Preview: November issue of Railways Illustrated


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

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

The Heavy Mob

In a short timescale, the Heavy Tractor Group has become a leading Class 37 preservation group; it owns 37714on the Great Central Railway and is custodian of the National Railway Museum’s pioneer D6700. Andy Coward went to Loughborough to meet the team in our latest preservation profile.

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The Robin Hood Line

The route between Nottingham and Worksop spent many years operating as a freight-only route, before being reopened as a passenger route in stages during the 1990s. In our latest route profile, we take a look at this popular Nottinghamshire line and the services operating over it.

10 Pictures: Martyn Hilbert

A regular contributor to the pages of Railways Illustrated,Martyn Hilbert has an extensive archive of photographs, taken over several decades. For 10 Pictures, he delves into his collection to select the images that he feels stands out from the crowd.

Model Spot

Our railway modelling expert Simon Bendall takes a look at the range of Accurascale OO Gauge PFA container wagons, focusing on those that were used for transporting nuclear waste. As well as reviewing the models, he also examines their history.

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