Our brand new August issue is out now! The Railway Magazine provides the latest news, Steam & Heritage, modern traction and reviews.
From Derby to the Pyramids
ALSTOM, which bought Bombardier in 2021, is building 70 monorail trains for two routes serving Egypt’s new capital city 45km east of Cairo. The trains are being built in the UK at Derby Litchurch Lane, and Keith Fender went along to view progress.
Ninety not out!
This year sees the 90th birthday of a remarkable survivor, the first purpose-built standard gauge diesel to be constructed for a main line railway company, as the Middleton Railway’s vice-president Ian Smith describes.
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Practice & Performance: A brief fling
The Highland Main Line beckons as John Heaton FCILT heads north to tackle the climbs of Drumochter and Slochd by ‘Azuma’ and HST, before looking at the improvements since steam days on the Perth to Stirling section.
Steam & Heritage
Flexibility is crucial says FfWHR boss; Hunslet loco will be Quainton’s new No. 1; ‘B1’ relocates to Ruddington; ‘T3’ back on its wheels; Stowe away at Quainton Road.
Plus, we’ve got all the regular news pages and columns! Available at stores now, or order your copy with FREE UK delivery here: bit.ly/3utC7pP