NEXT week we shall come to a little-
WHO among us would not go to Italy again and again if the opportunity presented itself? For those who have never known the delights of that historic country, it nevertheless must ever have a magnetic appeal; and for those whose interest lies in railways, Italy has a particular fascination. Its unusual shape and mountainous nature set unique problems to the engineers and resulted in many remarkable construction feats, including the second longest tunnel in the world -
WE shall also come to an informative chapter on Diesel locomotives. A few of the trains utilizing Diesel power-
Another fascinating chapter will deal with the trans-
AMONG my correspondents is C.K.B., who, after having expressed his appreciation of Railway Wonders of the World, says: “Incidentally, I can never refuse the opportunity to visit occasionally Paddington on my way home in the evenings to see one of the great locomotives pull out the 6.30 pm for Bristol and Plymouth.” That little confession interests and thrills me merely because it shows that the railway enthusiast is no indifferent lover of his hobby. It stirred in me a chord of memory that brought back the days when I was young enough to enter in a notebook the number of every train I could possibly see, for we begin our train-
DO not forget that Part 10 will be on sale everywhere on Friday next. It will contain a beautiful art plate, illustrating “The Magic of the Andes”. I should like to add at this stage that it would be of considerable assistance to me if those readers who have not already done so would place a regular order with their newsagents. This saves the newsagent from ordering too many or too few copies, and the advantage to everyone interested in Railway Wonders of the World will readily be seen.