Last ditch bid to save one of last MGR wagon

Last ditch bid to save one of last MGR wagon

19 November 2014

AN APPEAL for funds to save one of last remaining merry-go-round (MGR) has been launched.

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Doncaster P2 group holds first convention

Doncaster P2 group holds first convention

21 November 2014

THE Doncaster-based P2 Locomotive Trust which is behind the Cock of the North project and aiming to create a streamlined version of the Gresley design will hold its first major convention at the Mansion House, Doncaster on December 13 at 1pm. The event is open to enthusiasts and the public.

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Eurostar unveils new e320 train

Eurostar unveils new e320 train

15 November 2014

EUROSTAR has marked the 20th anniversary of start of international passenger services from London to France and Belgium with the unveiling of its new e320 high speed train at St Pancras International. 

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Feature Articles

New series: Quickfire interviews

New series: Quickfire interviews

8 August 2013

Starting in the September 2013 issue, Steven Knight grills rail industry decision-makers in quickfire interviews. No 1 – John Smith, boss of GB Railfreight.

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Treatment of Great Train Robbery driver

14 November 2013

I AGREE with what you say about the renaming of Train Robbers Bridge (Oct) but not what you say about the treatment of driver Jack Mills by British Railways after the incident.

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How a Virgin Pendolino got the X-Men branding

7 April 2014

Branding a train with a vinyl wrap or selective vinyl patches is a complex and interesting activity. Here for the first time, courtesy of Stewart Signs and Virgin Trains, is a speeded up stage-by-stage view of the process from the initial discussion and design stage to the application of the vinyls to the full sized train. Pendolino No. 390155 was launched into traffic by stars Hugh Jackman and James McAvoy at London Euston on March 31.

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Current Issue: Nov 2014

Issue Nov 2014

♦ East Coast's tribute to our fallen soldiers
♦ New owner for A2 Blue Peter
♦ The station bookstalls story
♦ Double-headed 'streaks'
♦ 59003 is back home
♦ Class 87s in Bulgaria
♦ Secret passenger line
♦ Railway detectives


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