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.
Current Issue: Dec 2013
Essential reading for today's rail enthusiast
► 48 pages of modelling
► East Coast privatisation
► Ones that got away: Class 129
► DRS Class 57/3
► 'O' gauge 'Western'
► YKA 'Osprey' track carriers
► GWML Electrification MPV
► Layout focus: Dragonby
• Next issue on sale: December 19, 2013