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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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161 year old steam locomotive set for Somerset visit

The West Somerset Railway has announced that Furness Railway No. 20 will…

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Luxury steam train to visit Carlisle this Saturday

The Northern Belle is running this Saturday, 15th June, and will feature…

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More services for Scotland’s Jacobite steam train

West Coast Railways have announced that their Afternoon Jacobite service will return…

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Jail for teen found at London Euston with police baton

Emmauel Arosomade, aged 19, has been jailed for more than three years…

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Steam locomotive set to pass through Dawlish this Saturday

As part of the Steam Dreams excursion, 61306 Mayflower will pass through…

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GWR Saint steam locomotive set for extended Shropshire stay

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that GWR Saint No. 2999 Lady…

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Update on steam locomotive No. 567

The GCR 567 Locomotive Group has released a short update on the…

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Nottingham tram line set for “necessary” closure

Tram track improvements in July will mean that some routes on the…

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Freightliner extends commitment to using food oil to power locomotives

Freightliner and Ocean Network Express have extended their commitment to using HVO100…

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Pembroke holiday goers to see new trains in service

Class 197 trains have begun operating between Swansea / Carmarthen and Pembroke…

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