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Update from Heritage Boiler Steam Services on steam locomotive boiler production

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Heritage Boiler Steam Services Ltd (HBSS) has posted several photos showing the recent work they have been carrying out on a number of steam locomotive boilers at their workshop.

2 Pacers arrive at Cambrian Heritage Railways and enter preservation

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Cambrian Heritage Railways took delivery of two Class 144 Pacer trains yesterday, Friday 22nd March 2020.

First steam locomotive since lockdown runs at the Great Central Railway

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BR Standard Class 2 78018 has been seen in steam and running at the Great Central Railway after repairs.

East Somerset Railway Cranmore Station and Museum Work Finished

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The East Somerset Railway has announced that refurbishment and construction work on their Museum building and platform has been completed.

Update on construction of the tender chassis for steam locomotive 5551...

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Leaky Finders Ltd, who is contracted to build the new tender chassis for new-build London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Patriot Class No.5551 "The Unknown Warrior", has posted an update on their latest progress.

Severn Valley Railway opens online shop with steam locomotive adoption packages

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Looking for gifts or wish to support the Severn Valley Railway? The railway has a large range of items for sale on their online store, with some new items recently added.

Overhaul update on steam locomotive 928 “Stowe”

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The V Class 928 'Stowe' Facebook Page has posted an update on the recent work towards overhauling Maunsell Locomotive Society owned Southern Railway V 'Schools Class No.928 "Stowe" at the Bluebell Railway.

Annual Season Ticket for Swanage Railway Available for Online Purchase

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The Swanage Railway has added Annual Season Tickets to their online shop to help support their COVID Appeal.

Porterbrook donate sleeper coach to Didcot Railway Centre

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Didcot Railway Centre (DRC), home of the Great Western Society, have announced that Porterbrook has donated them an Ex-Caledonian Sleeper Coach Mark 3 No.10527.

Share your memories of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is asking members of the public to share their stories and photos of the line during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Nene Valley Railway Overton Station serving refreshments this weekend!

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The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has announced that Overton Station's Refreshment Kiosk will be open this weekend serving food and drinks.

Your chance to win a footplate ride on steam locomotive “Taw...

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The Severn Valley Railway has added Southern Railway Rebuilt West Country Class No.34027 "Taw Valley" to their Adopt an Engine scheme, with the chance of winning a footplate experience on the locomotive.

Mark 3 Driving Van Trailer arrives at the Northampton and Lamport...

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The Northampton and Lamport Railway, along with Northampton Steam Railway Limited, has announced that Mark 3B Driving Van Trailer (DVT) No. 82114 has joined the railway on a permanent basis.

RMB Appeal launched by the Somerset and Dorset Railway Heritage Trust

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The Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust is seeking donations towards the cost of refurbishing recently acquired Restaurant Minature Buffet (RMB) S1887.

Tim Dunn’s The Architecture: The Railways Built set to explore York...

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The next episode of The Architecture: The Railways Built, with presenter Tim Dunn, explores the history of York railway station, and how it helped change the city forever.

NHS workers honoured as Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway rename steam...

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Steam locomotive Illingworth, built in 1916, will be renamed Nightingale and Seacole, the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway has confirmed.

£14k Raised for Epping Ongar Railway Appeal

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The Epping Ongar Railway has confirmed that over £14,000 has been donated towards their £200k Appeal.

Latest Update from the LNER Coach Association

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The LNER Coach Association has released their latest update on their fleet of London and North Eastern Railway Coaches.

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Book Review: The Great Western Society – A Tale Of Endeavour...

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The Great Western Society - A Tale Of Endeavour & Success is a new book from Pen and Sword, and was released in 2019 - here is our review!
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