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T3 at Shildon Railway Museum // Credit: Wikipedia

National Railway Museum Gift T3 To Swanage

The National Railway Museum has gifted the Swanage Railway its T3 Steam Locomotive (the one that starred in the Railway Children). The 4-4-0 escaped scrap...
Steam Locomotive Charwelton // Credit: Rother Valley Railway

Rother Valley Wins ‘Unanimous’ Decision

The Rother Valley Railway has been unanimously approved to work on plans to reconnect the Kent and East Sussex Railway with the Mainline at...
Direct Rail Services Class 88 No. 88002 Prometheus on a Test Run from Crewe

Woodhead Names for Direct Rail Services 88s

Direct Rail Services are starting to bring their new Electro-Diesel Locomotives Class 88s to the UK. 10 of the new Class 88s are making their way...

World First For The East Coast Mainline

2017 will see the East Coast Mainline hold a 'World First' event as Flying Scotsman will join a trio of Virgin Trains East Coast...
Ryde Pier Tram at the Isle of Wight Railway

Isle Of Wight Steam Railway Gifted Ryde Pier Tram

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway has been gifted a former Ryde Pier Tram by the Isle of Wight Council. The tram is the latest...
60009 Union of South Africa at Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Union of South Africa Set For Nene Valley Visit

A4 No. 60009 Union of South Africa will be visiting the Nene Valley Railway in September 2017. Whilst on its visit it will run with 'Battle...
No. 6046 (resident at the Churnet Valley Railway) at Pickering on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

S160s Only Weekend at Churnet Valley Railway

No. 5197 and 6046 will be headlining an S160 Exclusive event at the Churnet Valley Railway later this year (6/7 May 2017). Nos. 5197 and...
Sir Keith Park at Keighley on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

4 Guests Announced For Mid Hants Gala

The Mid Hants Railway 'The Watercress Line' are celebrating 50 years since the end of Southern Railway Steam. To celebrate this, the railway is planning...

East Lancashire Railway – Lostock Hall Steam Gala – 2017 (4K)

On the 11th March 2017, we found ourselves setting off for another day filming at a gala. This time round its the East Lancashire...
6046 at Goathland on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Announce 3 Visitors To Steam Gala

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has announced 3 visitors to their Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala, which will take place at the end of May 2017. Black...

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