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Andy Weekes

As I child, I was fascinated by the diesels struggling and rattling up the gradient past my house, carrying holidaymakers to the south coast, or stone quarried from the Somerset hills. Today, I’m just as likely to be walking the old lines that fell victim to the Beeching axe as riding on them.
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West Somerset Railway announce a Grange Manor Hall weekend

The West Somerset Railway (WSR) will be holding an extra event for…

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Manchester Metrolink launches Coronation Street tram

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) launch a Coronation Street-themed tram as the…

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Ivanhoe Line reopening campaigners ask for election candidates’ support

The Campaign for the Re-opening of the Ivanhoe Line urge local parliamentary…

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Amey and Network Rail to continue their partnership

Amey will be responsible for maintaining vital infrastructure in the Eastern region…

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Freightliner call for government support to beat new rail freight target

Railfreight Group Limited have announced their commitment to the government's rail freight…

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West Coast Main Line: £24m worth of upgrades to take place this Bank Holiday

Engineering work will affect West Coast main line services. Chiltern trains will…

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Wickham Trolleys move to West Yorkshire

Three Wickham trolleys have been moved to Keighley Bus Museum, ready for…

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Railway employee pays tribute to the fallen with flowers

Paul Simpson's group 'Flowers for the Fallen' makes sure that the graves…

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Tyne and Wear Metro starts daytime tests of new trains

The first daytime test trains began running on the Metro this week…

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New accessibility trial from East Midlands Railway

East Midlands Railway and software company WelcoMe have teamed up to offer…

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