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Bourneville plaque

Scouts unveil new railway plaque

West Midlands Railway has announced that members of 1st Bournville Scout Group have unveiled their Cross City Heroes plaque at Bournville railway station. At a...
passengers at a train station

Network Rail’s southern region goes live

The first major milestone of Network Rail’s drive to put passengers first has been marked with the formation of a new Southern region. The new...
Joan at Llanfair on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Performers join the WLLR in a first of kind event

More than 100 local actors and performers have been confirmed for a new event on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, and the first...

June 2019 Update on Southern Locomotive Ltd’s steam locomotives

Two big finance aids have been offered to Southern Locomotive Ltd (SLL) by supporters to help maintain their fleet of steam engines, along with...

Steam locomotive 34046 Braunton to steam through Taunton this Sunday

Steam locomotive No.34046 Braunton will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Westbury and Taunton on Sunday 30th June...

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman heading for York this Saturday

World famous locomotive ‘Flying Scotsman‘ will be back in steam tomorrow on the mainline and will be passing through St Albans and Kettering on...

TransPennine Express train drivers donate £5000 to Hospice

TransPennine Express has announced that train drivers from their Cleethorpes depot have supported severely ill patients by raising funds for a local hospice The drivers...

Car parking at c2c stations

Train operating company, c2c, has released details of car parking at some of their stations during upcoming engineering works. From Saturday 20 July to Sunday...

Enter the NYMR’s photo competition today!

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is calling on photographers for their latest competition. Their 2020 Calendar competition gives you the chance to showcase your best...
Afternoon tea

More dates released for the ELR’s Afternoon Tea experience

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that they have added extra dates to their Afternoon Tea Experience in 2019. Why not treat yourself this summer...

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