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This is a video of the Greater Anglia Flirt (16.30 > Norwich) on 28 March 2022, but that’s not the important bit! Rather its the Class 315 which can be seen constantly in the 745’s windows as the trains race each other to Stratford! The 315s are still doing several…

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As the title suggests this is about the Class 707s that are still in service with South Western Railway. Their days with SWR are numbered though because once the lease is up those will be transferred to South Eastern – who so far have 18 Class 707 units (nine ten…

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The LUMO train, which will travel between London and Edinburgh, has appointed Harvey Price as a diversity and inclusion ambassador. The position will serve to promote a greater understanding of the issues of rail travel for individuals with disabilities, as well as working with Lumo to build awareness of the…

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Last week most of Central London had copies of the Evening Standard with a special feature cover from Great Western Railway. It was no doubt aimed at day trippers who might wish to take advantage of GWR’s new IETs (their green Azumas if you like!) Especially those faster services that…

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The new train operator has taken over! Euston is now the main domain of Avanti West Coast, along with LNWR and Caledonian Sleeper. Virgin’s 22 year regime is over. Will there be changes? It seems so according to Avanti’s publicity. New trains in the pipeline and refurbished Pendolinos. How all…

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The GWR HST finale on 18th May took place in the late pm and early evening. As expected there was a huge turnout, I don’t really go in for these sort of events, but this being the HSTs and Paddington is a railway station I have known nearly all my…

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Whilst researching the Gotthard Bahn the other week I got this idea for a couple of ‘road trips’ through some railway tunnels. Generally no-one can just drive cars through any railway tunnels, but what I am about to discuss is very different! Take for example the Sch√∂llenen railway. Some of…

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