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34028 Eddystone

An update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.34028 Eddystone

Southern Locomotives Ltd has released a short update on the overhaul work currently being completed on 34028 Eddystone. Last Friday saw the task of re-attaching...
George Michael guard

South Western Railway train guard goes on tour as George Michael

South Western Railway has announced that one of their train guards will be pursuing his dream and won't be waking passengers up on the...
East Midlands Trains to launch new business booking system

East Midlands Trains concludes Togetherness campaign with Environment Week

East Midlands Trains has announced that it is celebrating local communities and the environment this week. This week also marks the end of its month-long campaign...
Cleaning the Tender's Wheelsets // Credit NRM

Update 33 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The first two weeks of October have seen work continue on overhauling A4 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley by The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd...
No. 44871 at Irwell Vale

Steam locomotive 44871 in action this Half Term at the Swanage...

The Swanage Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be hauling their trains this Half Term. 44871 has been a star visitor at 'The...
All 5 Fletcher Jennings at Tywyn during Talyllyn 150 celebrations

Narrow Gauge Railway Museum’s has accreditation renewed

The Talyllyn Railway has announced that the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum has renewed its status as a museum. On 4 October 2018, the trustees at...
Caledonian Railway 944 pack for Train Simulator

Digital Traction release Class 944 steam locomotive pack for Train Simulator

Digital Traction has announced that their Caledonian Works Class 944 steam locomotive pack has been released on their download centre for Train Simulator 2019. The...
Stoke on trent cafe bar

New cafe at Stoke-on-Trent railway station

Virgin Trains has announced that a new café bar has opened at Stoke-on-Trent station. This transforms the First Class lounge into a facility for both rail passengers...
1014 County of Glamorgan

An update on steam locomotive 1014 County of Glamorgan

The GWR County Project has released a couple of updates on the progress made on their project to build steam locomotive 1014 County of...
7827 Lydham Manor

Steam locomotive 7827 Lydham Manor to visit the Churnet Valley Railway...

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced that GWR 'Manor' No.7827 Lydham Manor will be visiting the line in February 2019. The visit is thanks to...
Northern 769

Further strike action announced on Northern

RMT has announced new strike dates on Arriva Rail North (Northern) in addition to the current strike dates already announced. The new strike dates are...
Buffer Beam and Smokebox Front // Credit The Holden F5 Steam Locomotive Trust

An update on the Holden F5 Steam Locomotive

The Holden F5 Locomotive Trust has released a short engineering update on their progress to build a Holden F5 locomotive. The frame plates have now...

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