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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.
Class 37 Deltic at Irwell Valevideo

East Lancs Railway – Diesel Gala – The Video

Following on from my post yesterday, here is the video of my short trip to the East Lancs Railway Diesel Gala. Featuring many different...
D9537 'Eric' arrives at Irwell Vale

East Lancs Railway – Diesel Gala – 21st February 2016

It was time for another trip to the East Lancs Railway, the last time I saw 60103 'Flying Scotsman' return to steam, but this...
No. 43924 at Oxenhopevideo

Video – Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Visit – Including Postman...

On Wednesday 17th February 2016, I visited the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway for a ride on the train and to go to see Postman...
Postman Pat & Jess the Cat at Keighley on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Visit – Including Postman Pat &...

On Wednesday 17th February 2016, I visited the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway for a ride on the train and to go to see Postman...
Beddgelert at Fairbourne Stationvideo

Fairbourne Railway – The Video

My recent Post showed us visit the Fairbourne Railway back in August 2015, the locos featured are Russell and Sherpa. The railway runs from Fairbourne...
Beddgelert at Fairbourne Station

Visit to the Fairbourne Railway

During the summer of 2015, I made a visit to the Fairbourne Railway. The video is on YouTube. You can view it by clicking here. In...
Elidir at Gilfach Ddu

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 10 – Llanberis Lake Railway

In the tenth episode of the series 'Throwback Thursdays' we see Eldir at Gilfach Ddu on the Llanberis Lake Railway, all the way back...
Postman Pat & Jess the Cat at Keighley on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Postman Pat at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Today I visited the KWVR and a full blog post and video will follow shortly. This week Postman Pat and Jess the Cat have been...
Winifred at Llanuwchllyn

New awards for Bala Lake Railway

Its always nice to hear good news. Earlier this month the Bala Lake Railway in North Wales received two awards. At the annual Heritage Railway Association...
Dolbadarn at Llanberis

February 2016 Half Term in Wales – Take a Train Ride!

With half term upon us again, its always hard to find something to do to entertain the kids that dosent cost the earth and...