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On the 10th April 1845 a game of chess was conducted over the London & South Western Railway telegraph system with players at Nine Elms and Portsmouth.

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Mablethorpe GN114 Backtrack 2012 November.
Railway Bylines 2011 December.
Macclesfield Hibel Road Railway Bylines 2008 September.
Machen Junction BM030 Steam World 2001 September.
Machynlleth CM040 Backtrack 2021 April.
Railway Magazine 2013 September.
Modern Railways 2013 July.
Railway Bylines 2011 January.
Railway Magazine 2010 December.
Madeley Junction GW800 Railway Magazine 2010 January.
Backtrack 2008 December.
Maespoeth Junction CR001 Railway Magazine 2012 July.
Railway Magazine 2009 July.
Maesycwmmer Junction GW440 Backtrack 1999 September.
Magheramorne NC001 Railway World 1970 June.
Magor GW470 Railway Archive 2013 41.
Maiden Newton Steam World 2008 November.
Maidenhead GW060 Steam World 2009 December.
Rail 2008 March 12.
Railway Magazine 1933 September.
Maidstone East SE121 Railway Archive 2011 issue 33.
Malahide GD001 RSHS Bulletin 2001 34-5.
Railway Magazine 1962 May.
Malden Crossing SW014 Railway Bylines 2012 January.
Maldon GE212 Great Eastern Journal 2012 January.
Mallaig NB467 Steam World 1995 July.
Mallaig Junction NB460 Railway Magazine 2016 November.
British Railways Illustrated 2011 March.
Malmsbury GW121 Steam Days 2015 October.
Maltby Colliery SY001 Railway Magazine 2011 July.
Malton NE210 Backtrack 2013 March.
Railway Magazine 1966 February.
Malvern & Tewksbury Junction GW712 Steam Days 2011 December.
Malvern Link GW712 Backtrack 2013 August.
Manchester Central CL041 Steam Days 2012 May.
Backtrack 2009 April.
Railway Magazine 1966 April.
Manchester Central Viaduct CL041 British Railways Illustrated 2010 April.
Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Modern Railways 2009 August.
Manchester London Road / Piccadilly Steam Days 2020 December.
Steam Days 2013 July.
British Railways Illustrated 2010 November.
Modern Railways 2010 August.
Backtrack 2010 February.
British Railways Illustrated 2009 September.
British Railways Illustrated 2009 June.
British Railways Illustrated 2007 November.
British Railways Illustrated 1998 August.
Manchester London Road Goods NW755 Railway Bylines 2013 may.
Manchester Victoria LY001 Backtrack 2013 October.
Backtrack 2012 April.
Steam Days 2009 August.
Steam World 2008 August.
Steam World 2003 May.
Manea GE080 Modern Railways 2013 November.
Great Eastern Journal 2011 January.
Rail 2008 June 4.
Mangapps Farm Mangapps Farm Railway Magazine 2012 December.
Mangotsfield MR340 Steam World 1995 March.
Manningtree Backtrack 2010 February.
Backtrack 2008 November.
Manor Yard
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Great Eastern Journal 2009 October.
Manorcunningham LS001 Railway Bylines 2010 February.
Mansfield Junction MR600 British Railways Illustrated 2008 September.
Mantle Lane MR160 Rail 2007 April 11.
Manton Junction MR100 Railway Archive No.47 2015.
March GE080 Rail Express 2020 August.
Rail issue 712.
Railway Magazine 2012 May.
Great Eastern Journal 2011 January.
Railway Magazine 2009 October.
Steam Days 2009 July.
Rail 2008 July 29.
Steam World 2001 January.
Marcheys House NE707 Railway Magazine 2011 July.
Mardock GE028 Railway Byelines 2012 November.
Railway Archive 2011 issue 33.
Marefield GN150 Steam Days 2013 May.
Marehay Junction MR421 Midland Railway Journal 2012 Summer.
Margam GW580 Railway Magazine 2013 November.
Margate SE131 Steam Days 2017 February.
Backtrack 2009 December.
