• AUGUST 2018

    Headline News CAF added to HS2 contract shortlist as Hitachi and Bombardier join forces, Tornado misses out on 10th anniversary celebrations, DB shelves London-Germany high-speed plans, Network Rail debt tops £50bn, major fire closes Vale of Rheidol. Track Record The Railway Magazine’s monthly news digest Steam & Heritage Diesels step in as heatwave forces nationwide steam bans, ‘County’ 4-4-0 frames ordered, Blue ‘King’ to Kingswear, ‘B1’ and City of Wells for GCR ‘Exchange Trials’ gala, fully-clad ‘P2′ revealed at Darlington. Irish Industrial Steam Portfolio Narrow Gauge Heritage Trams Network Classic Traction Railtours World Traction & Stock Overground Class 710 makes London debut, GBRf buys Colas Class 60 fleet and two more ’73s’, first Class 195 and ‘717s’ arrive in UK, ScotRail Class 385s finally enter traffic, GWR introduces nine-car IETs. Traction Portfolio Metro Operations Stock Update