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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
60100 // Credit Midland Railway Butterley

First Guest for Midland Railway Butterley’s 2018 Diesel Gala Announced

The Midland Railway Butterley has announced that 60100, a DB Cargo UK Class 60, will be the first visiting guest for the line's 2018 Diesel Gala in June. About the Class 60s After a number of...
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...
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...
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