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Visitors make tracks to Severn Valley Autumn Steam Gala

Visitors make tracks to Severn Valley Autumn Steam Gala

29 August 2014

The stage is set for the Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) annual Autumn Steam Gala which will see enthusiasts and visitors from all over the country making tracks for the heritage line to experience a railway journey like no other.

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Ffestiniog completes repairs to Talyllyn locomotive

21 August 2014.

THE Ffestiniog Railway’s Boston Lodge works has completed urgent repairs to Talyllyn Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1 Talyllyn.

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Ivatt tank steams for first time on Isle of Wight

21 August 2014.

Ivatt 2-6-2T No. 41298 has returned to steam on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

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Great Central Railway secures £1m of Government money towards reunification project

8 July 2014.

The Great Central Railway has secured one million pounds of funding from the Government's 'Local Growth Deal' as part of an £80m allocation to the Leicester & Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership.

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By steam to the Scillies!

1 July 2014.

Imagine a land where there are no railways – just wonderful sandy beaches, tropical gardens and vegetation, deep blue unpolluted seas and plenty of spring flowers! What could be better than travelling there – behind a classic steam locomotive from London?

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Stand by for spectacular scenes in BBC's Casualty

26 June 2014.

The Great Central Railway has a starring role on television this weekend. Producers of BBC TVs long running hospital drama Casualty turned to the GCR for its realistic Main Line looks when it needed to stage a dramatic rail crash.

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Three Pacifics for Midsummer day!

12 June 2014.

Steam Dreams is celebrating June 21, the longest day, by running three separate ‘Cathedrals Express’ itineraries in one day!

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Great Central railway bridge appeal hits half a million!

2 June 2014.

The money is being raised to pay for a new 36 metre bridge which will carry the tracks of the Great Central, across the Midland Main Line. The two halves of the award winning heritage line are working with Network Rail to deliver the new bridge in 2015 as the Midland line is electrified.

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Great Central runaway train: first report published

30 May 2014.

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has published its initial report into a crash between a runaway train and five parked coaches on the Great Central Railway at Loughborough Central on May 12.

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Swanage Railway volunteers help fund new lifeboat house

29 May 2014.

Kind-hearted Swanage Railway volunteers have helped to raise more than £4000 towards a new lifeboat house for the seaside town, following a fundraising push at the heritage line's successful ninth annual diesel gala and Dorset Beer Festival.

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