PREVIEW: September issue of Railways Illustrated

Grab the brand new September issue of Railways Illustrated magazine for the best coverage of today’s railway scene.

Each issue of Railways Illustrated offers a comprehensive round-up of the latest news and topical events from the UK across the present-day railway, including heritage traction in operation on the main lines.

Railways Illustrated reflects the energy and vitality of the present-day railway scene. Here’s what’s coming up in the September issue:

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Class 50 Preservation: The first 30 years

It is now more than 30 years since the first Class 50 was secured for preservation. Andy Coward charts the last three decades.

By ‘Lecky’ to Bury

Andy Coward recalls the history of the unique Bury to Manchester electric railway, which closed in August 1991, and the efforts by preservationists to restore the sole-surviving Class 504 EMU from the line.

Friends Reunited

Europhoenix managing director Glenn Edwards tells Railways Illustrated why his latest purchase brought back some memories from his childhood trainspotting days.

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