• Edwardian splendour

    IT’S not often I get to use the word ‘Edwardian’ in this magazine about modern traction, but I was privileged recently to see firsthand the

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  • 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,


    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

  • December 2018

    FEATURES 1903 AUTOCAR RESTORED The grandfather of all units is back in service after a magnificent restoration. BR’s RELUCTANT SAVIOUR The story of first generation

  • 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.