Preview: July issue of Railways Illustrated

Grab the brand new July 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 July issue:

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Summit Special

The Peak Locomotive Company owns and operates four Sulzer Type 4 ‘Peak’ diesel locomotives, in the shape of Class 44 D4 Great Gable, 45041 Royal Tank Regiment, 45108 and Class 46 D182. For our preservation profile this month, Andy Coward speaks to PLC chairman Mike Kerry about this leading modern traction preservation group.

10 Pictures: Paul Berry

Sticking in the North West of England, Paul Berry spends most of his time at the lineside in Lancashire and Cumbria, with the iconic Settle and Carlisle line one of his favourite routes. In this issue, Paul brings us another great selection of images in our popular 10 Pictures feature.

Model Spot

Simon Bendall takes a close look at the new Accurascale models of the HAA hopper wagons that were developed by British Rail in connection with merry-go[1]round coal traffic.

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