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...
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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...

Update 35 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

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 many sections of the tender's frame. Welding has been used...

FARSAP reaches century

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 four years, volunteers have filmed the people, practices, equipment and...
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...
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...
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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...