The Railway Magazine February

PREVIEW: February issue of The Railway Magazine

Britain’s best-selling rail title The Railway Magazine is back for another month of award-winning photos, news, features and exclusives from the rail industry, past and present.

The Railway Magazine February

This month’s The Railway Magazine takes you behind the scenes with the Royal Train, plus the COVID-19 pandemic leaves Eurostar on the brink of collapse. Here’s what is coming up in the February issue:

Operating the Royal Train

In the first part of an exclusive feature for The Railway Magazine, former Royal Train manager Geoff Griffiths provides a fascinating insight into the meticulous planning involved in operating the Royal Train whenever it goes out.

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Steam Engines of WWII in Europe

Philip Horton tells the story of the many thousands of steam locomotives built by Germany, Britain and America in order to move troops and supplies during the preparations for the Second World War.

Little Town FLIRT

The order from Greater Anglia for a large fleet of ‘FLIRT’ trains was a first for the UK. Having taken over many East Anglian routes, John Heaton analyses their impact.

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