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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.
Garratt K1 and Vale of Ffestiniogvideo

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 32 – Garratt K1 & Vale of...

In this weeks Throwback Thursday, we see Garratt K1 and Vale of Ffestiniog depart Porthmadog Harbour Station, with a service train to Caernarfon, during...
London Metropolitan 331 at Town Endvideo

A Journey Back in Time at Crich Tramway Village

On Sunday 10th July, we made our first visit to Crich Tramway Village and you can see our video above. Crich is situated between...
[GP] [ELR] East Lancs Railway Summer Diesel Galavideo

East Lancs Railway Summer Diesel Gala 2016

You may have seen on our events calendar, that last weekend, from the 8th-10th July, the East Lancs Railway Summer Diesel Gala took place. Unfortunately...
Winifred at the sheds

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 31 – Winifred at Llanuwchllyn

This weeks Throwback Thursdays episode sees us steam back to July 2015 as we visit the Bala Lake Railway and see Winifred preparing for...

Black 5 No. 45212 arrives home at the KWVR

A long restoration by Riley & Son Ltd, Bury, has been completed on No. 45212, which is a resident locomotive at the KWVR. The locomotive...
All 5 Fletcher Jennings at Tywyn during Talyllyn 150 celebrationsvideo

Talyllyn 150 – The Grand Finale

Here you can find both videos our coverage of the Talyllyn 150 - The Grand Finale. The event took place from 1st - 3rd...
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Trainspotting LIVE

Trainspotting live Monday 11 July 2016 to Wednesday 13 July 2016 8.00pm-9.00pm Trainspotting Live is set to bring three nights trainspotting. Brought to you from a variety of presenters, including...
Diesels preparing for service

Throwback Thursday – Ep. 30 – Cassiobury Park Miniature Railway

In this weeks Throwback Thursday, we go back to August 2014, as we visit the Cassiobury Park Miniature Railway, which is in Watford, South...
Hugh Napier passes Chaloner - Penrhyn Quarry Railwayvideo

Penrhyn Quarry Railway – Evolution of Transport Event

Last weekend, on Saturday/Sunday the 25th/26th June 2016, the Penrhyn Quarry Railway held its 'Evolution of Transport' event. This is one of two open...
Linda and Blanche emerge through the steam departing Porthmadogvideo

Throwback Thursday – Ep. 29 – Linda and Blanche at Porthmadog

In this weeks Throwback Thursday episode, we see Linda and Blanche depart Porthmadog with a service train to Blaenau Ffestiniog. This video was taken during the...