New issue: RE131 April 2007

RAIL EXPRESS issue No. 131

RE131: Outstanding images and in-depth news

Inside the April issue:
News: First Eurostar runs into St Pancras, a Virgin ‘Pendolino’ derails at Grayrigg, EWS announces the results of its big January sale, Cotswold Rail purchases Steamy Affairs, and Eurotunnel buys up five Class 92s for open access freight.
Features: David J Hayes takes a look at trunk Enterprise services that call at Bescot Yard in the West Midlands, while David Ratcliffe explores a forgotten Manchester freight backwater, the Manchester Ship Canal’s Barton Dock branch.
Columns: All your favourite monthly reading – Railtours, Traction & Rolling Stock, Unitary Authority, Irish Angle, etc.
Modelling: RAIL EXPRESS Modeller visits Falkirk Town, a computer controlled layout that recalls the heyday of Scottish freight and passenger workings. The brand new ViTrains Class 37/4 is reviewed, along with Bachmann’s Mk. 1 GUV.


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