Crossrail uncovers Brunel’s railway heritage

23 September 2014

REMAINS of structures built by celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel for his Great Western Railway have been unearthed near Paddington in west London.

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Autumnal photos wanted

22 September 2014.

THIS superb autumnal scene is from the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in the USA. 

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New Ffestiniog carriage financed by £100k will

22 September 2014.

THE latest addition to the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways’ carriage fleet has entered service thanks to a generous donation from a supporter. 

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The Great Western comes to NYMR autumn gala

22 September 2014.

DURING September 26-28, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway will be looking to the west as locomotives from the Great Western Railway line up as the star attractions at this year’s autumn steam gala. 

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Professor Stephen Hawking travels on the West Somerset Railway

2 September 2014.

Professor Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of A Brief History of Time, visited the West Somerset Railway on Wednesday, August 27.

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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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