Back Track 1987-2009
Ref: Run 87
Volumes 1-23 bound as 19 books. Published originally by Atlantic, more recently by Pendragon. First issues are quarterly, then bi-monthly. Monthly publication from vol 9 to the present. Standard A4 format, about 700 pages per volume. Contains thoughtful and often provoking historical articles and extensive use of colour illustrations. The original colour covers have been retained. Bound in dark green cloth by DJ Bookbinders, which can be repeated for further volumes in the series if the buyer so wishes.
Back Track was the first of the 'new wave' railway periodicals from the smaller publishing houses which were more concerned with historical accuracy and production values than mass circulation. Still going strong today under Michael Blakemore's editorship.