The Railway Magazine – December 2018 – Preview

  • FEBRUARY 2019

    Headline News ‘Caley’ Sleeper Mk5s make London debut, Vintage Trains to expand railtour operations, Class 50 Alliance teamsup with GB Railfreight, TfL shortens ‘378s’ for GOBLIN stand-in role, Island Line decision deferred, East Lancs heritage operations threatened by commuter andtram-train proposals. Track Record The Railway Magazine’s monthly news digest 70 Steam & Heritage March launch for Wightwick Hall, ‘Scotsman’ to be reunited with US tour observation car, Caledonian tank for Churnet Valley gala, Barrow Hill to buy MR ‘Half Cab’. 76 Industrial 79 Steam Portfolio 80 Irish 82 Narrow Gauge 84 Heritage Trams 86 Network Network Rail hails successful Christmas engineering programme, Norfolk swing bridges to be replaced?, faster and drier through Sevenoaks Tunnel, £19m transport hub opens at Newton-le-Willows. 90 Classic Traction 92 Freight 94 Railtours 98 World 100 Metro 102 Traction & Stock Alstom