Railways Illustrated - August 2017

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Competition – Driver Experience
Your chance to WIN a steam driver experience day courtesy of the Severn Valley Railway.

Freight Down Under
The huge Australian continent is home to some impressive freight workings. Richard Holdsworth sheds some light on this vast subject.

New Look Eurostar
Editor Mark Nicholls travels to Brussels aboard the older Class 373 and its refurbished cousin the e300 to see what’s changed.

30 Years of Valley Diesels
Pip Dunn joined the crowds at the Severn Valley Railway’s diesel gala.

The Great Train Sorters
John Wright provides an unusual insight into the men who worked aboard the Travelling Post Office.

Beyond the Wall
The Class 47/7s, modified for push-pull working between Glasgow and Edinburgh, were not common south of the Scottish Border. Ian McLean explains why and lists some exceptions.