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West Coast giants for Mid-Norfolk gala

West Coast giants for Mid-Norfolk gala

20 April 2014

THE pride of West Coast Railway steam is to head east to start at the Mid-Norfolk Railway’s Railway Magazine-sponsored gala from May 30 to June 1.

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David Cameron leads praise for Dawlish workers

David Cameron leads praise for Dawlish workers

4 April 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron has praised the ‘orange army’ of more than 300 Network Rail trackworkers who worked for their ‘Herculean effort’ in rebuilding the railway line at Dawlish on April 4.

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Dawlish Sea Wall repairs close to completion

Dawlish Sea Wall repairs close to completion

30 March 2014

WHILE there has been rightly intense media coverage over the hole in the Dawlish sea wall below Riviera Terrace, Dawlish, the actual damage caused to the railway and associated infrastructure during the February storms is far more serious and extends along the coastal line for 3.7miles from Langstone Rock in the east to the skew bridge at Teignmouth in the west. It means that Network Rail has a large worksite which split between a number of main contractors with the aim of reopening the line on April 4.

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Competitions

Win! Tickets to Back to Black

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 9th May 2014

Here's an exclusive chance to WIN tickets and a brake van ride at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's Cotswold Festival of Steam over the weekend of May 24-26, 2014.

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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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