BRIAN J. DICKSON worked in the publishing and printing industries in Edinburgh and London for over 35 years before retiring in 2000. He is now an active volunteer locomotive fireman and driver at a heritage railway. He has previously written Steam in Scotland, Southern Steam, Steam in the North East, London Midland Steam and Diesel Power in the North Eastern region. He lives in Buckinghamshire. ROBERT BUTTERFIELD devoted his career to working for British Railways, a dedicated enthusiast, photographer and railway modeller who spent many happy hours chasing steam specials particularly on the Carlisle to Settle line. He died in 2001.