Rail (UK)

Cross­word

- London · Kiev · Everything Everywhere Limited · Glasgow · Leamington · Banbury · Folkestone · Dawlish · Leamington Spa · Northern Rail

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WEL­COME to the RAIL Cross­word. Sadly, due to the Coron­avirus out­break, we are cur­rently un­able to of­fer cross­word prizes for the fore­see­able fu­ture, but we will en­deav­our to con­tinue to keep pro­duc­ing cross­words for ev­ery is­sue, and in­vite all our solvers to just play along for fun. Keep solv­ing, stay with us and stay safe.

Clues Across

1 Like the Far South West’s rail ser­vices when the Dawlish Sea Wall was breached in 2014 (3, 3) 4 Bob down in front of Lon­don Over­ground hill (6) 8 Search Great East­ern for a real nui­sance (7) 10 River crossed by Kiev Metro (7) 11 Syn­thetic ma­te­rial used in cast­ing model trains (5) 12 Strange! EE man­ages to pro­duce elec­tric­ity (9) 14 Di­rec­tion of train from Glas­gow to 9 Down (9) 18 Hold la­tex in high re­gard, per­haps (5) 19 See 21 Across 21 and 19 Across Struc­ture on the Leam­ing­ton Spa-Ban­bury Line that was af­fected by a land­slip in 2015 (7, 6) 22 Worry can cause rails to frac­ture (6) 23 Port from where fer­ries sailed to con­nect to boat trains at Folke­stone Har­bour (6)

Clues Down

1 Dic­ta­tor re­ar­ranged ORCATS tick­et­ing com­puter sys­tem (6) 2 Yours truly parted from Metro users - still wear­ing these, thank­fully! (8) 3 Get­ting on with ticket price? (6) 5 Ran­somes & _ _ _ _ _ _ - Suf­folk­based man­u­fac­turer of rail­way equip­ment for more than 100 years (6) 6 Party head­ing by rail to Lon­don car­ry­ing a cargo of potas­sium and io­dine (4) 7 Sounds as if large groups of peo­ple are stash­ing away lots of 13 Down (6) 9 Scot­tish city where you can travel by tram (9) 13 Reuse art - and you could end up with fab­u­lous riches (8) 14 Do you get cake at this North­ern Rail sta­tion? (6) 15 Es­sen­tial and nu­mer­ous com­po­nents of viaducts (6) 16 Rub­bish that can dis­rupt train ser­vices when strewn across the line (6) 17 Sad… yet re­mained (6) 20 Trip of­fered by rail char­ter op­er­a­tor (4)

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