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August Bank Holiday 2021 will see more than 95% of the mainline rail network running as normal

Bank Holidays are a great time to get out and about for the day or even the weekend and with the majority of the rail network in good running order for the August Bank Holiday what better time to head out on an adventure by rail.

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Class 26 locomotive to visit the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Railway Preservation
The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that BR Class 26, No. 26007, will be visiting them later this year for their Mixed Traffic Gala.

Ever Given reaches Felixstowe, UK

The port of Felixstowe has finally received at the quayside the much delayed Ever Given.

48s finally in Werris Creek

Model Railways
Finally, 48s arrive at Werris Ck on the Main North.  Instead of looking with a “blind eye” whenever a photo or references about diesels popped up in books,

Trial operation begins on Bangkok’s Red Line

Asian Rail News
TRIAL operation has commenced on the Red Line commuter service in Bangkok, which connects with the newly-constructed Bang Sue central station that will become the country’s major rail hub following the completion of Thailand’s high-speed rail network.

Vladivostok and Europe connect via Finland Bridge

A new intermodal rail connection links Asian-Pacific ports with Finland via Vladivostok, the Russian far-east port.

New intermodal hub emerges in the heart of the Balkans

A new intermodal terminal is under construction in Niš, southern Serbia. Operated by MBOX Terminals d.o.o, the new terminal aims to become a Balkan hub. It begins its depot operations on 16 August, while by 1 November, it will be ready to accept the first trains.

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