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Roger Smith

I have had a life-long interest in railways, growing up just a few yards from the complex of sidings at Gloucester docks. My interest continued when I left school and joined the signal department of British Railways. I am a member of the Railway Correspondence and Travel Society and am a proof-reader for the society’s monthly magazine, the Railway Observer. I am also a keen photographer, and have had a number of railway photographs published.
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Intermodal freight service launched between South Coast and the Midlands

GB Railfreight launches Southampton to Hams Hall intermodal service.

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415,000 Eurostar train tickets sold for Paris Olympics

Eurostar has already sold 415,00 tickets to the Olympics.

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Leicestershire railway launches £500,000 Reunification appeal

Great Central Railway launches appeal for ‘Reunification’ project

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Visit World Heritage Sites by rail with new guide

Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership has launched the first guide to travelling…

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Three guest engines to appear at Hampshire line’s Spring Steam Gala

Three guest locomotives for The Watercress Line Spring Steam Gala.

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Three Scottish railway viaducts set to be refurbished

£2.5m investment to renovate three Glasgow bridges.

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Rapido Trains announces new model Fish Vans

Rapido Trains UK will soon release OO Gauge models of a BR…

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Travel advice for major Scottish sporting fixtures

With three major sporting fixtures, ScotRail expects train services to be very…

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Sussex railway completes £600,000 wheelchair accessible Pullman carriage

Britain's first wheelchair accessible dining car to debut on The Bluebell Railway.

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New train timetable for Scotland takes account of public comments

A new timetable to be introduced for Tayside, Fife, and Leven has…

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