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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...
60100 // Credit Midland Railway Butterley

First Guest for Midland Railway Butterley’s 2018 Diesel Gala Announced

The Midland Railway Butterley has announced that 60100, a DB Cargo UK Class 60, will be the first visiting guest for the line's 2018 Diesel Gala in June. About the Class 60s After a number of...
Official Photo of 1029 "County of Worcester", last engine built // Credit John Speller's Web Pages

1014 The G.W. County Project (steam locomotive No. 1014 “County of Glamorgan”) – Project...

Returning back to a New Build Project focusing on a Great Western Railway (GWR) design, this week, we are looking at 1014 The G.W. County Project and their progress on building a replica 1014 "County...
6201 "Princess Elizabeth" on it's way to Carnforth // Credit Carl Stephens

Latest news on steam locomotive No. 6201 “Princess Elizabeth”

The Princess Elizabeth Locomotive Society have posted their plans for steam locomotive No. 6201 "Princess Elizabeth". Problems and plans for 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" After suffering problems with the small boiler tubes, the decision was taken by...
Class 141 trains

Heritage DMU Trains this half term at Midland Railway Butterly

The Midland Railway - Butterly are to run trains every day over the half term holiday from the 17th to the 25th February as well as every weekend until the 25th March. They will also...
Tornado at Woking with British Belmond Pullman

Steam locomotive 60163 ‘Tornado’ set for Midland Railway – Butterly visit

The Midland Railway - Butterly has announced that steam locomotive A1 No. 60163 'Tornado' is to visit the railway in April. The dates of its visitors are 21st/22nd April 2018. The locomotive was built in 2008...
68067 at Loughborough

Steam Locomotive No. 68067 to visit Midland Railway Butterley

The Midland Railway - Butterley has announced that steam locomotive No. 68067 is to visit the line for the 2018 season to haul their trains. Working history of 68067 The locomotive is a 0-6-0 saddle tank...