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Virgin Trains In Call For Compulsory Reservations On Long-distance Journeys
LONG-DISTANCE trains should be operated on an airline-style model, with compulsory seat reservations and train paths auctioned in‘bundles’to the highest bidders to encourage greater competition, according to Virgin Trains. The controversial changes
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Isle of Wight-style bunker for KESR ‘Terrier’ No. 2678
KENT & East Sussex Railway-based ‘A1X’0-6-0T No. 32678 will receive the larger Isle-of Wight-type bunker it carried when it first came to the pre-preservation KESR in 1940 as part of a overhaul at Rolvenden. The 1880-built‘Terrier’and sister engine
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The ‘Big Boy’ Returns In Style!
MANY would argue that an‘A4’is the most iconic steam engine in the UK, and there is no doubt the Union Pacific‘Big Boy’takes that accolade in North America. Twenty five of the class were built by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) for Union Pac