An essential class in Stanier's Locomotive Policy for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), the 8F would later become the standard freight engine during War World 2 (WW2).
The LMS Patriot Project has released an update on their progress made in 2019 and what plans they have for 2020.
2020 will see world-famous London and North Eastern Railway 'A3' Class No.60103 "Flying Scotsman" visit the East Lancashire Railway across the year, giving you plenty of times and ways to enjoy your day with "Flying Scotsman".
December 2019 has seen progress across new-build London and North Eastern Railway P2 Class No.2007's engine and tender.
The end of 2019 marks the second year of Saphos Trains running a full mainline tour programme, following 2018's successful first year.
The Swanage Railway has announced that the network connection to Wareham has won a national award for the quality and blend of heritage and modern technology.