Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

LNER Gresley A1 and A3 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

This week's Sole Survivor focuses on the class the world's most famous steam locomotive belongs to, the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Gresley A1 and A3 Class which the "Flying Scotsman" is a member...
Gothenburg at Ramsbottom on the East Lancs Railway during the Spring Steam Gala

All change for steam locomotive rosters at the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway has announced a few changes to the steam locomotive rosters due to unforeseen circumstances. The East Lancs Railway has apologised for any inconvenience caused, but I'm sure you will still have a...
60009 union of south africa at Townsend Fold on the east lancashire railway

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa back in steam

The group looking after the Union of South Africa Facebook page have announced that steam locomotive No.60009 Union of South Africa has passed its boiler exams. This now means that the A4, sister locomotive to...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

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 into the history of both classes, we will then move...
Leander steams through Summerseat during the East Lancashire Railway Spring Steam Gala 2018

Can you beat a steam locomotive at the East Lancashire Railway?

The East Lancashire Railway will be playing host to their Race The Train Event on the 10th June 2018. Runners will be trying to beat the steam train on its journey from Bury to Rawtenstall. Go...
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East Lancashire Railway – 40s at 60 (4K)

Here is our latest video over on our YouTube channel, showcasing the East Lancashire Railway and their Class 40s at 60 gala. The event was held over the weekend of 13th-15th April 2018 and saw...
No. 13065 at Summerseat on the East Lancashire Railway

East Lancashire Railway release update on steam locomotive No.13065

Mike Kelly, the East Lancashire Railway Chairman, has released an update on steam locomotive No. 13065, based at the line in Bury. Most of you will now be aware that 'The Crab' has been out...

LMS Fowler Jinty steam locomotive class – Class Information

Following on from the last Class Information, which featured the GWR 2800s and 2884s (viewable here), this week, we turn our heads to the LMS Fowler Jinty class of steam locomotive. If you don't know...
6990 Witherslack Hall at Rawtenstall on the East Lancashire Railway

Full steam ahead for the East Lancashire Railways award winning 1940s weekend this Bank...

This weekend, the East Lancashire Railway will be holding their annual 1940s weekend from the 26th May until 28th May 2018. Dust off those dancing shoes and waltz down to Bury for a weekend of...
6990 Witherslack Hall at Rawtenstall on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No.6990 Witherslack Hall to visit the East Lancashire Railway

The East Lancashire Railway will be having another Great Western Railway steam locomotive for the summer, in the form of 6990 'Witherslack Hall'. You may remember that GWR locomotive No.5199 has arrived at the East...