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Class 37 locomotive named Blackpool Tower

As part of the 125th-anniversary celebrations, a DRS Class 37 locomotive has been renamed 'Blackpool Tower' for the North West's most famous landmark. Carrying the...

Network Rail and Colas Rail achieve 97% diesel free site

A recent project that has been led by the Network Rail and Colas Rail services has used both solar lighting and used power generation...

WATCH: Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman steams through Redhill

Thursday 30th May 2019 saw the world famous 60103 Flying Scotsman haul a Steam Dreams Excursion. The Steam Dreams Excursion tour ran from London Victoria...
Northern 195

Northern responds to regional mayor’s comments

Northern has released a statement after the Mayors of both Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region called for Arriva to be stripped of the...

Class 33 locomotive to haul WSR services this Sunday

The West Somerset Railway has announced that the Class 33 Crompton D6566 will haul services on the West Somerset Railway. The services are planned...
Spitfire @ London Bridge

Spitfire landing marks 75 years since D-Day landings

For passengers of London Bridge on the morning of 31st May 2019, a Supermarine surprise which appeared in the station concourse overnight. The surprise...

Waterloo South Bank entrance reopens

After the station entrance at Waterloo South Bank has been closed for three years, TfL has now reopened the York Road entrance to the...

Schedule for steam locomotive Sirapite

At the Mid Suffolk Light Railway, there is good news about the steaming programme. For enthusiasts who have only just heard about ‘Sirapite’ or just...
Spice Girls

More Metro services for the Spice Girls concert

The Tyne and Wear Metro will now be running extra and late evening services for the fans of the Spice Girls that are travelling...

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