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Bob Darvill

It is with great sadness that we must report that Bob Darvill, who has provided the Industrial News column for many years, passed away … Read More

Want to drive a Clayton?

The Nene Valley Railway has secured some driver experience places with the visiting Clayton Class 17 D8568 on Monday October 14.  … Read More

Class 91s to Stirling?

Open Access operator Grand Union has submitted a proposal to the ORR for 3-4 daily services from Stirling to Euston starting in May … Read More

LNER Azumas cleared for passenger service

InterCity East Coast operator LNER has received approval for its Class 800 Azumas to enter passenger service, conditional on final … Read More

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


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