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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.
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...
Hornby to release class 87 locomotives

PRE-ORDER: Hornby set to release 00 Class 87 locomotives

The long-awaited Class 87 locomotives are soon to be released by model railway manufacturer, Hornby. These highly detailed models come with the usual features, pantograph,...
Didcot Railway Centre to open 500,000 signalling centre

£500,000 ‘Signalling Centre’ to be opened at the Didcot Railway Centre

The Didcot Railway Centre will be officially opening their new Signalling Centre on the 23rd June 2018. A fantastic weekend for all at the DRC, everyone...
76084 on the NNR

Ride on the footplate of a steam locomotive and help out...

Greater Anglia has teamed up with UK charity, Sarcoma UK - The Bone & Soft Tissue Cancer Charity, to hold a special auction. The special...
Freightliner reveal new branding

Freightliner unveil new branding

Freight operator, Freightliner, has today unveiled its brand new identity at the Multimodal exhibition, which is taking place at the NEC in Birmingham. Freightliner's parent...
Mardy road bridge in cardiff reopens to road traffic

Cardiff road bridge reopens as Network Rail continues to improve London...

Network Rail has announced that they have reopened Mardy Road bridge to motorists this week as work continues on to modernise the London to...
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Thousands of extra seats from Greater Anglia

East Anglian rail passengers will benefit from more trains and over 7,000 extra seats a week when Greater Anglia launches its new timetable. The timetable...
Thomas set to visit the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive Thomas to visit the East Lancashire Railway this weekend

Thomas is set to visit the East Lancashire Railway. Join the blue engine, along with his friends and the Fat Controller, for a weekend...
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