Filling and Painting the Rear of the Tender Tank // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Update 40 on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

May has been another productive month for The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd in overhauling their LNER A4 No.60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley". Valve Gearing, Blastpipe and Electrics Parts of the fillet curve on the crankpin...
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WATCH: steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman steams through Rotherham and Chesterfield

Sunday 5th May 2019 saw the world famous 60103 Flying Scotsman haul the final day of The Great Britain XII. The Great Britain XII Day 9 tour ran from Scarborough to Reading (originally heading to...
3717 "City of Truro" at NRM York 2012 Railfest // Credit Tim Hawkins

GWR 3400/3700 ‘City’ steam locomotive class – Sole Survivor

One of the early designs from Churchward, the 3400 (Later changed to 3700 series) 'City' class were built to meet traffic demands as well as allowing Churchward to test new designs, later used in...
Rebuilt Rear of the Tender // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Update 39 on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

Work is progressing on the overhaul of 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" by The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd at the National Railway Museum York. Bottom-End The last cylinder relief valve is being overhauled, with the...
Fitting Vestibule Top Arch Flanges // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Update 38 on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd have busy as usual at York overhauling their LNER A4, No.60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley". Tender Reconstruction of the tender's tank top is moving into the final stages. Majority of...
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Steam locomotive 4771 Green Arrow for potential return? NRM release 15 year strategic plan

The National Railway Museum has released its 15-year strategic plan, listing some of the locomotives set to return and which won't be running any time soon. 60103 Flying Scotsman is set to continue its mainline...
Safety Valve Springs // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

The 37th update on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The first half of February 2019 has seen many tasks being carried out and completed on A4 No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley. Engine With the upper slide bars fixed in the right position, the team have now...
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Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman 2019 tour dates announced

National Railway Museum has released details of where 60103 Flying Scotsman will be heading in 2019. Flying Scotsman will visit three heritage railways in England, beginning with Swanage Railway and including the Nene Valley Railway...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
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Class 90 locomotive set to be named Sir William McAlpine

The National Railway Museum has announced that two generations of locomotives will line up side by side in a unique event to honour Sir William McAlpine. Sir William McAlpine is Flying Scotsman’s former owner who...