||Chime Nº184, Spring 2016.
In this edition of Chime you will find an update on the progress of the
overhaul, the result of the livery ballot and memories of 50 years of ownership and operation of
the engine as well as the usual informative update from our Chairman.
Information is sought as to the identity of a mystery man in a white overall.
Plus the latest Membership News, Fundraising News, Souvenir Sales and
information on up and coming events and activities.
For those wishing to send a contribution or photograph(s) for the next
issue of your magazine, these should arrive by the 26th May 2017.
Anyone not receiving their copy by early April should email to:
and we'll rectify the problem.
The Trust publishes a quarterly magazine, Chime, for members.
This started as a newsletter in the 1960s and today the magazine features the
latest news of our locomotive along with technical articles, features,
pictures, railtour reports and members' correspondence.
In addition to Melvin Haigh's excellent series of articles on
boilers, tenders and A4 names Chime has featured articles on:
- Memories of Doncaster works by Allan Garraway.
- An appreciation of Silver Link's historic press run in 1935
to celebrate the 70th anniversary.
- The story of Sir Nigel Gresley's Knighthood by Dr Geoffrey
- Memories of Retford in the 1950s.
- Boiler Maintenance costs.
Chime welcomes articles for publication connected with Sir Nigel
Gresley, LNER, etc. Articles may be handwritten or electronic. We also welcome
photographs old and new. If you require the photographs to be returned please
indicate in a covering letter. It is helpful if you could mark the photos on
the reverse with your name and details (e.g. date, location etc.) We also
welcome electronic photos of recent events, LNER engines on the mainline
Articles may be submitted by non-members, who will receive a
complementary copy of the magazine if the article is published.
Please note that articles sent for publishing should arrive by:
Spring edition - 25th February
Summer edition - 26th May
Autumn edition - 23rd August
Winter edition - 15th November
Contact us at: email@example.com
|We have the following back issues of
Chime that are available for £2 each, inclusive of UK P&P.
(If you are overseas contact Paul Bush for the postage rate.)
Please contact Paul first to check availability. Payment will be by cheque
payable to The Sir Nigel Gresley Preservation Trust Ltd.
|Number and Date:
72, August 1998
79, December 1990
81, Summer 1991
82, September 1991
83, Christmas 1991
Interim Report, February 1992
Number and Date:
103, Christmas 1996
104, Spring 1997
105, Summer 1997
106, Diamond Jubilee edition
107, Spring 1998
108, Summer 1998
109, Autumn 1998
110, Christmas 1998
113, Autumn 1999
114, Christmas 1999
|Number and Date:
122, Christmas 2001
123, Spring 2002
124, Summer 2002
125, Autumn 2002
126, Christmas 2002
127, Spring 2003
128, Summer 2003
129, Autumn 2003
130, Christmas 2003
131, Sprimg 2004
132, Summer 2004
133, Autumn 2004
134, Christmas 2004
135, Spring 2005
136, Summer 2005
137, Autumn 2005
138, Winter 2005
139, Spring 2006
140, Summer 2006
141, Autumn 2006
142, Winter 2006
143, Spring 2007
145, Summer 2007
146, Autumn 2007
147, Winter 2007
148, Spring 2008
149, Summer 2008
150, Autumn 2008
151, Winter 2008
152, Spring 2009
153, Summer 2009
155, Winter 2009
156, Spring 2010
157, Summer 2010
158, Autumn 2010
165, Summer 2012
170, Autumn 2013
171, Winter 2013
172, Spring 2014
In addition there are some other societies' publications:
Annual review 1997
Issue 82, Autumn/winter 2006
West Somerset Railway:
Stock book 1990
|Fed up with your collection of back issues? Why not send them
to me and help me raise some money for the locomotive? Please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.