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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.

Steam locomotive “Wightwick Hall” on hire to The Battlefield Line till...

The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre has announced that resident Great Western Railway 6959 'Modified Hall' Class No.6989 "Wightwick Hall" has left the line for three months to run on The Battlefield Line.

Latest Update on steam locomotive “Sir Nigel Gresley”

Update 44 has seen big progress achieved in the overhaul of the Tender, along with work on the frame and boiler.

Hydraulic test for steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange to be carried...

The 6880 Betton Grange Society Ltd has announced that the boiler for their new-build, Great Western Railway 6800 "Grange" Class No.6880 "Betton Grange", will...

GWR Hall steam locomotive to begin running in at the GCR

The Epping Ongar Railway has announced that their Great Western Railway 4900 'Hall' Class No.4953 "Pitchford Hall" has arrived at the Great Central Railway. At...

Steam locomotive 1369 returns to steam

The South Devon Railway has announced that Great Western Railway 1366 Class No.1369 has been fired up for the first time in two years. Overhaul The...

A further update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist

Work has progressed on two fronts, with more Computer Aided Design (CAD) drawings and framework taking place recently. CAD Drawings and Tender Both the leading bogie...

Whistles Acquired for steam locomotive 3840 “County of Montgomery”

Thanks to an unnamed individual, a pair of Great Western Railway whistles have been donated to the Churchward County Trust. The whistles will be...

Recent overhaul update on steam locomotive 60007 “Sir Nigel Gresley”

The tender is in the process of having it's bigger components reassembled, with the boiler nearing completion at the Llangollen Railway. Boiler Expansion of the superheater...

LMS Ivatt 2 (2-6-0 and 2-6-2T) steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to meet the lower power-classed traffic demands of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, the Ivatt Class 2s would not only modernise and...

Update on steam locomotives from Southern Locomotives Ltd – September 2019

Southern Locomotives Ltd (SLL) have published the latest news on their fleet of seven steam engines. 34010 "Sidmouth" Recent work has been at contractors, the North...
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