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‘Great Britain XII’ Falls At Last Hurdle
THE 12th in the series of Railway Touring Company ‘Great Britain’ steam tours ran very much according to plan for the first four days from Paddington to Plymouth and on through the Welsh borders and over Shap and Beattock to Edinburgh. A highlight of
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Flour Mill Builds New-size Boiler For Polish TKp 0-8-0 Tank No. 5485
THE Flour Mill workshop – which is set to overhaul T3 No. 563 – has just finished what is thought to be the first full-size superheated boiler to have been built in the UK for several decades. The new boiler of John Savery’s 1959 Polish TKp ‘Slask’
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Cotswold Spring Steam Supreme
THE spring bank holiday weekend Cotswold Festival of Steam reinforced the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s position as one of the UK’s Premier League heritage lines in more ways than one. Offering 10 engines in steam, including two on the 2ft g