Virgin Trains team up with HMP Northumberland to recycle old uniform

Virgin Trains team up with HMP Northumberland in pioneering recycling scheme

Virgin Trains has announced that it has handed over its old uniforms to a prison in Northumberland to be recycled by its textiles team. This follows on from the launch of Virgin Trains' new body-neutral...
Helston Railway 2018 leaflet

Full Steam Ahead as Helston Railway launch their 2018 timetable

The Helston Railway, in Cornwall, has announced that their 2018 timetable leaflet has been released to the public. If you are in Mid or West Cornwall, then these leaflets will be coming to a...
Docklands Light Railway

Docklands Light Railway strike action to go ahead this week

The rail union, RMT, has today announced that the planned strike action on the Docklands Light Railway this week will go ahead. The driverless railway, which operates around London, are in a dispute over industrial...
6695's Boiler outside the Flour Mill Workshop // Credit Bill Parker

Update on work carried out on steam locomotive 6695’s boiler

The 6695 Locomotive Group have released information on the latest work carried out on 6695's boiler at the Flour Mill Workshops. Work completed to date All rivets for the foundation ring have now been removed. The...
Whitehead Railway Museum award

Whitehead Railway Museum Wins Award

The recently opened Whitehead Railway Museum, in Ireland, has received a massive boost after winning a top award in a UK-wide competition. The Museum won the award at the Annual Awards ceremony of the Heritage...
Westerton railway station lift

Westerton investment gives accesibility a lift

Westerton railway stations new footbridge and lifts have opened to the public, completing the multi-million-pound improvement work of the East Dunbartonshire station. The installation of the bridge, which cost £2.8m, provides step-free access via lifts...
Apedale valley railway

Tickets now on sale for Tracks to the Trenches at Apedale Valley Railway

The Apedale Valley Railway, in Staffordshire, has announced that advanced tickets for Tracks to the Trenches, which is being held from 13th-15th July 2018, are now on sale. You can buy your advanced tickets by clicking...
6695 // Credit 6695 Loco Group FB Page

Can you help the 6695 Locomotive Group raise £50,000 to help overhaul steam locomotive No....

The 6695 Locomotive Group, owners of GWR 56XX No.6695, have set up a crowdfunding page in order to raise £50,000 to help raise funds for Overhauling 6695, which is currently in progress. What will the...
Bridgend railway station

Can you help find the defibrillator which has been stolen from Bridgend railway station

Arriva Trains Wales has announced that a vital piece of lifesaving equipment has been stolen from Bridgend railway station. The defibrillator was stolen sometime between 7th and 9th of February 2018 from its case on...
Greater Anglia prosecutes fare dodgers £87,000

Greater Anglia train fare dodgers out of pocket by £87,000

Train operating company, Greater Anglia, has announced that ticket dodgers on their services ended up being over £87,000 out of pocket after they were caught by ticket inspectors in Essex and Suffolk. Th2 284 evaders...
7.25 inch gauge AGM DVD cover

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