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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.
New Cylinders for 4930 "Hagley Hall" // Credit Friends of Locomotive 4930 Hagley Hall

New Cylinders Delivered for steam locomotive Hagley Hall

The Friends of Locomotive 4930 Hagley Hall group has announced that the new cylinder blocks for their Great Western Railway 4900 "Hall" Class No.4930...
34070 "Manston" at Tyseley Locomotives Works // Credit SLL

Quick update on steam locomotives from Southern Locomotives Ltd

This small update by the company covers the current work on both engines at Tyseley Locomotives Works. 34070 "Manston" The plan is to overhaul "Manston" in...
82045 Inside Erection Shop // Credit Jim Norman

Update on New-Build Standard 3 Tank 82045 steam locomotive – May...

May brought good news for the Trust, along with more progress on building 82045 at the Severn Valley Railway. Undercover Some time in May, 82045 was...
Back and Throat Plate on Foundation Ring // Credit MHR

An update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 35005 “Canadian Pacific”

Recent work on overhauling the Mid Hants Railway's Southern Railway "Merchant Navy" Class No.35005 "Canadian Pacific" has focused on the boiler, while the team...
34081 "92 Squadron" on Wansford Turntable, NVR // Credit Jamie Duggan

Steam and Vintage Rally at NVR this Weekend (15th-16th of June)

Any plans for this weekend? Nene Valley Railway are hosting their Steam and Vintage Rally this Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th. The weekend will see...
3193 // Credit NVR

Steam locomotive 3193 set for Nene Valley visit

The Nene Valley Railway has announced that Austerity No.3193 should be visiting the line on hire from the Bressingham Steam and Gardens. 3193's Visit Due to...
Filling and Painting the Rear of the Tender Tank // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Update 40 on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

May has been another productive month for The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd in overhauling their LNER A4 No.60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley". Valve Gearing,...
60009 Union of south africa

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa to take part in...

The East Lancashire Railway has announced that LNER A4 No.60009 "Union of South Africa" will visit the preserved line this weekend to star in...
506 Back in Steam // Credit MHR

Steam locomotive 506 returns to traffic in early June

The Watercress Line (Mid Hants Railway) and Urie Locomotive Society Ltd (ULS) are pleased to announce that Southern Railway S15 No.506 will formally re-enter...
419 at the Churnet Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 419 hauls first trains on Gloucestershire and Warwickshire

Standing in for the heritage line's DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit), Mackintosh ‘Caley’ 0-4-4 tank No.419 will haul its first trains on the Gloucestershire and...
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