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Caledonian Sleeper

Changes to Highlander Sleeper Services

Unfortunately, due to issues relating to a delay in the availability of their new trains, Caledonian Sleeper will not be able to operate the...
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Images of the new Hull Trains Fleet

Hull Trains has recently released new images that show the production of its new £60m fleet. It comes as the operator confirms the new hi-tech...
Transport for London

Engineering train travels full length of Northern Line extension

Transport for London has announced that the Northern Line Extension has passed a major milestone after an engineering train successfully travelled the entire length...
Chessington improvements complete

Chessington South becomes fully accessible

South Western Railway has announced that, for the first time since construction in 1939, Chessington South is now fully accessible for passengers with reduced...
Virgin trains at London Euston

Virgin Trains introduce Chat Carriages

Virgin Trains invited its passengers to start conversations with other passengers this Friday in its new Chat Carriage. Coach C on a number of Pendolino...
West Midlands Trains to help jobseekers

Dads travel free this Father’s Day with West Midlands Railway

West Midlands Railway has announced that they have a special offer for dads this weekend, with free travel on Father's Day, tomorrow. Special ‘Dads Go...
82045 Inside Erection Shop // Credit Jim Norman

Update on New-Build Standard 3 Tank 82045 steam locomotive – May...

May brought good news for the Trust, along with more progress on building 82045 at the Severn Valley Railway. Undercover Some time in May, 82045 was...
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New ticket machine at Crosshill to reduce queues

ScotRail has announcd that they have installed a self-service ticket machine at Crosshill station allowing passengers to have quicker access to a variety of tickets. As...
GWR IET

Taunton’s multi-million-pound redevelopment gets underway

Preparation work for the multimillion pound regeneration of Taunton Station has got underway with the establishment of a site compound, and the closure of the...
34046 Braunton

Steam locomotive 34046 Braunton in Taunton this Sunday

Steam locomotive No.34046 Braunton will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Westbury and Taunton on Sunday 16th June...
Mynydd Underbridge

Swansea bridge replacement set to start

The Mynydd Underbridge in Swansea is to have renewal work. The work will commence as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan. Station road, which...
Crossings

Professional drivers say they base level crossing decisions on their knowledge

More than one in five professional drivers would base a decision on what to do at a level crossing on their knowledge of the...

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This ‘New For 2019’ event sees the Welsh Highland Railway head back to the past to celebrate their heritage. Details are still to be announced, but expect an intensive timetable in operation with lots of[...]
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The beauty of North Wales can be seen out the window whilst a heritage diesel whisks you from Yorkshire to the ‘Slate Capital Of The World’. Upon arrival at Blaenau Ffestiniog, why not take the[...]

 

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