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Jamie Duggan

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Since I was a child, I have been a big fan of steam locomotives. This enthusiasm has been become greater in recent years, leading to me becoming involved in a society restoring a standard gauge locomotive. Joining the RailAdvent team in 2017, I help Michael produce articles.

GWR Tank Classes steam locomotives – Lost Class

This week's Lost Class looks at five types of Great Western Railway Tank which were all scrapped by the 1960s.

Steam locomotive Eddystone’s Boiler and Rolling Chassis Reunited

Southern Locomotives Ltd (SLL) has announced that lifting Southern Railway steam locomotive West Country Class No.34028 "Eddystone"'s boiler back into the rolling chassis has been successful.

Driver Experience Course on steam locomotive 44871 at the Nene Valley...

Following the recent announcement that London, Midland and Scottish Railway Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 "Black Five" No.44871 will be running at Nene Valley Railway in Late December 2019 and Early January 2020, times and dates have been released when you take the controls of 44871.

Steam locomotive 3193 to stay at the Nene Valley Railway until...

The Nene Valley Railway have announced that Austerity No.3193's hire period has been extended until the end of 2020.

Overhaul Update on steam locomotive “Sir Nigel Gresley” – Update 45

Update 45 includes work carried out in the run-up to the boiler being reunited with the rolling chassis on Thursday 7th of November 2019.

Overhaul update on steam locomotive No. 34059 Sir Archibald Sinclair

The Bluebell Railway has released an update on the overhaul of Southern Railway 'Battle of Britain' Class No.34059 "Sir Archibald Sinclair".

Vintage Trains has winter clear out! Various items up for sale

Vintage Trains has a number of items listed for sale on their website, which many people and railways may be interested with the run-up to winter maintenance.

LNER K4 Class steam locomotive – Sole Survivor

Join us as we look back on the history of this small class and how only one engine survived into the 21st century.

Steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales funding reaches two-thirds mark

The P2 Steam Locomotive Trust have announced that funding for their new-build steam locomotive, London and North Eastern Railway P2 Class No.2007 "Prince of Wales", has reached the £3.3 million mark.

East Somerset Railway to restore steam locomotive 4110?

The East Somerset Railway (ESR) has announced that a restoration deal is being finalised between them and the owners of Great Western Railway 'Large Prairie' 5101 Class No.4110, the Dartmouth Steam Railway (DSR).

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version