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.