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

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 are the topic of this week's Sole Survivor. After looking...
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...
Cleaning the Tender's Wheelsets // Credit NRM

Update 33 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

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 at the National Railway Museum, York. Front-End On the lubrication system, the new...

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...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman to haul special Sir William McAlpine memorial train

The National Railway Museum has announced that 60103 Flying Scotsman will haul a special train in 2019 to honour the memory of Sir William McAlpine. Sir William McAlpine owned the locomotive from 1973 - 1996...