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DB Cargo UK Class 66 features in Paddington 2 train chase

DB Cargo UK donates breakdown truck to college students

DB Cargo UK has announced that it has donated a Breakdown and Recovery truck to the National College for High-Speed Rail to aid with...

Extra 200 train services a day from Thameslink from December

Govia Thameslink Railway has announced that an extra 200 services will be introduced each weekday on Thameslink and Great Northern from Monday 10 December...
444040 working 3Z01 London Waterloo - Northam passes through Potbridge.

Free travel for Veterans this Remembrance Day with South Western Railway

South Western Railway has announced it is to honour the armed forces community by offering free travel for serving troops, veterans and cadets on...
926 Repton at Grosmont MPD

Steam locomotive 926 Repton announced for Nene Valley Railway’s “Southern Steam” Winter Gala

Southern Railway V "Schools" Class No.926 Repton is confirmed as the first guest engine for the Nene Valley Railway's 2019 "Southern Steam" Winter Gala. About 926...
Great Western Railway jigsaw

Great Western Railway launch jigsaw

Great Western Railway has announced that it has launched a new jigsaw puzzle featuring their Class 800 Intercity Express Trains. The jigsaw features one of...

GWR 56XX Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to replace older, non-standard types, the 56XXs combined Swindon's practices with the need for engines on various Welsh lines. After visiting their introduction on...
Vivarail 230

Vivarail Class 230 trains delayed for London Northwestern Railway

Vivarail has announced that their new trains for London Northwestern Railway have been delayed. The Class 230 trains will be used for the Marston Vale...

WATCH: Class 47 Diesel Locomotives at Chesterfield at night

Yesterday evening at Chesterfield Station, two Locomotive Services Ltd Class 47 Diesel Locomotives came through double heading!  The locomotives were D1924 (47810) & 1733...
Tornado at Bridgnorth on the Severn Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado withdrawn for 2018

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has announced that they have taken the decision to withdraw 60163 Tornado for the rest of 2018. This comes after...

What happened? – October update on steam locomotive 60163 Tornado

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has released an update on the repair work taking place on A1 locomotive 60163 Tornado and what they think...

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Book Review: The Great Western Society – A Tale Of Endeavour...

The Great Western Society - A Tale Of Endeavour & Success is a new book from Pen and Sword, and was released in 2019 - here is our review!