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Interested in all things steam, not that fussed about the diesels. I have been a volunteer administrator and moderator at RailAdvent since 2019

Merseyrail raises thousands for Alder Hey Children’s Charity

Merseyrail has announced that it has raised £41,000 for Alder Hey Children’s Charity in 2019 as its Charity of the Year.

Train enthusiast gets birthday surprise in Exeter thanks to Great Western...

Train enthusiast, Ewan Kaczanow, enjoyed a birthday surprise with a VIP tour of Exeter St Davids station.

Yorkshire rail passengers given Pooch Pick Up on Blue Monday thanks...

Rail users at Leeds were given a four-legged fillip today as part of a partnership between rail operator Northern and Pets As Therapy.

CCTV images released after SHOCKING incident involving railway staff

British Transport Police has released CCTV images after West Midlands Railway staff were attacked in Birmingham.

Rail passengers to benefit as Class 442 trains are reintroduced

South Western Railway has announced that passengers will benefit from the refurbished 'Class 442' trains.

Britains busiest and quietest railway stations REVEALED

The Office of Rail and Road have released its annual figures of which stations in the UK are the busiest and which are the quietest.

Badgers to keep homes as railway works around them

Network Rail has announced that badgers are set to keep their homes along the railway as the railway works around them.

Calls made for Northern to improve service as hundreds of trains...

Transport for the North has announced that it has called for train operator Northern to improve its service after hundreds of trains were cancelled over Christmas week.

RAIB to investigate fatal accident at Tyseley train depot

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that they will be investigating a fatal accident involving a train driver at Tyseley Train Depot.

Greater Anglia submits bid to improve Colchester station

Greater Anglia has announced that it has submitted a bid for funding to help improve access at Colchester railway station.

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Book Review: North British Type 2 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric Class 21 and...

Published a couple of months ago, this new release from publishers Pen & Sword is part of their Locomotive Portfolio series and covers Class 21 and 29 Bo-Bo Diesel-Electric locomotives.