Russia has already exceeded EU quotas for Kaliningrad

Tensions between Russia and Lithuania have increased since the EU sanctioned the land transit of goods, including steel and concrete, from Russia and Belarus to Kaliningrad. According to Russia, the quotas established by the EU for land transit of goods are too low and some have already been exceeded.
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Friday Reads – 12 August 2022

UK
• Great British Railways: where passengers come last (FT)

Bessemer & Lake Erie 643, One Massive Survivor

Railway Preservation
While steam locomotives were used to transport automobiles, Bessemer & Lake Erie 643 had the tables turned as she recently depended on semi-trailers to transport her to her new home.

An August Day Out - Ken Jones

UK
Roger Burdett and Ken Jones used a Cheshire Ranger and an advanced West Midlands return trip to Stoke on Trent to plan the following trip, all for less than £26 each.

Hornby R3680 - W4 Peckett - Body Only

Model Railways
As per the title - the body from a W4 Peckett, R3680.

Book Review: LMS & LNER Steam Locomotives, The Post War Era by Malcolm Clegg

Railway Publications
This book provides a selection of photographs of LMS and LNER locomotives after Nationalisation, and technical details for each  locomotive illustrated.

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