Monthly News – March 2023

Hello, and welcome to this month’s blog round-up, featuring all of February’s blog posts, an exclusive short story from thirty years ago, and an update on the Lost Pubs of Burton. Butlers Lane/Blake Street February began (or rather January ended) with an early morning trip down the Cross-City Line to Butlers Lane and Blake Street…… Continue reading Monthly News – March 2023

Nottinghamshire Stations – Newark North Gate

After all the fun and frolics in South Yorkshire and on the Cross-City Line so far this year, it was time to go back to the East Midlands, and to one of the remaining stations I have yet to visit in Nottinghamshire; Newark North Gate. I first visited Newark in October 2019, ticking Newark Castle…… Continue reading Nottinghamshire Stations – Newark North Gate

Travel Review of the Year 2019 Part Four – October to December

October to December 2019 saw me visiting a few new railway stations. Here’s a look back at them. 25th October 2019 – Newark Castle It was a wet Thursday morning in October when I visited Newark Castle railway station in Newark, Nottinghamshire. Newark Castle is one of two stations in the town, although the other…… Continue reading Travel Review of the Year 2019 Part Four – October to December

East Midlands Ranger Area Station #26 – Newark Castle

As I approach the end of three weeks holiday from work, I thought I would tick off another station on the list by visiting Newark Castle station in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire. The journey started at the beating heart of Burton on Trent’s transport network, the railway station. It was a cloudy and foggy Autumn morning as…… Continue reading East Midlands Ranger Area Station #26 – Newark Castle