June 2018

FEATURES 12  FYLDE ELECTRIFICATION Blackpool North reopens after five-month electrification and upgrade programme. 13  WHEN SATURDAY CAME… The glory days of holiday trains to Blackpool. 20  ‘HOOVERS’ CONQUER CUMBRIA Our April tour that took two

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May 2018

NEWS HEADLINE NEWS New West of England franchise proposed; SVR offers chance to drive a ‘66’ and ‘73’; Cancellation of electrification review; First Class 800/2 arrives; GA’s new Brantham depot put on hold; Backing promised

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AUGUST 2017

[su_note note_color=”#c0142b” text_color=”#ffffff”]Current issue: August 2017 Next issue: September 2017 – On sale: August 18[/su_note] Headline News Bidders announced for next West Coast and South Eastern franchises; First passenger runs for Class 230 ‘D-Train’; New

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May 2017

[su_note note_color=”#c0142b” text_color=”#ffffff”]Current issue: May 2017 Next issue: June 2017 – On sale: May 19[/su_note] Headline News Brexit and the effect on railways; First look at new Anglia fleet; First-MTR consortium wins South West Trains; Shunters escape scrapyard

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April 2017

[su_note note_color=”#c0142b” text_color=”#ffffff”]Current issue: April 2017 Next issue: May 2017 – On sale: April 17[/su_note] In the April 2017 issue:  Headline News HS2 bill receives royal assent; New depots for Exeter and Manningtree; Lime Street closed as wall collapses; Freight

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