44871 on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Where and when to see two Black 5 steam locomotives tomorrow on the mainline

Black 5 locomotives, 44871 and 45407, will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Basingstoke and Kensington Olympia on Friday 12th April 2019. The Black 5s are on a railtour...
70000 Britannia

Where and when to see steam locomotive 70000 Britannia in Crewe and Stratford this...

Steam locomotive 70000 Britannia will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Crewe and Stratford on Saturday 13th April 2019. The Britannia locomotive is hauling a section of the 'William...
60103 Flying Scotsman

Where and when to see steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman in York this Saturday

World famous locomotive Flying Scotsman will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Peterborough and York on Saturday 13th April 2019. The A3 locomotive is on a light engine movement. 60103 is moving...
60103 Flying Scotsman at Corfe Castle

Where and when to see steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman in Basingstoke this Friday

World famous locomotive Flying Scotsman will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Basingstoke and Kensington Olympia on Friday 12th April 2019. The A3 locomotive is on a light engine movement. 60103 is...
48151 leads 35018video

WATCH: two steam locomotives steam to the Wensleydale Railway

Saturday 6th April 2019 saw 8F 48151 & Merchant Navy 35018 British India Line head to the Wensleydale Railway on The Wensleydale Railway railtour. The Wensleydale Railway tour ran from Carnforth to Bedale (Wensleydale Railway)...
61305 Mayflower

Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower unable to visit the Nene Valley this Summer

The Nene Valley Railway has announced the planned visit by LNER B1 No.61306 "Mayflower" in June/July 2019 will not take place unfortunately. Mainline Tour "Mayflower" was planned to visit the NVR via the mainline, as the...
61306 at Whitchurch

B1 steam locomotive to haul new Steam Dreams railtour in the Summer

On Tuesday 9 April 2019, 61306 Mayflower will be arriving into London Waterloo as part of a new steam train service. The new service will run every Tuesday from 4th June to 3rd September. These...
6201 Princess Elizabeth

Steam locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth passes mainline tests

The Locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth Society has announced that their locomotive, London, Midland and Scottish Railway 'Princess Royal' Class No.6201 "Princess Elizabeth", has successfully passed both mainline tests and now is ready to haul...
1016 "Inyala" appearing in LNER Apple Green in 1949 // Credit Simon Lathlane

LNER Thompson B1 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for mixed traffic duties during the strict conditions of World War 2, the B1s were Thompson's take on a 4-6-0 2-cylinder general purpose engine. Once exploring the working lives of these practical locomotives,...
35018 British India Line

Steam locomotive tour coming to the Wensleydale Railway

Steam locomotive 48151 and 35018 British India Line will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Yorkshire on Saturday 6th April 2019. The 8F and Merchant Navy locomotives are hauling an...