Frame Undergoing Construction // Credit CTL Seal

Recent Work on New-Build steam locomotive 72010 “Hengist”

CTL Seal Ltd have been busy constructing the frame for the new British Railways Standard Class 6 engine for The 'Clan' Project. Frame Following the completion of machining, the smokebox saddle has been reunited with the...
60163 Tornado at Doncastervideo

WATCH: 60163 Tornado steams through York and Doncaster

Saturday 15th June saw LNER A1 Pacific Steam Locomotive No. 60163 Tornado take charge of The Yorkshire Pullman from London Kings Cross to Scarborough and return via York. The Yorkshire Pullman is run by Belmond,...
Tender Tank // Credit D G Welding

June Update on new build steam locomotive 32424 Beachy Head

Good progress is being on the construction of London, Brighton and South Coast Railway H2 Atlantic No.32424 "Beachy Head" at the Bluebell Railway. Boiler Majority of the backhead's lagging has been fitted. A few areas will be...
5551 The Unknown Warrior at Warley Model Railway Show

Contract agreed to complete steam locomotive 5551 The Unknown Warrior

The LMS-Patriot Company Board has announced that they have reached a decision as to who will complete 'The Unknown Warrior'. The successful bidder is the Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust, who are based at West...
Centre Coupled Wheelset's Axle

Recent update on steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange

The team have been busy at Tyseley Locomotive Works constructing their new-build Great Western Railway 6800 'Grange' class engine. Brake Mechanism, Valve Gearing and Cylinders With 6880 positioned over an inspection pit, members of the working...
82045 Inside Erection Shop // Credit Jim Norman

Update on New-Build Standard 3 Tank 82045 steam locomotive – May 2019

May brought good news for the Trust, along with more progress on building 82045 at the Severn Valley Railway. Undercover Some time in May, 82045 was moved into Bridgnorth's erection shop as a space had become...
P2 steam locomotive release appeal to buy motion for 2007 Prince of Wales

An update on steam locomotive 2007 Prince of Wales

The P2 Steam Locomotive Company has released an update on the progress in building No.2007 Prince of Wales. The group has reached a point in the project where lots of essential work is going on...
5551 The Unknown Warrior

An update on steam locomotive 5551 The Unknown Warrior

An update has been released detailing updates on 5551 The Unknown Warrior and Crewe Heritage Open Day. The decision has been made to select a contractor for the final assembly. The contractor options have been...
2007 Prince of Wales wheeled

Motion Club for steam locomotive 2007 Prince of Wales passes 3/4 mark

The P2 Steam Locomotive Company has announced that the Motion Club has passed the three-quarter mark. The Motion CLub was set up to fund the motion for Gresley No.2007 Prince of Wales. It has now reached...
72010's Frame Under Construction Credit The 'Clan' Project

An update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist

Work has been progressing very well on 72010's Frame at CTL Seal based in Sheffield. Frame Early May saw the internal components of the engine's frame attached to the frame, which then allowed the main plates...
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