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PAN UP: Cross Northern Country

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The Superannuated Anoraks go coast to coast in the land which forgot timekeeping...

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Class 88 over Shap

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No franchises or namby-pamby units; grunt if you want to go faster...

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Yes, Transport Minister

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In appreciation of the great sitcom of a similar name, and with...

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Bodysnatchers, Gronks, and Bones

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Is it only me that has trouble remembering the new class numbers?...

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RELAX DON’T DO IT

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Remember the 1988 British Rail advert – ‘Relax’? How things...

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DIESEL ICON COMMEMORATED ON HOME GROUND

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A SPECTACULAR year of progress in re-creating loco 10000 was...

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MERSEYRAIL ’S HISTORY TOUR

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Step right this way for a look behind those doors marked ‘private’...

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RESEARCH RESURGENCE

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IAN WALMSLEY REPORTS ON ‘UNLOCKING INNOVATION’ HUDDERSFIELD...

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Is this the end of the second… BELLE ÉPOQUE?

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Pan Up I don’t know about you, but I’ve just about had...

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CLEANING UP

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Pan Up How long should it take to clear up an incident? Depends...

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