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Weekly steam trains to Windsor are running this week

A steam locomotive will be heading from London to Windsor this Tuesday as it hauls the new range of tours from Steam Dreams. These new one way tours will depart London Waterloo, bound for Windsor...
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MP welcomes new electric car charging points at South Western Stations

South Western Railway has installed 60 new electric car charging points at six station car parks on its network. The charging points cost a total of £100,000 and Basingstoke MP Maria Miller welcomed the investment by SWR.
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The Dalesman steam train departs York this Tuesday

A steam locomotive is heading for Carlisle as it heads a section of The Dalesman from York. The locomotive will be heading from Hellifield to Carlisle and return. The tour for this section of the tour...
Merseyrail Electrics train at Maghull station.

Merseyrail annouce timetable for strike on Saturday 24th August

Merseyrail has released its timetable for the upcoming strike action by guard members of the RMT union on Saturday 24 August. A limited service will call at selected stations across the network between approximately 7am...
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c2c apologise for Smartcard issues

c2c has apologised and thanked its passsengers after a bumpy year regarding its Smartcards. Earlier in the year, the train operator upgraded its ticket booking system. Unfortunately, this was not the smooth transition that the operator...
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Paignton set to welcome steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa this Sunday

Steam locomotive No.60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Bristol and Paignton on Sunday 18th August 2019. The A4 locomotive is on a special rail tour...
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Extra trains for Cromer Carnival from Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia has announced it is running additional train services to coincide with this year’s Cromer Carnival. Extra trains will run between Norwich and Cromer and Sheringham and Cromer on Wednesday 21 August. The carnival will...

NYMR Northern Lights Express information

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has released information on its 2019 Northern Lights Express services. The Northern Lights Express will operate on 30 November & 1, 7, 8, 12*, 13*, 14, 15, 19*, 20*, 21,...
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16-17 Saver launches, giving half price rail travel

The Department for Transport has announced that from next week the 16-17 Saver will be available to purchase, with savings available from the 2nd September.
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Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week with Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express has announced a competition for passengers to help celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week, which runs from the 12th to the 18th August.