3802 at Corwen East

Steam locomotive 3802 hauls final train of 2018 to Corwen East

Steam locomotive 3802 has hauled the final train to Corwen East of the 2018 season on the Llangollen Railway. The 1510 from Llangollen on Sunday 4th November 2018 was the last public service train of...
6880 Betton Grange

Latest update on steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange

The 6880 Society has released a small update on the work to build steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange. Work has progressed with the boiler. A new tube plate has now been fitted to the new...
Steam Loco The Unknown Warrior stands outside awaiting transport to Warley

Llangollen Railway to stop work on steam locomotive No.45551 The Unknown Warrior

The Llangollen Railway has announced that they have made a decision not to take any further work with the project to build the new National Memorial Steam Locomotive. This will now mean that they will...

RailAdvent celebrates 1,000,000 page views with our biggest competition yet

2018 has been a fantastic year for us here at RailAdvent, we have seen our biggest growth in views and visitor numbers and had many positive comments on the work we do. During August we...
6880 Betton grange tender

Work continues on tender for steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange

6880 Betton Grange Society Ltd has released an update on the progress on the work being taken on the new tender for steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange. The team has been working for weeks at rubbing...

GWR 4900 ‘Hall’ and 6959 ‘Modified Hall’ Class steam locomotives – Class Information

The Great Western Railway's 4900 'Hall' Class were the GWR's most numerous 4-6-0 type engines ever built. They will be the focus of this week's Class Information, and there 6959 'Modified Halls' as designed and...
7714 Piloting a Train on the NNR // Credit Chris Heal

Steam locomotive 7714 to visit the Llangollen Railway

The Llangollen Railway have today announced that steam locomotive 7714 will be visiting the line for their Autumn Steam Gala. 7714 will be visiting the Autumn Steam Gala between the 12th and 14th October 2018. The...
Corwen progress

An update on the Corwen extension at the Llangollen Railway

The Llangollen Railway has released an update on the project to extend the line to Corwen Town. The heatwave has hit Wales, and this has brought severe fires in the area. This had halted steam...
6880 Betton Grance stays

Progress update on steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange

The 6880 Betton Grange Society has released an update to the work to build the 81st grange at Tyseley Locomotive Works. Most of the firebox work is now complete. A number of the stays have...
46521 at Berwyn

Steam locomotives set to celebrate important role of the Ruabon to Barmouth line at...

The role played by the old Ruabon to Barmouth line in connecting holidaymakers from North West England and the North West Wales coast will be celebrated at the Llangollen Railway Autumn Steam Gala this...