Tim Peaks Spacecraft

Tim Peake & Spacecraft To Touch Down At The National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum, at both Shildon and York, will host Tim Peake and his spacecraft over the coming few months. The spacecraft will first visit Locomotion (The National Railway Museum in Shildon). It will...
60007 Sir Nigel Gresley smokebox door

An update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The Railway Museum has released an update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley, which is taking place in York. Llangollen Railway A number of items have now been sent to the Llangollen...
Mallard at the NRM

National Railway Museum to feature in new Accessible Britain guide from Motability

The National Railway Museum, in York, has announced that it is set to feature in a new edition of 'The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain' - just one of a dozen attractions across Yorkshire...

RailAdvent celebrates 1,000,000 page views with our biggest competition yet

2018 has been a fantastic year for us here at RailAdvent, we have seen our biggest growth in views and visitor numbers and had many positive comments on the work we do. During August we...
Flying Scotsman, Class 88 and Hyperloop

Hyperloop pod lines up with steam locomotive No. 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ and Class 88...

The National Railway Museum, in York, has created the UK first on Friday as it brought together the past, present and future of rail travel to celebrate the latest stage of the museum's redevelopment. The...
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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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...

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...
No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

Sir Nigel Gresley’s Boiler off to Wales

The Sir Nigel Gresley Loco Trust announced on 26th October 2016 that No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley's Boiler is set to be sent to the Llangollen Railway for overhaul. The loco is currently based at...
Rocket to return to Manchester for the first time in 180 years

Steam locomotive Rocket set for long term stay in York

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that Stephenson's Rocket, one of the most iconic feats of British Engineering, will go on long-term display in the North of England. Rocket was built...
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