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Avon Valley Celebrates Its 150th
THE Avon Valley Railway is to hold a special event on August 3/4 to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of its line. The Midland Railway received Parliamentary approval in July 1864 for a branch from Mangotsfield to Bath, which was officially o
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A Working Shunter For Just £1!
THE Avon Valley Railway has snapped up what could be the bargain of the century – in the form of a Class 08 shunter in working order for just £1. No.08663 (D3830) has been sold to the Bitton-based line by Train Operating Company Great Western Railway
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Leighton Buzzard Crossing Safety Improved By Network Rail Staff
NETWORK Rail volunteers have helped install modern safety features at a level crossing on the Leighton Buzzard Railway. A team of six staff usually based in Network Rail’s Milton Keynes office, spent the day fitting an anti-trespass guard at a leve