Preview: May issue of Railways Illustrated

Grab the brand new May 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 in the May issue:

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A successful Alliance

The Class 50 Alliance was formed following the merger of the Fifty Fund and Project Defiance. Now responsible for a third of the surviving Class 50s, the alliance is one of our leading preservation groups, as Andy Coward finds out.

Still going strong

In the second feature to celebrate the forthcoming 60th anniversary of the first Class 47 entering service with BR, we take a look at the surviving locomotives that continue to ply their trade on the national network.

Model Spot

Simon Bendall takes a look at the Revolution Trains N gauge ready-to-run models featuring the Class 320 and Class 321 EMUs.

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