18 December 2014.
Introduced as part of a package of enhancements linked with the recent extension of the WCML franchise, Virgin will now offer customers direct trains to Shrewsbury (two out and back departures per day) and Blackpool (one round trip).
6 December 2014.
Most electrification projects are designed to benefit passenger operators according the GBRf, which has suggested that wiring routes with heavy freight traffic such as Birmingham-Nuneaton could lead to a growing commitment by FOCs to new electric locomotives.
27 November 2014.
It's goodbye Directly Operated Railways as the publically owned East Coast Main Line franchise returns to the private sector from March 2015 under the aegis of a Stagecoach-led group which will operate under the Virgin Trains East Coast brand.
20 November 2014.
A pair of new Ecofret three-unit container flats, the first of 17 sets, leased from VTG Rail UK have joined the GBRf intermodal fleet.
Current Issue: July 2016
Euston empty stock locos: Full history of the specially retained electric fleet
To Norwich, non stop: How a pair of '37s' fared on the Great Eastern Main Line
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38 pages of modelling: RETB signalling - what it is and how it works; Milk tankers - a history of the final few;
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