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  1. Electrification 1970s v 21st Century
  2. Towards Nationalisation
  3. Compound Steam on The Pampas
  4. Electro-Diesels are Back
  5. Tilting at Windmills
  6. Over The Southern Alps via Arthur’s Pass
  7. British Railways: Interchange Trials 1948
  8. A Postscript To Piggyback Freight
  9. What Happened to Piggyback Freight?
  10. InterCity Rail in Britain – A Landmark Paper – 25 Years On
  11. BR’s Last Main Line Diesel Hydraulic Locomotives
  12. The Northern Nightmare – An Insoluble Puzzle?
  13. From Preston to Japan
  14. Digital rail revolution will reduce overcrowding and cut delays
  15. London to Bordeaux High Speed Rail
  16. Blue Pullman – A Fascinating Failure?
  17. Metro-Vicks: 60 Years On
  18. Blackpool Lights Up – Finally
  19. Underfunding & Cancelled Electrification
  20. Now That’s What I Call A Digital Railway
  21. Network Rail’s Upgrade Plan
  22. The Class 50 is 50 this year
  23. Network Rail – Lots of Alliances
  24. English Electric – A Centenary Appreciation
  25. Snow = Subsidy for TOCs ?
  26. Flying By Rail
  27. The Great North Rail Project
  28. Wrong Kind of Snow Warning?
  29. Withdrawal of Diesel Only Trains in the UK – Just Another Delay?
  30. Old Oak Common – an HS2 Station!
  31. Not so High Speed Northern Rail
  32. Lacklustre Performance Continues
  33. Confusing Statistics
  34. 70 Years On & Still Little Improvement
  35. 30 Years of Docklands Light Railway (DLR) – New Trains To Come
  36. Closing the Blackpool Line
  37. Footplate Conditions of Service
  38. Edinburgh – Technology Beneath Your Feet
  39. From “Settebello” to “Frecciabianca”
  40. Crossrail 2 Hits the Buffers?
  41. 8,000 km of Railway Closed
  42. Hitachi and IEP
  43. £15 billion Crossrail – Value for Money?
  44. Train Performance – No Data Available
  45. Cranes from Carlisle No More
  46. UK Exports to China by Rail
  47. Goodbye Amtrak
  48. Freight on Rail & EU TEN-T Projects
  49. Falling Freight Services
  50. Is the UK Rail Network Full ??
  51. Train Tickets & Internet Security
  52. Rail Ticketing – A Complex Farce?!
  53. Major rail investment needed to cope with booming passenger numbers | E&T Magazine
  54. Rail Workshop Closures Overshadowed by Beeching?
  55.  HS2 – Useless for UK Rail Growth
  56. 1966 – Death of Darlington Loco Works
  57. London Mayor takes a ride on unfinished railway
  58. HS2 – Too Little, Too Late & Unnecessary
  59. Simply Sensational
  60. Germany’s New ICE4 – Back to the Future?
  61. Nationalisation of Railways
  62. A Ticket from Lancaster to Morecambe
  63. RAILWAY BETWEEN MANCHESTER AND BUXTON EXPECTED TO REOPEN THIS WEEKEND
  64. World’s Longest Rail Tunnel Opens
  65. Thameslink Class 700 Desiro City
  66. The ICWC Franchise – Will HS2 Never Arrive??
  67. Outpaced by an Order for Spain 
  68.  Alstom’s £20 million Technology Centre
  69. Jet Propelled Locomotives
  70. 60 Years of Modernisation 
  71. Flying Scotsman finally makes it over the Forth and on the Borders Railway…. 
  72. Scotsman Fails To Visit Scotland