• 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,

  • 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

  • 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.