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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.

New Black Country railway stations reach milestone

West Midlands Railway Executive have announced that the planning applications for two railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been handed into Walsall Council.

Extra Saturday services between Luton and London from Thameslink

Govia Thameslink Railway has announced that the improvements to the Thameslink Saturday timetable in spring will provide passengers who use stations between West Hampstead and Luton with up to two more trains every hour to and from London.

Changes to trains as £150m upgrade of Gatwick Airport soon begins

Network Rail has announced that the £150m upgrade of Gatwick Airport station will aim to improve accessibility and reduce delays for passengers across the South East.

CrossCountry welcomes Worcestershire Parkway to its railway station network

CrossCountry has announced that it will soon open Worcestershire’s first new railway station for over 100 years.

Ffestiniog Railway launches new defibrillators in guards vans

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways recently hosted their Defibrillator Launch event at Porthmadog Harbour station.

Tyne and Wear Metro ticket machines upgraded to accept new £20...

Nexus has announced that the Tyne and Wear Metro ticket machines are now ready to accept the new plastic £20 pound note that has just entered circulation.

Win a HST CAB RIDE with East Midlands Railway

East Midlands Railway has announced that one lucky person can win a cab ride in an HST from Sheffield to London St Pancras!

Significant renovation of Forth Bridge in Scotland is approaching

Network Rail has announced that they will soon begin work on renovating the Forth Bridge, costing £7.5 million.

Watercress Line wows guests with world-famous Flying Scotsman

The Watercress Line was full of excitement to have Flying Scotsman reopen Alton station, ahead of her three-week visit.

David Johnston MP Makes Tracks to Didcot Railway Centre

On Saturday, 15th February, the new MP for Wantage, David Johnston, was given a tour of the Didcot Railway Centre by Chief Executive, Emma...

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