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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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West Midlands: Person v Train near miss prompts appeal

Network Rail has issued an appeal for people to use level crossings…

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Leeds United: Travel advice released as Football fans head to Wembley

London North Eastern Railway has issued travel advice for Leeds United fans…

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New tasty catering options for TransPennine Express First Class customers

TransPennine Express has launched a new menu for customers travelling in First-Class…

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Severn Valley Railway celebrates 95th birthday of flagship locomotive

This weekend, 25th and 26th May, the Severn Valley Railway will celebrate…

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Fly-through video takes a tour through Darlington station redevelopment

London North Eastern Railway has released a virtual video around Darlington station…

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Rail Minister views revolutionary freight wagon during visit to Somerset quarry

As part of the visit, Huw Merriman was shown how iWagon can…

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London Underground station set for six month closure

Colindale Northern Line station to close for 6 months for step-free access…

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Major step in completion of active travel bridge on new Scotland railway line

A new Active Travel bridge over the Levenmouth line at Duniface is…

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Children’s activity book to promote rail safety

East Midland Railway have produced the new book

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Visitor numbers significantly exceed expectations at Severn Valley Railway festival

Over 5,000 visitors enjoy Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Festival.

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