Report by Colin Garratt of Milepost 92 1/2 Railfuture Scotland has proposed reopening more lines and 50 new stations, publishing ambitious plans designed to maximise momentum on the resurgent railway. Single line track needs to be doubled and 23 short...

Steam Drama at King’s Cross

The Olivier Award-winning stage version of Edith Nesbit’s ‘The Railway Children’ is set for further performances during school holidays this year at its purpose-built railway theatre near King’s Cross. Set in a temporary venue, on what was once the York...
This year sees the fiftieth anniversary of Richard Beeching’s ‘The Re-Shaping of British Railways’. Writes Colin Garratt 2013 also sees the thirtieth anniversary of the Serpell Report. These two events mirrored the tempestuous undertones of railway policy in the years...
This year sees the fiftieth anniversary of Richard Beeching’s ‘The Re-Shaping of British Railways’. Writes Colin Garratt 2013 also sees the thirtieth anniversary of the Serpell Report. These two events mirrored the tempestuous undertones of railway policy in the years...
This year sees the fiftieth anniversary of Richard Beeching’s ‘The Re-Shaping of British Railways’. Writes Colin Garratt 2013 also sees the thirtieth anniversary of the Serpell Report. These two events mirrored the tempestuous undertones of railway policy in the years...

Dr. Beeching’s silver lining

Graeme Bickerdike Reports... Hyperbole will flourish in the springtime as the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of a butcher wielding his knife; the deeds of a mad axeman. Brought in from ICI to stem the railway’s haemorrhaging losses, Richard Beeching’s initial...
Next year marks the 150th anniversary of the London Underground and steam trips are planned to celebrate the anniversary. The first journey took place between Paddington and Farringdon on the Metropolitan Railway. This will be recreated on Sunday 13 January...

RailStaff December: Railway royalty

https://issuu.com/railmedia/docs/railstaff-december-19

West Coast appointments

Christmas work