New issue: RE143 April 2008

RAIL EXPRESS No. 143RE143: Charity work
Inside the April issue:
News: It’s goodbye ‘One’ Railway as National Express launches its new East Anglian identity. EWS suffers branding crisis as new DB Schenker logo is revealed on new Teenage Cancer Trust liveried Class 60. Fastline Freight and EWS start new Trafford Park intermodal services, while the latter starts Anglo-Scottish potato traffic. First Great Western shown the ‘yellow card’ by Department for Transport. Network Rail fined.
Offers: Save money on a superb new DVD covering a decade of DRS operations.
Feature: From Ketton to Castle, David Ratcliffe looks at the historic and present day rail operations at Ketton cement works following a major rail redevelopment.


Columns: Your favourite monthly reading – Railtours, Traction & Rolling Stock, Unitary Authority, Irish Angle, etc.
Modelling: Dapol surprise all with not one but two new diesel-hydraulic locomotive announcements, the D6300 class and the D600 original ‘Warships’, the latter in conjunction with Kernow Model Rail Centre. Will the new North British locos be a success when their real life counterparts failed? We also review the new Hornby ‘Shark’ and Masterclass Models CCT. The second part of our Retrospectrum feature looks at present day Mendip Rail operations, and we present a Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 47 bash into 47901.


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