In­ter-City Cross­word

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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: R824 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 28 2017.

Clues Across

Served on board a train be­tween two main meals, per­haps? (6)

4 Tun­bridge Wells & Eridge Rail­way Preser­va­tion So­ci­ety mem­bers weren’t as silly as they first ap­peared (6)

8 and 18 Across Arnie says good­bye at Span­ish ter­mi­nat­ing sta­tion! (5,2, 5)

10 To trans­fer op­er­a­tions to the re­gions, as sought by Trans­port Scot­land (7)

11 French on Great Eastern train ex­pe­ri­ence a pow­er­ful for­ward move­ment (5)

12 and 7 Down and 14 Across House of Com­mons body cur­rently chaired by Louise Ell­man MP (9,6, 9) 14 See 12 Across 18 See 8 Across 19The Bridge on the River Kwai di­rec­tor had a par­tic­u­lar in­cli­na­tion (7) 21 Empty coach­ing stock con­tains a se­cret hide­away - per­fect for stor­ing pas­tries (7) 22 Mi­nor high­ways crossed by the Wherry Line (6) 23 River crossed by the Cotswold Line heads east rather than north and be­comes very in­hos­pitable (6)

Clues Down

Worker gets en­tan­gled with High Speed Train at one’s com­mand (6)

2 EMUs part to head in a new di­rec­tion (8)

3 Royal liv­ery for Class 67s - a bit too early for 1? (6)

5 Rugby league team whose sta­dium is a few min­utes’ walk from War­ring­ton Cen­tral sta­tion (6)

6 Lose one’s bal­ance in Edg­wareEle­phant & Cas­tle North­ern Line train (4) 7 See 12 Across 9 Af­ter hav­ing juice, re­port­edly - at break­ing point? (9)

13 Per­haps hot sun, ie, will per­form bet­ter (8)

14 St __ _ _ _ _ Road - sta­tion on the At­lantic Coast Line (6)

15 Frankly, singer can be heard at Arun Valley Line sta­tion (6) 16 Head off 10 to de­velop grad­u­ally (6) 17 Tees Valley Line sta­tion op­er­ated by North­ern (6)

20 Vi­o­lence ob­served in Isle of Man Rail­way Mi­norca-Grou­dle Glen train (4)

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