25 July 2014
TO mark the 175th anniversary of railways in Derby, East Midlands Trains will be holding a charity open day at Etches Park depot on September 13. It will be the first such event at the depot, and proceeds will be donated to The Railway Children charity.
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.
20 July 2014
THERE will be a number of station improvements starting to take place at London Euston this month that will result in a bigger, better station with more shops and a wider choice of food and drink, as Network Rail embarks on a £12.5million development project.
- Class 68 not available for debut railtour
- Loughborough Bridge: planning permission granted
- Northern looks for new community rail officer
- National Express keeps c2c franchise for 15 years
- Railfuture photo competition
- Edinburgh trams begin operation
- Cambrian livery for Vale of Rheidol No. 9
- Serco wins Caledonian Sleeper franchise
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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.
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