72010 Hengist wheels

An update on steam locomotive 72010 Hengist – 22nd March 2019

The Clan Project has released an update on some of the recent work taking place on building 72010 Hengist. Some rework has been necessary at the foundry on the bogie wheels, which is the reason...
Bogie Spring Beams Credit // GSNLRS

New base confirmed for steam locomotive General Steam Navigation – February 2019

The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society (GSNLRS) have made an exciting announcement this week along with other progress that has been carried out during February 2019. New Site Following discussions, the GSNLRS are pleased to announce...
Churchward County Trust

Churchward County Trust launch Forty 4-4-0s Club

Now that all the plate work for assembly of steam locomotive 'County of Montgomery's' mainframes either now cut or being cut, the Churchward County Trust is now looking to the next stage of the project, which...
72010 Hengist February

More parts produced for steam locomotive 72010 Hengist

Lots of parts have recently been manufactured 'The Clan Project' for their new build BR Standard 6 'Clan' Pacific No. 72010 Hengist. On the 23rd January, the 2nd half of the cylinder pattern for the...
6880 Betton Grange boiler

Latest news on steam locomotive 6880 Betton Grange – 2nd February 2019

The 6880 Society have released a short update on the work taking place on new build Grange Class - 6880 'Betton Grange'. With the first week of February came another volunteer working party on new...
82045 being Lifted // Credit Peter Line

January 2019 update on steam locomotive 82045

January 2019 saw The 82045 Steam Locomotive Trust achieve a major milestone when 82045 was lifted onto the cattle dock siding at the Severn Valley Railway, allowing the engine to be shunted as a rolling...
GCR 567

Bogie side plates for steam locomotive 567 get first machine

The GCR 567 Group has released an update on their project to build locomotive No.567. At the beginning of January 2019, the first machinings were performed on the side plates. This took place at the Ruddington...
61662 Manchester United

An update on steam locomotive 61662 Manchester United

The group building locomotive 61662 Manchester United have released a small update on the work being done. Progress on the locomotive has been slow recently due to snow fall and the fact that the locomotive...
35011 "General Steam Navigation" in the Snow Credit Steve Jeffery

New home for steam locomotive 35011? – GSNLRS January 2019 Update

The latest update from the society features a review of 2018's progress and exciting news. 2018 The GSNLRS took many steps forward in the restoration of their Southern Railway "Merchant Navy" No.35011 "General Steam Navigation" in...
3D CAD Drawing of Hawksworth County Tender Top // Credit 1014 The GWR County Project

Recent work on building the tender for steam locomotive 1014 County of Glamorgan

The second update from the project this month, we see the progress being made on building the tender for the new build Hawksworth County at Didcot Railway Centre. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Work on the tender...