A steam train has run in rush hour on the mainline railway for the first time in almost 50 years. The service started at Newbury station and will journey on to Reading and Canterbury. It comes on the eve of the anniversary of Beeching's 1960's rail cuts.
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Wednesday morning's weather for the east of the region
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