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...
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...
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,...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...