Railways Illustrated - July 2017

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Heritage News

What’s Happening To…?

Industrial News

Steam News

Fleet Review


From The Front Coach

In Box/Rumours

Traction Action




Competition – Driver Experience
Your chance to WIN a diesel driver experience day courtesy of the Severn Valley Railway.

King Coal no more pt2
Adrian Kenny concludes his review of the state of coal traffic in South Wales from January 2016 until March this year.

The Beau Peepers
Garry Wilson continues his train crew tales from north of the border, this time focusing on the overnight sleeper services.

Spring Galas
Images from diesel galas at the Nene Valley, Avon Valley, Epping Ongar, Mid-Norfolk, Swanage and Chinnor & Princes Risborough railways.

Cardiff Open Day 1985
Adrian Willats recalls the BR open day in the Welsh capital on July 6, 1985.

Horsham’s Diesel Diversity
Phil Barnes shares some of the diesel varieties once commonplace in and around the Sussex town of Horsham.

Surviving Steam-Age Turntables
After the end of main line steam in 1968 a few railway turntables survived. Robin Whitlock describes their legacy.