Rail Express | February 2019

The magazine is essential reading for today’s rail enthusiast, offering all the latest news from across Britain’s railway network – illustrated with superb photographs of traction in action. Here’s what February’s edition includes:

A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE
Using virtual reality to train rail engineers.

MANCHESTER VICTORIA 175
The station celebrates a major milestone.

WESTERN DIESELS
60 years of change on the Western Region.

0-60: CLASS 444
Third rail but second rate?

THEN & NOW: MILTON KEYNES
Spot the difference over 10 years.

HEADLINE NEWS
Could there be a return to the ‘Big Four’?

RAILTOURS
‘Deltic’ to visit Harrogate and Cleethorpes.

PRESERVATION
No. 47712 will return to the main line; ‘Whistler’ suffers boiler problems; IDRS acquires EM2 bogies; East Lancs Railway Sulzer event kicks off 2019 gala season.

POWER BY THE HOUR
Preparations for TPE ‘68s’ continue.

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