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

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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...

Class 90 locomotive set to be named Sir William McAlpine

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The National Railway Museum has announced that two generations of locomotives will line up side by side in a unique event to honour Sir...

WATCH: steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell on her final day in...

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Monday 31st December New Years Eve 2018 saw 70013 Oliver Cromwell bid farewell as she ran for the last time before she is withdrawn...

Update 35 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

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The beginning of December has seen much work continue on several areas of the engine. Tender The team has been busy carrying out repairs to the...

FARSAP reaches century

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The Film Archive of Railway Signalling and People (FARSAP) has announced that it has reached a century in 2018 and is still going strong. For...

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman to haul special Sir William McAlpine...

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The National Railway Museum has announced that 60103 Flying Scotsman will haul a special train in 2019 to honour the memory of Sir William...

Update 33 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

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The first two weeks of October have seen work continue on overhauling A4 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley by The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd...

LMS Stanier 3-Cylindered 2-6-4 Tank steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

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Compact but fast, the 3-Cylindered 2-6-4 Tanks are some of the first engines designed by William Stanier for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS). They...

Worlds most historic railway artefacts discovered by Network Rail

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Network Rail has announced that members of the public will be able to see plans by George Stephenson for the first passenger railway to...

LNER A4 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

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Fast, sleek and streamlined, these are some of the best express passenger steam locomotives ever built. This week's Class Information features a popular class...

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Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.
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