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Etches Park open day to celebrate ‘Derby 175’

Etches Park open day to celebrate ‘Derby 175’

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.

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Preparing for the Watford blockade

Preparing for the Watford blockade

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.

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It’s all change at Euston

It’s all change at Euston

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.

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Competitions

'Tracks to Trenches' event tickets

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 15th August 2014

We have teamed up with the Moseley Railway Trust to offer 10 lucky readers a pair of tickets to the upcoming Tracks to Trenches event.

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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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