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Franchising Is Officially Over!
TRANSPORT Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed on September 21 franchising has officially ended after 24 years. The coronavirus pandemic has played a big part in hastening the end of how Britain’s railways were operated. As passengers slowly begin to ret
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Early Overhaul For Hugh Napier
FFESTINIOG Railway (FR) has started a 10-year overhaul of National Trust-owned Hunslet 0-4-0ST Hugh Napier a year early. The tubes were thin and Hugh Napier was unlikely to see much use in 2020 because of Covid-19. Having been stripped down no boiler
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New Specialist Road-haulage Service Off To A Busy Start
LONG-TIME industrial locomotive specialist and regular RM contributor Pete Briddon is working in conjunction with long-established transport contractors Heanor Fleet Services Ltd to provide specialist transport for shunting locos and rolling stock. R