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Midland Railway - Butterley host memorial for Sapper Amos

Steam locomotive hauled Vintage Trains at the Midland Railway – Butterley

The Midland Railway - Butterley has announced that over the bank holiday weekend of the 25th to 27th August they will be running a very special vintage train. The train will be made up of...
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Steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland passes boiler test

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust (PRCLT) Facebook page has announced that 6233 Duchess of Sutherland has passed its boiler test, at West Shed at the Midland Railway - Butterley. Now that the locomotive has...
No. 75078 at Oxenhope

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class Information

It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class 4 designs (4-6-0, 2-6-0 & 2-6-4T). Firstly looking at the...
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Class 66 locomotive for Midland Railway Butterley Diesel Gala

The Midland Railway Butterley has announced that the Class 66 locomotive which will be visiting the line for their Gala has been confirmed. DB Cargo has confirmed that the Class 66 that will be visiting...
20142 to haul the swanage railway Purbeck Explorer railtours by Swanage Railway

Class 20 locomotive confirmed for Midland Railway Butterley Diesel Gala

Midland Railway Butterley has announced that Class 20 locomotive No.20142 will be joining them for their Diesel Gala. 20142 is returning to the Midland Railway Butterley after time away on tour to heritage railways and...

LMS Fowler Jinty steam locomotive class – Class Information

Following on from the last Class Information, which featured the GWR 2800s and 2884s (viewable here), this week, we turn our heads to the LMS Fowler Jinty class of steam locomotive. If you don't know...
Midland Railway - Butterley host memorial for Sapper Amos

Family reunited at 1st World War Commemoration at the Midland Railway Butterley

Distant cousins have met for the first time at Butterley Station on the 12th May 2018 when the Midland Railway Butterley held a special ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of...
Butterley Station at Midland Railway Butterley

Midland Railway – Butterley to hold commemoration for Sapper Amos

A special commemoration is to take place at the Midland Railway - Butterley on the 12th May 2018 to mark the centenary of the death of Sapper Alfred Frederick Amos. Sapper Amos was based at...
80080's Boiler // Credit Paul Wood

Steam Locomotive No.80080’s boiler is prepared for steam testing

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust, who are based at the Midland Railway Centre - Butterley, has posted pictures on their Facebook page showing British Railways (BR) Standard 4 (2-6-4T) No.80080's boiler being prepared...
A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent

Midland Railway – Butterley cancel steam locomotive ‘Tornado’ visit

The Midland Railway at Butterley has announced that they have taken the difficult decision to cancel the visit of steam locomotive No.60163 'Tornado'. The locomotive was due to visit the railway on the 21st and...