Oliver Cromwell passes 'The Mound' near Oakworth on a 30742 Charter

New loan agreement for steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell

The National Railway Museum and the Great Central Railway in Loughborough have agreed on a two-year overhaul loan agreement. The agreement will run from 12 July 2019 until 31 December 2021 and will see the...
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WATCH: Western steam locomotives team up at the Great Central Railway

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd February 2019 saw the Great Central Railway host their Western Loco Weekend featuring 3 Western-themed locomotives. This special weekend featured 1 guest engine being 7802 Bradley Manor visiting courtesy of...
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WATCH: 10 steam locomotives in steam for the Great Central Railway Gala

The 25th, 26th & 27th January saw the Great Central Railway host their annual Winter Steam Gala. This gala featured 1 guest engine being 7802 Bradley Manor visiting courtesy of the Erlestoke Manor Fund &...
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Special GWR weekend with steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor

The Great Central Railway has announced that they will be operating a special 'Western Loco Weekend' with special guest 7802 Bradley Manor. Visiting for the Winter Steam Gala, the locomotive pulled in the crowds and...
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WATCH: steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell on her final day in service

Monday 31st December New Years Eve 2018 saw 70013 Oliver Cromwell bid farewell as she ran for the last time before she is withdrawn for her 10 year overhaul.  This video features exclusive footage by...
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WATCH: On the footplate of steam locomotive 45305

A Day in Life with LMS Black Five Locomotive 45305 Alderman A. E. Draper on the 18th November 2018. This was recorded on her returning weekend at the Great Central Railway at their Last Hurrah...
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Steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell’s last gala appearance this weekend

This weekend is the Great Central Railway's Last Hurrah Gala and will see 70013 Oliver Cromwell's last gala appearance before its boiler ticket expires. The weekend will see an intensive timetable in operation, with freight...
70013 Oliver Cromwell at Quorn and Woodhouse on the Great Central Railway

See steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell’s last TPO run LIVE

As 70013 Oliver Cromwell approaches her final days in steam before her boiler ticket expires, there is a final chance to see it at the Great Central Railway. If you can't make the Autumn Steam...
All Six Surviving A4s on Display // Credit NRM

LNER A4 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

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 among steam enthusiasts, Sir Nigel Gresley's A4 Class. Once looking at their...

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

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 Class Information, and there 6959 'Modified Halls' as designed and...
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