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Update on steam locomotive 7812 “Erlestoke Manor”

The Erlestoke Manor Fund has released an update on the overhaul of 7812 "Erlestoke Manor" and Tender T2329 at Tyseley Locomotive Works.

WATCH: Timelapse footage of Leeds station Christmas upgrades

Network Rail has announced that all services that call at Leeds Station have resumed after more work on the plan to upgrade Leeds station.
Buffer Beam and Smokebox Front // Credit The Holden F5 Steam Locomotive Trust

Great year for steam locomotive 67218 in 2019

The Holden F5 Locomotive Trust has released its 2019 review and progress made on the construction on the new build F5.

Update on steam locomotive P2 “Prince of Wales” – December 2019

December 2019 has seen progress across new-build London and North Eastern Railway P2 Class No.2007's engine and tender.

Grantham railway project completed by Network Rail

Network Rail has invested £2.1 million to replace track south of Grantham over Christmas, using the Track Renewal System locomotive, as part of the East Coast Main Line upgrade scheme.

January disruption for passengers between Greenock and Port Glasgow

Network Rail has announced that the line between Paisley and Greenock will be closed for the first two weekends in January.

2019 In Review: Steam Locomotive 45596 Bahamas

As the year comes to a close, here at RailAdvent are taking a look back at some of the notable events that have happened through the year. As part of this, we'll be taking a look at ex-LMS Jubilee class locomotive, 45596 Bahamas.

RailAdvent – The UKs Number 1 Railway News Website?

As 2019 draws to a close its competition time! Plus time to look back on RailAdvent and also look forward to 2020.
Mad Bess at Woody Bay Workshop

Last steaming days for steam locomotive Mad Bess announced

The Ruislip Lido Railway has announced the final steaming days for their resident steam locomotive, Mad Bess.

2019 In Review: Steam Locomotive 45212

As 2019 comes to a close, we take a look back on LMS Black 5 No. 45212 and what its been up to in 2019.

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BOOK REVIEW: An Encylopedia Of British Bridges

An Encylopedia of British Bridges is a book from publishers Pen and Sword and is full of detail covering the many bridges around the UK.