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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! I currently volunteer at the Corris Railway. I joined the RailAdvent team in 2019 producing articles.

PLAN AHEAD: Replacement buses between Carmarthen and Pembroke Docks

Passengers travelling between Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock are being reminded that buses will replace trains from Monday 20 January to Friday 7 February 2020.

New managing director for West Midlands Trains

West Midlands Rail Executive has welcomed a new managing director for West Midlands Trains, Julian Edwards.

Birmingham New Street climbs busiest station national rankings

Birmingham New Street station has recently been named as the fifth busiest station in the UK.

Picadilly Circus re-branded ahead of new Star Trek series

Piccadilly Circus tube station will be rebranded as PICARDilly Circus, to mark the launch of Star Trek: Picard on Amazon Prime Video.

Northern seeks ideas for community investment

Northern has announced it is looking at the local communities in the North to identify good causes that need investment.

Transport for Wales renew over half million bus passes

Transport for Wales has announced that they have renewed over a half a million concessionary bus passes.

Two For 2020 Appeal launched for GWR Manor steam locomotives

The Erlestoke Manor Fund has launched the Two for 2020 appeal, to try to steam both 7012 Bradley Manor and 7812 Erlestoke Manor in 2020.

Smethwick Galton Bridge gets lift improvements

The lifts in use at Smethwick Galton bridge station are out of use from the 8th of January until July 2020, for improvements and maintenance.

Investment continues across Kent and South East London

Network Rail are continuing to upgrade the network around Kent and South East London, as part of the £1.25 billion South East Upgrade.

Network Rail reveals winners of £640m contracts for design services

Network Rail has announced that 82 framework contractors are to deliver design services throughout the country.

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