire Railway Part 2
L Class
Feedback
Return to the 'Knotty' G B Proctor
A list of NSR Locomotive drawings and sources Tony Barnes
The second meeting of the North Staffordshiore Railway Study Group (Meeting Report) Guest speaker Robert Cartwright
Journal 1 Modelling the North Staffordshire Railway in N Gauge
Background to producing a model layout based on the NSR
Mark Higginson
Accidents on the North Staffordshire Railway Part 1
Collision at Harecastle
George Chadwick
Principal dimensions of NSR tank locomotives Ian Walker
Locomotive drawings of the North Staffordshire Railway
L Class, New L Class
Euan Jennings
Modelling the Knotty Euan Jennings

Note that Issues 1 to 4 of the Journal were published under the title of the Newsletter. With effect from issue number 5 the title was changed to that of the Journal. To avoid confusion with the then title of the newsletter the term Journal is used througout the index. The newsletter is now entitled Loop Lines.

Last updated 01/11/15.