Thoroughly Modern Mechan Gives Lift To Heritage Rail

High tech lifting equipment, developed by Sheffield-based Mechan, is helping rail enthusiasts preserve a fleet of historic locomotives for the public to enjoy. The specialist manufacturer...

Jam jars and plague pits – 8,000 years of London life...

The archaeology and heritage of London discovered by the Crossrail programme, is explored in the latest books published by Oxford Archaeology and MOLA (Museum...

Rail depot workhorse named after bombed church in run up to...

GWR today, 11 April 2016, named one of their Class 08 shunting locomotives  St Silas, after the church of the same name. The St Silas...

Train saluted by The Fusiliers

Virgin Trains has worked with The Fusiliers to dedicate a journey today to those who served their country in the Armed Forces. The 06.00 service...

Opening the doors on 40 years of the High Speed Train

GWR’s depot in St Philips Marsh Bristol will open its doors to the public to celebrate 40 years of the High Speed Train (HST)...

New ticket deal saves passengers almost 20% on local attraction Special...

GWR has launched an all-in-one ticket enabling passengers to explore Britain's longest heritage railway, the West Somerset Railway, with GWR rail and a local...

East Coast Salutes 30 Years Of The Highland Chieftain

Thirty years of proud railway service to the Scottish Highlands has been celebrated in style today (Tuesday 30 September 2014) with the naming of...

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