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  • From the archive: Leeds and its railways

    From the archive: Leeds and its railways

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    A detailed look at Leeds and its railways by S P Thompson from The Railway Magazine, July 1915.

  • Railways returning to action!

    Railways returning to action!

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    It’s been a long time coming, but the main 2020 season for a number of Britain’s heritage railways and attractions is springing into action following the gradual easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Therefore, we thought we’d bring you a list in alphabetical order of which venues are operating and when they’re set to recommence. Note however,…

  • New platform 0 for Leeds in latest city investment

    New platform 0 for Leeds in latest city investment

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    LEEDS station will receive an additional platform as part of a £161million investment programme to improve train journeys and the functionality of the station. Current platforms 1-6 are to be lengthened to cater for longer trains, but it is the creation of a new platform 0 in the site of the current long-stay car park…

  • Busy winter scheduled for Middleton Railway workshop

    Busy winter scheduled for Middleton Railway workshop

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    VOLUNTEERS at the Middleton Railway (MR) will be kept busy this coming winter as the Leeds line works to complete a number of mechanical and engineering projects during the pre-season ‘quiet’ spell. Top of the list is finishing the overhaul of ex-LNER Sentinel 4wVBT No. 8837 (BR No. 68153), which is now in the final stages at…

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