Railways Illustrated - November, 2018

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Fleet Review

Heritage News

What’s Happening To…?

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In Box

From The Front Coach

Traction Action




The Wherry Lines – Diesel Style
Loco haulage survives in a number of areas of the country. Andy Flowers charts its effect on the Wherry Lines.

A Day out in Devon
If you fancy exploring Devon’s railways there is no better way than by using the £12.40 Devon Day Ranger ticket. Adrian V Paul sampled it in early June.

British Depots – Norwich
Alex Fisher charts the history of the two diesel depots that served Norwich from the mid-1950s.

Train Simulator 2019
Dovetail previews its new Train Simulator 2019 software.

Late Summer Galas
Photo feature covering recent galas at the Heritage Shunters Trust and the Ecclesbourne Valley, South Devon, Caledonian and Great Central railways.

The Enigmatic Metrovicks
Often derided as a dismal failure, the Metrovick Class 28 Co-Bos were unusual in many ways, but were they really as bad as is claimed?

BR’s Loco Fleet Outcome
In part three of our feature on BRs plans for its main line locos in 1968, Pip Dunn looks at what was envisaged and what actually happened in the 1970s and 1980s.