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WEL­COME to the RAIL In­ter-City Crossword. We of­fer you the chance to win ei­ther a pair of First Class tick­ets or a stan­dar one of the par­tic­i­pat­ing op­er­a­tors. Send your com­pleted crossword and con­tact de­tails to: R823 In­ter-City Crossword, RAIL Mag­a­zine, Me­dia House, Lynch­wood, Peter­bor­ough Business Park, Peter­bor­ough PE2 6EA. First cor­rect an­swer out of the hat wins the prize. Good luck! Clos­ing date for en­tries is April 14 2017.

Clues Across

1 Let’s hope the In­land Rev­enue isn’t in­volved with 5 - it might re­sult in a dread­ful blun­der (5)

8 Prov­ince crossed by the Cana­dian Na­tional Railway and the Cana­dian Pacific Railway (8)

9 A holy man keeps his fam­ily safe in­side… but is broke (5)

10 Bri­tish Rail sales rep made lots of runs in the 1930s (7)

11 Coun­try where the first rail lines in­cluded one from the cap­i­tal to Vil­la­zon (7)

13 Man­ag­ing Direc­tor at Lon­don Mid­land since 2011 (7, 6)

18 Po­lar op­po­sites found in­side three Un­clas­si­fied car­riages - Al then finds it most ir­reg­u­lar (7)

19 Or­der for train driv­ers sig­ni­fied by sin­gle yel­low light sig­nal (7) 20 See 15 Down 21 Lines were like this for Deb­bie and her group in the late 1970s (8)

22 Type of wagon used to carry horses on grav­ity trains (5)

Clues Down

2 Class 50 res­i­dent at the Sev­ern Val­ley Railway (3, 5)

3 France? I found it to be more flashy (7)

4 In the dark at railway fea­ture near Skip­ton (3,4, 6) 5 An­i­mal at King’s Cross eatery (7) 6 Wife of Prime Min­is­ter when Bri­tain’s rail­ways were pri­va­tised (5)

7 Pol­lute Far North Line sta­tion with ra­dioac­tive Tri­tium (5)

12 Kept pos­ses­sion of Far North Line sta­tion be­sieged by an­gry deer (8)

14 Pre­served sta­tion on the Laven­der Line (7)

15 and 20 Across Fa­mous Bri­tish Mu­seum item that was moved for safety dur­ing the First World War to the Postal Tube Railway (7, 5)

16 Cor­ri­dor Open Plan ve­hi­cle ini­tially used in the South East to of­fer ca­pac­ity (5) 17 Lon­don Un­der­ground Con­duc­tor Rail Equip­ment can be filthy! (5)

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