• OCTOBER 2018

    Headline News Crossrail opening delayed until 2019, Grayling announces wide-ranging Rail Review, ORR blames industry for May timetable chaos, XC franchise competition cancelled, Greater Anglia unveils new trains, Porterbrook and Angel reveal hybrid DMU trials, Digital Railway plan for ECML, Crumbling hotel causes chaos at Ayr. Track Record The Railway Magazine’s monthly news digest 66 Steam & Heritage A1 Trust launches company to build replica ‘V4’, ‘Sutherland’ and NYMR ‘Q6’ steam again, GWR ‘Mogul’ joins SVR overhaul queue, Forgotten 2-8-0 leaves Moors Line for Llangollen, ‘P2’ gets its wheels, NRM mulls ‘O4’ overhaul plan. 72 Steam Portfolio 74 Industrial 76 Irish 78 Metro 80 Network Network Rail sells ‘railway arch’ property portfolio for £1.46bn, six month blockade planned for Berney Arms line, Merseyrail prepares for new Class 777 trains, Derby remodelling almost complete. 84 Classic Traction