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Steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley passes boiler test

It has been confirmed that the boiler for steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley has passed its latest test.

Edenbridge station gets a makeover with platform refurbishment

Network Rail has announced that it has completed a £500,000 upgrade at Edenbridge station to improve safety for passengers in Kent.

Croydon Tram Crash – No charges for the driver or operator

Back on 9th November 2016, seven people died after a tram derailed and overturned close to the Sandilands tram stop in Croydon.

Thief jailed after 18 bikes are stolen from Hertfordshire railway stations

A thief has been jailed and ordered to pay thousands in fines for stealing push bikes from railway stations in Hertfordshire.

Railway Children star gives green flag for Northern’s new trains in Keighley

One of the stars from the classic Railway Children film was on hand at Keighley Railway Station to see off one of Northern’s new trains.

South Western Railway to honour veterans this Remembrance Day in London

South Western Railway has announced that they will be honouring the armed forces community by offering free travel for serving troops, veterans and cadets on Remembrance Sunday.

Class 26 locomotive to visit Somerset and Dorset Railway in 2020

The Somerset & Dorset Railway at Midsomer Norton has announced that a Class 26 locomotive will be visiting them in 2020.

Steam locomotive is heading for Blackpool this Saturday

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado will be on the mainline this Saturday as it heads for Blackpool.
Grand Central 180 adelante in the snow

Grand Central announces £2.6m station investment

Grand Central has announced details of their station investment schemes, helping to show its continued commitment to the communities it serves.

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado to steam through Chesterfield this Saturday

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado will be on the mainline this Saturday as it heads for Bescot.

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