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Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman sets off smoke alarms at London Victoria

The world-famous steam locomotive 'Flying Scotsman' set off the smoke alarms at London Victoria station whilst visiting on a railtour. The steam and smoke which...

First Group Chief Executive stands down as company announce £327m loss

First Group has announced that their Chief Executive has left the company as they announce a £327 million loss in their most recent financial...
Bellerophon // Credit: Ian Jones and Vintage Carriage Trust website

Museum of Rail Travel earns third TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Vintage Carriage Trust has announced that the Museum of Rail Travel, based at Ingrow West on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, has...
Ffestiniog Railway team up with PCSO to urge public to be vigilant

Flashing red lights mean a steam train is coming… Ffestiniog Railway urge public to...

The Ffestiniog Railway is urging the public to be more vigilant when crossing over Britannia Bridge crossing. Britannia Bridge in Porthmadog sees regular use by...
5239 Goliath // Credit: Martin Honor

A further update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.5239 Goliath

The East Somerset Railway has given a further update on their overhaul project of steam locomotive No.5239 Goliath. For those that don't know, No.5239 Goliath arrived...
Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village win National Lottery support

The National Tramway Museum in Crich, Derbyshire, has announced that they have received a National Lottery grant of £84,800 for an exciting new project. ‘Exploring...
73082 "Camelot" undergoing maintenance // Credit The 73082 Camelot Locomotive Society

Update on repair work on steam locomotive No.73082 Camelot

The 73082 Camelot Locomotive Society have released the latest news on repair work being carried out on BR Standard 5 No.73082 "Camelot". Failure Most of our...
Chasewater Railway

Chasewater Railway to be closed on the 9th and 10th June 2018

The Chasewater Railway, in Staffordshire, has announced that on the weekend of June 9th and 10th it will be closed to the public. The announcement...
South Western Railway 159 at Corfe Castle

South Western Railway Class 159 train runs onto the Swanage Railway

The new partnership between South Western Railway and the Swanage Railway began at the weekend linking Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset to Corfe Castle. Using a...
Locomotives at Woody Bay

Train services cancelled for 31st May and 1st June 2018 at the Ruislip Lido...

The Ruislip Lido Railway, in London, has today announced that all train services will be cancelled at the railway on the 31st May and...

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