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One of the delights of the modern heritage railway is it’s ability to surprise you when you find something unusual.  So it was just over a week ago when I met Susan for the first time on the South Devon Railway.  216 more words

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Ireland: Dublin Port’s "diving bell"

Dublin Port’s ‘Diving Bell’ was used for almost 90 years to build the city’s quay walls. The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, TD, has officially opened D…

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UK: Liverpool and Manchester Railway Trust

We aim to protect and conserve the remarkable engineering feats of the pioneering Liverpool and…

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South Africa: three industrial sites removed from UNESCO world heritage tentative list

In what has come as a complete shock to many in the local heritage community, six local sites have quietly been removed from the country’s tentative World Heritage Site list.

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‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ is the full title of the art installation that saw over 800,000 clay poppies surround the Tower of London to mark 100 years since the first world war began, though it seems to be more commonly known to most as just the ‘Tower of London Poppies.’ Now, parts of the display are set to tour a variety of towns and cities across the country in order to encourage even more people to engage with the sculptures and reflect on the conflict that ravaged the globe between 1914-1918. 314 more words