• Bachmann cautious for 2019

    FEW new models have been announced in the new Bachmann catalogue for 2019, with diesel and electric modellers having to be content with one completely

  • GOS completes ‘ElecLink’ wagon

    AN interesting contract to create a second HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) electrical connection between the UK and France via the Channel Tunnel has required

  • March 2019

    Issue 274 OUT NOW! ‘50’ sold to Great Central Railway! Ceremony honours Sir Bill! The latest issue of Rail Express is packed with modern traction

  • ‘50s’ to gain GBRf colours

    THE close working relationship between the Class 50 Alliance and GB Railfreight took a major step forward on January 18 when it was announced that

  • Throwback to LBSCR becoming wired for power

    As early as 1903, the London Brighton and South Coast Railway (LBSCR) began to electrify local routes.

  • East-West Rail identifies route alignments

    DESIGN plans for an extension of the Oxford-Bicester route to Bletchley and Bedford were finalised and delivered to Parliament in 2018 to obtain the Transport

  • Boden Rail ‘50’ sold to Great Central

    THE Great Central Railway has bought Class 50 No. 50017 Royal Oak from Boden Rail. The sale of the ‘Hoover’, minus its main line running

  • The changing face of freight

    PRIVATISATION of British Rail in the mid-1990s saw the bulk of its freight businesses acquired by what became EWS, somewhat nullifying the intention of creating

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