NRM make Riley & Son offer for steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman

The National Railway Museum has offered Riley & Son a contract, which if accepted, would see Riley & Son operate and maintain 60103 Flying Scotsman for the foreseeable future. The contract is for six years, which...
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...
No. 60103 Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman back in Steam

Last Week, pictures showed that Flying Scotsman was back in steam after the £4.2 million restoration. This was carried out by the National Railway Museum in York. History The A3 locomotive No. 4472 was built in...
Livingston Thomas and No. 66779 Evening Star & 92220 Evening Star at the NRM

A Visit to the National Railway Museum in York

On Sunday 15th May 2016, we visited the National Railway Museum at York. The museum has a display over 100 locomotives, and nearly 300 other items of rolling stock, which mostly all ran on...
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National Railway Museum stop locomotive group from volunteering

The 55002 Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry group have announced that the management at the National Railway Museum has stopped them from volunteering. Readers will probably have noticed the lack of news or progress on...
Rocket at the NRMvideo

National Railway Museum Visit – The Video

Earlier this week, you may have read about our visit to the National Railway Museum on the 15th May, and now here is the video to go with it. This video contains some of the...
Miniature Railway at National Railway Museumvideo

The Miniature Railway at the National Railway Museum

Following on from this mornings post, we take a ride on  the Miniature Railway at the National Railway Museum. The video features a ride around the railway, which takes approximately 10 minutes and costs just...
Tornado at the NRM

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 24 – Tornado at the National Railway Museum

In episode 24 of our Throwback Thursday series, we steam back to 2013 as we see No. 60163 'Tornado' at the National Railway Museum. 'Tornado' was built between 1994 and 2008 at Darlington Works, England. It...

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...
Vintage Railway Poster - Greetings Card

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Can you remember back in the days of British Rail with the promotional posters advertising where to visit during the summer? Of the by-gone era when everyone travelled to holiday destinations via train, these posters...