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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.
Consort house at Glasgow Queen Street to be demolished

New landmark on track for Glasgow Queen Street

Network Rail and their engineers have begun to demolish Consort House, in Glasgow, as redundant buildings in front of Glasgow Queen Street railway station...
Road closures in Bedford as improvement works takes place

Road closures in Bedford as Midland Mainline upgrade gets underway

The Network Rail has announced that the latest phase of the Midland Main Line Upgrade will begin next week as a major road bridge,...
Mr Tumble to visit the Ribble Steam Railway in March

Mr Tumble to visit the Ribble Steam Railway & Museum on...

The Ribble Steam Railway, at Preston Docklands, has announced that they will feature on CBeebies with Mr Tumble. The heritage railway will feature on the...
Arriva Trains Wales (Unidentified 150) arrives into Blaenau Ffestiniog with a service from Llandudno

Free WiFi on Arriva Trains Wales services after Government funding

Arriva Trains Wales has announced that passengers across Wales can now benefit from Free WiFi on all Arriva Trains Wales services thanks to Welsh...
Paragon ID sign contract with ScotRail to provide and store their timetables

Paragon ID on the right track with multi-six figure contract to...

Paragon ID has announced that it has teamed up with ScotRail to provide you the latest timetables when they are released. Paragon ID is a...
70013 Oliver Cromwell at Quorn and Woodhouse on the Great Central Railway

Steam Locomotive No. 70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’ joins Keighley and Worth Valley...

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, in West Yorkshire, has announced that BR Standard 7 No. 70013 "Oliver Cromwell" will be attending their 2018 Spring...
Stalybridge railway station wins top award

Stalybridge named best large train station

Train operating company, TransPennine Express, has announced that one of their railway stations, Stalybridge, has received a top prize at the 15th annual Cheshire...
Groudle Glen Railway winter track work

Winter track work at the Groudle Glen Railway

The Groudle Glen Railway, on the Isle of Man, has started its major trackwork project for the year outside the Lhen Coan Carriage Shed. Ahead of...
Lincoln Central railway station

Final stage of £2m Lincoln Central railway station upgrade underway

East Midlands Trains has announced that the final stages of the £2 million improvement work at Lincoln Central railway station are now underway. Working in...
No. 34059 boiler

Update on the boilers of steam locomotives No. 34059 and No....

The Bluebell Railway has released information on the completion of the boilers for steam locomotives No. 34059 "Sir Archibald Sinclair" and No. 21C123 "Blackmoor Vale". The new...
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