17 August 2012
The founder of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, has released a statement opposing the decision by the DfT to award the West Coast route to rival operator First.
16 August 2012.
The closure of the Lynemouth aluminium smelter in spring 2012 brought to an end
the Local Trip working from North Blyth Ship Unloading Facility to the smelter, a distance of six miles as the crow flies, but about double that due to the meandering course of the railway through the heart of the erstwhile Northumbrian coalfield.
2 August 2012.
With all the issues of The Railway Magazine that have been published since 1897, for a 'Best of' book, there is clearly a lot of material to choose from. Selecting exactly what would fit nicely into the 132 pages was never going to be easy, however, the complier has achieved a great balance between old and not so old.
30 July 2012.
As part of the reconstruction of Birmingham New Street station, Network Rail has built a new train crew facility at BNS for 450 Cross Country staff which features a host of 'sustainable features'.
28 July 2012.
The railway infrastructure in Nottingham stands on the brink of big changes, from new and refurbished station buildings, to a complete redesign of the tracks and signals.
Current Issue: June 2013
♦ Bumper 40-page modelling magazine inside
♦ First UK ‘Fred’ in ‘Powerhaul’
♦ Freightliner paints a Class 66/5 in its new corporate scheme
♦ Class 142 ‘Pacers’ to go!
♦ GBRf hires ‘Deltic’ again
♦ By diesel to Caernarvon
• Next issue on sale: June 20, 2013