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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.

Update on steam locomotive 7812 “Erlestoke Manor”

The Erlestoke Manor Fund has released an update on the overhaul of 7812 "Erlestoke Manor" and Tender T2329 at Tyseley Locomotive Works.

Update on steam locomotive P2 “Prince of Wales” – December 2019

December 2019 has seen progress across new-build London and North Eastern Railway P2 Class No.2007's engine and tender.

2019 In Review: Saphos Trains Mainline Steam Locomotive Tours

The end of 2019 marks the second year of Saphos Trains running a full mainline tour programme, following 2018's successful first year.

Steam locomotive 7812 Erlestoke Manor to return before 7802 Bradley Manor

The Erlestoke Manor Fund (EMF) have managed three projects this year, with this hard work hopefully bearing fruits in 2020.

News Update on New Build steam locomotive 82045 – December 2019

Work during 2019 has seen new build British Railways (BR) Standard Class 3 Tank No.82045 progress very well

Six steam locomotives running in 2020? – Update from Southern Locomotives...

2019 has been a busy year for the company's staff and volunteers. Much work has been carried during the year, which will hopefully see three engines return to in 2020, joining the three serviceable locomotives currently.

December update on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The latest update on the overhaul of London North and Eastern Railway A4 Class No.60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" has been published.

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.

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.