Photos as steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower returns to mainline service!

Today, Saturday 2nd February, 61306 'Mayflower' made her return to mainline service double-heading the Railway Touring Company's 'Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express' with 35018 'British India Line'. The tour ran from London Euston to Carnforth hauled...
60009 Union of South Africa

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa heading for Shalford tomorrow – where and...

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in London and Shalford on Saturday 2nd February 2019. The A4  locomotive is on a special railtour...
35018 British India Line

Two steam locomotives in Carlisle this Saturday – where and when to see them!

Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower and 35018 British India Line will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Carlisle and Blackburn on Saturday 2nd February 2019. The B1 and Merchant Navy locomotives...
45596 Bahamas

Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas passes test runs

Bahamas Locomotive Society has announced that 45596 Bahamas has passed its final test runs on the mainline. The locomotive took part in a light engine test run between Tyseley and Stratford-upon-Avon in the morning of...
60007 Sir Nigel Gresley and 60009 Union of South Africa

New home for steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The Royal Scot Locomotive & General Trust (RSLGT) and the Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust (SNGLT) has announced that they have agreed a partnership for the operation of steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley. The...
A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado ‘no go’ for North Briton return

Tornado Railtours has announced that 60163 Tornado is no longer available to haul 'The North Briton' on Saturday the 9th February 2019. The run from the East Midlands to Carlisle via the Settle & Carlisle Railway...
61306 "Mayflower" // Credit Alan Wilson

Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower and 35018 British India Line set for double header

The Railway Touring Company has announced that they could be a doubleheader on this weekends Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express. 61306 Mayflower recently did a loaded test run around the Carnforth circle (Carnforth - Hellifield -...
45596 Bahamas

Seats available for steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas’ first tour

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that they have got seats that have become available for 45596 Bahamas' first tour. Now, there are just four seats left, so if you are wanting a seat,...
45690 Leander at Selsidevideo

WATCH: Steam locomotive 45690 Leander on the mainline

Saturday 26th January 2019 saw LMS Jubilee Locomotive No. 45690 'Leander' head from Manchester Victoria to Carlisle. 45690 Leander was hauling The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express. We have been sent in this footage courtesy of Matt...
45596 Bahamas

Next round of test runs for steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas announced

The Bahamas Locomotive Society has announced the test runs for newly-overhauled Jubilee 45596 Bahamas on the 31st January 2019. Now, RealTime Trains timings have been confirmed and over on the Bahamas Locomotive Society Facebook page,...