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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...

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...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

LNER Gresley A1 and A3 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

This week's Sole Survivor focuses on the class the world's most famous steam locomotive belongs to, the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Gresley A1 and A3 Class which the "Flying Scotsman" is a member...

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

Exclusive Discount Code For RailwayPosters.co.uk

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...
Mallard at the NRM

Christmas Parties At The National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum has launched its Christmas party plans for the 2017 season, a perfect place to send the year of in style. The NRM has two packages available, though you will have to...
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...
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...
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...
4003 Lode Star // Credit: RailAdvent

GWR Churchward 4000 ‘Star’ Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Following on from the first article of our new "Sole Survivor" series, today we bring you the next instalment looking at the Great Western Railway (GWR) Churchward 4000 'Star' Class steam locomotives. Once exploring the...