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Michael Holden

I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.
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Final chance to ride behind steam locomotive 34027 Taw Valley

The Severn Valley Railway has announced the final appearances of No. 21C127…

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Thieves raid popular Shropshire heritage railway station

The Severn Valley Railway's Eardington station was subject to a raid and…

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Steam locomotives in Netherlands to be converted to battery power

Interesting news coming from The Netherlands this morning (22nd April 2024) is…

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Statement after Northamptonshire railway suffers from fire

The Rushden Historical Transport Society has released a statement after a train…

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Engineers make significant progress after Cumbrian train derailment

An embankment has been repaired as part of the work to get…

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RMT union rejects Network Rail pay offer

The RMT Union says it has rejected a below-inflation 2024 pay offer…

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Network Rail contract extension for GB Railfreight

GB Railfreight has extended its haulage contract with Network Rail for two…

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£80,000 boiler appeal launched for Darjeeling locomotive

The Darjeeling Tank Locomotive Trust has announced that it has launched a…

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Russell Group acquires Scottish railfreight terminal

Russell Group has announced that they have successfully acquired Coatbridge Rail Terminal…

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Deltic locomotive among visitors for North Yorkshire Moors Railway gala

A Deltic is set to be part of the first diesel gala…

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