Wirksworth to London – A unique Christmas rail trip in November

Wirksworth to London - A unique Christmas rail trip in November

Christmas shopping and sightseeing in London is on offer for residents local to the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway with a special train service between Wirksworth and London. On Saturday 26th November, the Thames-Ecclesbourne Express will provide special train services from Wirksworth … Continue reading

Thirty Year Signalling Strategy To Protect Railway Heritage

Thirty Year Signalling Strategy To Protect Railway Heritage

Plans to safeguard Britain’s railway signalling heritage are being drawn up as part of a thirty-year proposal to modernise and consolidate the activities of hundreds of signal boxes into regional control centres. Network Rail’s operating strategy, announced in July, would … Continue reading

Kings Cross Footbridge Moving to Watercress Line

Kings Cross Footbridge Moving to Watercress Line

A famous wrought iron bridge at King’s Cross station which appeared on cinema and television screens worldwide, featuring in the Harry Potter films, is retiring to Hampshire this Christmas as part of the £500m redevelopment of the station. Network Rail … Continue reading