Railways Illustrated - June 2011

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.31)



Only the good die young
The 50th anniversary of the popular Hymeks

The Rachel Papers
Exclusive interview with Network Rail's charters boss Rachel Gilliland

Burnt out yet still preserved
How 33018 made it to a heritage railway

Stealing a March
Locos on the Crewe-Cardiff Welsh Marches route

A livery oddity
Those locos in BR blue with small yellow panels

Fighting for a share
A round up of the railfreight market

Two penneth's worth
A history of the LNER `P2s' and the plans to build new examples of these 2-8-2s

The Big News

GBRf takes more Class 66s

Class 31s visit the Highlands

HNRC buys more 20s

East Coast revives the `Flying Scotsman'

Second 25 for Buckfastleigh

First Thoughts
In The Stores and Stock Changes
Charter News
Heritage News
What's happening to.?
Industrial News

Cover Stories
50 years of the Class 35s
91 named Sir Bobby Robson
Class 92s for scrap?!
Pullman Livery for 47s
DRS to buy Vossloh locos
DRS to retain `large logo' 37
DRS Class 57s to have ETS
Deltic hired by GBRf
Glos Warks Peak started
Bittern repainted in garter blue