No. 43924 at Keighley station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

MR 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Class steam locomotives – Class Information

This week we turn to the Midland 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Classes, 0-6-0 engines designed for freight work. Once looking at the background of both classes, we will then move onto the preserved members...
No. 1054 at Keighley

Churnet Valley Railway steam locomotive gala reduced to home fleet only

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that their upcoming October steam gala will now be a home fleet only event now due to unavailability of a few of the booked guest locomotives. Small Prairie No....
No. 6046 (resident at the Churnet Valley Railway) at Pickering on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

S160s Only Weekend at Churnet Valley Railway

No. 5197 and 6046 will be headlining an S160 Exclusive event at the Churnet Valley Railway later this year (6/7 May 2017). Nos. 5197 and 6046 will be in steam on both days, hauling the...
No. 1054 at Keighley

Churnet Valley Railway’s Winter Steam Gala and NSRC40 Gala

The Churnet Valley Railway have announced details for their next upcoming galas which will take place next year. First of all, the Winter Steam Gala has been moved, and will now take place in 2018...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
Cheddleton Station on the Churnet Valley Railway

Churnet Valley Railway – Cheddleton Station Appeal

The Churnet Valley Railway is looking for donations towards the purchase and initial repairs of Cheddleton Station. The station building is a grade 2 listed building. Ever since the Heritage Railway arrived in Cheddleton. The station...
31271

Class 31 locomotive to visit the Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway has announced that Class 31 31271 'Stratford 1840-2001' will be visiting them this springtime. 31271 is visiting the railway for their Diesel Gala for 2019. This visit is thanks to A1A Locomotives, and...