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The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway in Exmoor has receieved the Heritage Railway Association's Morgan Award for Outstanding Achievement at the HRA Annual Awards Dinner held on the 10th February 2018.

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The Wessex Downsman part 6 - Patney to Bathampton
This part of our tour starts as the train takes the original route to the West at Patney & Churton and takes the original route to the West via Devizes. A long panned shot shows the second, repeat, train of 2nd May 1965 running downhill with our "Modified Hall" no 6963 blowing off steam. We then take the north-to-west leg of the triangular Bradford Junction before running along the Avon Valley and joining the original Great Western London to Bristol main line at Bathampton station. Login to read more

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LMS “Black 5” no. 45212 was an early arrival on the nascent Keighley & Worth Valley preservation group's branch line to Oxenhope in Bronte Country and is the power for this trip up the line in 1968.
Greenhithe
Sometime in 1968 (the actual date was not recorded) Andrew Barclay-built fireless steam locomotive no. S/11 is seen “in steam” at the Reed Paper Group's Empire Paper Mills at Greenhithe in Kent
An 0-4-0 saddle tank was still in use in 1968 on the Storefield Mines industrial system near Middlesborough, part of the South Durham Steel & Iron Corporation's vast complex on Teesside.

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Unseen Steam visited the Mamod workshop in Smethwick Galton Bridge to speak with designer Peter Johnston about his latest designs and discuss the history of Mamod.
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