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Train speed record set between London and Bristol

A new modern speed record has been set for a train running between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington of just 1 hour and 12 minutes.

Two dates to visit two underground sites in Bristol

Fancy a day outside London seeing an underground railway and an underground vault on the same day?

Clifton Rocks – Bristol’s underground funicular railway

Deep under the streets of Bristol lies an abandoned underground railway that served a secret purpose in WW2 and is only now starting to occasionally open its doors to curious visitors.

Tickets Alert: Tours of the vaults under the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Earlier this year, the first ever tours of the only-recently discovered vaults under Bristol’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge took place.

Inside the hidden vaults under the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Experts had long thought the mighty stone foundations of the Clifton Suspension Bridge were as solid as the bedrock they stood upon. The experts were wrong.