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Audi Factory Tours Go Online

Audi have launched livestream guided factory tours of their plant at Ingolstadt. The AudiStream tours, which went online yesterday, are pre-scheduled. You can select a tour, in English or German, of different vehicle production lines such as the A3 or A4, and watch selected production stages in...

British Airways Trial 3D Printing

British Airways are looking at ways that 3D printing technology could improve punctuality and reduce carbon emissions by bypassing the need to fly spare parts out to its fleet around the world. The thinking is that 3D printers located at airports around the world, could be used...

The Vimy Ridge Memorial in France

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial in dramatic white stone dominates the surrounding landscape from the top of Vimy Ridge. It marks the battlefield on which four divisions of Canadians* managed to dislodge three German divisions from their entrenched and fortified positions on the ridge over three days...

Model Railway Museum Rescued

The Old Town Model Railroad Depot, a small model railway museum based in San Diego’s historic Old Town district, will remain open under new ownership. I can’t resist either a model railway or a good news story, so this is a welcome piece of news. The Depot,...

Flying Scotsman Trips in 2020

The Steam Dreams Rail Co are operating some trips in the Flying Scotsman timetable for 2020, offering the rare chance of travelling behind this iconic engine in full steam on the mainline at speeds of up to 75 mph. The Flying Scotsman, the last original remaining of...

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