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...

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...
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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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...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
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...
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...
New Safety Valve Top // Credit Darrin Crone

An update on steam locomotive No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley – September 2018

The latest update (No.32) has been published on the National Railway Museum's website, featuring the progress made on returning Sir Nigel Gresley to steam between the 3rd and 14th of September. Tender The wheelsets for the...
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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...
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...
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