Railways Illustrated - September, 2018

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From The Front Coach

Traction Action




Vic’s Berry-ing Ground!
Famous or infamous, depending on your point of view, Vic Berry’s scrapyard in Leicester is considered folklore among rail enthusiasts. John Stretton tells the man’s extraordinary story.

Reconnecting Windermere
Andy Flowers reports on the hastily arranged West Coast Railways service between Oxenholme and Windermere that ran during the second half of June.

Luxury Railtour Guide
Clare Kelly examines the world of the luxury railtour.

British Depots – Landore
Alex Fisher turns the spotlight on Swansea’s Landore, a depot that was once at the forefront of loco activities for the former BR Western Region.

East Anglia’s Living Museum
The East Anglian Railway Museum celebrates the history of eastern counties railways.

A Grand Day Out – Swanage Railway
This month we report on the Swanage Railway, now reconnected with the main line.

Summer Galas
A photographic account of recent diesel galas.

The FM Rail fleet
We conclude our look at the ex-Fragonset rail fleet with Classes 33s, 56s and 73s, plus other ‘oddities’.