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SNAPSHOT! Lakeside To Haverthwaite By Train.

If you venture to the southern end of Lake Windermere you’ll find yourself at Lakeside pier and next to it is the terminus of The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. It’s a preserved line, running over part of the track bed that used to connect Lake Windermere with the rail route to Lancaster and Barrow in Furness. In it’s full glory it would have been a fantastic tourism asset as well […]

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SNAPSHOT! Chester. Steam In The Night.

I’m a big kid still and few things stir my heart more that the sight of a steam locomotive. I’ve been into Chester today and I knew that something was occurin’ by the sight of people lining up on the road bridge that crosses one end of Chester station. “It’s a Black Five” Was the answer I got when I asked what was expected and sure enough a few minutes […]

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