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Spring Being Fitted // Credit Tony Massau

June Update from The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust have posted their latest update with information on actives carried out in June. Fitting the springs Progress is being made of...
No. 75078 at Oxenhope

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class Information

It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class...

Train travel advice for Armed Forces Day in Llandudno

Arriva Trains Wales are urging people who are attending the Armed Forces Day event in Llandudno on the 30th June, and are also travelling...
No. 7822 Foxcote Manor and 34053 Sir Keith Park stand at Haworth Sheds on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway at the Autumn Steam Gala

First steam locomotive announced for The Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 7800 'Manor' Class No.7822 "Foxcote Manor" as the first guest...
Chiltern Railways

Train travel advice ahead of Oxford closure next month

Chiltern Railways is warning passengers that train services from Oxford Parkway will be busier than normal between 7th July and 22nd July 2018 because...
Ticket art

Just the ticket!… The artwork made entirely from train tickets

Ed Chapman, 47, is a British artist and has spent more than 280 hours creating 10 portraits using recycled train tickets. The artwork has been...
Jamie Callum performs at Kings Cross station for Platform88.

Jamie Cullum launches next Platform 88 piano

Golden Globe winner, Jamie Cullum, and his band have surprised passengers at Kings Cross St Pancras station with a performance on the latest #Platform88...
Talyllyn Railway

Diesel and steam locomotives team up at Talyllyn Railway Anything Goes Gala

It was all go at the Talyllyn Railway in June 2018 when they hosted their Anything Goes Gala. All six engines were in action, along...
Freightliner reveal new branding

118,000 road miles removed a day as Ocean Network Express teams up with Freightliner

Ocean Network Express and Freightliner have announced that they have signed a contract for guaranteed rail wagon capacity on main intermodal routes in the...
ScotRail HST

ScotRail train to be named after Motor Neurone Disease campaigner

ScotRail have announced that they are to name one of their trains after Gordon Aikman, who is the late Motor Neurone Disease campaigner. Managing Director...

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