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GWR vandalism

GWR Class 802/0 802015 has suffered a graffiti attack, sometime in mid-February.  Vehicle 832015 was observed at Didcot Parkway on … Read More

GBRf livery for Class 50s

GB Railfreight and the Class 50 Alliance have announced that main line registered Class 50s 50007 Hercules and 50049 Defiance are to … Read More

Final Class 37 working on the Cumbrian Coast on January 11

Direct from the Northern website – you better be quick!   To commemorate the service of the Class 37s on the Cumbrian Coast, … Read More

Beacon Rail buys Colas fleet

Beacon Rail has purchased 67 diesel locos from Colas Rail Freight, but will lease most if not all of them back to Colas for continued … Read More

Freightliner to take over Mendip aggregates traffic

Freightliner has secured a long-term bulk rail-haulage contract with Mendip Rail Ltd (Hanson Aggregates and Aggregate Industries).  … Read More

Ten Class 93s for the UK

Rail Operations (UK) Limited, parent company of Rail Operations Group, has placed a £40m order with Stadler for ten tri-mode Class … Read More

Llangollen Class 37 Sold

The Llangollen Railway’s Class 37/0 6940 has been sold to Neil Boden at Boden Rail Engineering Ltd and was moved to Eastcroft … Read More

New colours for Welsh 175

Fresh out of the paint shop in its Transport for Wales livery, Class 175 751007 arrives at Cardiff’s Platform 3 with the 1V37 … Read More

Glorious on the move

Class 50 50033 Glorious undertook its first loaded test run along the Severn Valley Railway on October 1.  It is seen entering Bewdley … Read More

Class 769 Flex on test

Testing of the first Class 769 Flex, 769434, has begun at the Great Central Railway.  The unit passes Woodthorpe on September 26 with … Read More

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