Railways Illustrated - September 2013

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.32)



When green brushes went blue
The livery transition of Class 47s in the 1960/70s

The dawn of privatisation
Good Year, Bad Year looks back at 1996

Rising to a challenge
Running the Three Peaks Challenge train

2B37… and it frequently was
Class 37s to Weston in 1984

Charity shunters
Neville Hill 08s in action

Heavy metal
Scrap metal flows in detail

The big news

East Coast rebrands Class 91
Siemens wins Thameslink order
Bidders for Crossrail franchise announced
Further blow for CFPS
Class 20 to leave Devon

On the cover

Cornish Racehorse
£5.8bn order for new IEP trains
NR cancels charter at 17 hours notice
Neville 08s raise money for charity
GBRf Class 92s find more use
The dawn of privatisation
Braunton returns to the main line
Steam ‘bans’ affect operators


Europe News
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