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Callum Calvert

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I love everything to do with steam. I am currently at Aberystwyth University, which is great the Vale of Rheidol Railway. I joined the RailAdvent team in 2019 producing articles.

Greater Anglia new trains in service on Ipswich – Felixstowe line

Greater Anglia has announced that their brand-new longer trains have started passenger service on one of the Ipswich branch lines for the first time.

An update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengiest

The Clan Project has continued to work on the new build standard class 6 steam locomotive, No. 72010 'Hengist'.

An update on the overhaul of WHR NG G16 Garratt No....

Over at Dinas, more progress on the Welsh Highland Railway's NG G16 Garratt 130 has been made.

Passengers in West Wales urged to check before travelling as engineering...

Passengers travelling between Milford Haven station and Clarbeston Road station in west Wales are being urged to check before they travel.

Greater Anglia rolls out accessibility training to frontline staff

Greater Anglia has introduced a new accessibility training course to improve overall customer service for disabled passengers.

October update on steam locomotive 82045

The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust has released an update showing the progress being made on the construction of new-build No. 82045.

Overhaul update – steam locomotive No. 7849 Moorbarrow

At the Gwili Steam Railway, in South Wales, more progress has been made on RSH 0-6-0 Moorbarrow.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway gets into the Christmas spirit

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced a bumper Santa Special season at the end of November.

Conservation project helps butterflies at Somerleyton rail station

Sue Cox, who looks after Somerleyton station under Greater Anglia’s Station Adoption initiative, planted a Buckthorn hedge to help with Suffolk Butterfly Conservation’s Brimstone and Buckthorn project.

ONE WEEK REMINDER: Work to replace railway bridge near Southport means...

Next weekend, a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal will be closed, and passengers are being warned to travel during the five-day closure of the railway.

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version

RailAdvent – Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book Giveaway

This month, we are giving you the chance to win our review copy of the Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book by David Maidment, published by Pen & Sword.