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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.
Miniature Railway at National Railway Museumvideo

The Miniature Railway at the National Railway Museum

Following on from this mornings post, we take a ride on  the Miniature Railway at the National Railway Museum. The video features a ride around...
Rocket at the NRMvideo

National Railway Museum Visit – The Video

Earlier this week, you may have read about our visit to the National Railway Museum on the 15th May, and now here is the...
DMU M79964 at Oxenhope on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Railway Events This Weekend

As another weekend approaches, you maybe sat wondering what to do this weekend. With plenty of railways running this weekend, and some having special...
Embsay station on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway – Volunteer Open Days 21st May...

Are you interested in volunteering at a railway near you, but not sure what it is all about? If you live near to the...
No. 48151 on the Settle and Carlisle

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 23 – No. 48151 in the 1980’s...

In episode 23 of our Throwback Thursdays, we steam all the way back to the 1980s (we think!) or maybe the early 1990's. These...
Livingston Thomas and No. 66779 Evening Star & 92220 Evening Star at the NRM

A Visit to the National Railway Museum in York

On Sunday 15th May 2016, we visited the National Railway Museum at York. The museum has a display over 100 locomotives, and nearly 300...
RailAdvent Special Events Calendar

Railway Special Events Calendar Updated

We are pleased to announce a further 2 additions to our Railway Events Calendar. We have now added events for the Corris Railway and Fairbourne...
Burrs Country Park on the East Lancs Railway

A New Station Announced at the East Lancashire Railway

A New Station Announced at the East Lancashire Railway. The East Lancs Railway is set to build a new station on its 12 mile...
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An Afternoon of Trains at Leeds Railway Station

Last weekend, we visited Leeds for a spot of shopping - but there was still stime to see a few trains at Leeds Railway...
Palmerston & Lyd at Boston Lodgevideo

Ffestiniog Railway – May Day Weekend – Part 3

Over the bank holiday weekend, we visited the Ffestiniog Railway as they were holding a special event. This would see 10 locomotives in steam...
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