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Kingmoor open day

DRS Open Day set to take place this July

Direct Rail Services will be holding their annual open day this July as it opens its doors to the public. The Open Day will take...
5197 at Froghall Station // Credit: Jamie Duggan

Steam locomotive 5197 to visit the Mid Norfolk Railway

The Mid Norfolk Railway has announced that 5197 will be visiting them for their upcoming steam gala. The steam gala takes place between 28th and...

No go for steam locomotive 9466 visit to the Mid Norfolk Railway

The Mid Norfolk Railway has announced that the planned visit of 9466 will no longer go ahead. 9466, whose new owners are JJP and the...
Port Talbot signalling upgrade

Network Rail awards £215m contracts for signalling

Network Rail has announced that they have awarded 17 multi-million-pound framework contracts to deliver minor signalling works across the country, worth an estimated £215m...
Reedham Junction railway signal box

Reedham Junction Signal Box appeal launched

The North Norfolk Railway has announced that they have launched an appeal that will see Reedham Junction Signal Box repainted and reassembly. Reedham Junction is...
new NR iniatives

Freight and passengers at the heart of rail projects

A project to ‘listen’ to rail lines and spot problems before they delay passengers is one of the initiatives coming from Network Rail in...

Kings Cross staff prepare for trek across London

King’s Cross railway staff are hoping the moon will light their way as they take part in an overnight trek across London in aid...
SECR C Class

SECR C Class steam locomotive available for Train Simulator

Digital Traction has announced that their Caledonian Works SERCR C Class steam locomotive pack has been released on their download centre for Train Simulator...
Class 390 Pendolino in Train Simulator

SAVE: Summer sale for Train Simulator

Dovetail Games has announced that the Steam Summer Sale is now on, and comes with some excellent discounts on Train Simulator and add-ons. The first...
wimbledon wednesdays

Winning offer for Wimbledon Wednesday’s at the South Tynedale Railway

The South Tynedale Railway has announced a special offer for Wimbledon Wednesday's this year. Strawberries, cream and Wimbledon, all signs that Summer is on its...

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