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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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RAIB release details of freight train derailment at London Gateway port

The RAIB has issued its report into a derailment of a freight…

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GWR and CrossCountry promote Gloucestershire as Great Rail Experience

Gloucestershire is being promoted as a ‘Great Rail Experience’ thanks to a…

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Video: Step-free access coming to Barry in South Wales

Barry railway station in South Wales is to have a fully accessible,…

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Greater Anglia to run more services on weekdays into London

Greater Anglia adds more weekday services from 7 February as Plan B…

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Vital railway upgrade work completed on Newquay branch line

Network Rail has successfully a number of upgrades on the Newquay branch…

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway launches volunteer recruitment campaign

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) has launched a recruitment campaign for…

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Brighton Main Line train services from London to be disrupted on 5/6 February

Trains between London, Gatwick Airport, and Sussex will be disrupted on 5/6…

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Greater Anglia reports record-breaking year for punctuality

Over the past year, Greater Anglia achieved record-breaking punctuality with its best-ever…

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Hull Trains supports city’s rugby super league teams

Hull trains has agreed partnerships with both of Hull’s rugby Super League…

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CAF to supply 23 3-car EMUs to New Zealand

CAF is to supply 23 electric units to Auckland in New Zealand…

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