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Taking fundraising to new heights

Taking fundraising to new heights

Our supporters go to amazing lengths to raise money to help us keep fighting for the world’s street children. A 54-year-old long term Railway Children supporter is taking to the skies and hoping to become the first person ever to cross Africa in a gyrocopter.
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A real buzz at Rail Rugby 2017

A real buzz at Rail Rugby 2017

Eleven teams from across the rail industry came together on 31 May, each hoping to seize the title from last year’s winners Morson International and become the 2017 Rail Industry Touch Rugby Champions.
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Changing lives together on a HST special

Changing lives together on a HST special

Rail enthusiasts and industry partners have teamed up with Railway Children to create a special charter train journey that will help us change lives. The Pickering Paxman will be a unique HST experience and has been organised by East Midlands Trains in conjunction with The Branch Line Society and the 125 Group.
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The latest on the Lion effect

The latest on the Lion effect

Recently Railway Children joined forces with Hollywood movie producers to be a charity partner for the film Lion. Little did we know then just how much impact that relationship would have on our work in India.
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Charity partner of Hollywood film Lion

Charity partner of Hollywood film Lion

Railway Children has been chosen as a charity partner for the Hollywood film Lion, starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman.
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Metallica one-off gig to raise money for Railway Children

Metallica one-off gig to raise money for Railway Children

Rock icons Metallica are set to return to the UK with a special, intimate London show at the exclusive House of Vans venue on Friday 18th November. The one-off live performance by one of the world’s most successful bands will mark the launch of Metallica’s eleventh studio album ‘Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’, with all proceeds from the gig going to Railway Children.
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Hosting an international conference to tackle the issue of violence

Hosting an international conference to tackle the issue of violence

Railway Children will join charity JUCONI to host Breaking the Cycle, an international conference for anyone working to change the lives of street-connected children.
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Mt Kenya trek raises £90K for children living on the streets

Mt Kenya trek raises £90K for children living on the streets

20 intrepid rail professionals took part in an 11-day expedition to climb to the summit of Mount Kenya and raise money for vulnerable children at the same time.
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Three Peaks by Rail raises £2.4 million since launch

Three Peaks by Rail raises £2.4 million since launch

The 2016 Three Peaks Challenge has raised close to £165,000 for the charity Railway Children, which supports children at risk on the streets. Since its launch in 2004, the annual event has now raised £2.4 million, helping the charity reach 5,000 new children in need every year across the world, providing shelter, food, clothing, medical supplies, education and counselling.
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