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Class 144 pacer heading to the Great Central Railway in Nottingham

The Great Central Railway - Nottingham has announced that they have reached an agreement with Porterbrook to preserve Class 144 DMU No. 144003.

Calls for Northern passengers to prepare for timetable switch

There are just three days to go until Northern's timetable change, and the operator is calling on its passengers to be prepared.

Free travel for fire affected students in Bolton thanks to Northern

Northern has announced that they are providing university students, who have had to relocate to Preston from Bolton after a fire, with free travel passes to get to lectures.

Steam locomotive 6023 King Edward II retired from mainline work

We have received confirmation from the Didcot Railway Centre that they will no longer be making GWR 'King' No. 6023 'King Edward II' available for mainline work.

Northern brings Christmas cheer to Blackpool, Barnsley and Hartlepool

Northern has announced that it is bringing Christmas cheer to its rail network with the re-naming of four stations.

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.

Govia Thameslink Railway supports homeless shelters with socks appeal

Last week Govia Thameslink held a donation day at stations across their railway network to collect socks for homeless shelters.

Govia Thameslink Railway to fit life-saving defibrillators at various railway stations

Govia Thameslink Railway has announced that it is to fit defibrillators at its stations across its network.

Steam locomotive 5526 set to visit the East Anglian Railway Museum

The East Anglian Railway Museum has announced that they will be welcoming GWR Small Prairie No. 5526 in 2020.

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.

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