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The Railway Magazine - October 2018


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CONTENTS

October 2018. No. 1,411. Vol 164. A journal of record since 1897

HEADLINE NEWS
Crossrail opening delayed until 2019, Grayling announces wide-ranging
Rail Review, ORR blames industry for May timetable chaos, XC franchise
competition cancelled, Greater Anglia unveils new trains, Porterbrook
and Angel reveal hybrid DMU trials, Digital Railway plan for ECML,
Crumbling hotel causes chaos at Ayr.

ON THE COVER

MAIN IMAGE: shortly before the end of its hire period
at the Dartmouth Steam Railway, BR blue 'King' 4-6-0 No.
6023 King Edward II coasts into Kingswear with the 17.00
arrival from Paignton on August 29.
MARTUN TATTAM

INSET 1: Celebrating 150 years of London's grandest terminus.

INSET 2: Propelling with passengers in the BR steam era.

INSET 3: BR/Leyland railbus prototype No. RB3 in Northern Ireland.

TRACK RECORD
66 Steam & Heritage
A1 1 Trust launches company to build replica 'V4; 'Sutherland' and NYMR 'Q6'
steam again, GWR 'Mogul' joins SVR overhaul queue, Forgotten 2-8-0 leaves Moors
Line for LLangollen, P2' gets its wheels, NRM mulls 'O4' overhaul plan.
72 Steam Portfolio
74 Industrial
76 Irish
78 Metro
80 Network
Network Rails sells 'Railway arch' property portfolio for £1.46bn,
six months blockade planned for Berney Arms line, Merseyrail prepares
for new Class 777 trains, Derby remodelling almost complete.
84 Classic Traction
Wandering 'Warship' visits GCR, NRM dismisses'KOYLI' volunteer group,
class 50 gala line-up confirmed, repatriated class 04 on display at Rowsley shunter gala.
89 Classic Traction Portfolio
90 World
92 Heritage Trams
94 Railtours
98 Narrow Gauge
100 Traction & Stock
Bombardier rolls out first class 720 vehicles for GA, class 769 'Flex' finally
moves to GCR for trials, TPE 'Nova 3' and Northern class 195/331 start main
line testingm first class 230 delivered to London Northwestern Railway.

REGULARS

12 Up and Down lines
Nick Pigott's new opinion page looks at some recent railway positives and negatives.
12 Railways in Parliament
50 Then & Now - Great Malvern
52 Readers' Platform
54 From the RM Archives
56 Reviews
58 Subscription Offer
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60 Panorama
Our regular gallery of the best railway photography from around the world.
110 Heritage Diary
Details of when Britain's unique collection of heritage railways and railway museums are open.
114 Meetings
121 Readers Services
122 Crossword & Where Is It?


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