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Latest Issue: June 2016 - Vol 14 No.6


Syphon Sorrow pt1
The trials and tribulations of Inverness Depot’s Class 37s in the summer of 1984.

Out of the Blue pt1
Nigel Antolic provides a detailed account of the eradication of British Rail blue livery from the Class 47 fleet.

Heritage Railways Guide 2016
Details of Britain's standard gauge heritage lines.

Manchester and Miles Platting Memories
A historic snapshot of the line between Manchester Victoria and Miles Platting.

Good Year Bad Year
Britain's railways in 1993 prior to privatisation.

Mid Norfolk's Spring Sensation
Photo selection from the recent Mid-Norfolk Railway Spring Diesel Gala.

Post-Schoolboy Tales Pt11
Mark Nicholls continues his recollections of the Desborough School Railway Society’s trips, this time helping out a¬fter he joined British Rail.

Life at Laira – A ‘Peak’ at Yesteryear
Roderick H Fowkes looks back on his time working at Plymouth’s Laira Depot from 1978.




European News

In The Stores

Heritage News

What's Happening To...?


Industrial News

Steam News

From The Front Coach

In Box / Rumours

Traction Action



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