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Hull Trains get behind local events this summer

Hull Trains 802 arrives into Hull

Hull Trains are thrilled to reveal that they are an official partner of Pride in Hull which is set to take place on Saturday the 30th of July in Queen’s Gardens. The 2019 event, which Hull Trains also supported saw more than 50,000 people join in with the day-long LGBTQ+ celebration with thousands more people lining the streets to enjoy the parade.

The 2022 event anticipates similar crowd numbers as it makes its return following the pandemic.

As a sponsor, Hull Trains company logo will be able to be spotted around the festival site.

Saturday the 13th of August will also see Humber Street Sesh which Hull Trains are also delighted to be involved with and will be sponsoring the Dead Bod Stage which represents Hull’s fishing heritage.

Mark Page, Founder and Artistic Director of Humber Street Sesh, said: “We are thankful and proud to be supported by Hull Trains since 2019 with their continued sponsorship of our iconic, solar-powered Dead Bod stage which hosts an eclectic mix of Hull’s favourite bands. Their support has been invaluable to Humber Street Sesh and our mission to give a platform to the brilliant artists in the city and beyond”

David Gibson, Managing Director, added: “Both events deserve our support, as they aim to bring local communities together whilst attracting people from far and wide to come and see everything the city of Hull has to offer. I am sure everyone attending both events will have a fantastic time and we wish them and the organisers all the very best.”

Taking place on the east side of the Marina, Humber Street Sesh will also see a free fringe area which encompasses Humber Street and [email protected] which will be hosting some of the events through the day. The fringe area will provide the Marina business to operate, as usual, reducing the impact of the event on locals residents.

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Indian Railways launches events to highlight historical importance of trains and stations

Indian Railways launches events to highlight historical importance of trains and stations

Showcasing the role and importance of railways in the freedom struggle, Indian Railways will organise cultural shows, programmes, photo exhibitions and several other events at various stations across the country.

As many as 75 stations have been identified for the week-long programme, which is also a part of the 75th year of Independence celebrations.

According to an official release, “Nukkad Natak” (street plays), movie shows, photo exhibitions, and light and sound shows among other events, will be organised at the stations and on the last day, family members of freedom fighters will share freedom stories.

Also, under the programme, a total of 27 trains will be flagged off by the freedom fighter’s families from the originating stations. These trains will be decorated and also display information about their role in the freedom movement.

“We aim to spread values and glories of freedom struggle among the youth, who will be India’s future,” the chairman and CEO of Railway Board, Vinay Kumar Tripathi said on Monday at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi while inaugurating the event named  ‘Azadi Ki Rail Gadi aur Stations’.

Several programmes, shows and events have been organised by various governments, organisation, bodies and others, throughout the year, to celebrate the diamond jubilee of India’s Independence.

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Fall for 1309 event SOLD OUT, more photo events available – Trains

Predawn light illuminates the large plume as steam engine pulls train

Trains magazine, Western Maryland Scenic hold fall-color photo event, featuring the world’s largest operating Mallet steam locomotive

Predawn light illuminates the large plume as steam engine pulls train

Predawn light illuminates the large plume as steam engine pulls train
Western Maryland Scenic No. 1309 greets the dawn in the Narrows just outside of Cumberland, Md., on Feb. 27, 2022. Jim Wrinn photograph

Trains Magazine and Western Maryland Scenic will be hosting 60 guests at its sold-out event Nov. 4-6, 2022, to welcome back the last Baldwin-built steam locomotive made for the USA. The world’s largest operating Mallet will perform for guests for three days in its first fall photographers’ event. The event will include a program on its restoration, which was sponsored by Trains magazine; a night run and night photo sessions; two days of photo locations with a 10+ car photo freight on the legendary Western Maryland main line. You’ll go home with great memories, full memory cards, and a fantastic experience. Event includes Friday reception on board the railroad’s dinner train: breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday; breakfast and lunch on Sunday.

But wait, there’s more!
If you’re interested in other Trains’ photography events, tickets are still available for our Age of Steam Roundhouse event with other events to be announced soon! Watch Trains’ News Wire, the print magazine, and Trains’ Facebook page for announcements.