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Emma Holden

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I have been around trains at heritage railways all my life. In particular, the narrow gauge trains in Wales, and spent many Duncan days at the Talyllyn Railway when I was younger. I have been a volunteer author for RailAdvent since 2019

Timetable improvements from ScotRail

Throughout the country, as ScotRail introduces a new timetable they are to deliver a boost for customers, including more seats and services, along with a brand-new station.

St Albans passenger is off to the Caribbean thanks to Govia...

A woman from St Albans is delighted to be the first Govia Thameslink Railway commuter to have won the value of her season ticket.

Passengers across Wales urged to travel safe this festive season

This Christmas, British Transport Police and Transport for Wales are launching their biggest joint operation to keep passengers across Wales safe during the festive season.

Extra early morning services set for Gospel Oak to Barking route

From Monday 16th December, along the Gospel Oak to Barking route, there will be two extra early morning services.

Altered services over the festive period for passengers in East Midlands

Both Network Rail and East Midlands Railway are urging passengers to check before travelling over the festive period. This is due to the eight days of changes to services in the region that will occur.

Father Christmas and Carollers at Merseyrail

On Merseyrail, the festivities are in full swing with Father Christmas appearing alongside carol singers up and down the network this December.

BTP introduce safety measures as Bath Christmas Markets Open

As the Bath Christmas Market opens and crowds begin to flock into the city, the rail industry is urging passengers to travel with safety...

Cricklewood becomes Cricklemas team get into festive spirit

At the Thameslink station, Cricklewood, the 'Cricklewood Town Team', a community group, has recently been adding festive cheer to the fantastic artwork that has installed over the years.

Christmas timetable announced for West Yorkshire rail passengers

Yesterday (Wednesday, 3rd December), Network Rail and Northern have announced their final plans for rail services on the 27th, 28th and the 29th December. These plans allow major improvement work to commence at Leeds station.

New trains reach two million journey milestone

Recording more than two million customer journeys since the launch of the first train in July, Northern's new trains have reached another landmark.

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Published a couple of months ago, this new release from publishers Pen & Sword is part of their Locomotive Portfolio series and covers Class 21 and 29 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric locomotives.