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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

12 young people land jobs with Govia Thameslink Railway

When 12 young people were offered jobs by Govia Thameslink Railway, emotions ran high. They were offered the jobs after successfully completing a four week...
Intercity Record Train

More seats on trains for Glastonbury Festival

Michael Eavis named Intercity Express Train to carry festival travellers for the first time. GWR will be providing almost 40% more seats for this year’s...
Intercity Record Train

Intercity Express Train breaks speed record

With their new Intercity Express Train, Great Western Railway has set a new speed record between Oxford and London Paddington. This is to mark...
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Northern announce new penalty fare routes

Northern has announced five new routes on which penalty fares are to be introduced. Penalty fares are in place to discourage people from travelling on...
Eurostar launch train service between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar introduces third daily service from London to the Netherlands

On the 11th June, Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, launched a third direct daily service from London...
Caledonian Sleeper

Changes to Highlander Sleeper Services

Unfortunately, due to issues relating to a delay in the availability of their new trains, Caledonian Sleeper will not be able to operate the...
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Images of the new Hull Trains Fleet

Hull Trains has recently released new images that show the production of its new £60m fleet. It comes as the operator confirms the new hi-tech...
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New ticket machine at Crosshill to reduce queues

ScotRail has announcd that they have installed a self-service ticket machine at Crosshill station allowing passengers to have quicker access to a variety of tickets. As...
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Taunton’s multi-million-pound redevelopment gets underway

Preparation work for the multimillion pound regeneration of Taunton Station has got underway with the establishment of a site compound, and the closure of the...

Crofton Park Railway Garden officially opened

At Croften Park station, the local community and the Thameslink team came together to celebrate the official opening of their ‘blooming’ gorgeous railway garden...