6880 Betton Grance stays

Progress update on steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange

The 6880 Betton Grange Society has released an update to the work to build the 81st grange at Tyseley Locomotive Works. Most of the firebox work is now complete. A number of the stays have...
46521 at Berwyn

Steam locomotives set to celebrate important role of the Ruabon to Barmouth line at...

The role played by the old Ruabon to Barmouth line in connecting holidaymakers from North West England and the North West Wales coast will be celebrated at the Llangollen Railway Autumn Steam Gala this...
Network Rail boss visits the Llangollen Railway

Network Rail boss visits Llangollen Railway’s Corwen Central station

The Llangollen Railway has announced that Andy Thomas, Network Rail Managing Director England and Wales, has visited the Corwen Central station site. Andy was given a guided tour of the station site by Richard Dixon-Gough,...
6430 and 80072 at Llangollen

Llangollen Railway launch poster competition – Steam Trains To The Seaside

The Llangollen Railway have announced that they have launched their 2018 Poster Competiton. Children can have a go at drawing or painting a picture, and if it is chosen as the winner, they will win...
6880 tender begins work

Work starts on the tender for steam locomotive No.6880 Betton Grange

The 6880 Society have announced that work has started on the tender for new build GWR steam locomotive No.6880 Betton Grange. The Society has an agreement in place with the owner of 2-8-0 No.3814 to...
5199 arrives at Carrog on the Llangollen Railway

Steam locomotive hauled trains return to the Llangollen Railway this weekend

The Llangollen Railway has announced that steam locomotives will be once again hauling trains through the Dee Valley from this weekend. As you will be aware, the heatwave that the UK has been through has dried all...
6880 Betton Grange Society

Steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange moves to Tyseley

The 6880 Society has announced that on the 25th June, steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange moved to Tyseley in preparation for the boiler to be fitted. The fitting of the boiler will take place over...
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. 7822 Foxcote Manor and 34053 Sir Keith Park stand at Haworth Sheds on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway at the Autumn Steam Gala

First steam locomotive announced for The Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 7800 'Manor' Class No.7822 "Foxcote Manor" as the first guest locomotive for their 2018 Autumn Steam Gala. About 7822 "Foxcote Manor" Built...
Corwen Water Tank

Llangollen Railway take delivery of water tank to refill steam locomotives at Corwen

The Llangollen Railway has announced that they have taken delivery of a water tank for use at Corwen railway station. The water tank is the latest stage of the Corwen Central Railway Development Project. The water...