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6233 Duchess of Sutherland at Carnforth

An update on steam locomotive 6233 Duchess of Sutherland – 31st May 2019

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust has released an update on 6233 Duchess of Sutherland. Since the failure last week, 6233 Duchess of Sutherland has...

New app for deaf passengers is ground breaking

To introduce a new British Sign Language (BSL) app to Scotland's Railway, ScotRail has teamed up with InterpreterNow. Which is a first for the...

4 steam locomotive visitors for North Yorkshire Moors Railway gala

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced the current line up of gala visitors for its Annual Steam Gala this year. First up is GWR...
6233 Duchess of Sutherland

Where and when to see steam locomotive 6233 Duchess of Sutherland this Friday night

One for the night owls today as a poorly 6233 Duchess of Sutherland returns home to the Midland Railway Centre. Departing Rugby D.E.D at 22:48,...
506 Back in Steam // Credit MHR

Book signing at the Mid Hants Railway this weekend

The Mid Hants Railway has announced that the Alresford shop will be relaunching the book: 'Mid Haunts Railway from Construction to Closure'. The book is...

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa hauls trains this weekend

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that 60009 Union of South Africa will be hauling passenger trains this weekend. Union of South Africa will be...

New competition to bring new life to the Pacers!

The Department for Transport has announced a new competition that will see the Class 142/143/144 pacers transformed into new places. Rail Minister Andrew Jones announced...

BAM Nutall awarded Network Rail contract for Kintore Station

Network Rail has announced that it has appointed BAM Nuttall as the main contractor for the construction of the Kintore station. The £14.5m station will...

New direct train from Farnham to Guildford

South Western Railway has announced that a new direct train service is now running between Farnham and Guildford stations. The service was introduced as part...

Leeds station grinds to a halt

Yesterday morning (Thursday 30th May) thousands of rail passengers had their journeys disrupted after Leeds railway station was evacuated. At 0700 Network Rail announced that...

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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!