Preview: June issue of Railways Illustrated

Grab the brand new June 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 in the June issue:

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Western Wonder

The Western Locomotive Association owns two of the legendary Class 52 diesel hydraulic ‘Western’ locomotives – in the shape of D1013 Western Ranger and D1062 Western Courier. Our preservation profile this month highlights the work of the WLA.

No longer no-hopers!

Andy Coward visits Crewe Heritage Centre and meets volunteers who have done fantastic work reviving the fortunes of two locomotives from its collection – HST power car 43018 British Red Cross and former West Coast Main Line 87035 Robert Burns.

10 Pictures: Robert Falconer

A well-known name in photography circles, Robert Falconer presents the 10 favourite pictures he has taken. Robert’s selection contains a stunning mixture of steam and modern traction images for our popular monthly feature.

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