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  • Sir William McAlpine

    THE railway movement is mourning the death of Sir William McAlpine who died on March 4 after a short illness, at the age of 82.

  • 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


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    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