Steam railways delight as passenger numbers rise 52% on last year

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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that passenger numbers have grown an astonishing 52%. To the end of June, it had attracted nearly 72,000...

Recent repair work on steam locomotive No.35006 “‘Peninsular and Oriental S.N....

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The 35006 Locomotive Company Ltd has released details on the latest repair work carried out on their SR Merchant Navy No.35006 "'Peninsular & Oriental S.N....

Diesel locomotives back to Broadway at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is set to become the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Diesel Railway as it holds its annual Diesel Gala. The Heritage Diesel Festival...

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class...

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It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

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This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking...

Heritage Railway’s delight as passenger numbers soar in May 2018

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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have announced that their number of travellers on its trains have been breaking records one after the other. For the...

A Visit to the Cotswold Festival of Steam at the Gloucestershire...

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On Monday the 28th of May, I made a visit to the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) for their biggest steam gala of...

Steam locomotives begin to arrive at the GWSR ahead of Cotswold...

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The steam locomotive stars of the upcoming 'Give My Regards To Broadway' themed Cotswold Festival of Steam at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have...

GWR 2800 and 2884 steam locomotive class – Class Information

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If you have been following our Project Information series you would know that we have completed articles on all the current new build steam...

Class 26 Joins Mid Hants Railway’s Diesel Gala 2018 Line-Up

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The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Class 26 No.D5343 (26043) will be joining the line-up for their Diesel Gala 2018...

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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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