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Last call for Pretendolino charity farewell

Last call for Pretendolino charity farewell

24 October 2014

ENTHUSIASTS keen to travel on our charity special ‘Welsh Warrior’ tomorrow (October 25) have one final chance to be part of a day which aims to raise thousands for the Royal British Legion.

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Special train will help British Legion Poppy appeal

Special train will help British Legion Poppy appeal

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.

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First offered further extension to Great Western franchise

First offered further extension to Great Western franchise

10 October 2014

THE Government has offered First Great Western (FGW) a direct extension to the franchise it has operated since 2006.

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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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