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Colne Valley Railway to move

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Last night we learnt of the sad news coming of the Colne Valley Railway. Members were devastated when the railway’s management broke the news at the preservation society’s AGM last weekend that the railway will close once its lease expires on December 31 unless it can find a new home or come to a deal with the current landowner… 311 more words

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Spammy

Tonight we have another story from retired Engine Driver John Anthony, this time of working a southern stranger on the hills of the Settle and Carlisle Railway. 209 more words

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Tonight we have another story from retired Engine Driver John Anthony, this time of working a badly behaving 4P Compound in the dark… 140 more words

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Lilacs and Hyacinths

Tonight we find out retired Engine Driver John Anthony, thoughts on electric traction… 128 more words

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Another MHR steam gala blogger!

925 “Cheltenham” rests at Alresford awaiting her next duties.

As you are no doubt now aware by now, a little while ago now (been rather busy since!) three locoyard bloggers assembled together for the… 512 more words

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Tonight we have another story from retired Engine Driver John Anthony, recalling working on a powerful machine…

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Mallard Flies!

Tonight we have a freshly edited version of retired Engine Driver John Anthony’s most popular piece on driving LNER A4 class pacific 4468 Mallard.  Indeed it is so popular that John had a letter published in the Daily Mail (26/3/14) with his “mug shot” in it.  344 more words

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