Vintage quartet at September steam gala

THE Bodmin & Wenford Railway – Cornwall’s only full size (standard gauge) railway still regularly operated by steam locomotives – is eagerly…

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Station transformation moves a step closer

The transformation of Manchester’s Victoria railway station into a bright, clean, modern facility fit for the 21st century, that people will want to…

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Food Festival at the Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway is delighted to be hosting the annual Sussex Food Festival on Sunday 15th August, at Horsted Keynes Station, West Sussex, RH17 7BB….

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RMT to take tube safety campaign to Euston passengers after fire detection failures and calls for urgent inspections at all sub-surface stations

RMT to take tube safety campaign to Euston passengers after fire detection failures and calls for urgent inspections at all sub-surface stations TUBE UNION…

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Two vandals jailed for over 8 years for deliberately placing objects on the railway line

Two vandals who admitted deliberately placing objects on the railway line at Dosthill, Tamworth, Staffordshire, almost causing a train travelling at 95mph…

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U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces up to $25 Million for High-Speed Passenger Rail Research

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is soliciting research proposals to foster rapid development…

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East Midlands Trains’ best station award winners

East Midlands Trains’ station staff are celebrating after the winners of the company’s newly launched ‘Best Station Awards’ were announced.  The…

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Plaque unveiling at Chester marks latest phase of Station Work

A plaque was unveiled on the island platform at Chester railway station today (Friday 6 August 2010) to mark the completion of the latest phase of work…

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Reunion of Hiroshima tram girls

Today, as they do every August 6th, the girls who drove trams in Hiroshima during the war hold a reunion at the Hiroshima Electric Railway Company. They…

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£300m contract awarded for redevelopment of Bond Street Tube station, London

The redevelopment of Bond Street Tube station, a key element of the Tube upgrade, moved a step closer today as Transport for London (TfL) announced that…

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M-Pact Thales consortium awarded additional extension works on prestigious Manchester Metrolink Project

The M-Pact Thales (MPT) consortium has been awarded the contract to provide the new Manchester airport link and extensions through Oldham town centre and…

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The Blue Train Scoops Africa’s Leading Luxury Train Award

The Blue Train, so-called ‘window to the soul of South Africa’  won ‘Africa’s leading luxury train award’ in July during the World Travel…

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