Railways Illustrated - May 2016

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HST at 40
Celebrating the iconic High Speed Train, now in its 40th year.

Restoring a Classic
Editor Mark Nicholls visits the Class 37 Group’s 37003 as its restoration continues.

News Special – Last Chance Saloon
The ORR’s banning of West Coast Railways could have serious repercussions.

Mantle Lane Memories
John Woolley recounts his time working on upgrades around Coalville with BR’s S & T Department in the early 1980s.

Classic Trains - Glasgow-Nottingham
The famous Thames-Clyde Express stopped running in May 1976, but services between Glasgow, the Northwest, Nottingham and Harwich continued well into the 1980s.

Schoolboy Tales Pt10
Mark Nicholls winds up his recollections of the Desborough School Railway Society’s trips as a pupil.

The Final Quarter
Pip Dunn presents a roundup of the surviving Class 08 and 09 diesel shunters.


European News
Heritage News
What's Happening To...?
Steam News
In The Stores
In Box / Rumours
Industrial News
From The Front Coach
Traction Action
Tail Lamp