There’s no mistaking it – we are in the thick of the festive season. Whether it’s the Christmas classics playing on repeat or the increasingly frantic reminders of how many shopping days there are to go, the anticipation is palpable.
When the use of steam power on Britain’s railways ended in 1968, the notion of heritage rail was unknown. No one foresaw the huge role that heritage railways would come to play in Britain’s railway scene today.
Since the Second World War, when tens of thousands of females worked on the land milking cows, harvesting crops and labouring, women have played a crucial part in the success of our agricultural industry. But why has it gone unnoticed for so long?