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30587 on Boscarne branch B&WR_Cliff Thomas

Heritage steam railways in Cornwall and a chance to win a Cornish holiday!

Published: 2nd July 2015

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BBC One Northern Ireland three-part series

New BBC One Northern Ireland three-part series, starting Monday, Oct 13 - Walk The Line

Published: 9th October 2014

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by Maccaferri UK

Railway Development & The Channel Tunnel: The Impact on the UK Economy

Published: 9th September 2014

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Rail by Optym

How Simulation Software Can Help Railroad Companies Increase Their Profitability and Efficiency

Published: 8th September 2014

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All aboard the Nothern Belle in aid of St Richard's Hospice

Published: 20th March 2014

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1967 scrapped locomotives by Geoff Marsh

End of Steam 45th anniversary festival at The East Lancashire Railway.

Published 24th July 2013

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45407 by Phil Marsh

July enthusiast rail events at preserved railways

Published 17 July 2013

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Templecombe by Paul Blowfield

Too much information. Do we need so many announcements and warning signs on our railways?

Published 02 July 2013

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1) Dog on Train o Lead. Courtesy of Phil Marsh

Shaggy dog story or a Canterbury Tale as Dog jumps out of train window?

Published 26th June 2013

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History Steam Loco Wheel

Stopping HS2 is still the only option, says national campaigning body.

Published 11th January 2013

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A Life on The Lines Cover

A Life on The Lines – A Railwayman’s Album

Published 10 December 2012

Life on the Lines

 
Cover of Paul Atterbury's Railway Collection thumb

Paul Atterbury's Railway Collection

Published 12th November 2012

Book Review

 
Cover of Railway Top Spots

Railway Top Spots

Published 12th November 2012

Book Review

 
Cover of Along Main Lines

Along Main Lines

Published 12th November 2012

Book Review

 
crosses here Claydon

Public Accounts Committee said franchising civil servant’s HS2 thinking was ‘bonkers’ & ‘shocking’

Published 8th October 2012

Bonkers & Shocking

 
crosses here Claydon

"Significant technical flaws" on West Coast Mainline franchise are dwarfed by HS2

Published 8th October 2012

Technical flaws..

 
1 adonis launches domestic high speed rail phil marsh

Unelected Labour peer calls for grassroots campaign to be silenced

Published 8th October 2012

Unelected Labour..

 
Eurostars passing

DfT and HS2 Ltd nominated for ‘analysis of evidence’ award, a day after admitting losing second set of consultation responses

Published 2nd October 2012

DfT and HS2 Ltd

 
Channel tunnel driver

HS2 Ltd sit on Phase 2 route but fiddle a new, already outdated business case

Published 31st August 2012

HS2 Ltd sit

 
crosses here Claydon

Stop HS2 launches elephund appeal

Published 28th August 2012

Appeal

 
no to HS2 signs

Two former Tory Transport Ministers say stop HS2

Published 27th August 2012

Stop HS2

 
6 hs2 will cross this line close to Calvert  phil marsh

As Greening ordered to explain growing HS2 consultation errors in court, HS2 chief says methodology was inadequate

Published 30th July 2012

As Greening..

 
Book cover: 75 Years a Record Breaker

75 Years a Record Breaker

Published 30th July 2012

Book review

 
Life on the old railways Thumb

Life on the Old Railways

Published 24th July 2012

Book review

 
Lost Railway Journeys cover

Lost Railway Journeys

Published 24th July 2012

Book review

 
Waterloo Crowds by Phil Marsh

HS2 Ltd admit to ignoring public consultation responses from those opposed to HS2

Published 24th July 2012

HS2 Ltd admit

 
No to HS2 sign by Phil Marsh

Stop HS2 call Day of Action

Published 17th July 2012

Day of Action

 
TGV inside

‘Last chance saloon’ rail investment package will further undermine the case for HS2

Published 17th July 2012

Last chance saloon

 
crosses here Claydon

Delay Confirmed on HS2 Compensation Consultation

Published 17th July 2012

Delay Confirmed

 
No to HS2 sign by Phil Marsh

Public Accounts Committee vindicates Stop HS2 position on HS2 business case

Published 17th July 2012

Stop HS2 position

 
5 hs2 will be built here just north of quainton station  phil marsh

New oversight group launched into HS2 as MPA say: ‘Not sufficient evidence at this point’

Published 17th July 2012

New oversight group

 
Antwerp looking up from central platform by Phil Marsh

Antwerp Station rebuilding completion creates a Railway Cathedral City Jewel of Worldwide standing

Published on 17th April 2012

Antwerp

 
crosses here Claydon

HS2 Failure

Published on 17th April 2012

HS2 Failure

 
5 hs2 will be built here just north of quainton station  phil marsh

NPPF & HS2

Published on 17th April 2012

NPPF & HS2

 
2 possible connection hs1 to hs2 near st pancras by phil marsh

ARUP's exclusive meetings

Published on 17th April 2012

ARUP

 
Flying scotsman at scarborough by Phil Marsh

Rail Women

Published on 30th March 2012

Rail Women

 
6 hs2 will cross this line close to Calvert  phil marsh

Derby and Nottingham Have to Wake up to 'New City' Threat

Published on 26th March 2012

'New City' Threat

 
No to HS2 sign by Phil Marsh

Campaigners Shocked as HS2 Chief Engineer Reveals ‘New City’ Secret Agenda

Published 20th March 2012

Secret Agenda

 
6201 at Princess Elizabeth

The First Princess

Published 16th March 2012

The First Princess

 
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Serenade

Published 16th March 2012

Serenade

 
5 hs2 will be built here just north of quainton station  phil marsh

HS2 Ltd Ask Man, Four Years Dead, Why he Has not Replied to Them

Published 16th March 2012

HS2 Ltd

 
6 hs2 will cross this line close to Calvert  phil marsh

HS2? Please look beyond the tracks!

Published on Friday 9th March 2012

Beyond the tracks

 
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway copyright Eliot Andersen

A Review of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, Cumbria

Published 1st March 2012

A Review

 

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