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Winston Churchill's granddaughter has visited an exhibition at the National Railway Museum in York where the wartime Prime Minister's funeral train is on display.
The Countess Charlotte Peel, who lives in the North Yorkshire, gave her reaction to seeing the locomotive.
Sir Winston Churchill’s granddaughter has visited his funeral train carriage for the first time since she travelled on it as a ten-year-old.Read the full story ›
Plans are underway to mark the 200th anniversary of the world's oldest railway.
In 1825 the Stockton Darlington Railway became the first public line to use steam locomotives.
It is still ten years until the historic North East railway reaches its second century.
The three local authorities through which the line passes are preparing to celebrate the landmark date with special events every year until 2025.
The Bowes Railway could face closure after losing virtually all its funding. Now campaigners must raise thousands to save the historic site.Read the full story ›
The way our railways are run in the region could be about to change.
In future the decision about who wins the franchises to operate different routes may be made by local councils rather than the Department for Transport.
And this region is expected to lead the way with the experiment.
You can see the full report from Tim Backshall below.
Rail franchises in the region could be controlled by local councils in future.
The idea has come from the Commons' Transport Select Committee following confusion last year about who would run the West Coast main line.
But rail unions say allowing councils to choose who runs the routes would make little difference.