Preview: January issue of railways illustrated

Grab the brand new January 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 January issue:

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Model Spot

Simon Bendall takes a look at the brand new model of an Córas Iompair Éireann Metropolitan-Vickers A/001 A Class locomotive being produced by Irish Railway Models and Accurascale.

The fondest farewell

On February 27, 1982, thousands of railway enthusiasts descended on Doncaster Works to pay tribute to all of the surviving Class 55 Deltics, brought together for one final time. Of the 15 locomotives on display that day, only six would survive, with the rest destined for scrap.

10 Pictures Deltic Special: John Whiteley

John Whiteley is an accomplished and respected photographer who was prolific at the lineside throughout the 1970s and 1980s. In this issue, John delves into his collection to bring us his favourite 10 Deltic Pictures.

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