20 October 2014
AN extra 50 standard class and 40 seats in first class have been made available for the Virgin/DRS/Railway Magazine backed ‘Welsh Warrior’ special on October 25 that will bid farewell to Virgin’s Mk 3 carriage set, dubbed the ‘Pretendolino’.
13 October 2014
VIRGIN Trains, DRS and The Railway Magazine have joined forces to run a special charity charter on October 25 to mark the end of use by Virgin of the Mk. 3 ‘Pretendolino’ set.
10 October 2014
THE Government has offered First Great Western (FGW) a direct extension to the franchise it has operated since 2006.
- No services at Strathspey in November
- First Group loses ScotRail franchise to Abellio
- Be a part of charity charter as Virgin bids farewell to ‘Pretendolino’ carriages
- Pay on the day option for Etches Park open day
- Open day planned for LT Museum, Acton
- Meet the editors at Etches Park open day
- Preparing for the Watford blockade
- Etches Park open day to celebrate ‘Derby 175’
Other Feature Articles
14 November 2013
I’D like to thank your readers for their generous response to our Bridge to the Future article and appeal in the November issue. In the days following The Railway Magazine feature, the rate of donations coming into the Great Central Railway headquarters more than tripled!
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.
Current Issue: Oct 2014
132-page bumper edition
♦ Free DVD: Railways and War
♦ Railways of Britain go Forth together
♦ Scots vote averts break-up of UK rail network
♦ A4s swansong ♦ Twin 'Peaks' at Derby open day
♦ A 'Jubilee'... in black ♦ Rudyard Lake line for sale
♦ The Heritage Railways of Scotland
♦ The Beattock story ♦ 50 years of 'Bullet Trains'
• Next issue on sale: November 5, 2014