RAIL100: Coincides with the delivery of the first Class 60 from Brush Traction, Loughborough. The first Class 322 is rolled out.
Elsewhere this year: RAIL is first to report news that the Settle & Carlisle has been granted a reprieve. Six people die when two EMUs collide at Purley, two are killed at Bellgrove when Glasgow suburban units crash, and four men die during Channel Tunnel construction.
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