3840 frames

Extension frames ordered for steam locomotive 3840 County of Montgomery

The Churchward Country Trust has announced that they have placed an order for the front-end extension frames for No. 3840 County of Montgomery The order has been placed with Roach Precision in Brierley Hill, West...
5551 The Unknown Warrior

5551 Prepared for Move to West Shed for Final Construction Work

The LMS-Patriot Project has recently been preparing their engine, New-Build London, Midland and Scottish Railway "Patriot" Class No. 5551 "The Unknown Warrior" for the journey South. Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust Back in early July 2019,...
61662 Manchester United

An update on steam locomotive 61662 Manchester United

The North British Locomotive Preservation Group have released an update on steam locomotive 61662 Manchester United. Working parties on the locomotive have been sparse due to the holidays during July. However, the fourth boiler former has...

WATCH: Steam Locomotive 60163 Tornado at Chesterfield

Monday 15th July 2019 saw A1 Pacific 60163 Tornado head from the south-west to South Yorkshire. This move was from St Philip Marsh HSTD (High-Speed Train Depot) in Bristol to Doncaster Robert Roads Shed. This move...
60163 Tornado

25 years ago since construction of steam locomotive 60163 Tornado started

25 years ago on July 13th 1994, the frame plates for new-build London & North Eastern Railway Peppercorn A1 No.60163 "Tornado" started to be cut at British Steel's Leeds Site. After 14 long years of...
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...
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