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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.

Boiler Lift Appeal launched for steam locomotive 35011 “General Steam Navigation”

The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society (GSNLRS) has released an appeal to raise funds towards the cost of lifting the boiler from the rolling chassis.

Recent overhaul work on Mid Hants Railway steam locomotives

The Wednesday Gang at the Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have been busy on Wednesday 18th of March carrying out work on both locomotives and the workshops themselves.

Casting Begins for New Palmers Bridge for Bluebell Railway 

The team at the Bluebell Railway have been casting sections for the new Palmers Bridge.

Update on restoration of GCR Barnum No.228

The GCR Rolling Stock Trust has published the latest update on the restoration of their carriage 'Barnum' No.228.

Update on new build steam locomotive P2 “Prince of Wales”

The P2 Steam Locomotive Company have released an update on the construction of their new build London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) P2 Class, No.2007 "Prince of Wales".

Overhaul update on steam locomotive 73050 City of Peterborough

The Wansford MPD - Home of the NVR Engineering Dept Facebook Page have posted an update on the overhaul of British Railways Standard Class 5 No.73050 "City of Peterborough" at the Nene Valley Railway's (NVR) Wansford Workshop.

Winter maintenance work on steam locomotive 60163 “Tornado”

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has released the next update on winter maintenance work being carried out on their locomotive new build London and North Eastern Railway Peppercorn A1 No. 60163 "Tornado".

Steam locomotive “Peter Pan” returns to steam at the Leighton Buzzard...

The Leighton Buzzard Railway have announced the dates and times when "Peter Pan" will run its first passenger trains following overhaul.

GWR steam locomotive 4555 arrives at the East Somerset Railway

The East Somerset Railway (ESR) have confirmed that Great Western Railway 4500 Class No.4555 has arrived at their heritage line.

Update on steam locomotives 21C123 “Blackmoor Vale” and 34059 “Sir Archibald...

The Bulleid Society has released an update on the overhauls of both Southern Railway West Country / Battle of Britain Class locomotives based at the Bluebell Railway.

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