Class 395

  • Operation ‘Javelin’

    Operation ‘Javelin’



    Class 395 ‘Javelin’ charter trains have raised more than £125,000 for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. With this year’s Remembrance Day only two months away, Doug Lindsay takes up the story. The history of these special charter trains, utilising Southeastern High Speed Class 395 ‘Javelin’ trains’, dates back to 2011, and followed a meeting…

  • Special ‘A4’ charter as UK Railtours outlines 2019 plans

    Special ‘A4’ charter as UK Railtours outlines 2019 plans



    WHAT could be the final chance to enjoy ‘A4’ No. 60009 Union of South Africa over the Settle to Carlisle Line heads a varied programme of days out being organised by UK Railtours for the first half of 2019. On March 9, the popular ‘Streak’ will take over the as-yet untitled train in York and head…

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