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Midland Railway Butterley steam locomotive for son of driver

Midland Railway Butterley plays part in reuniting steam locomotive with a member of the...

On Saturday 14th July 2018, the Midland Railway Butterley helped out during a special day where Bernard Davis from Cwmbran, South Wales, caught up with his dads old steam engine. Bernard’s dad worked at Whitehead...
6233 Duchess of Sunderland on the Severn Valley Railway // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Date confirmed for steam locomotive 6233 Duchess of Sutherland’s return

The West Shed has confirmed the date in which steam locomotive 6233 Duchess of Sutherland will return to steam service. The date has been confirmed for the 9th September 2018 and will take place at...
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Latest news on steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland

West Shed has announced that steam locomotive No.6233 'Duchess of Sutherland' is nearly ready to return to action after repairs have been taken out. The locomotive will be rolled out in LMS Crimson Lake on...
Midland Railway - Butterley host memorial for Sapper Amos

Steam locomotive hauled Vintage Trains at the Midland Railway – Butterley

The Midland Railway - Butterley has announced that over the bank holiday weekend of the 25th to 27th August they will be running a very special vintage train. The train will be made up of...
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Steam locomotive No.6233 Duchess of Sutherland passes boiler test

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust (PRCLT) Facebook page has announced that 6233 Duchess of Sutherland has passed its boiler test, at West Shed at the Midland Railway - Butterley. Now that the locomotive has...
No. 75078 at Oxenhope

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class Information

It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class 4 designs (4-6-0, 2-6-0 & 2-6-4T). Firstly looking at the...
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Class 66 locomotive for Midland Railway Butterley Diesel Gala

The Midland Railway Butterley has announced that the Class 66 locomotive which will be visiting the line for their Gala has been confirmed. DB Cargo has confirmed that the Class 66 that will be visiting...
20142 to haul the swanage railway Purbeck Explorer railtours by Swanage Railway

Class 20 locomotive confirmed for Midland Railway Butterley Diesel Gala

Midland Railway Butterley has announced that Class 20 locomotive No.20142 will be joining them for their Diesel Gala. 20142 is returning to the Midland Railway Butterley after time away on tour to heritage railways and...

LMS Fowler Jinty steam locomotive class – Class Information

Following on from the last Class Information, which featured the GWR 2800s and 2884s (viewable here), this week, we turn our heads to the LMS Fowler Jinty class of steam locomotive. If you don't know...
Midland Railway - Butterley host memorial for Sapper Amos

Family reunited at 1st World War Commemoration at the Midland Railway Butterley

Distant cousins have met for the first time at Butterley Station on the 12th May 2018 when the Midland Railway Butterley held a special ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of...