Railways Illustrated - October 2012

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Spain's European Champions
Ex-BR Class 58s at work in Spain

Happiest when it rains!
Why the BWR benefits from bad weather

Last year of the Class 26s
The final 12 months of BR Class 26 action

West of Swansea
Loco haulage in the Gower peninsula

Waste not, want not
Freightliner's waste contract with Viridor

The big news

Great Western franchise outlined

DRS 20s for RHTTs

Class 17 to miss SVR gala

A4s head to UK from USA and Canada

On the cover
47579 returns to traffic

HNRC to paint 20s in GBRf colours

New livery for Class 56s

Virgin loses West Coast

D9009 main line return

Standard 5 for WSR gala


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