The Railway Scene was
published by Frank Stenvall in 1968-1982. It focused on railways in Eastern Europe, Africa
and South America, with reports also from many
little known lines in other countries. In days long before the internet,
information of this kind was hard to come by, and many of the reports were
pioneering. Jeremy Wiseman, Peter Bagshawe, Pascal Pontremoli and Marcel
Vleugels were among the regular contributors.
per year were scheduled, but as a delay built up, this was after ten years
abandoned for a more planned irregularity. The following issues were numbered
consecutively from No 61. At the same time the original A5 format with
non-photographic covers was replaced by a 17x24 cm format. This lasted for only
five issues. Pressure from other work made it impossible to continue.
back issues are still in stock, and will be presented here in due course. Many
of the lines and locos covered are of course long gone, but here you have a
chance to relive the international railway scene as it was 30-40 years ago.