Grab the brand new December issue of Railways Illustrated magazine for the best coverage of today’s railway scene.

Each issue of Railways Illustrated offers a comprehensive round-up of the latest news and topical events from the UK across the present-day railway, including heritage traction in operation on the main lines.

Railways Illustrated reflects the energy and vitality of the present-day railway scene. Here’s what’s coming up in the December issue:

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The colourful Class 66s

In recent years there has been a growing trend of applying one-off livery schemes to various Class 66 freight locomotives, principally with GB Railfreight. Richard Clinnick takes a look at this increasingly colourful fleet.

Creating Corwen

In the second part of our focus on the Llangollen Railway, Andy Coward takes a look at the impressive work being carried out to create a new terminus for the railway at Corwen, which is due to open next year.

10 Pictures: Liam Barnes

For this issue of Railways Illustrated, we profile the camera skills of 20-year-old Lancashire-based Liam Barnes, who has become a very skilled lensman in a relatively short time. Here he presents his favourite 10 Pictures.

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