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

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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...

LSWR/SR S15 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

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Built to haul a variety of freight trains on the London & South Western Railway, the Urie S15s would operate right up to the...

GWR 56XX Class steam locomotives – Class Information

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Built to replace older, non-standard types, the 56XXs combined Swindon's practices with the need for engines on various Welsh lines. After visiting their introduction on...

LNER A4 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

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Fast, sleek and streamlined, these are some of the best express passenger steam locomotives ever built. This week's Class Information features a popular class...

GWR 4900 ‘Hall’ and 6959 ‘Modified Hall’ Class steam locomotives –...

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The Great Western Railway's 4900 'Hall' Class were the GWR's most numerous 4-6-0 type engines ever built. They will be the focus of this week's...

Double Fairlie steam locomotives – Class Information

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This week we turn to a narrow gauge class of steam locomotive for Class Information. This week, we turn to the Double Fairlie's, which...

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

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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...

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class...

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It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

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This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking...

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Book Review: Steam on the Southern & Western

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Steam on the Southern & Western is new book from Pen & Sword which was released a couple of months ago. The book looks...
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