Railways Illustrated - May 2011

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Customer Surveys
On board Network Rail's test trains

You name it, he'll Humm it
The RI interview: Railway Bookseller Robert Humm

Passport to Preservation
How the restoration of 37250 is progressing

NL's colourful 08s
How Neville Hill's four repainted 08s differ

Hydraulics in the West
Western Region Nostalgia from the 1960s

The year of the `Rat'
The last stand by Class 25s on the Cambrian

Why BR said `no' to Kestrel
Why BR decided against ordering any HS4000s

Eridge comes full circle
The Spa Valley Railway returns to Eridge

Doncaster's freight variety
The busy freight centre that is Doncaster

Coach on the fast track
Restoring old coaches at Peak Rail

The Big news
MNR train hits crossing barrier

Clayton D8568 returns to traffic

DRS to take ex-Fastline 66s

Oldest main line loco laid up

Class 379s enter traffic

WCR buys another 37 and 47

First Thoughts
In The Stores and Stock Changes
Charter News
Heritage News
What's happening to.?
Industrial News
Steam News
International and Irish News
In Box
The Railways Illustrated Diary
Away From The Rails

Cover Stories
On board the Network Rail EMV

Class 92 repainted

24, 37, 47 and 55 for KWVR gala

Cardiff and Bristol electrification

GBRf acquires shunters

Why BR rejected Kestrel

Eridge becomes a junction again