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47445's Frame at West Shed // Credit Midland Railway - Butterley

Update on the restoration of steam locomotive No.47445

The Midland Railway - Butterley has posted an update on the restoration of LMS 3F Tank No.47445. About 47445 Built in 1929, 47445 spent most of its working life at Crewe hauling a variety of trains....
Tornado at Woking with British Belmond Pullman

Steam locomotive 60163 ‘Tornado’ set for Midland Railway – Butterly visit

The Midland Railway - Butterly has announced that steam locomotive A1 No. 60163 'Tornado' is to visit the railway in April. The dates of its visitors are 21st/22nd April 2018. The locomotive was built in 2008...
Engagement on the Midland Railway - Butterley

Engagement at the Midland Railway Butterley

Santa Special trains at the Midland Railway - Butterley is one of the most popular events operated by the railway. The railway is used to unusual requests, such as babies presenting their dummies to Santa...
Butterley Station at Midland Railway Butterley

Midland Railway – Butterley to hold commemoration for Sapper Amos

A special commemoration is to take place at the Midland Railway - Butterley on the 12th May 2018 to mark the centenary of the death of Sapper Alfred Frederick Amos. Sapper Amos was based at...
80080's Boiler // Credit Paul Wood

Steam Locomotive No.80080’s boiler is prepared for steam testing

The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust, who are based at the Midland Railway Centre - Butterley, has posted pictures on their Facebook page showing British Railways (BR) Standard 4 (2-6-4T) No.80080's boiler being prepared...
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...
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...
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...
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...
West Shed at the Midland Railway Butterley

Are you related to Sapper Alfred Frederick Amos?

The Midland Railway at Butterley is to hold a special commemoration in May to mark the centenary of the death of Sapper Alfred Frederick Amos in the First World War, and are trying to locate...