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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is a heritage railway on the Isle of Wight. [1]

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Bank holiday

A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, some Commonwealth countries, other European countries such as Switzerland, and a colloquialism for a public holiday in Ireland.

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Cowes

Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.

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Day out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas is a trade name, licensed by HiT Entertainment, for tourist events that take place on heritage railways and feature one or more engines decorated to look like characters from the children's TV series, Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends.

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Havenstreet

Havenstreet is a village on the Isle of Wight, located about 2 miles southwest of Ryde.

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Havenstreet railway station

Haven Street railway station opened in 1875 and was an intermediate stop on (successively) the Ryde and Newport Railway, Isle of Wight Central Railway, Southern Railway and British Rail-being renamed Havenstreet in 1958.

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Heritage railway

A heritage railway is a railway kept to carry living history rail traffic in order to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.

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Island Line, Isle of Wight

The Island Line is a railway line on the Isle of Wight, running some from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin down the eastern side of the island.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight, is a county and the largest and second most populous island of England.

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Isle of Wight Central Railway

The Isle of Wight Central Railway (IWCR) was a railway company on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.

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Lever frame

Mechanical railway signalling installations rely on lever frames for their operation to interlock the signals and points to allow the safe operation of trains in the area the signals control.

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List of British heritage and private railways

This is a list of heritage, private and preserved railways in and throughout the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands that are privately owned, kept or preserved, built, constructed and run for railway heritage and/or profit, not necessarily providing a meaningful public transportation service.

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Live steam

Live steam is steam under pressure, obtained by heating water in a boiler.

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Newport, Isle of Wight

Newport is a civil parish and a county town of the Isle of Wight, an island off the south coast of England, in the United Kingdom.

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Railway Clearing House

The British Railway Clearing House (RCH) was an organisation set up to manage the allocation of revenue collected by pre-grouping railway companies of fares and charges paid for passengers and goods travelling over the lines of other companies.

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Ryde

Ryde is a British seaside town and civil parish, and the most populous urban area on the Isle of Wight, with a population of about 32,250.

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Ryde St John's Road railway station

Ryde St John's Road is a railway station on the Island Line, and serves the town of Ryde, Isle of Wight.

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Shanklin

Shanklin is a popular seaside resort and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, England, located on the east coast's Sandown Bay.

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Standard gauge

The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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Traction engine

A traction engine is a self-propelled steam engine used to move heavy loads on roads, plough ground or to provide power at a chosen location.

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Ventnor

Ventnor is a seaside resort and civil parish established in the Victorian era on the south coast of the Isle of Wight, England.

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Wootton, Isle of Wight

Wootton (also known as Wootton Bridge) is a village with about 4000 residents on the Isle of Wight, first recorded around the year 1086.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Wight_Steam_Railway

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