The Railway Magazine – December 2018 – Preview

  • JANUARY 2019

    Headline News Crossrail opening delayed indefinitely, MPs savage rail industry and DfT over May timetable fiasco, Springburn Works to close, first electric trains for Manchester-Bolton-Preston, NER Autocar wins heritage awards, Crewe Diesel Depot open day planned for June. Track Record The Railway Magazine’s monthly news digest 62 Steam & Heritage Restoration plan for ‘forgotten’ BR ‘4MT’ 2-6-0, ‘Terrier’ and ‘Schools’ for Nene Valley March gala, Wightwick Hall is 150th Barry ‘escapee’ to steam, ‘B12’ and Bahamas for Worth Valley gala, No. 75069 steams at SVR. 67 Industrial 68 Steam Portfolio 70 Irish 72 Narrow Gauge 74 Miniature 76 Network Leeds to gain extra and longer platforms, £5m upgrade for Kidsgrove station, Virgin and Eurostar offer through ticketing, farewell to Humberside’s semaphores. 78 Metro 80 Classic Traction 82 Railtours 84 Railtours Portfolio 86 World 88 Traction &