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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.
Joan at Llanfair on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Wheelchair Access Grant at Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway (WLLR) has been awarded a Wheelchair Access Grant of£42,500 by the government to improve access onto their trains. The grant was...
The No. 41241 Appeal

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway – No. 41241 Appeal

In June 1968, the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway was opened, and in 2018, the Railway will celebrate 50 years of being a heritage railway....
Russell at Fairbourne Station

Live at the Fairbourne Railway’s Centenary of Steam Gala

On Saturday 28th May 2016 we are Tweeting Live from the Fairbourne Railway's Centenary of Steam Gala. Please refresh this page from time to time...
No. 7 at Corris

Events For The Bank Holiday Weekend (4/4) – Corris Railway –...

Over the coming Bank Holiday Weekend, most of the heritage railways are holding some special events.Here at RailAdvent, we have picked out just a...

Events For The Bank Holiday Weekend (3/4) – Fairbourne Railway –...

Over the coming Bank Holiday Weekend, most of the heritage railways are holding some special events. Here at RailAdvent,  we have picked out just a...
No. 43924 at Keighley station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Events For The Bank Holiday Weekend (2/4) – Keighley & Worth...

Over the coming Bank Holiday Weekend, most of the heritage railways are holding some special events.Here at RailAdvent,  we have picked out just a...
No. 13065 at Summerseat on the East Lancashire Railway

Events For The Bank Holiday Weekend (1/4) – East Lancs Railway...

Over the coming Bank Holiday Weekend, most of the heritage railways are holding some special events.Here at RailAdvent,  we have picked out just a...
Tornado at the NRM

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 24 – Tornado at the National Railway...

In episode 24 of our Throwback Thursday series, we steam back to 2013 as we see No. 60163 'Tornado' at the National Railway Museum. 'Tornado' was...
video

Keighley & Worth Valley Visit – The Video

Now here is a video of our day trip to the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, and the railway was running quite a busy...
Sherpa at Barmouth Ferry

Fairbourne Railway – 100 Years of Steam

Over the coming Bank Holiday Weekend (28-30th May) the Fairbourne Railway will be celebrating 100 Years of Steam with a fabulous 'Centenary of Steam Gala' Following...