I HAVE received an interesting letter from a man who has just returned from West Africa. He tells me that he was attracted by the cover of Part 17, which he saw on a bookstall, and, having enjoyed reading that Part, he wishes to know if he can obtain back numbers.
I should like to make it clear that all back numbers of Railway Wonders of the World may be obtained from our Publishing Department. Incidentally, my correspondent wanted to know if we shall deal with the railways in West Africa. A chapter on this will be included shortly; and in response to several other correspondents, further forthcoming chapters will be on the Channel Tunnel, Speed Trains, the Darjeeling Loop, the Cornish Riviera Express, and the Electrification of Railways.
PART 20 will contain a continuation of the chapter on British Rail-
And now for some news that will interest and satisfy a very large number of readers. Next week I shall begin the first of some chapters on Model Railways. Nearly all railway enthusiasts have at some time wished to possess and operate a railway of their own; and this accounts for the large number of Model Railway Clubs that exist all over the United Kingdom. Model railways may vary in gauge from ⅝-
THE railway in Poland provides a most interesting story. The Great War devastated this country, and the work of reconstruction has of necessity been slow, but there are to-
I HAVE already published the romantic stories of the Great Western Railway, and the London and North Eastern Railway. These have been very popular, and many readers have asked me if the other systems will be similarly dealt with. Next week I shall begin the fascinating story of the Southern Railway -
THE photogravure section in Part 11, “Stations from the Air”, seems to have been among the most successful of my photogravure features, and many readers have asked me to publish another gravure supplement on stations photographed from the air. In Part 20 another will be included; this will contain aerial views of Glasgow Central Station, Cannon Street, Holbom Viaduct, and St. Paul’s Station (London).
THIS week’s cover shows a “head-