Railways Illustrated - August 2011

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REGULARS
Cover
Welcome
First Thoughts
News
In The Stores and Stock Changes
Charter News
Heritage News
What's Happening To.?
Industrial News
News Pictorial
Steam News
Railwayana
In Box
International and Irish News
Reviews
The Railways Illustrated Diary
Away From The Rails
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FEATURES
Enjoying our heritage
The ex-BR Class 20-55s still in existence

A Thorn is removed
Thornaby depot is demolished

Sailing on the boat train
Harwich-Manchester loco-haulage

Tip top at 50
The life and times of the Class 27s

Loads of ballast
Paul Shannon rides on a GBRf ballast train

Ticket to ride
A round up of the steam locos passed for Network Rail

The West Somerset Railway
How the WSR has become a top tourist attraction

THE BIG NEWS
Bogies delivered for Baby Deltic
Bombardier offers electric locos
20s work Northern Belle
Network announces profits
DBS runs freight on HS1
Freight back in Weardale
47484 changes hands

ON THE COVER
Deltics galore!
Ex-BR locos still in use
NatEx Class 47s
Siemens wins Thameslink order
RVEL to offer re-engineered Class 73/3
Thornaby demolished
50 years of the Class 27s
Flying Scotsman in black
Book competition
Scottish trip competition