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BILLIONS of bricks were once transported by rail for house building and other construction projects. Many brickworks were located on the March to Peterborough line at Whittlesey, and in Bedfordshire. Major manufacturers included Fletton’s Ltd and the
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Operations Track Record
THE 06.08 Mossend-Daventry Intermodal produced Class 66 No. 66110 on May 4, having been diverted via the ECML. THE 6S31/06.16 Mossend-Tees Dock intermodal produced Class 66 No. 66109 Teesport Express on May 4, resplendent in newly applied PD Ports
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Forgotten Gems
One of the more sobering aspects of the current domestic heritage railway scene is the large number of historic steam locomotives that can for one or more reasons be regarded as ‘forgotten’ by many visitors to preserved railways and railway museums.