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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.
7029 Clun Castle

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle heading for Hereford this Saturday

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle will be back in steam on the mainline on Saturday 25th May 2019. The GWR Castle locomotive is hauling an...
Tyne and Wear Metro

Nexus warns of trespassing at train depots

Nexus has warned vandals that they could be seriously hurt or killed after a man was arrested after running from security guards at the...
Merseyrail train

Merseyrail to operate extra trains for Rock n Roll Marathon

Merseyrail has announced that they will be putting on extra morning trains for participants taking part in the Liverpool Rock n Roll Marathon this...
6201 Princess Elizabeth

Steam locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth heading for Carlisle

6201 Princess Elizabeth is returning to the mainline tomorrow, as it heads a section of The Pennine Limited to Carlisle. 6201 will be heading from...
Derek Crouch on display at Wansford Station // Credit The Small Loco Group FB Page

Steam locomotive Derek Crouch to be overhauled

The Small Loco Group has announced that Derek Crouch is set to be overhauled to working condition. During the NVR Board Meeting, which took place...
Scotrail logo

Busy weekend for sports coming up in Scotland

ScotRail has released travel advice for sports fans as it prepares for three sporting events taking place this weekend. Football fans will be heading to...
Engineering works

Bank Holiday travel advice from Network Rail

Network Rail is reminding passengers to plan their journeys this weekend as the Late May Bank Holiday means engineering works around the country. Work will...
London Underground S Stock Train // Credit: Transport For London

Bank holiday advice from Transport for London

Transport for London has released travel advice for passengers travelling over the Bank Holiday Weekend. There will be some service changes on some parts of...
First train over the extension on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Extra day of trains this year at the Lincolnshire Coast Light...

The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway has announced that it is to run an extra day's services this year – Bank Holiday Saturday, 25th May...
7029 Clun Castle

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle in Worcester this Thursday

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle will be back in steam on the mainline on Thursday 23rd May 2019. The GWR Castle locomotive is hauling an...