Marishes Road Crossing Moors Line 2007 winter.
Market Bosworth Steam Railway 2008 May-June.
Market Rasen GC180 Railway Archive 2012 Issue 36.
Markham Steam World 2009 October.
Marks Tey GE210 Backtrack 2012 May.
North Norfolk Society 2011 November.
Steam Days 2009 May.
Steam World 1995 February.
Marlesford GE265 Railway Archive 2013 issue 39.
Marley Junction MR890 Steam Days 2012 March.
Marlow GW073 Railway Magazine 1933 September.
Marple Backtrack 2008 November.
Marsden (LNWR) Railway Magazine 2010 05.
Rail 2008 March 26.
Marsh Junction GC130 Railway Magazine 2015 December.
Marshmoor British Railways Illustrated 2008 August.
Marston Gate NW111 Back Track 2013 July.
Railway Bylines 2012 February.
Martel (France) Railway Magazine 2016 September.
Martinsburg WV RSHS Bulletin volume 45-4.
Martock GW235 Steam Days 2011 June.
Marton Junction NW310 Steam Days 2014 January.
Maryhill NB410 Steam Days 2016 April.
Maryhill Junction British Railways Illustrated 2008 October.
Marylebone GC001 Steam Days 2020 December.
Marylebone (LUL) Rail 2008 August 13.
Maryport MC010 Steam Days 2015 October.
Masbury SD001 Steam Days 2013 May.
Steam Days 2011 May.
Masons Arms (Shildon) (NER) Backtrack 2011 January.
Massingham MG010 M & G N Bulletin 2012 December.
Massingham (SDJR) Backtrack 2009 September.
Matlock MR440 Railway Bylines 2012 February.
Railway Bylines 2011 November.
Maud Foster (GNR) Steam Days 2010 December.
Maud Junction GO010 Backtrack 2015 November.
Steam Days 2012 May.
Steam Days 2010 October.
Maxey Crossing GN120 MR101 British Railways Illustrated 1998 November.
Mays Crossing SW051 Steam World 1993 April.
Maze Hill SE020 Steam World 1996 May.
Mazonia (Illinois) RSHS Bulletin Volume 41 Issue 4.
Meadow Hall (Great Central) British Railways Illustrated 2006 April.
Meaford Crossing NS001 Railway Archive 2013 issue 40.
Medstead & Four Marks SW062 Railway Observer 2011 May.
Railway Magazine 2008 April.
Steam World 1995 May.
Melbourne MR164 Railway Bylines 2016 February.
Meldon SW150 British Railways Illustrated 2014 January.
Railway Bylines 2013 January.
Backtrack 2011 July.
Backtrack 2011 April.
Meldon Quarry SW150 British Railways Illustrated 2014 January.
British Railways Illustrated 2013 November.
Mellis Junction GE280 Railway Archive 2013 issue 39.
Backtrack 2011 December.
Melton Backtrack 2008 November.
Melton Constable MG010 M & G N Bulletin 2021 January.
M & G N Bulletin 2020 December.
Norfolk Railway Society 2013 July.
Norfolk Railway Society 2013 May.
Rail 2013 April 3.
Heritage Railway 2013 March.
Joint Line 2012 Winter.
Railway Magazine 2012 (Best of 1).
Joint Line 2012 Spring.
British Railways Illustrated 2012 April.
Steam Days 2012 March.
M & G N Bulletin 2011 February.
Railway Bylines 2010 April.
Melton Mowbray (LNWR) Backtrack 2009 September.
Melton Mowbray / Melton Junction MR100 Railway Magazine 2015 October.
Railway Magazine 2013 May.
Rail 2013 April 3.
Railway Magazine 2012 August.
British Railways Illustrated 2011 August.
Railway Magazine 2011 August.
Modern Railways 2010 August.
Railway Magazine 2009 12.
Rail 2008 August 27.
Railway Magazine 2007 December.
Backtrack 2007 January.
Steam World 1991 August.
Menai Bridge NW500 Backtrack 2013 February.
