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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A return trip to where it all began

A return trip to where it all began

At the beginning of 2017 Railway Children founder David Maidment went back to India, where the story of our charity began back in 1989.
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The delay that can repay for Railway Children

The delay that can repay for Railway Children

Railway Children has joined forces with East Midlands Trains to help bring a positive result from unfortunate circumstances. Delayed EMT passengers will now be given the choice between claiming their refund from the operator and donating it directly to Railway Children.
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Children in care still at risk due to inconsistent missing persons system

Children in care still at risk due to inconsistent missing persons system

Railway Children welcomes the findings of the recently published National Crime Agency’s Missing Persons Data Report as an important step in addressing previous 'inconsistencies' in policing identified by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary, which have hindered efforts by local authorities and police when responding to young people going missing.
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HST back on track to support Railway Children

HST back on track to support Railway Children

The Branch Line Society in conjunction with Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC), 125 Group and PLEG is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting High Speed Train special. This event has been organised in celebration of 40 years of the iconic train and will be an opportunity to raise valuable funds towards the on-going work of Railway Children.
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