Flying Scotsman at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

Flying Scotsman To Open Settle & Carlisle Line

In March 2017, the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway are running a special train from Oxenhope to Carlisle (hauled by Flying Scotsman) and return. Flying Scotsman and its Railtour is to celebrate the reopening of the Settle...
Work Continues on the Settle & Carlisle Railway

Settle & Carlisle Line Set To Reopen In March 2017

The Settle & Carlisle Line is on track to reopen in March 2017 after part of the line suffered a landslide last December. The Settle & Carlisle Line runs from Settle in Yorkshire, to the...
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Featured Fridays – 2/12/16 – Steam on the West Highland Line, Scotland

Our fourth featured Fridays comes from UK Trains 1, and is a video of 'The Jacobite' Railtour in the West Highland Line, in Northern Scotland. The Jacobite on the West Highland Line 'The Jacobite' is a steam Railtour ran by West...
LMS Patriot 'The Unknown Warrior'

The Unknown Warrior to be painted Crimson Red

The newly built locomotive No. 5551 'Patriot Class' The Unknown Warrior will be painted in Crimson Lake when the build is completed in 2018. It was announced on November 12 at the LMS-Patriot Company’s 8th AGM...
No. 61994 The Great Marquess at Preston

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 39 – No. 61994 The Great Marquess

In this weeks 'Throwback Thursday' we see Steam in the form of No. 61994 The Great Marquess at Preston on a Steam Excursion. Built in 1938, No. 61994 was built to run on the West...

Black 5 No. 45212 arrives home at the KWVR

A long restoration by Riley & Son Ltd, Bury, has been completed on No. 45212, which is a resident locomotive at the KWVR. The locomotive will only be at the KWVR for a limited amount...
No. 48151 on the Settle and Carlisle

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 23 – No. 48151 in the 1980’s or early 1990’s

In episode 23 of our Throwback Thursdays, we steam all the way back to the 1980s (we think!) or maybe the early 1990's. These pictures have been scanned in from a 35mm print and...
No. 60103 'Flying Scotsman' at Clitheroevideo

Flying Scotsman at Clitheroe

A last minute change to the schedule saw No. 60103 'Flying Scotsman' return to the mainline on the Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express, ran by West Coast Railways,  on Saturday 6th February. The service departed London Euston...