Great Britain XI

  • Blatant trespass incidents mar ‘Great Britain XI’ finale

    Blatant trespass incidents mar ‘Great Britain XI’ finale

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    Some of the worst trespass incidents seen since ‘A3’ No. 60103 Flying Scotsman returned to the main line in 2016 occurred on May 5 as the Pacific was returning from York to London Paddington on the final day of the Railway Touring Company’s ‘Great Britain XI’ nine-day tour.  Trespass was most evident between Burton-on-Trent and Tamworth,…

  • ‘B1’ and ‘Caley’ tank add Northern Soul to Gloucestershire Warwickshire festival

    ‘B1’ and ‘Caley’ tank add Northern Soul to Gloucestershire Warwickshire festival

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    REPRESENTATIVES from each of the ‘Big Four’ railway companies will make up an eight-engine line-up at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s Cotswold Festival of Steam on May 25-27. The RM-sponsored event has been given the theme ‘Northern Soul’ to reflect the presence of two of the visiting locomotives – LNER ‘B1’  No. 1264 and Caledonian Railway…

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