60009 Union of South Africa

Where and when to see steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa in Edinburgh...

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam on the mainline and will be passing through Durham and Newcastle on Saturday 20th April 2019. The A4 locomotive is hauling a railtour...
Linda and Blanche ready for departure on the Ffestiniog Railway

Steam locomotive footplate rides at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that they will be running footplate rides this Easter. These are FREE and let you step on board and get a drivers eye view of the engine. The...
Graham Alexander prepares for departure from Willow Lawn on the Ruislip Lido Railway during our Half Term Visit

Easter operating times at the Ruislip Lido Railway

The Ruislip Lido Railway has released its running details for the Easter period. A variety of locomotives are expected to be hauling trains to and from 'The Beach'. Tickets do not need to be pre booked...
7752 at the West Somerset Railway

Steam locomotive 7752 arrives at the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced that steam locomotive 7752 has arrived at their base. 7752 has arrived from Tyseley Locomotive Works and joins the West Somerset Railway fleet for the 2019 season. The locomotive...
Stadler

Stadler signs contract for 60 new locomotives

VR Group, from Finland, and Stadler has announced that they have signed a contract for 60 new diesel-electric locomotives. The new locomotives will improve the operational efficiency in marshalling yards, freight terminals and non-electrified lines. The...
c2c // Credit: Railway News

c2c tops punctuality league table

Train operator, c2c, has announced that they have named the UK’s best train operator under the toughest-ever punctuality measures used by the rail industry. Using the new On Time measure, reported by Network Rail, trains...
Northern units

Planned Northern cancellations this Easter Sunday

Northern has announced details of cancellations to train services on Sunday 21st April 2019 in the North West. Northern have chosen the train services to minimise the impact on passengers. The routes that are most affected are...
Southeastern

WIN the cost of your Southeastern annual season ticket

Southeastern Railway has announced that passengers now have the chance to win the cost of their annual season ticket. The competition comes as the train operating company launched their Switch to Win prize draw to...
Class 43

The last GWR Class 43 locomotive hauled train announced!

Great Western Railway has announced the date for the last Class 43 HST service from London Paddington. The last express HST from Paddington will depart on Saturday, 18th May 2019. Due to a large number of...
45407 "The Lancashire Fusilier" Hauling The Jacobite // Credit Scottish Landscape and Wildlife Photography

Steam trains over the Harry Potter viaduct this Easter!

This Easter, West Coast Railways will be back in Scotland, operating their Jacobite steam trains. This Easter, the trains will be hauled by newly overhauled LMS Black 5 No.45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'. The tour will depart...