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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.

Museum of Rail Travel earns third TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Vintage Carriage Trust has announced that the Museum of Rail Travel, based at Ingrow West on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, has...

Flashing red lights mean a steam train is coming… Ffestiniog Railway...

The Ffestiniog Railway is urging the public to be more vigilant when crossing over Britannia Bridge crossing. Britannia Bridge in Porthmadog sees regular use by...

A further update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.5239 Goliath

The East Somerset Railway has given a further update on their overhaul project of steam locomotive No.5239 Goliath. For those that don't know, No.5239 Goliath arrived...

Crich Tramway Village win National Lottery support

The National Tramway Museum in Crich, Derbyshire, has announced that they have received a National Lottery grant of £84,800 for an exciting new project. ‘Exploring...

Chasewater Railway to be closed on the 9th and 10th June...

The Chasewater Railway, in Staffordshire, has announced that on the weekend of June 9th and 10th it will be closed to the public. The announcement...

South Western Railway Class 159 train runs onto the Swanage Railway

The new partnership between South Western Railway and the Swanage Railway began at the weekend linking Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset to Corfe Castle. Using a...

Train services cancelled for 31st May and 1st June 2018 at...

The Ruislip Lido Railway, in London, has today announced that all train services will be cancelled at the railway on the 31st May and...

Mid Suffolk Light Railway release update on steam locomotive 1604

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway has released a short update on the restoration of their steam locomotive No. 1604. The railway has made good progress...

Camarthen Rail Trail to be officially launched in Llandovery

Arriva Trains Wales has announced that the Carmarthenshire section of the Heart of Wales line walking trail will be officially launched in Llandovery on...

Free water for train passengers at Chelmsford railway station

Greater Anglia has announced that it has become one of the first train operating companies in England to offer free water to its railway...
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