News

All night tube plan delayed

All night tube plan delayed

27 August 2015

TRANSPORT for London has suspended the launch of an all-night Tube service on Friday and Saturday nights on five lines until further notice.

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Green light for Alliance Holdings service to Blackpool

Green light for Alliance Holdings service to Blackpool

7 August 2015

ALLIANCE Rail Holdings, part of Arriva, has had its application to introduce services from Blackpool to London approved.

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GSW line blocked after engineering trains collide

GSW line blocked after engineering trains collide

2 August 2015

THE former Glasgow & South Western line between Dumfires and Kilmarnock is closed after two engineering trains collided just before lunch time on August 1.

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Competitions

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CLOSING DATE: Friday, 11th September 2015

"Barrow Hill '65 - THE London Midland Region Steam Gala of the Year" taking place on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September 2015

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Feature Articles

British veterans in steam

British veterans in steam

10 August 2015

As reported briefly in our news pages last month, the National Railway Museum of Sweden featured a number of vintage British-built locomotives in its centenary celebrations – one of them in full main line working order. Colin Tyson was there to represent The Railway Magazine

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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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