Railways Illustrated - July 2013

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.32)



Good Year, Bad Year: 1976
A look at how the railways fared in 1976

Ruby Railtours
40 years of Pathfinder Tours

Hoovering at night
Class 50s in the drak

 Steam: the end of the dream
The last days of steam heat in Scotland

Halfway house
Blair Atholl station, stuck in a timewarp

South Humberside Freight
A look at freight around Barnetby

The big news

New numbers for RVEL 73s
Stevenson buys more 56s
More Class 86s for Hungary
First Class 377/6 delivered
More Class 378s for LOROL
Swanage gala success
Engine refitted in 40145

On the cover

Class 33s star at diesel galas
More Class 92s for Bulgaria
Good Year Bad Year, 1976
40 years of Pathfinder Tours
Class 50s at night
Mayflower returns to the main line
The last days of Steam heat


First Thoughts
Traction Action
In The Stores and Stock Changes
Charter News
Heritage News
What’s Happening To…?
News Pictorial
Industrial News
Steam News
In Box
The Railways Illustrated Diary
Away From The Rails