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Digging a metre beneath a slab at Chatham Historic Dockyard, archaeologists have found excellently-preserved timbers used to create mighty ships centuries ago.
A humble South East Trains commuter train unit - the most travelled vehicle in the National Collection - is to be restored back to its former glory at the National Railway Museum.
A ghostly apparition resembling Star Trek's Mr Spock has been discovered in the port hole of a locomotive of the Wells Walsingham Light Railway.
Duxford Aviation Society’s newly-restored Concorde has learned how to lower its famous drooping nose once again in IWM Duxford's Airspace Hall.
Artist Andrew Cross has created the National Railway Museum's exhibition on the phenomenon of Trainspotting. His passion, he says, is wonderfully absurd.
Archaeologists on the Thames foreshore want to explore the river stairs which acted as London's bus and tube stops - if they can raise £3,000 through a public appeal.
East Lancashire Railway volunteers have undertaken a sponsored pull of their flagship LMS “Crab” 2-6-0 No.13065 loco, to launch a major campaign to raise £250,000 for three key projects.
A 200-metre long engine shed, workshop and train turntables have been found among artefacts from Isambard Kingdom Brunel's 19th century Great Western Railway.
The Solihull museum is appealing for information after thieves stole trophies and replicas and caused "substantial damage" during a late night break-in.