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Locomotives taking part in Swanage Railway’s Spring Gala 2018

The Swanage Railway has confirmed the list of locomotives which will be running at their Spring Gala 2018 in March. 34053 "Sir Keith Park" The Spring...
6023 "King Edward II" at Didcot Railway Centre // Credit Didcot Railway Centre

GWR ‘King’ to see out rest of boiler ticket on Heritage Railways

The Didcot Railway Centre (DRC) has released the plans for steam locomotive GWR King Class No. 6023 "King Edward II", which include visits to...

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway announce first diesel visitor

Earlier this week, we told you the news that GB RailFreight is supporting the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway's 50th Anniversary Gala. Today, we...
Greater Anglia new train

Train Operating Company Greater Anglia helps save lives

Greater Anglia employees who have completed a samaritans course are helping to save more and more lives on the railway. Over 15,000 rail workers around...
6695's Boiler ready for the move to the Flour Mill // Credit 6695 Loco Group FB Page

Overhaul Progress on GWR Steam Locomotive No. 6695

The team overhauling No. 6695 at the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has been making good progress. Rolling Chassis Recent work on the rolling chassis has focused...
Eastfield Road railway level crossing

Diversions for motorists as £45m railway upgrade continues

Network Rail are warning motorists and train passengers in south-west London to plan ahead and allow more time for their journeys as Network Rail continues...
Daniela operates Matterson jacks // Credit David Elliott

Assistant Engineer employed to help build steam locomotive P2 No. 2007 ‘Prince of Wales’

The P2 Steam Locomotive Company have employed an assistant engineer to help carry out the work involved with building steam locomotive P2 No. 2007 "Prince...
Kennington tube station on the Northern Line

More frequent services for Northern Line (London Underground) Passengers

Transport for London has announced that quicker and more frequent journeys will be made on the Northern Line from today. Transport for London has...
Chiltern Railways new customer services director

Meet Chiltern Railways new Customer Services Director

Chiltern Railways has appointed Alan Riley as their new Customer Services Director. He has been a Chiltern Railways employee for a number of years...
Chiltern Railways Art Comp Winners from Chalfonts Independent Grammar School

New Chiltern Railways timetable features art by locals

Seven pupils from The Chalfonts Independent Grammar School have been announced amongst the winners of the Chiltern Railways competition to design the cover of the...

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