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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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Funding milestone for steam locomotive No. 76077

Toddington Standard Locomotive Limited has announced that it has passed a significant…

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Yorkshire railway announces two visiting steam locomotives

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced two visiting steam locomotives for…

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60532 Blue Peter: Steam locomotive rededicated during London ceremony

Last weekend, 60532 Blue Peter was rededicated following a seven-year-long restoration.

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King’s Speech includes bill for Great British Railways

The King's Speech today points to a 'strong signal of intent' from…

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Summer fun for Hampshire railway

Bluey and Thomas the Tank Engine to be at The Watercress Line…

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Steam locomotive Douglas set for Shropshire stay

Douglas, a narrow gauge locomotive usually based at the Talyllyn Railway, has…

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Where to see Flying Scotsman this Thursday

Flying Scotsman is to head to Shildon this Thursday (18th July), travelling…

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East London railway line set for 16 day closure

London Overground and Greater Anglia / Stansted Express trains are to be…

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East Coast Main Line: Major route blocked as person hit by a train near Darlington

A person has been hit by a train near Darlington this afternoon,…

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Sussex Steam Event to take place despite wet weather

The Sussex Steam Railway is set to take place this weekend, despite…

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