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Go Home Now… Warning from ScotRail ahead of severe snow

ScotRail has today urged commuters to go home early ahead of the severe Red Warning of snow which is expected to hit this evening. The...
33109 Captain Bill Smith at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

East Lancashire Railway – Sulzer Saturday (4K)

Here is our video of our trip to see the Sulzer Saturday gala held by the East Lancashire Railway, in Bury, on the 13th...
D9009 Alycidon to visit the East Lancashire Railway

D9009 announced as next visitor to East Lancashire Railway ’40s at 60′ gala

The East Lancashire Railway, in Greater Manchester/Lancashire, has announced that Deltic D9009 'Alycidon' will be visiting them for their '40s at 60' themed gala...
Chiltern Railways to begin to recycle their hot drinks cups at railway stations

Chiltern Railways takes first step to reducing plastic at railway stations

Train operating company, Chiltern Railways, has announced that it will be the first train operator to recycle their coffee cups at railway stations. Currently, just...
Internal Steam Pipe Clamp // Credit 6695 Loco Group FB Page

Update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No. 6695

Work has progressed at both Williton Works, in Somerset, and Flour Mill Workshops, in Gloucestershire, in overhauling steam locomotive No. 6695. The Flour Mill The boiler has...
Cornish Pasty Week to be supported by Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway to support Cornish Pasty Week

Great Western Railway has announced that it is helping to support the first ever Cornish Pasty Week. Cornwall's culinary contribution to the world will be...
OkeRail to run a special train to Oxford

Special Train To Oxford

OkeRail has announced their first Royal Oke special train from Okehampton to Oxford and Stratford upon Avon via Crediton and Exeter St Davids. This train...
Snow and Severe Weather cancels or alters greater anglia train services

How will this Severe Snow Warning affect your train journey with Greater Anglia

Train operating company, Greater Anglia, has announced their revised timetable ahead of the severe winter weather which is due to hit this week. Sub-zero temperatures...
Chiltern Railways win top award

Chiltern Railways voted Train Operator of the Year

Chiltern Railways, a train operating company in the UK, has announced it has been awarded Train Operator of the Year in the 20th Rail...
Brake Gear fitted // Credit 4253 Locomotive Company Ltd

Progress update on the restoration of steam locomotive No. 4253

The 4253 Locomotive Company Ltd are restoring Great Western Railway (GWR) 42XX Tank No. 4253 at the Kent and East Sussex Railway's (K&ESR) Rolvenden Locomotive...

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