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Vintage signal box on track for heritage award

A vintage signal box on the Dean Forest Railway is in the spotlight, as it waits patiently for it’s time to shine, at a...

National Railway Museum and Porterbrook agree £2.5m partnership for Railway Futures Gallery

Porterbrook has announced significant support for the National Railway Museum with a £2.5 million sponsorship agreement for the new ‘Railway Futures Gallery’ - a...

Newly discovered 172-year-old siding gives glimpse into trains gone by…

There’s always a lot of talk about cutting edge technology, digital railways, next-gen working…. But sometimes, a glimpse into history can be just as...

Three year £750,000 grant awarded for NYMR

It’s great news for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR), as they celebrate being awarded a £750,000 National Portfolio Organisation grant by Arts Council...

Victorian footbridge gets well-deserved makeover in Cumbria

Network Rail is investing £450,000 to restore the railway crossing at Harrington station on the picturesque route between Workington and Whitehaven. The Victorian stairs and...

New additions to Bluebell Railway board announced

A number of changes have been made to the board at heritage steam railway, the Bluebell Railway, including the appointment of the first director...

NYMR launches appeal for conservation project volunteers

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is appealing for volunteers to assist with ongoing lineside conservation projects. The projects cover 18 miles of line, from...

Flying Scotsman centenary celebrations launched at London King’s Cross on station’s 170th birthday

It’s a very happy birthday to a famous elderly gent of the railways, as the Flying Scotsman started its 100th birthday celebrations today. The world’s...

Devon heritage railway puts materials donated by Network Rail to good use

Earlier this year, Network Rail donated a kilometre of track and sleepers to Devon-based Plym Valley Railway (PVR), alongside other rail equipment which has...

Cornwall Heritage Trust to connect Luxulyan community with local heritage thanks to £10,000 boost from GWR

A project which aims to connect local communities in Luxulyan, near St Austell, with their unique industrial heritage has received a £10,105 grant from...

North Norfolk Railway autumn showcase features trains from Victorian times to the 1960s

Trains dating from Victorian times to the 1960s will be waiting to take passengers for a ride on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October...

‘Iconic’ locomotive Sir Nigel Gresley arrives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Following a 10-year overhaul, No. 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley has returned to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) where it will be one of...
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Government approves £48 million of funding for transformation of Peterborough’s Station Quarter

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Former easyJet executive switches planes for trains

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Kier appoints Louisa Finlay as Chief People Officer

Kier Group plc has announced that Louisa Finlay, currently Kier Construction’s Clients and Markets Managing Director, has been appointed as Chief People Officer and...

Show-stopper guest for Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has released the name of the show-stopping guest locomotive that it has secured for its Spring Steam Gala. The iconic...