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David Shepherd on the Footplate of 92203 "Black Prince" // Credit NNR

Memorial service for David Shepherd announced

Last year David Shepherd sadly passed away aged 86. The majority of the people reading this article will know David Shepherd for his contributions to Railway Preservation. This includes playing a key role in starting...

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...
Prince at Porthmadog

Severn Valley Railway – Autumn Steam Gala 2017 – Information

This weekend sees the Severn Valley Railway hold their annual Autumn Steam Gala, which sees 4 visitors join the home fleet in what should be a fun filled steamy weekend! The home fleet of 813,...
S&D 7F No. 53809 // Credit Dave Horton

S&D 7F for Long-Term move to the North Norfolk Railway

Somerset and Dorset (S&D) 7F No. 53809 will move residency from the West Somerset Railway (WSR) to the North Norfolk Railway (NNR). This comes as the hire agreement between the West Somerset Railway and 53809's...
70013 Oliver Cromwell

Steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell no longer visiting North Norfolk Railway

The North Norfolk Railway has announced that steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell will no longer be attending their rescheduled Autumn Steam Gala. It was agreed originally that 70013 would be attending between the 12th and 14th...
No. 75078 at Oxenhope

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class Information

It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class 4 designs (4-6-0, 2-6-0 & 2-6-4T). Firstly looking at the...
Class 08 No.D3935 // Credit Steve Allen

New locomotive? Announcements from the M and GN Joint Railway Society

Following on from the M&GN Joint Railway Society's Annual General Meeting, they have made some exciting announcements. New Additions Class 08 No.D3935 The Society has purchased D3935. This makes the Class 08 the sixth locomotive owned by the...
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...
70013 Oliver Cromwell

Steam locomotive gala postponed due to fire risk

The North Norfolk Railway has announced that they have had to postpone its Autumn Steam Gala. This is due to the risk of lineside fires. The recent dry weather, which has made the NNR have...
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)...