SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking into the history of both classes, we will then move...
Dad's Army set for North Norfolk Railway visit

Steam trains, a pump trolley, and comedy gold…. Dads Army set for North Norfolk...

Join the North Norfolk Railway for a two-day celebration of comedy gold. Help the railway celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the BBC sitcom, Dads Army. You favourite characters, including Mainwaring, Wilson, Jones and Pike will be...
76084 on the NNR

Ride on the footplate of a steam locomotive and help out Sarcoma UK

Greater Anglia has teamed up with UK charity, Sarcoma UK - The Bone & Soft Tissue Cancer Charity, to hold a special auction. The special auction closes on the 14th May 2018, so make sure...
D832 "Onslaught" // Credit Severn Valley Railway

D832 Onslaught to visit North Norfolk Railway for Summer Diesel Gala

The North Norfolk Railway has announced Warship class D832 Onslaught as their first visiting locomotive to their Summer Diesel Gala. Appearing courtesy of Bury Hydraulic Group, the Warship will be visiting the railway from the...
Thomas set for Llangollen Railway visit

Steam locomotive ‘Thomas’ set for North Norfolk Railway visit

Today (26th April 2018), the North Norfolk Railway has announced that the little blue tank engine, 'Thomas', will be visiting the line between the 5th and 7th May 2018. That means you can do and...
80072 at Llangollen on the Llangollen Railway during the Autumn Steam Gala

Steam locomotive No.80072 replaces 80104 at the North Norfolk Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

Unfortunately for a second time, the North Norfolk Railway has been advised that the Standard 4 Tank, this time 80104, will not be able to visit the line for their Spring Steam Gala. Replacement Thankfully, another...
78018 on shed at Loughborough

Update on the visiting steam locomotives for North Norfolk Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

The North Norfolk Railway (NNR) has announced that British Railways (BR) Standard 2 (2-6-0) No. 78018 will be the second visiting guest for the Railway's Spring Steam Gala in April. Also, BR Standard 4 (2-6-4T)...
Components of 76077 // Credit Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Steam

Can you support the restoration of steam locomotive No. 76077?

The 76084 Locomotive Company Ltd has released a list of all components available for sponsorship which will be used in restoring British Railways (BR) Standard Class 4 (2-6-0) No. 76077. Help in restoring 76084 Many components used...
80136 // Credit Ian Sharman

North Norfolk Railway announces first steam locomotive guest for their Spring Steam Gala

The North Norfolk Railway (NNR - also known as The Poppy Line) have announced that BR Standard 4 Tank No. 80136 will be the first guest for the line's Spring Steam Gala in April...
New Bush for steam locomotive 76084 // Credit Mel Rutter

Recent maintenance work carried out on steam locomotive No.76084

Steam locomotive BR Standard 4 2-6-0 No.76084 is undergoing some maintenance work at Weybourne Running Shed, on the North Norfolk Railway, in readiness for the 2018 season. 'Bottom-end' and front end Volunteers have recently been working...