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Lubricants firm supports world’s first preserved railway

The world’s first preserved railway is one of 50 heritage and steam railways across the UK that is receiving support from a...

Video: Catesby Tunnel

After 54 years of redundancy, one of the Great Central Railway's most iconic structures is on the brink of a new life...

Historic rail bridge improved near Darlington

Teams from Network Rail have carried out improvement work on Skerne Bridge in Darlington, the oldest railway bridge in the world in...

Preston railway station reglazed in £600,000 project

A £600,000 restoration project on Preston station’s glazed frontage has seen the North side of the 140-year-old station transformed with new glazing...

Video: Tidenham Tunnel

Work to reopen the 1,188-yard long Tidenham Tunnel as part of a Wye Valley Greenway has made considerable progress recently, with tarmac...

National Railway Museum announces reopening dates

The National Railway Museum is reopening after 119 days of lockdown. Locomotion in Shildon, County Durham, will reopen on...

Video: Keswick-Threlkeld Railway Path reinstatement

The section of railway between Keswick and Threlkeld in the Lake District was closed in 1972 and subsequently became a well-used footpath....

Past lives: Chris White (1942-2020)

Chris White was the epitome of the dedicated railwayman. Born in 1942, his parents ran a market gardening business in the Devon...

New Mills footbridge refurbished

Refurbishment of a historic railway footbridge has been completed at New Mills Newtown station in the Derbyshire Peak District.

A future role for Bennerley Viaduct

A proposal to install a public access route across Bennerley Viaduct in the East Midlands is currently being considered by planning authorities.

“Radical yet respectful” proposals for Birmingham Moor Street station revealed

Proposals for a “radical yet respectful” transformation to Birmingham Moor Street station have been released. The existing station building, which...

Liverpool Lime Street station remembers its past with unique display

Liverpool Lime Street station has had a thorough overhaul recently, with new platforms, signalling and track. But its heritage has not been forgotten as...

A GWR heritage signalling success on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

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20th Century Heritage, 21st Century Safety

In August 1968, the last scheduled British Railways steam train ran on the British railway network. By then, the heritage movement had already started,...

Video: Reopening Queensbury Tunnel

In West Yorkshire, the campaign to reopen a disused railway tunnel as part of an ambitious cycle network is approaching a critical point with...

Building a world heritage tunnel in Switzerland

It is not only the Swiss main line railways that are benefitting from tunnel investment. The Rhätische Bahn (or Rhaetian Railway) is an extensive...