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GWR 2800 and 2884 steam locomotive class – Class Information

If you have been following our Project Information series you would know that we have completed articles on all the current new build steam projects now! Our new Friday series will be looking at...

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...
3473 "County of Middlesex // Credit Churchward County Trust Collection

Churchward County Trust (steam locomotive No.3840 “County of Montgomery”) – Project Information

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the lack of a Project Information last week. This week we are looking at another Great Western Railway (GWR) 'County' class, this time the smaller earlier Churchward-designed...
No. 75078 at Oxenhope

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

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 4 designs (4-6-0, 2-6-0 & 2-6-4T). Firstly looking at the...
No.35006 "Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co." Waiting to Leave Broadway // Jamie Duggan, RailAdvent

Recent repair work on steam locomotive No.35006 “‘Peninsular and Oriental S.N. Co”

The 35006 Locomotive Company Ltd has released details on the latest repair work carried out on their SR Merchant Navy No.35006 "'Peninsular & Oriental S.N. Co". Issue During most of July, 35006 wasn't scheduled to be hauling...
D832 "Onslaught" // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Diesel locomotives back to Broadway at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is set to become the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Diesel Railway as it holds its annual Diesel Gala. The Heritage Diesel Festival will be held at the GWSR between the 27th and...
Glos Warks sees passenger numbers double after broadway extension

Steam railways delight as passenger numbers rise 52% on last year

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that passenger numbers have grown an astonishing 52%. To the end of June, it had attracted nearly 72,000 passengers riding on trains between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway. This compares...
5197 arrives at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Steam locomotives begin to arrive at the GWSR ahead of Cotswold Festival of Steam

The steam locomotive stars of the upcoming 'Give My Regards To Broadway' themed Cotswold Festival of Steam at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have begun to arrive at Toddington ahead of the special weekend. The annual...
5526 departing South Devon Railway for Gloucestershire and warwickshire Steam Railway Credit: South Devon Railway FB Page

5526 visits Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

South Devon Railway based 5526 has gone to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for a visit over the winter and will return in the new year. More Information on 5526 5526, a 2-6-2T, is a GWR 4575 Class...
Oliver Cromwell passes 'The Mound' near Oakworth on a 30742 Charter

Steam locomotive No.70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’ to visit GWSR Festival of Steam

This morning, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that steam locomotive No.70013 'Oliver Cromwell' will be visiting them to take part in their Festival of Steam. Oliver Cromwell's visit is thanks to the National Railway...