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Meet the editors at Etches Park open day

Meet the editors at Etches Park open day

14 August 2014

IN addition to the comprehensive range of modern and historic rolling stock that will be on display at the Derby Etches Park open day on September 13, there will be an opportunity to meet some of the editorial teams from Mortons railway publications.

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Open day planned for LT Museum, Acton

Open day planned for LT Museum, Acton

14 August 2014

On Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014, London Transport Museum will open the doors of its Depot in Acton, West London for a weekend of activities focusing on the role of London’s Transport in the First World War.

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Preparing for the Watford blockade

Preparing for the Watford blockade

25 July 2014

THE planned closure of the West Coast Main Line at Watford Junction over three weekends during August is set to cause travel disruption, but working together, Network Rail, Virgin Trains and London Midland aim to minimise the inconvenience by giving intended passengers choices over alternative routes.

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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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Letters

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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Videos

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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