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The Flying Scotsman……Oxenhope to Carlisle

“Some trains are born great Some achieve greatness And some have greatness thrust upon them”   It was Friday the 31 March 2017 at 6.45 when I left home to drive to Oxenhope in West Yorkshire to achieve a life ambition, … Continue reading

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Nostalgia for the “steam age”…………….

One of my earliest memories from my childhood was being taken by steam train from Newton le Willows to Abergele in North Wales for the annual one week holiday, which we spent, in a small caravan. Steam trains were part … Continue reading

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