Today's Railways Europe 294: August 2020

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The August 2020 issue of Today's Railways Europe is packed with railway news and features from all over mainland Europe. As well as comprehensive news coverage, this issue also includes heritage news, light rail news, readers’ letters and much, much more!

News stories include:

  • RegioJet launches Praha–Rijeka services
  • RDC introduces Westerland–Salzburg sleeper
  • The end of Eurostar London–Marseille services?
  • Gorzów tram network reopens
  • Third tram line for Debrecen?
  • British electrics in decline in Bulgaria
  • Akiem BB 36000 in Croatia
  • Praha’s Negrelli viaduct reopens after refurbishment
  • 50 years of NS Class 1500
  • A new Mallet for “Train des Pignes”
  • SBB “Crocodile” returns to Oerlikon

Feature articles include:

  • Rhein-Ruhr Express: A new inter-urban rail system for the Ruhr: Keith Fender explores the development of Rhine-Ruhr Express, a new network of high-frequency inter-urban services.
  • DFB: Steam in the clouds: Toma Bacic presents an update on the impressive Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke, which maintains steam operations over Europe’s second-highest rail crossing.
  • Wiener Lokalbahnen: From light rail to international freight: Roland Beier looks at how this Austrian company has diversified from its light rail passenger operations in Wien to become a successful international rail freight operator.
  • A brighter outlook for Inlandsbanan? Philip Groves outlines the latest developments on this 1000km north–south line through the heart of Sweden.
  • CZ Loko keeping busy: Robert Pritchard visits the Czech locomotive manufacturer.

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