Railways Illustrated - April, 2019

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The Train to Christmas Town
Santa Specials have become increasingly popular at various heritage lines around the UK. Graeme Pickering looks at how the Weardale Railway provides its own take on the subject.

British Depots – Crewe Diesel
Crewe has long been a major hub for the rail industry. Alex Fisher examines the history of its diesel depot, once one of the busiest facilities on the UK network.

It’s a Freight loco… or is it?
Sectorisation in the late 1980s saw many locos with electric train heating equipment painted in freight liveries and used on passenger trains.

Cumbrian Coast – Loco-hauled
Following the cessation of loco-hauled services along the Cumbrian Coast, Andy Flowers details the history of the route and the traction that has used it.

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