New Azuma train set, built by Hitachi's UK manufacturing team in County Durham, using parts supplied from the north east.
An exhibition celebrating the artwork of railway men and women was officially opened by the Mayor of Bolton Councillor Hilary Fairclough at the Platform Gallery on Bolton Station.
Northern officially announced the introduction of new trains to serve Blackpool.
5 and a half years it took to build The Garstang and Knot-End Railway a seven-mile single-track line from Garstang only as far as here in the village of Pilling, across once desolate peat bogland that was being reclaimed for farming.
A venture out to see how the friends group in Cark look after their station grounds.
Friday 23rd August to Sunday 25th August 2019 – The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival.
10th Aug saw the arrival of the Retro Blackpool Belle for the Airshow.
The line originally terminated at Barnards Castle’s from the East at Bishop’s Auckland but in 1861 the South Duram & Lancashire Union Railway mastered the terrain and the line then ran off in this direction towards the Lancaster and Carilsle line at Tebay.
For many years Squires Gate Station has been out of the limelight and the poor relation since the demise of Blackpool International Airport and Pontin’s Holiday Centre but more importantly in terms of investment and development.
Passengers gave great reviews and positive feedback for the first music train on the South Fylde Line in several years.
Henry absorbing the DRS delights at the Kingmoor loco depot in Carlisle.
Its that time of the year where many community groups are tending to the borders, beds and gardens to make a difference.
Train spotting was the idea of a chap in the Public Relations office at Waterloo Station in London. A young chap called Ian Allan. His job in 1942 was engrossed by rail enthusiasts writing him letters asking questions about the locomotives and train services.
The first nine trains in a £500m new fleet for local rail services will start carrying customers from Monday 1 July, train operator Arriva Rail North announced today.
This was the end of many businesses, mass visitors and much more but why did this town loose out?
For the railway hardened among us you’ll know what took place on the 15th September 1830.
A date that was to change the way we work, live, travel and with many seaside towns it changed the way we play.
The railway service from Chester to Liverpool Lime Street via the Halton Curve was withdrawn in 1975, apart from a Parliamentary train to prevent complete closure. The North Cheshire Rail Users Group (NCRUG) then formed in 1990 to campaign against any further act of closure.
A great day to celebrate for the new 430 meters of brand new railway sidings at Buxton.
Joined by comedy legend Bobby Ball at Lytham Station Elizabeth Mulligan Rojas and Councillor Ray Thomas attend to the station’s floral displays.
Travelling on the Lakes line today was a great experience in rail travel with the temporary shuttle service from Oxenholme the Lake District to Windermere.
On Sat 13th April loco 45690 made it's way to Blackpool North on the PENNINE BLACKPOOL EXPRESS a London Euston to Blackpool trip.
The 65th UK Coach Rally at Blackpool opposite the Tower from Coach Displays Limited invite you to an "enjoyable weekend."
Highbury Rd Bridge was constructed around the 1930's after the previous Gilletts Farm Crossing Halt or Gilletts Crossing St Annes became unsuitable for the level of rail traffic boosted by a connection from Lytham to Kirkham a few years before.
Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramroad Box Car 40 built in 1914 by Untied Electric Car Co of Preston.
Passengers and residents in Lytham St Annes are being reminded of changes to rail services as a result of bridge work in the town.