Tender Frame and Wheelsets Credit // The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Recent overhaul update on steam locomotive 60007 “Sir Nigel Gresley”

The tender is in the process of having it's bigger components reassembled, with the boiler nearing completion at the Llangollen Railway. Boiler Expansion of the superheater elements has been taking place at the Llangollen Railway. Some elements...
No. 13000 at the NRM

National Railway Museum launches £16.5m competition for new building

The National Railway Museum in York has announced that it has launched a competition to find the architect to design a new £16.5m building to showcase the future of rail engineering and to link...
Tender Frame // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Recent Update on steam locomotive “Sir Nigel Gresley”

Overhaul work continues across a few sites on London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 No.60007 (4498) "Sir Nigel Gresley. 'Bottom-End' The jig for setting up the crank axles has been fitted to the newly-arrived return...
Rocket

Steam locomotive Rocket is coming to York!

The National Railway Museum has announced that steam locomotive Rocket is coming to their York site this September. Whilst they already have a replica of Rocket, which recently returned to steam, this is the original...
60103 Flying Scotsmanvideo

WATCH: Flying Scotsman steam through Derbyshire!

Saturday 30th June saw the world-famous 60103 Flying Scotsman haul The Yorkshireman. The Yorkshireman which is run by The Railway Touring Company, this being the 2nd of the year. The first being on 9th March...
Oliver Cromwell passes 'The Mound' near Oakworth on a 30742 Charter

New loan agreement for steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell

The National Railway Museum and the Great Central Railway in Loughborough have agreed on a two-year overhaul loan agreement. The agreement will run from 12 July 2019 until 31 December 2021 and will see the...
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...
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