RE129: First for news and the best pictures
Inside the February issue:
• News: EWS puts 82 locomotives up for sale in its big January clear out, GB Railfreight reveals its new First-inspired livery on new Class 66/7s and wins a new coal contract, while First Great Western starts its HST trailer car refurbishment at Derby.
• Features: David J Hayes remembers the years leading up to the re-birth of Britain’s nationwide domestic wagonload network in the first of four parts looking at the history of Transrail’s, and now EWS’, ‘Enterprise’ operation, which started in 1994.
• Columns: All your favourite monthly reading – Railtours, Traction & Rolling Stock, Unitary Authority, Irish Angle, etc.
• Modelling: Petroleum is the theme this month – Editor Philip Sutton gets modelling with a simple detail job of our limited edition Class 31 to produce a Trainload Petroleum double header, while David Ratcliffe provides part 1 of a Modeller’s Guide.