The Railway Magazine Maj 2013
The Railway Magazine Maj 2013
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The Railway Magazine Maj 2013

Headline News
Bluebell opens to East Grinstead; High Court rejects HS2 challenge; Stainforth line will be closed until July; Report recommends Flying Scotsman is restored; Disaster averted after tunnel roof breached; Snow closes S&C?and Scottish lines; Crossrail unearths plague victims; No Weardale heritage trains in 2013; Bid to cut announcement ‘waffle’.

Track Record: The Railway Magazine’s monthly news digest

Steam & Heritage: £1.47million grant for Wareham link; NRM?locos feature in Mid-Hants gala; ‘Met No. 1’ for Epping Ongar.

Steam Portfolio

Railtours: NRM issues charter challenge; Statesman to fight Network Rail decision; Steam reliability improves.

Traction & Stock: More Class 56s prepared for main line; Northern Pacers refreshed; Class 86s to be cut up at Crewe.

Traction Update: Scrapped, sold, renumbered, repainted? Full details here.

Freight: A9 dualling threat to freight; Radlett terminal appeal planned.

Network: £8.6million improvements for Newcastle; First class journeys increase; Historic Worcester bridge repaired.

Narrow Gauge: First World War Baldwins return to UK; Darjeeling loco for Leighton Buzzard gala; Abbey Light Railway closed and lifted.

Metro: Metrolink reaches Rochdale; ‘Mind the Gap’ voice returns.

Classic Traction: Class 37/4 preserved; Romanian ‘Grid’ poised for preservation debut; ‘Deltics’ for Didcot diesel gala!

World: Bumper year for Stadler; New lives for Indian locos.

Operations News: News from the train and freight operating companies.

Multiple Aspects

Railways in Parliament

Subscriptions Offer

Readers’ Platform: the lively letters page on which YOU have your say.

Reviews: a round-up of the latest book reviews.

Panorama: our monthly showcase, with the best in rail photography.

100 Years Ago: a?look back to what Britain’s senior rail title was reporting 20, 50 and 100 years ago.

Meetings: details of railway society meetings near you.

Heritage Diary: a comprehensive listing of dates when heritage railways and steam centres will be open.

Reader Services

Prize Crossword and Where Is It?


Buried Treasure: Nick Whittaker and Nick Pigott shine new light on the disappearance of an engine at Lindal, Cumbria, and that of other entombed locomotives.

The ‘Turbostar’ Story: The ‘Turbostar’?has become Britain’s most successful diesel multiple unit. Chris Milner looks at the history and development of this versatile train.

What happened to steam - update: Further to the exclusive publication in the November 2009 RM of revelations concerning the disposal locations of many BR?steam locomotives, Roger Butcher brings the story up to date.

Lazarus Lines - Llangollen Railway: Cliff Thomas reports on the Llangollen Railway’s push to reopen the line from Carrog to Corwen.

British diesels on safari: East Africa has become a haven for British-built diesels from the 1950s and 60s. Chris West sets the scene for this year’s readers’ tour with their story.

Irish freight on the move: In this month’s Practice &?Performance, John Heaton takes a trip to the Emerald Isle to sample various types of Irish freight from the locomotive cab seat.



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