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WATCH: Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado whistles through Derbyshire

Saturday 11th May 2019 saw 60163 Tornado head through The Hope Valley & South Yorkshire on The Mad Hatter. The Mad Hatter is a tour ran by Tornado Tours & UK Railtours. The Mad Hatter...
5551 The Unknown Warrior at Warley Model Railway Show

Contract agreed to complete steam locomotive 5551 The Unknown Warrior

The LMS-Patriot Company Board has announced that they have reached a decision as to who will complete 'The Unknown Warrior'. The successful bidder is the Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust, who are based at West...
60163 Tornado

25 years ago since construction of steam locomotive 60163 Tornado started

25 years ago on July 13th 1994, the frame plates for new-build London & North Eastern Railway Peppercorn A1 No.60163 "Tornado" started to be cut at British Steel's Leeds Site. After 14 long years of...
Flying Scotsman at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

Riley & Sons to operate and maintain 60103 Flying Scotsman in 2018

Riley and Son (E) Ltd have announced that they have been picked to operate and maintain A3 60103 Flying Scotsman for the 2018 season. The final contract and other information will be released once the...
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Where and when to see steam locomotive 1264 this Wednesday

LNER B1 No.1264 will be on the mainline this Wednesday as it prepares to join in the fun of the Great Britain tour. The B1 will be moving from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to...
45407 "The Lancashire Fusilier" Hauling The Jacobite // Credit Scottish Landscape and Wildlife Photography

Steam trains over the Harry Potter viaduct this Easter!

This Easter, West Coast Railways will be back in Scotland, operating their Jacobite steam trains. This Easter, the trains will be hauled by newly overhauled LMS Black 5 No.45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'. The tour will depart...
6201 Princess Elizabeth

Steam locomotive 6201 Princess Elizabeth is heading for Carlisle tomorrow

6201 Princess Elizabeth is returning to mainline passenger service tomorrow, as it heads a section of The Dalesman to Carlisle. 6201 will be heading from Hellifield to Carlisle and return. The tour will depart York at...
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60103 Flying Scotsman Re-Opens The Settle & Carlisle Line (4K)

On the 31st March 2017, the Settle and Carlisle Line was reopened after over a year closure after a landslide near Appleby caused the section being replaced by a bus. The locomotive tasked with reopening...
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Steam locomotive 44871 to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced that steam locomotive 44871 will be joining them for their Autumn Steam Gala. Their Autumn Steam Gala will be held from 12th – 14th October 2018 44871 joins 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'...
6000 "King George V", 5043 "Earl of Mount Edgcumbe" and 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" @ Tyseley - 25-10-15 // Credit: Jamie Duggan

Vintage Trains welcomes steam locomotive ‘Duke of Gloucester’

Vintage Trains and the BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust have announced a ten-year arrangement which sees 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' join their fleet of locomotives. The Trust has agreed with Vintage Trains the deal...
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