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6201 "Princess Elizabeth" on it's way to Carnforth // Credit Carl Stephens

Latest news on steam locomotive No. 6201 “Princess Elizabeth”

The Princess Elizabeth Locomotive Society have posted their plans for steam locomotive No. 6201 "Princess Elizabeth". Problems and plans for 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" After suffering problems with the small boiler tubes, the decision was taken by...
6233 "Duchess of Sunderland" hauling a Mainline Tour // Credit Gareth Griffiths

Update from West Shed – Events and steam locomotive Duchess of Sutherland

West Shed, home to The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust, has released their latest update, including upcoming events and news of 46233 "Duchess of Sutherland" Upcoming Events West Shed will next be open in February Half...
A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent

Midland Railway – Butterley cancel steam locomotive ‘Tornado’ visit

The Midland Railway at Butterley has announced that they have taken the difficult decision to cancel the visit of steam locomotive No.60163 'Tornado'. The locomotive was due to visit the railway on the 21st and...
Official Photo of 1029 "County of Worcester", last engine built // Credit John Speller's Web Pages

1014 The G.W. County Project (steam locomotive No. 1014 “County of Glamorgan”) – Project...

Returning back to a New Build Project focusing on a Great Western Railway (GWR) design, this week, we are looking at 1014 The G.W. County Project and their progress on building a replica 1014 "County...
5233 Duchess of Sutherland

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...
Lego Flying Scotsman (Midland Railway - Butterly)

Midland Railway – Butterly Brick Week 2017 – Information

The Midland Railway, at Butterly, Derbyshire are holding a very special event during half term (from 27th May to 4th June 2017) in the form of Butterly Brick Week. Butterley Brick Week is set to...
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...
68067 at Loughborough

Steam Locomotive No. 68067 to visit Midland Railway Butterley

The Midland Railway - Butterley has announced that steam locomotive No. 68067 is to visit the line for the 2018 season to haul their trains. Working history of 68067 The locomotive is a 0-6-0 saddle tank...
46233 Duchess of Sutherland

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...

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...
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