6430 and 80072 at Llangollen

South Devon Railway announces first visiting steam locomotive for 2019 Golden Anniversary Gala

The South Devon Railway has announced the first guest engine to attend their 2019 Golden Anniversary Gala. 6430 The first guest will be No.6430 thanks to the Llangollen Railway. Built in March 1937, 6430 was fitted with autotrain...

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...
5199 departs the Llangollen Railway for a summer away at the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No.5199 departs the Llangollen Railway for the East Lancashire Railway

The Llangollen Railway have announced that steam locomotive No.5199 has departed the railway for the East Lancashire Railway. The locomotive is going to the East Lancashire Railway for a visit to the line over the...
6430 and 80072 at Llangollen

Steam locomotive No.6430 announced as fourth guest for Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 64XX Class No.6430 will be the fourth and final visiting guest for the Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala at the end of May. Replacement...
5532'S Boiler // Credit Llangollen Railway Great Western Locomotive Group

Update on the restoration on steam locomotive No.5532

The Llangollen Railway Great Western Locomotive Group (LRGWLG) have released their latest update concerning the plans for Great Western Railway (GWR) 4575 No.5532. Boiler The update focuses on 5532's boiler, with the LRGWLG holding a meeting on...
Working on 4709's Frame // Credit Great Western Society 47XX Project

Update from the Great Western Society 47XX Project – progress on steam locomotive No....

The Great Western Society 47XX Project has released their latest update, filled with the progress made on steam locomotive No. 4709 at Llangollen Railway. Completion date? After the team conducted a review, taking into account outstanding engineering...
Prince and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – Wales and Scotland

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or by yourself, here are a few preserved railways in Wales and Scotland open this February Half Term. Wales Llangollen Railway If you fancy...
4701 at Old Oak Common // Credit Great Western Society 47XX Project

Great Western Society 47XX Project (4709) – Project Information

Great Western Railway (GWR) fans, in particular, Churchward fans, will enjoy reading this week's project information, with the focus on Churchward's last design, the 47XXs 2-8-0 class, while chief mechanical engineer (CME) of the...
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12 Days of Christmas – Day 11 – Standard Gauge Railways (4K)

Day 11 of our look back on some of our highlights of 2017. Today, we feature the different Standard Gauge Railways we have visited in 2017. A preview of our upcoming DVD. Each day we...
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12 Days of Christmas – Day 10 – Narrow Gauge Railways (4K)

Day 10 of our look back on some of our highlights of 2017. Today, we feature the different Narrow Gauge Railways we have visited in 2017. A preview of our upcoming DVD. Each day we...