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Michael Holden

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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.
419 at the Churnet Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 419 to visit the Epping Ongar Railway

The Epping Ongar Railway has announced steam locomotive 419 will be visiting the line in 2019. 419 will be visiting the line for their Steam...
82045 Rear Pony Truck Frame & Guides_

February 2019 update on steam locomotive 82045

The 82045 Locomotive Trust has released a short update on the work being completed on new build steam locomotive 82045. 82045's pony truck axleboxes have...
Carnoustie level crossing

Carnoustie level crossing upgrade complete

Network Rail has announced that it has successfully completed a £5.5m upgrade of the level crossing on Station Road in Carnoustie. Work completed has included...
Thomas set to visit the East Lancashire Railway

Spend Easter with children’s favourite steam locomotive

Thomas will be visiting the Watercress Line this Easter, making it a must for families visiting the area to have on their days out...
Colne

Transport studies secured for Colne by Andrew Stephenson

Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, has announced a number of transport improvements for the Colne area. Firstly, he has announced that a fully funded study into a...
60009 Union of South Africa

Final tickets available for steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africas...

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that the final few tickets are still available for passengers to ride behind 60009 Union of South...
46521 on shuttle

Swanage set to welcome steam locomotive 46521

The Swanage Railway has announced that LMS Class 2 No.46521 will be visiting the line to bolster steam locomotive availability. The visit of 46521 coincides...
60103 Flying Scotsman at Corfe Castle

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman arrives at the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that Flying Scotsman has arrived on the Isle of Purbeck ahead of hauling services. Flying Scotsman arrived on the Swanage...

Locomotive 50049 to visit the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that one of the confirmed Class 50s to visit the railway in 2019 will be 50049. 50049...
Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge £2.2 million upgrade completed

Network Rail has announced that Hebden Bridge passengers will now have a much-improved experience following the completion of a £2.2 million investment to upgrade...