Investigation launched as Class 170 train collides with Class 66 locomotive near Bromsgrove

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The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that they will be investigating an incident near Bromsgrove involving a Class 66 locomotive and a Class 170 passenger train.

Final Winter Maintenance and Storage update on steam locomotive 60163 Tornado

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have published their last winter maintenance update on new build London and North Eastern Railway A1 Peppercorn No. 60163 "Tornado", along with storage plans during the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Grand Central trains SUSPENDED for two months!

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Grand Central has announced that it will suspend all train services from today, Friday 3rd April 2020, as Coronavirus continues to affect passenger numbers.

Merseyrail to operate limited evening service for key workers

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Merseyrail has announced that extra evening services will run for key workers heading either to or from work.

Hampshire steam railway provides activity packs for home-schooled children

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Whilst the Watercress Line sleeps through the Coronavirus crisis, they have been busy making activity sheets for those being home-schooled.

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LMS Ivatt 2 (2-6-0 and 2-6-2T) steam locomotives – Class Information

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Built to meet the lower power-classed traffic demands of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, the Ivatt Class 2s would not only modernise and...

LNER Thompson B1 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

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Built for mixed traffic duties during the strict conditions of World War 2, the B1s were Thompson's take on a 4-6-0 2-cylinder general purpose...

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives –...

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Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers...
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