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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

Britains busiest and quietest railway stations REVEALED

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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

Great Western Railway warn passengers of Christmas travel changes

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Great Western Railway are warning passengers who are travelling over the Christmas period to check before travelling as Network Rail continues upgrade work this Christmas.

Train approaches level crossing at 50 mph! Report into signalling failure...

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The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that they have released their report into the loss of safety-critical signalling data on the Cambrian Coast line in October 2017.

More new trains enter service in Burnley, Blackburn and Manchester

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Northern has announced that it has introduced more than 50 new trains across the north of England.

Hundreds of staff give up Christmas for massive London King’s Cross...

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Network Rail has announced that over 300 staff will be giving up Christmas to work on London King's Cross, a vital part of the £1.2 billion East Coast upgrade.

Landslip work means no trains between Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells this...

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Network Rail has announced that buses will replace trains between Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells all day on Sunday, December 15, after a small landslip occurred.

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

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Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.
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