• Finding the sweet spot

    EVEN the most die-hard supporter of a fully nationalised railway must secretly realise there’s very little prospect now of us ever going back to a

  • UK range launched by Accurascale

    FEBRUARY 1 saw Accurascale become the latest manufacturer to enter the UK-outline ready-to-run market, with the unveiling of its first ‘OO’ gauge model. Run by

  • MORE USES FOR CARGOWAGGONS

    ALTHOUGH steel and other metals were the main traffics to use Cargowaggon flat wagons (February issue), mention was also made of their use for conveying

  • ‘EARLY ‘08’ SURVIVOR’

    THANKS for printing the picture of LMS diesel shunter No. 7069, which is an early precursor of the Class 08 fleet (Express Mailbag, February issue),

  • ‘Baby Warship’ from Little Loco

    FOLLOWING on from its highly successful Class 15, the Little Loco Company has announced it will tackle the North British Class 22 diesel hydraulics as

  • March 2018

                      FEATURES TWO ZULU ZERO TWO Life aboard the former Class 121 video survey unit Pandora by

  • UK Railtours abandons ‘Northern Belle’

    UK RAILTOURS boss John Farrow has had to relinquish using the ‘Northern Belle’ set of carriages for his luxury-end tours. This has come about because

  • ‘Bones’ of contention

    IT is now 15 years since a Class 58 last ran under its own power in Britain. The date was March 19, 2003 when Nos.