British Railways Illustrated 2011 May.
Menston / Menston Junction (MR) MR900 British Railways Illustrated 2010 February.
Mentmore Crossing NW111 Steam World 1996 November.
Meols Cop L & Y Focus 2007 Summer.
Mercers Crossing SE005 Steam Days 2021 April.
Merehead GW211 Steam World 1998 December.
Mersey Junction BJ010 Backtrack 2013 May.
Merstham SE072 Southern Way 2010 issue 12.
Merthyr Vale TV001 Backtrack 2019 October.
Methil Wemyss Private Railway Railway Magazine 2012 (Best of 1).
Railway Bylines 2011 June.
Methven Junction (CR) Back Track 2011 February.
Merthyr Tyfil (GWR) Backtrack 2010 December
Metropolitan Junction Rail 2008 June 4.
Merton Park Backtrack 2007 April.
Methil (WPR) Steam Days 2010 July.
Michigan Street NY RSHS Bulletin volume 45-6.
Mickle Trafford BJ020 Backtrack 2016 March p132.
Midford SD001 Railway Archive 2013 issue 39.
Midhurst LB083 Backtrack 2011 July.
Midland Railway Midland Record issue 24.
Midleton (GSWR) Railways Illustrated 2009 July.
Midleton Junction (GSWR) Railways Illustrated 2009 October.
Middlesbrough NE510 Modern Railways 2016 May.
Steam Days 2013 June.
Middlesbrough Dock (NER) Steam Days 2010 April.
Middleton (LNWR) Steam Days 2010 August.
Middleton Junction LY001 Railway Magazine 1966 February.
Middleton Towers Railway Bylines 2009 February.
Midford SD001 Backtrack 2016 June (GF).
Midhurst LB083 Steam Days 2020 September.
Southern Way 2016 05 issue 35.
Southern Way 2016 02 issue 34.
Southern Way 2015 Issue 31.
Southern Way 2013 issue 24.
Southern Way issue 18.
Railway Byelines 2011 September.
Midsomer Norton SD001 Steam Days 2016 June.
Railway Magazine 2016 March.
Raiway Magazine 2012 June.
Railway Magazzine 2010 October.
Backtrack 2009 December.
Steam Days 2008 June.
Midville GN101 Backtrack 2010 April.
Milborne Port SW140 Backtrack 2012 July.
Mildenhall GE064 Railway Archive 2013 issue 39.
Great Eastern Journal 2011 January.
Railway Bylines 2011 February.
Milford & Brocton NW180 Railway Archive 2013 issue 40.
Milford Junction NE180 Railway Magazine 2017 December.
Railway Magazine 2013 April. Norfolk News 2012 September.
Mill Green JN030 Great Northern News 2013 July.
Modern Railways 2010 September.
Mill Lane Junction Rail 2008 September 24.
Mill Road Junction GE050 Steam Days 2013 July.
Millbrook NW140 Steam Days 2013 January.
Steam World 2000 October.
Millbrook SW100 British Railways Illustrated 2010 October.
Millerhill NB060 Steam Days 2020 December.
Millers Dale MR440 Steam Days 2013 December.
British Railways Illustrated 2010 November.
Millhouses & Eccleshall MR820 Steam Days 2021 March.
Backtrack 2013 August.
Backtrack 2010 June.
Backtrack 2010 February.
Millisle PW002 Backtrack 2011 September.
Millwall GE162 British Railways Illustrated 2013 July.
Great Eastern Journal 2006 January.
Milnathort Backtrack 2008 June.
Milton (GWR) Modern Railways 2010 October.
Milton Junction (CA470 Steam Days 2012 July.
Milton Keynes (LNWR) Modern Railways 2009 August.
Modern Railways 2008 January.
Minehead GW239 Rail 2008 July 29.
Steam World 2002 March.
Minety GW370 Modern Railways 2013 October.
Minffordd CM050 British Railways Illustrated 2013 March.
Steam World 2001 March.
Minster SE060 Railway Magazine 2013 Christmas.
