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The Class 313: Versatile and Pioneering

The Class 313: Versatile and Pioneering

From Richmond to North Woolwich and from Brighton to Seaford the Class 313s have had a decorated career. The time has come for retirement, with 313 205 joining the Rail Tags fleet. Pre History & Production: In August 1971, British Rail had proposals to electrify...

One Year Of Rail Tags!

One Year Of Rail Tags!

Saturday the 21st of October 2023 marks year one of the Rail Tags Story. First of all, I would like to say thank you. To each and every one of you, thank you for supporting us over the past year. Rail Tags would not of been possible without the backing of you, the...

The Class 56 Grid: Power & Versatility.

The Class 56 Grid: Power & Versatility.

Our first locomotive tag has arrived, introducing Class 56 023 to the Rail Tags fleet! The Class 56 is a British Rail Type 5 locomotive introduced from 1977 to replace the aging Class 47s and other locomotives on merry-go-round coal operations. In 1974 British Rail...

Last Pig Standing: Inside The Final Class 442

Last Pig Standing: Inside The Final Class 442

On the South Coast of England in Hampshire sits the town of Eastleigh, a town synonymous with the railways. It started in 1891, LSWR opened a large traction maintenance depot in the town replacing the existing TMD at Northam. It is now known as Eastleigh Works, an...

Edition Two Is Here! Welcoming The Class 442 Wessex Electrics

Edition Two Is Here! Welcoming The Class 442 Wessex Electrics

We are absolutely delighted to be welcoming the unusual yet charming Class 442 Wessex Electrics to the Rail Tags fleet! Units 2421 & 2424 join us after being retired to the bustling sidings of Eastleigh Works and mercifully scrapped. 442424 sits at London Victoria...

A Final Farewell To The British Rail Class 315

A Final Farewell To The British Rail Class 315

As a rail enthusiast it is always difficult saying goodbye to a piece of rolling stock. From the iconic legacy carried from the InterCity 125s to the often loathed Pacer railbuses they always seem to cement a legacy on the line they operate on. Running on those same...

From Scottish MK3 to Rail Tag

From Scottish MK3 to Rail Tag

Finally! after months in development we bring you your very own piece of railway history as an ex ScotRail & Great Western Railway MK3 HST Coach joins the Rail Tags fleet in the vibrant First Great Western Dynamic Lines Blue livery.   Seen above is a photo of...

Rail Tags Care Guide

Rail Tags Care Guide

Rail Tag Rolling Stock Maintenance Guide: Corrosion As the release of Edition One fast approaches, we decided to put together this blog post to help you preserve your tags condition. Unlike other vehicle tags available some of our releases may be produced out of...