Royal Salute for Rail Britannia

HRH Prince Charles braved torrential rain at Wakefield Kirkgate station to rename 70000 Britannia. The locomotive had just hauled the Royal Train on which the prince, a keen supporter of railways, had travelled. Greeting the many local children who had turned...

Return of the Signalman

The man who signalled the last train from Swanage to Corfe Castle and Wareham on New Year’s Day 1972 has returned to the Swanage Railway to mark the 40th anniversary of the sad day. Amidst high winds and heavy rain...
The National Railway Museum in York is planning a nine day celebration of Britain's railways next year. The festival will bring together over 30 record-breaking locomotives that have made their mark on rail history. Railfest 2012 will be staged in York...
The 14th July may mark the anniversary of the French Revolution, however further north it marks the less traumatic revolution on the Settle and Carlisle railway. 14th July 2011 was the 25th anniversary of the reopening of eight stations on...

Second Spring for Mull Rail

The Isle of Mull railway is to be crated up and exported to Balloch on the shores of Loch Lomond. It’s the ‘high road’ and ‘yon bonnie braes’ for the narrow gauge railway which ran from the ferry terminal at...

GWR supporters rally round

Supporters of the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway, part of which was lost in a dramatic landslip earlier this year, have been rallying round to help raise funds. Train excursion company, Pathfinder Tours, based in Woodchester Stroud, presented £2,500 to...

RailStaff December: Railway royalty

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West Coast appointments

Christmas work