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Headline News

Doncaster’s first railway museum opens with Green Arrow and C1 as centrepieces and the A4 No. 60009 Union of South Africa is back in action on East Lancashire Railway.

Prolific with Pacifics

As West Country No. 34028 Eddystone returns to steam at Swanage, Toby Jennings finds out how its owning group, Southern Locomotives Ltd, restores and maintains its extensive fleet of Bulleid Pacifics.

From Bridgnorth shed to Crewe Works via the main line

A school classroom exercise to write a job application set Ian Walker on the right track to becoming a 21st-century steam locomotive engineer, today maintaining the Locomotive Services Limited fleet at Crewe while taking turns on the Severn Valley Railway footplate.

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