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Great Central Railway – first experience as a steam locomotive cleaner...

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We take a look at what life is like for a volunteer locomotive cleaner at the Loughborough Sheds on the Great Central Railway

Steam locomotive arrivals and departures at the Gwili Steam Railway

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The Gwili Steam Railway has announced that it was a case of 'one in, one out' yesterday as L92 arrived.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway launches appeal to hear from past railway...

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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has launched a search for people who worked on the railway before 1965 to get an insight into their memories for future generations.

Llangollen Railway requests additional funding from share holders

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The Llangollen Railway PLC has written to its shareholders to ask informing them that they have entered into a company voluntary arrangement with its creditors.

Steam railway to reopen in March after £0.5m of repairs

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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that they will begin running trains on the 7th March 2020, despite a further two landslips on the 14-mile line.

First steam locomotive Announced for GWSR’s 2020 Cotswold Festival of Steam...

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The Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has announced that Sentinel No.7109 "Joyce" will be the first engine attending the lines annual Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala taking place in May.

Final steam locomotive Guest for West Somerset Railway Spring Steam Gala

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The West Somerset Railway have announced British Railways (BR) Standard Class 2 (2-6-0) No.78018 as the third and final guest for their upcoming Spring Steam Gala.

‘A Cuckoo In The Nest’… West Somerset Railway issue Washford statement

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The West Somerset Railway has issued a statement over them giving the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway notice to leave their Washford site.

Two diesel locomotive visitor announcements from the Severn Valley Railway

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The Severn Valley Railway has announced not one, but two, diesel locomotives that will be visiting for their Spring Diesel Festival.

Winter Maintenance Work on steam locomotive 60163 Tornado

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The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has released the latest update on their engine, new-build London and North Eastern Railway 'Peppercorn A1' No.60163 "Tornado".

Pacer 144011 finds new home at the Keighley and Worth Valley...

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The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway has announced that they will soon be taking delivery of a Class 144 Pacer train.

Bridge replacement update from the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

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The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has released an update on the work to replace Bridge 11, located near Ingrow West.

IN PICTURES: Pacer trains haul first passengers in preservation at the...

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This weekend marked a day in history as the first preserved Class 142s operated in passenger service.

Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust asked to leave WSR Washford Site

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The Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (S&DRT) have posted the sad news they have been asked to leave the Washford site.

Recent work on restoring steam locomotive 7027 Thornbury Castle

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Since arriving at the Great Central Railway less than a month ago, the team restoring Great Western Railway 4079 'Castle' Class locomotive No.7027 Thornbury Castle have been busy collecting and producing parts for 7027.

Update on steam locomotive LMS Black 5 5025

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The Watkinson Trust has released an update on the overhaul of their London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 'Black Five' No 5025.

New owner for Black 5 steam locomotive 44806

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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that Black 5 No 44806 has its future secured thanks to a new agreement between the railway and Peter Best.

Full steam ahead for Yorkshire steam railway as carriage shed constructors...

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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that it has chosen construction firm, Hobson & Porter, to build a carriage shed to help secure the future of the heritage railway.

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Book Review: Steam on the Southern & Western

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Steam on the Southern & Western is new book from Pen & Sword which was released a couple of months ago. The book looks...
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