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Archive for April, 2012

Brunel’s Heritage at risk – tell English Heritage what you think… but fast

It is very good news to be able to have the opportunity to comment on the potential loss of GWR heritage as a result of the GWR mainline electrification.    English Heritage have announced a consultation period whereby they welcome comments on a number of structures likedly to be adversely affected by the electrification process.  […]

Network Rail GWR News Update

The big project on the GWR at the moment about to start is the resignalling project which will be a 4-year programme costing £350 million.  It will renew a signalling system that was last upgraded in the 1960s and lay the basis for the new electrified railway. Much of the signalling system is now life […]

Steam is now cool – official!

It’s been a long time coming but this website is excited to announce conclusively that steam is now ‘cool’.  In fact real, live steam engines are the new ‘Playstation’.  Forget your smart phones and dull evenings spent gazing moronically at X-Factor, the coolest thing you can do these days is get yourself a ride on […]


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