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PLAN AHEAD: Replacement buses between Carmarthen and Pembroke Docks

Passengers travelling between Carmarthen and Pembroke Dock are being reminded that buses will replace trains from Monday 20 January to Friday 7 February 2020.

Steam locomotive 92134 wins top award

Steam Railway Magazine has announced that everyone involved in the restoration of BR 9F No. 92134 has won the HRA Steam Railway readers award.

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway Support Former Volunteer Fundraising For Cancer...

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway, near Skipton, North Yorkshire, have announced they are supporting a former volunteer raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Mid Hants Railway release Alton station update

The Mid Hants Railway has released an update on the final pieces of work to Alton station before the 2020 season begins.

Restoration Update on Canadian Pacific Project’s coaches

The Canadian Pacific Project has released an update on the restoration work being carried on their Southern Railway Bulleid-designed coaches.

Churnet Valley set to run take 2 of historic event

The Churnet Valley Railway (CVR) are looking forward to their Super Power Weekend Take 2, which will see two very special events take place.

LMS 10000 locomotive project needs £30,000 to complete major parts list

The LMS 10000 Project has announced that they have an opportunity to obtain parts and spares to complete their shopping list of major parts.

New General Manager for the Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that is has brought on a new General Manager for its Jubilee year.

Dartmoor Railway Supporters Association release statement about potential sale

The Dartmoor Railway Supporters’ Association (DRSA) has released a statement regarding the Dartmoor Railway which is currently being advertised for sale.

Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast visits the Mid Hants Railway

Alresford will be watched by millions this Friday as two of its businesses appear on Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast.

West Somerset Railway purchases historic land at Stogumber

The West Somerset Railway has announced that it has purchased a strip of woodland flanking to the rear at Stogumber Station

Streamlined steam locomotive to haul East Lancs services this weekend

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that Ex-LNER 'A4' No. 60009 'Union of South Africa' will be hauling trains this weekend.

Update on GWR steam locomotives 6984 Owsden Hall and 6989 Wightwick...

An update has been released on the restoration of Great Western Railway 6959 'Modified Hall' Class No.6984 "Owsden Hall" and maintenance on No.6989 "Wightwick Hall".

Two For 2020 Appeal launched for GWR Manor steam locomotives

The Erlestoke Manor Fund has launched the Two for 2020 appeal, to try to steam both 7012 Bradley Manor and 7812 Erlestoke Manor in 2020.

LMS Stanier 8F steam locomotives – Class Information

An essential class in Stanier's Locomotive Policy for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), the 8F would later become the standard freight engine during War World 2 (WW2).

Steam locomotive 403 Victor to visit the North Tyneside Steam Railway

The North Tyneside Steam Railway has announced that W.G Bagnall 0-6-0ST "New Standard 18" Class No.403 "Victor" is to visit their gala in May 2020.

Steam locomotive 4110 arrives at the East Somerset Railway for restoration

The East Somerset Railway has announced that Great Western Railway 5101 'Large Prairie' Class No.4110 has arrived at their Cranmore Works to begin restoration of the engine.

Steam locomotive 5637 to return to the Swindon and Cricklade Railway...

The Swindon & Cricklade Railway and the 5637 Steam Locomotive Group have announced that ex-GWR 0-6-2T No. 5637 will return to its home at the end of March 2020.

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version