60009 Union of South Africa

UPDATED: Where and when to see steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa in...

UPDATE 00:30 on 23/09/2018: It has just been announced that 60009 Union of South Africa will no longer be fit to haul this train due to a fault being found. At the current time,...
A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado to haul Santa Specials at the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway and the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have announced that 60163 Tornado will be hauling Santa Specials in Peterborough this year. The A1SLT has also announced that the locomotive will be spending...
35028 Clan Line on the Royal Train

Royal Train duties for steam locomotive 35028 Clan Line

Today, 7th December 2018, 35028 Clan Line has had a very special duty to complete. The Merchant Navy locomotive hauled HRH Prince Charles to Cardiff! A very special birthday for the locomotive group, who are...
6233 Duchess of Sunderland on the Severn Valley Railway // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland to visit the Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway has announced this afternoon that steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland will be visiting the line for their Autumn Steam Gala. The LMS Princess Coronation locomotive will be visiting from the 12th...
60163 "Tornado" at Nene Valley Railway on April 22nd 2017 // Credit Jamie Duggan, RailAdvent

Nene Valley Railway postpones steam locomotive ‘Tornado’ visit for Tornado 10

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has sadly announced today that they have postponed their Tornado 10 event. Tornado Most readers will know by now about Tornado's mainline failure, with the engine taken to NVR for repair...
48151

Steam locomotive in Blackburn this Saturday – where and when to see it!

A steam train is set to pass through Blackburn on its special railtour from Carnforth to Carnforth on Saturday 15th September 2018. The choices for the locomotive hauling the train are 8F 48151, Jubilee 45690...
45231 "The Sherwood Forester" Credit Paul Hill

Icons of Steam’s Black 5 visits the Mid Hants Railway

Newly-overhauled Black 5 45231 "The Sherwood Forester" has traveled to the Mid Hants Railway (also known as "The Watercress Line"), where the locomotive will stay until early 2018. The Sherwood Forester is already in action...
60009 and 66009 through Spalding on the RAF100

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa in London this Thursday – where and...

Steam locomotive No.60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in London and Southampton on Thursday 6th September 2018. The A4 locomotive is on a special rail tour from...
45231 The Sherwood Forester

An update on steam locomotive 45231 The Sherwood Forester

LNWR Heritage has released a small update on the work being done to Black 5 No.45231 The Sherwood Forester. Currently, the locomotive is in the middle of having air braking installed as a bolt-on device...
44871 at Ramsbottom on the East Lancashire Railway

Where and when to see steam locomotive No. 44871 in Edinburgh and Tweedbank tomorrow

Update: We previously reported that 45407 The Lancashire Fusilier was hauling this trip, this has now changed to LMS Black 5 No. 44871 Steam locomotive 44871 will be back in steam on the mainline and...