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...

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...

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

The National Railway Museum has offered Riley & Son a contract, which if accepted, would see Riley & Son operate and maintain 60103 Flying Scotsman...

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...

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...

Overhaul Update on steam locomotive “Sir Nigel Gresley” – Update 45

Update 45 includes work carried out in the run-up to the boiler being reunited with the rolling chassis on Thursday 7th of November 2019.

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...

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

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...

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...

Railway Museum in York Unveils New Highlights Exhibition

The National Railway Museum has announced its new exhibition of significant items from the national collection. They are being displayed together for the first...

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.