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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...
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...
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)...
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...
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...