ASLEF Journal - February 2022

Beneath us, the carriage wheels moan on their winter-wet, wind-polished rails, but the train hurries on, hurries on
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  • Rail fares rise 3.8% and RDG plans not agreed
  • Off the rails: 'Within a month Boris was bored', Ben Walls on Afghanistan and Julia Donaldson on Superworm
  • Christian Wolmar says it's time to Invest in Rail
  • Tony Wood on Going Over to the Dark Side
  • Adams: 'Let's ride!' but 'No driver due to covid'



  • Howard Kaye explains why we are determined to defend our pensions - our deferred wages
  • Fraser Massey raises a glass to train love songs to celebrate Valentine's Day
  • Jim Ring returns to the tracks on the armoured trains which defended Britain in World War II
  • Bernard Richards tells the little-known tale of DH Lawrence, the train, and Garsington Manor



  • Branch news and upcoming events
  • Obituaries
  • Henry Russell wonders what's in a loco's name
  • Letters
  • New books
  • Crossword and Legal Services