East Midlands Railway hosts special Christmas train for school children

East Midlands Railway has announced that it has hosted a Christmas train children from Hartford Manor School in Norwich.

Welcome to the LNER Stadium… Train operator sponsors Lincoln City Football...

Lincoln City Football Clube has announced that London North Eastern Railway, or LNER, have agreed a three-year naming partnership.

GBRf name Class 66 locomotive after 60 years of service

GB Railfreight has announced that they have named one of their locomotives after one of their long-running members of staff, Chris Hopcroft MBE.

Angel Trains to offer Pacers to heritage railways and emergency services

Angel Trains has announced that it has plans to offer Class 142 pacer trains to heritage railways and the emergency services following their withdrawal from service with Northern.

Passengers advised to check before travelling as new West Midlands Railway...

West Midlands Trains are introducing a new timetable on Sunday the 15th of December, and passengers are advised to check their journeys before they travel to avoid any delays.

Network Rail protects Banksy’s Birmingham art

Network Rail has decided to protect artwork at the Jewellery Quarter station in Birmingham, by putting a protective screen over the artwork.

New trains for Nottingham arrive EARLY!

Northern has announced that it has introduced two of their new Class 195 diesel trains between Leeds, Sheffield and Nottingham, one week ahead of the proposed introduction!

More trains from Middlesborough to Whitby from Northern

Northern has announced that they are to introduce more train services to help passengers between Middlesbrough and Whitby.

Azuma begins operating The Highland Chieftain as HST withdrawals continue

London North Eastern Railway has announced that new Azuma trains have arrived on its Highland Chieftain route between Inverness and London King’s Cross.

New trains start passenger service on Ipswich-Lowestoft route

Greater Anglia has announced that brand new trains have entered service on the Ipswich to Lowestoft route.

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version