PREVIEW: August issue of Rail Express magazine

The August issue of Rail Express magazine is essential reading for today’s rail enthusiasts.

If you’d like to read the latest edition of Rail Express magazine, then you can download the digital version, order the print magazine, or better yet take out a subscription for the best value offers.

Here’s what to expect this month…

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Headline News

Reduced timetable in England here to stay; Call for freight ‘tsar’; New flexible season ticket controversy; Another HST power car is preserved; Last HST trailers leave Scotland for scrap.

0-60: Class 755/4

A Stadler bi-mode in diesel operation is put through its paces on the gentle gradients of East Anglia.

‘Pacers’: The Privatisation Years

The concluding part of a history of DMU Classes 142-144, covering their operation and development from 1997, including their new lease of life in preservation.

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PLUS! All the latest news covering Railtours, Preservation, Units, Shunters, Coaches, Wagons and the Irish modern traction scene.

Rail Express magazine is on sale in UK newsagents and supermarkets, and you can buy the current issue in digital and paper formats here!

You can also buy stacks of back issues of RE, but it’s cheaper to subscribe. 

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Subscribers save money, get their copies delivered to their doorstep and never miss an issue!

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