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‘B1’ And Britannia For Bluebell’s ‘Giants’ Event
THOMPSON ‘B1’ No. 61306 Mayflower and pioneer BR Standard Pacific No. 70000 Britannia will ‘top the bill’ at the Bluebell Railway’s Giants of Steam Autumn Gala on October 11-13. For David Buck’s 4-6-0 it is a case of ‘second time lucky’ as the loco
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Leeds-built Locos Show Their Mettle At Blaenavon Gala
LOCOMOTIVES from two of Leeds best-known manufacturers stole the show at the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway’s (P&BR) gala on September 13-15. The event also included a homecoming of sorts for one of the participants. The Built in Leeds-themed even
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Train Test London Overground Class 710
Class 710 is the first variant of Bombardier’s ‘Aventra’ family to enter traffic. A £260 million contract to build 45 four-car trains was awarded in July 2015, with an option for 24 more four-car sets, plus a further option to extend some or all unit