• Colas Rail ‘70s’

    THE new year had just begun when Nos. 70803 and 70805 were unloaded from the Atlantic Concert at Seaforth Docks, Merseyside, on January 4, 2014,

  • CLUES TO THE ‘WELLY BOOT’ PULLMAN

    REGARDING the Scottish Met-Camm Pullman picture (Express Mailbag, August issue), I think I can identity it – or at least narrow it down, because three

  • September 2018

    FEATURES: THE ‘TRYING BANANA’ Early days aboard the New Measurement Train, where life did not always go to plan. A VISION OF HS2? Inside one

  • The ‘Trying Banana’

    THE Hatfield derailment of October 17, 2000 was a watershed moment for Britain’s railway, and most railway engineers around at the time would rather forget

  • Tenders sought for HS2 fleet

    THE Government has issued an invitation to tender to the five bidders hoping to build the initial fleet of trains for HS2. The winner will

  • Back to the future

    FIFTY years ago saw the end of steam on British Railways, with the running of the famous 1T57 ‘Fifteen Guinea Special’ on August 11, 1968.

  • December upgrades postponed

    THE upheaval caused by the extent of timetable changes in May, which even now have still not been fully implemented by Northern and the Govia

  • Heljan surprises with new ‘25’

    THE competition to produce the definitive re-creation of the BR/Sulzer Type 2s in ‘OO’ gauge took a further twist at the beginning of July, with