History Made As Steam Train Passes Through Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, UK

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History Made As Steam Train Passes Through Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, UK
HISTORIC STEAM-HAULED PASSENGER TRAINS RUN BETWEEN LONDON AND SWANAGE – FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE JUNE 1967! A 1940s-built Southern Railway Bulleid Pacific steam locomotive, named Tangmere after the West Sussex Battle of Britain airfield, was used to pull the 12-coach Dorset Coast Express train on 4th May 2009 Keep up to date with Poole […]
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Steam Train, Dream Train

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Steam Train, Dream Train
A steam train shoots across an empty landscape in the dark of night and stops at a station for loading by a peppy crew of animals: monkeys, rabbits, elephants, polar bears, dogs, kangaroos, turtles, a camel, and a penguin. They load on cargo and some animals, including a giraffe, brontosaurus and T-Rex! The twist at […]
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Introduction – Network Rail engineering education (1 of 15)

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Introduction – Network Rail engineering education (1 of 15)
Steve Yianni, Director of Engineering, introduces this series of films and describes our commitment to supporting engineering education — within our own workforce and beyond.
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This is Network Rail – Network Rail engineering education (2 of 15)

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This is Network Rail – Network Rail engineering education (2 of 15)
An introduction to one of the UK’s most important engineering operations – who we are, what we do and why we do it. TO find out more about Network Rail and who we are https://www.networkrail.co.uk/who-we-… For all our national news, campaigns and to see how we’re at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway.
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Making Switches & Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (13 of 15)

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Making Switches & Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (13 of 15)
This film profiles Progress Rail’s manufacturing sites in Sandiacre and Beeston, Nottinghamshire. We see how fabricated switches and crossings are machined, welded and assembled — and how modular layouts are revolutionizing this process.
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Steam locomotive No.70000 Britannia to haul services at the Severn Valley Railway this weekend

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Steam locomotive No.70000 Britannia to haul services at the Severn Valley Railway this weekend
The Severn Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotive 70000 Britannia will be hauling passenger trains this weekend. 70000 Britannia will be hauling trains between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster and joins 43106, 50035 and 7714 on the locomotive roster. The ‘Britannia’ locomotive will be hauling trains under BS3, which is the 11:10 and 15:25 departures from […]
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Wimborne Model Railway

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Wimborne Model Railway
A model town in Wimborne has a separate model railway attraction. When it came time to upgrade parts of it, a Raspberry Pi was the natural choice In the beautiful town of Wimborne, very close to where The MagPi is made, is a superb model town that has existed for almost 70 years. It’s a […]
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Drive a Train

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Drive a Train
There can be no better or more memorable surprise than to fulfil a childhood ambition and take to the footplate of one of our steam or diesel locomotives. This unique experience to drive along our 6 mile railway, restored and re-laid after a 30 year battle is available to purchase for you and members of […]
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Spectacular Glendower – Layout in a basement

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Spectacular Glendower – Layout in a basement
A spectacular model railway from the BRM archives. BRM prides itself on giving readers Britain’s best model railways, easy-to-follow expert modelling advice and the latest product news and reviews. To find out what’s inside each issue, together with what extra digital features can be found, simply read the content description. Enjoy…
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Happy 10th Birthday to Peters Railway

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Happy 10th Birthday to Peters Railway
Famous author, Chris Vine, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the popular series of railway books for children, Peters Railway. 2008 saw the first book published after the engineer’s love of trains, which saw him build his own miniature railway and model locomotive. It is this passion which lead him to write his own book […]
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The Level Crossings Challenge – Network Rail engineering education (9 of 15)

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The Level Crossings Challenge – Network Rail engineering education (9 of 15)
Certain railway lines can be made more efficient by changing level crossing technology. This film outlines a student challenge — but also explains the concepts of headway, speed restrictions and line capacity.
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The Institute of Making – Network Rail engineering education (10 of 15)

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The Institute of Making – Network Rail engineering education (10 of 15)
Zoe Laughlin from Kings College London’s Institute of Making introduces a film on the amazing world of materials — she listens to crystals in metals, demonstrates the incredible properties of super conductors at low temperatures — and explains how material science will transform how we heal bones.
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ORR’s annual report on HS1 Ltd 2014-15

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ORR’s annual report on HS1 Ltd 2014-15
This report sets out how we consider HS1 Limited has performed and the regulatory work that has been done during the previous year…
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Introduction to Level Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (4 of 15)

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Introduction to Level Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (4 of 15)
This film looks at one of the biggest challenges we face in keeping the network safe: level crossings. How they work, the varieties we have in operation — and the safety issues they encounter.
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2019 Golden Anniversary Steam Gala Tickets on Sale

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2019 Golden Anniversary Steam Gala Tickets on Sale
Some early tickets for 2019’s steam gala are now on sale! 6-14 April 2019 will be a very special gala to mark 50 years since the preservation of the line with nine fantastic days of steam in the Valley of the River Dart. See our website for full details of this exciting event. There will […]
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Steam locomotive Douglas arrives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Steam locomotive Douglas arrives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Over on the Grosmont M.P.D News – The Original Facebook group, photos have been shared showing the arrival of two guest steam locomotives for this weekends Gala. Steam locomotive ‘Douglas’ and 2857 both arrived at Newbridge yesterday ahead of the celebration weekend. Narrow gauge locomotive Douglas is visiting from the Talyllyn Railway. It will be […]
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An Introduction to Rail – Network Rail engineering education (11 of 15)

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An Introduction to Rail – Network Rail engineering education (11 of 15)
The hidden story of rail — from its manufacture at Tata Steel’s huge works in Scunthorpe, through to its management in track, the factors which reduce its lifespan and how it is ultimate removed and replaced.
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Annual report and accounts 2017-18

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Annual report and accounts 2017-18
Our annual report summarises the key activities and events of the reporting year against the framework of objectives set out in our business plan…
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Steam Train Toys Images

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Steam Train Toys Images
Images of toy trains and associated items
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Brownies complete work at Shepherds Well railway station

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Brownies complete work at Shepherds Well railway station
Southeastern has announced that a makeover of Shepherds Well station has been completed by a group of local Brownies. The bare patch of land next to the station has been given a lot of work by the girls, including whimsical fairy toadstools, recycled tyre and wellington boot planters, and a pretty wildflower patch. The Mayor of […]
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