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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.
Axlebox Undergoing Repairs // Credit SMF

Update on steam locomotive No.2968 – August 2019

Work continues at the Severn Valley Railway on overhauling sole surviving London, Midland and Scottish Railway Stanier Class 5 2-6-0 No.2968. 'Bottom-End' The coupled wheels have...
7812's Frame // Credit Adrian Hassell

Update on steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor – Erlestoke Manor Fund...

Following events in July, Great Western Railway 78XX 'Manor' Class No.7802 "Bradley Manor" joins fellow fund-owned engine No.7812 "Erlesroke Manor" at Tyseley Locomotives Works. 7802...
5551 The Unknown Warrior

5551 Prepared for Move to West Shed for Final Construction Work

The LMS-Patriot Project has recently been preparing their engine, New-Build London, Midland and Scottish Railway "Patriot" Class No. 5551 "The Unknown Warrior" for the...
Tender Frame // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Recent Update on steam locomotive “Sir Nigel Gresley”

Overhaul work continues across a few sites on London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 No.60007 (4498) "Sir Nigel Gresley. 'Bottom-End' The jig for setting up...
T9 No.30120 // Credit Swanage Railway

First guest steam locomotives announced for GCR Autumn Steam Gala

The Great Central Railway has confirmed two engines which, subject to availability, will be attending the line's Autumn Steam Gala (ASG) in October. Guests The first...
Boiler back in Frame // Credit Lee Thorp

Latest Update on Steam Locomotive 5239 Goliath

The team at the East Somerset Railway's Cranmore Locomotive Works have been busy reconstructing Great Western Railway 5205 Class No.5239 for the Dartmouth Steam...
5485 Arrives at NVR // Credit NVR

New steam locomotive for the Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway has announced that Polish Tank No.5485 will be joining their home fleet. About 5485 The Polish Tank was last seen at NVR in...
W Class 1914 // Credit Paul Johnson

SR W Class steam locomotive class – Lost Class

Transporting various freight traffic around London yards on difficult lines, the W Class was specially designed for handling these trains. In this article, we will...
60163 Tornado

25 years ago since construction of steam locomotive 60163 Tornado started

25 years ago on July 13th 1994, the frame plates for new-build London & North Eastern Railway Peppercorn A1 No.60163 "Tornado" started to be...
Removing Water Tanks // Credit Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

An update on steam locomotive at the Embsay and Bolton Abbey...

Recent work at Embsay Locomotive Workshop has seen two engines take a step closer to running again. "Beatrice" The boiler for "Beatrice", the line's Hunslet numbered...
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