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Great Central takes over Paddington Ticket Auctions

ONE of the country’s leading railway ticket auction houses has been taken over by Great Central Railwayana. It is Paddington Ticket Auctions, which was formed by Chris Dickerson and Brian Moakes 27 years ago, since when it has become a stalwart of the railway ticket collecting movement.

Announcing the change of ownership, Chris and Brian

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