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Prices announced for the Didcot to Oxford Railway’s 175th Anniversary

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the railway between Oxford and Didcot, and they’re having a special day of celebrations on 15th June 2019.


Tickets Alert: Ride the last ever passenger Intercity125 out of Paddington

Next month, the last ever passenger service HST will leave Paddington, and you can be on board.


GWR offering Intercity 125 train window signs for sale

Here's an odd thing for sale, and hence, for some people, utterly desirable -- boxes of unused destination labels used on Intercity 125 trains.


Events to mark the Didcot to Oxford Railway’s 175th Anniversary

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the railway between Oxford and Didcot, and they're having a special day of celebrations on 15th June 2019.


Cheap train tickets released by GWR

Great Western Railway (GWR) is releasing 200,000 low(er) cost train tickets for journeys taking place between 21 January 2018 and 28 March 2018.


The delights of the railways at the Old Oak Common Open Day

Over the past few days a steady stream of curious locomotives have been seen on the railways heading towards London. Coming together to mourn the passing of a mighty railway depot.


Last chance to book – Old Oak Common railway depot’s open day is this Saturday

This Saturday (2nd Sept) will be a rare chance to go onto the site of one of London's larger railway depots, to mark its eleventy-first birthday.


Tickets Alert: Old Oak Common railway depot open day

This coming September will be a very rare chance to go onto the site of one of London's larger railway depots, to mark its eleventy-first birthday.


Trips in a rare steam train along a rarely used railway line

Imagine a steam train without a locomotive -- one where there is seemingly no form of propulsion save the tell tale hint of a wisp of steam from the roof.


Photographing the Wharncliffe Railway Viaduct

Trains to and from Paddington Station have to traverse a wide, but quite shallow valley near Ealing, and here stands one of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s great constructions – a massive brick viaduct – known as the Wharncliffe Viaduct (google maps).