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Bentham Mudslide

Bentham mudslide, railway line has now reopened

Northern has announced that the railway line between Skipton reopened yesterday following the mudslide onto the track near to Bentham. Network Rail rail worked on...
Heaton Park Tramway

Metrolink set to help Heaton Park Tramway

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) have announced that they have come together to help the Heaton Park Tramway after it...

Steam locomotive 28 WILL return to steam

The Taff vale 28 team has announced that they have reached an overhaul agreement which will see the locomotive returned to steam. The agreement has...
Kings Heath

Kings Heath and Hazelwell Railway Station plans submitted

Plans to build two railway stations in south Birmingham have been submitted marking progress on the project to reopen the Camp Hill line to...
Class 66 into Oban

Class 66 locomotive makes history as it arrives into Oban

GB Railfreight has announced that it made history on Thursday 12 September, when for the first time ever a Class 66 locomotive ran along...
61662 Manchester United

An update on steam locomotive 61662 Manchester United

An update on the construction of steam locomotive 61662 Manchester United has been posted. Only limited progress has been made this month due to the...
Tyne and Wear Metro

Tyne & Wear Metro to increase peak time train service

The Tyne & Wear Metro timetable is changing from Sunday 13th October, creating more services during peak periods. Nexus who own and manage the Metro...

Weekend work starts soon to improve Fen Line services

Next month work is to start at key locations along the fen line between King's Lynn and Cambridge in order to improve services for...
Greater Anglia new train

Greater Anglia conductor wins award

Last week at Greater Anglia's Innovation Conference, a conductor was given an award, this was due to an idea that they came up with....
Glasgow Queen Street

Glass frontage to Glasgow Queen Street completed

Work to install 310 glass panels onto the new station frontage at Glasgow Queen Street has been completed. The panels cover an area of 734m2...

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