RE140: The perfect Christmas present
Inside the January issue:
• News: The sun sets on the Great North Eastern Railway franchise as National Express takes over the ECML and launches its new livery on an HST, and also on one of Great Eastern’s Class 90 + Mk. 3 sets. Freightliner join forces with General Electric to launch ‘Project Genesis’, which will see the first of 30 new design GE locomotives arriving from the USA in 2009. Arriva Train Wales ditches loco-hauled plans as ‘Adelante’ units are drafted in from FGW. The Department for Transport unveils its Intercity Express Project specification.
• Features: The latest in our special series of Retrospectrums covering the Roundel Design sub-sector livery takes a closer look at the Railfreight Petroleum brand, with a definitive list of what locomotives carried the blue and yellow ‘wavy’ lines logo.
• Columns: All your favourite monthly reading – Railtours, Traction & Rolling Stock, Unitary Authority, Irish Angle, etc.
• Modelling: All the latest news from the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham. Our latest Modeller’s Guide feature dips into the sticky world of bitumen trains. And RAIL EXPRESS Modeller exclusively reveals Hornby’s diesel and electric era product line-up for 2008.