Tag: Leicester

Shakespeare steam train has positive start to 2024

The Shakespeare Express returns with regular steam trains to Stratford-Upon-Avon in 2024,…

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Regulator partners with Rail Safe Friendly to spread message about railway safety

The Office of Rail and Road has partnered with Rail Safe Friendly…

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Black 5 steam locomotive to pass through Worcestershire this Saturday

LMS Black 5 No. 44871 will haul The Worcester Steam Express this…

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Minister views progress on Coventry Very Light Rail system

Shadow Rail Minister Stephen Morgan visits to see first hand the progress…

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Leicester, Luton, and Peterborough train services to be affected by weekend work

Trains will be affected as Midland Mainline Upgrade works continue over the…

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Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham: New report shows benefits to universities of potential rail link

Midlands Connect has published a report claiming ‘massive’ benefits to major universities…

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Kids For A Quid and Dogs Go Free at Leicestershire railway this Easter

Kids will travel for £1 while dogs will travel free as part…

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Improved Birmingham train services to come as Midlands Rail Hub design work begins

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today announced that work on designing…

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Rail passengers in Bedford, Kettering and Leicester to be affected by upgrade works

Upgrade Works on the Midland Mainline are set to take place across…

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New West Midlands railway stations given £1m funding

Shortlisted locations for new railway stations in the West Midlands have been…

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