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This month’s The Railway Magazine features Abellio’s takeover of East Midlands franchise; it’s make or break for HS2 plus take at steam’s ‘mystery’ man!
ABELLIO TAKES OVER | August saw the takeover of the East Midland franchise by Abellio,with the brand name East Midlands Railway replacing East Midlands Trains (EMT), the Stagecoach brand.
CRUNCH TIME FOR HS2 | New Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has thrown the future of High Speed 2 (HS2) into doubt with a new review that will challenge the £56billion project’s scope, design and affordability.
LOOKING AFTER RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE | Andrew Royle explains the roles of the fascinating yellow test trains that tour the country checking everything from rails to overhead lines.
PRESERVATION’S MYSTERY MAN | A tribute to Peter Rampton, who spent a lifetime rescuing narrow-gauge locomotives, but remained an enigmatic character to many in the movement.
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