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    UK railway news roundup

    As more people start to return to work, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that face coverings will be made compulsory on public transport from June 15. But is that enough to protect commuters from the spread of coronavirus?

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    UK railway news roundup

    This week sees rail operators preparing for a rise in passenger numbers as Boris Johnson eases lockdown measures from Monday, and as furloughed employees gradually return to work.

  • Tramathon

    Seaton Tramway announces 24 hour Tramathon Live

    Seaton Tramway has announced its TRAMATHON fundraising appeal, which will see a week of live videos streamed online to help raise money to secure the future of the Tramway.

  • Class 144 Pacers Nos. 144006/7 were driven from Keighley, West Yorkshire to Gobowen, Shropshire on May 22. They are seen at Gobowen – the second track from the right in the distance heads off to Oswestry. PHIL BRADLEY/CHR

    Pacers delivered to Gobowen for Cambrian Heritage Railways

    Cambrian Heritage Railways (CHR) has acquired a pair of Class 144 Pacer diesel railbuses from Porterbrook leasing. Nos. 144006/7 travelled under their own power by

  • UK railway news roundup

    This week sees a big step forward for HS2 as planning permission for what will be the UK’s largest ever newly built railway station gets the go-ahead. Plus fly-tipping is becoming a growing problem in Scotland.

  • The grounds of the Nene Valley Railway's Overton station are smartly maintained, as seen here on September 8, 2019. GARETH EVANS

    Nene Valley Railway to re-open Overton refreshment kiosk

    The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has announced it is to re-open its refreshment kiosk at Overton station this coming weekend – Saturday and Sunday May

  • Severn Valley Railway launches ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ as it opens online shop

    The Severn Valley Railway has reopened its virtual doors with the launch of its online shop, featuring a range of gifts for railway enthusiasts of

New virucide

UK railway news roundup

As more people start to return to work, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that face coverings will be made compulsory on public transport from June 15. But is that enough to protect commuters from the spread of coronavirus?

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UK railway news roundup

This week, the focus very much turns to the heritage railway sector, as railways are forced to close and furlough staff. But, in a sharp turn, new emergency funds and fundraising by the public could mean the heritage railways have plenty of life yet.

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