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WATCH: steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman steams through Rotherham and Chesterfield

Sunday 5th May 2019 saw the world famous 60103 Flying Scotsman haul the final day of The Great Britain XII. The Great Britain XII Day 9 tour ran from Scarborough to Reading (originally heading to...
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WATCH: steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell on her final day in service

Monday 31st December New Years Eve 2018 saw 70013 Oliver Cromwell bid farewell as she ran for the last time before she is withdrawn for her 10 year overhaul.  This video features exclusive footage by...
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...

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...

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...
No. 60103 Flying Scotsman at Keighley on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

Update On Flying Scotsman

The National Railway Museum have sent out an update about Flying Scotsman after it failed with a hot axle box on a steam charter this week. In the update, they have said that Flying Scotsman,...
Rocket to return to Manchester for the first time in 180 years

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 on long-term display in the North of England. Rocket was built...
Filling and Painting the Rear of the Tender Tank // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Update 40 on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

May has been another productive month for The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd in overhauling their LNER A4 No.60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley". Valve Gearing, Blastpipe and Electrics Parts of the fillet curve on the crankpin...
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...
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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