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Passing Corfe Castle, volunteers conduct test runs on the Swanage Railway. <br />
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All steamed up...<br />
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One of Britain's most popular heritage railways is to reopen this weekend after the coronavirus pandemic came close to putting it out of business.<br />
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Swanage Railway in Dorset has been rebuilt and run as a tourist attraction by an army of volunteers over the last 44 years.<br />
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However, it was left on the brink of financial meltdown due to the economic effects of COVID-19.