DECEMBER 2017

Headline News Thameslink 24tph timetable delayed until December 2018, Ordsall Chord completed, Autumn Budget promises more money for railways in English regions, five shortlisted for HS2 train contract, Diesel Brake Tender launched, SNCF ‘Orient-Express’ visits

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OCTOBER 2017

Headline News 100mph Pacifics united for Barrow Hill Roundhouse reopening, Edinburgh-Glasgow wiring complete, South Yorkshire tram-train carries first passengers, Talgo to bid for British train contracts, Eurostar starts Amsterdam tests, first ‘refreshed’ Virgin ‘Pendolino’ unveiled,

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Latest Issue

Headline News Bombardier wins South Western EMU order, Gibb report on Southern crisis finally published, HM Queen christens GWR Class 800, Clun Castle back in one piece, Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification delayed again, West Coast and

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JULY 2017

Headline News Bombardier wins South Western EMU order, Gibb report on Southern crisis finally published, HM Queen christens GWR Class 800, Clun Castle back in one piece, Edinburgh to Glasgow electrification delayed again, West Coast

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JUNE 2017

Headline News First generation railcar era ends as Chiltern ‘Bubblecars’ retire, armed police on UK trains after Manchester attack, work starts on East Coast IEP fleet, Alstom offers new EMU for UK market, Eurostar extends

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May 2017

Headline News Tornado becomes first 100mph British steam loco for 50 years; ECML ‘Four Trains’ event draws the crowds; Settle-Carlisle line reopens after 13 months of repairs; Clun Castle to debut at Tyseley’s June open

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April 2017

Headline News Stagecoach loses SWT after 21 years; four generations of ECML traction to side-by-side in Yorkshire this month; Public Accounts Committee criticises Network Rail and DfT handling of GW route modernisation; work starts on

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