Railway Observer 2009 June.
Mirfield Backtrack 2007 May.
Miskins Sidings SE031 Southern Way issue 18.
Mistley GE250 Backtrack 2011 November.
Great Eastern Journal 2011 January.
Mitcham Junction LB020 Railway World 1970 October.
Railway Bylines 2011 April.
Railway Magazine 1927 March.
Mitcheldean Road (GWR) Steam Days 2010 June.
Mitre Bridge Junction Backtrack 2008 May.
Moat Lane (CR) Railway Bylines 2008 December.
Mold Junction (LNWR) Railway Archive 2009 23.
Monkwearmouth (NER) British Railways Illustrated 2010 February.
Monmouth May Hill GW384 Railway Archive 2013 41.
Monmouth Troy GW384 Steam World 2011 August.
Monon (IN) RSHS Bulletin 2010 volume 43-3.
Montacute GW235 Railway Bylines 2016 August.
Steam Days 2011 June.
Monton Green (LNWR) Backtrack 2009 September.
Montrose NB570 Modern Railways 2013 May.
Modern Railways 2012 December.
Railway Bylines 2009 May.
Rail 2008 August 13.
Railway Magazine 1966 February.
Moor Row FN090 Railway Bylines 2012 May.
Moorbridge Junction Steam World 2008 October.
Moors Valley Railway Railway Magazine 2011 July.
Morar NB457 Backtrack 2016 January p16.
British Railways Illustrated 2010 February.
Morden LE014 Railway Magazine 1926 October.
Morebath Junction GW240 Backtrack 2010 December.
Railway Modeller 1971 September.
Morecambe MR910 Steam World 2009 October.
Moreton in Marsh GW690 Modern Railways 2016 August.
Railway Magazine 2016 July.
Railway Magazine 2013 November.
Railway Magazine 2012 December.
Raiway Magazine 2012 June.
Cotswold & Malvern News 2012 Spring.
Cotswold & Malvern News 2011 Winter.
Modern Railways 2011 June.
Modern Railways 2011 January.
Cotswold & Malvern News 2009 Spring.
Steam World 1996 April.
Moretonhampstead GW260 Steam Days 2010 February.
Morfa Mawddach (see Barmouth Junction)
Morley Top (GNR) Steam Days 2009 December.
Morninglow Goods (LNWR) Railway Bylines 2010 January.
Morpeth NE730 Backtrack 2015 June.
Morrison's Haven (NBR) North British 102.
Moss Side PY004 Steam World 2000 October.
Mossley Hill British Railways Illustrated 2008 May.
Mostyn NW460 Railway Magazine 2016 August.
Motherwell (CR) British Railways Illustrated 2009 November.
Motspur Park SW012 Southern Way 2008 issue 2.
Mottram (GCR) British Railways Illustrated 2011 February.
Mouldsworth CL020 Backtrack 2012 September.
Mount Bures Great Eastern Journal 2007 April.
Mount Florida CA300 Railway Archive 2013 Issue 38.
Railway Magazine 1966 July.
Mount Gould Junction GW279 Railway Bylines 2010 February.
Mount Pleasant Crossing SW070 Southern Way 2015 Issue 31.
Southern Way 2013 issue 23.
Backtrack 2002 October.
Mountain Ash GW460 Steam Days 2012 September.
Steam World 1990 November.
Mountain Ash TV010 Steam Days 2012 September.
Backtrack 2011 October.
Moyaster Junction WZ001 Railway Magazine 2016 May.
Railway Magazine 2016 April.
Muckcroft Backtrack 2007 October.
Muirkirk GS040 Steam Days 2014 January.
Muizenburg (South Africa) RSHS Bulletin 2003 36-3.
Mundesley-on-Sea MG021 M&GN Circle Bulletin 721 2021 April.
Munich Hbf Railway Magazine 2020 December.
Murrow JN020 Steam World 1999 March.
Murton DW001 Railway Magazine 2013 October.
Myreside Backtrack 2008 September.

 




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