East Lancashire Railway launch raffle with Flying Scotsman prizes

The East Lancashire Railway in Bury has launched a new raffle to raise money for the railway which offers the winner a whole bunch of Flying Scotsman Prizes.
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Karawanken tunnel reopened

Cross-border rail services have resumed on the Villach – Ljubljana route between Austria and Slovenia, following the completion of a 10-month refurbishment of the Karawanken tunnel.

Two extra services to be introduced between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central

TransPennine Express has confirmed that they are introducing extra services between Manchester and Glasgow this month.

Cipriano, Crichlow Take Over Top Leadership Spots at NYCT

The moves follow the departure of Interim NYCT President Sarah Feinberg and the appointment of Janno Lieber as Acting MTA Board Chair and CEO at the end of July; Lieber had served as Chief Development Officer and President of MTA Construction & Development since 2017.

Plan Ahead – Minor disruptions to Anglia region this August Bank Holiday due to maintenance work 

Network Rail and Train Operating Companies who run services across the Anglia region are advising rail users to plan ahead as repair and upgrade work will affect some services.

Steam locomotive to pass through Clitheroe on its way to Carlisle this Wednesday

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A Locomotive Services Ltd steam locomotive will haul ‘The Fellsman’ from Crewe to Carlisle, via Blackburn and Settle this Wednesday, 4th August 2021.

European Commission approves German schemes for rail operators

The European Commission has approved two German schemes worth over $2.97bn (€2.5bn) to support the rail freight industry and the long-distance rail passenger sector, which have taken a hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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