Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
39 Class 67 Diagrams RE has the 24 diagrams for the Class 67 machines 48 The Resurrection of 31108 The rebuilt from scrap condition of this Type 2 16 Cambrian a€~Ratsa€ - 1984 A trip back in time when pairs of Class 25s roamed News 6 Government backs rail expansion Railway are back in fashion as investment flows 8 Bombardier buys Adtranz Bombardier becomes worlda€ s largest train builder 10 Manchester branch re-opens The Weaste branch is re-opened for Blue Circle 11 Norfolk Orbital Railway Plan to rebuild part of M&GN line receives support Features 22 On The Fragon Bandwagon The story of the enterprising Fragonset Railways Traction & Rolling Stock 24 Powerscene Topical locomotive workings around the counry 32 Shunter Spot Passenger TOC shunters - Part 2 in a series of three 34 Unitary Authority Unit news including ScotRail lOtsa€ head south 36 Wonderful World of Wagons WH Davis to build 27 hoppers for Brunner Mond 38 Take a Letter The mail train set workings have been revised 37 Irish Angle Service to Portrush is suspended as track is relayed Regulars 12 Glasgow or Bust Virgin threatens Railtrack as delays hold up services 14 Reviews An independent assessment of books and videos 20 Railtour Bazaar Our new columnist takes you back to 1978 22 Preservation Class 50 50149 Defiance gets main line certificate Models 53 Model News Grafar a€~Na€ gauge range bought by Bachmann 55 Danish Class 47 takes shape Heljan ready-to-run 4mm scale model is progressing On the front Class 47 No. 47701 Waverley heads past Aycliffe on June 26th this year with the 1 E33 12.10 Bristol- Newcastle. This machine is one of six managed and operated by Fragonset Railways which is the subject of REa€ s main feature in this issue - turn to pages 42-47. Picture: Peter J Robinson.