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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.
Class 56 joins Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Festival

One in, one out at the Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel...

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that there has been a change to the visiting Colas Railfreight locomotive which will be visiting for the...
Northallerton gets new cycling facilities by Transpennine express

New cycle parking facilities at Northallerton Rail Station from TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express has announced that new secure cycle parking facilities have been installed at Northallerton railway station. The new installations are a result of a...
Re roofing is complete at Corris on the Corris Railway

Roof repairs at the Corris Railway secures future for historic railway...

The extensive roof repairs have been completed at Corris station on the Corris Railway and have secured the future of the historic railway building. The...
Virgin Trains now allows passengers to book tickets via Amazon Alexa

WORLD FIRST: Buy your Virgin Trains ticket using your Amazon Alexa

Virgin Trains have announced that passengers can now book their Advance Single train tickets using their Amazon Alexa smart assistant using the Amazon Pay...
Virgin Pendolino tiliting around a curve // Credit: Virgin Trains

Record breaking year for Virgin Trains on the West Midlands to...

Virgin Trains have announced that they have broken new records for passengers travelling between the West Midlands and London. The train operator is celebrating 21...
Bank holiday upgrades

Reminder! Plan ahead if travelling in the South East this Bank...

Network Rail is urging passengers to check before travelling in the South East of England over the two bank holidays. More than 1,500 engineers will...
Heathrow Express 333

Important changes to Heathrow Express train tickets in effect from today!

This morning, train operating company, Heathrow Express, has introduced some new changes to its ticketing system. From the 20th May 2018, TfL Rail, a new...
Greater Anglias new train takes shape

More comfortable seats on Greater Anglia’s new trains

Train operating company (TOC), Greater Anglia, has asked passengers for their views and has also hired an expert in train seat design. The expert has...
Snow and Severe Weather cancels or alters greater anglia train services

Strike action to go ahead this weekend on the Greater Anglia...

Rail union, RMT, has today announced that strike action on the Greater Anglia network will go ahead this Bank Holiday Weekend. The strike action is...
london museum of water and steam

Teddy Bear’s Picnic and steam locomotives in action this May Day...

Join the Teddy Bear's Picnic and steam locomotives in action this May Day Bank Holiday at the London Museum of Water & Steam this...
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