60163 "Tornado" at Nene Valley Railway on April 22nd 2017 // Credit Jamie Duggan, RailAdvent

Nene Valley Railway postpones steam locomotive ‘Tornado’ visit for Tornado 10

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has sadly announced today that they have postponed their Tornado 10 event. Tornado Most readers will know by now about Tornado's mainline failure, with the engine taken to NVR for repair...
34081 "92 Squadron" on Wansford Turntable, NVR // Credit Jamie Duggan

Steam locomotive No.34081 ’92 Squadron’ to visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that Bulleid Pacific steam locomotive, No. 34081 '92 Squadron' will be visiting the line for their Annual Steam Gala 2018. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is celebrating 100...
Mayflower

Steam locomotive No. 61306 “Mayflower” unable to attend Nene Valley Railway’s Tornado 10 Event

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) have unfortunately been told that LNER B1 No.61306 won't be able to visit for their Tornado 10 event in early May. Mayflower The NVR has stated that Mayflower not joining Tornado...
Chassis of 73050 // Credit 73050 website

Recent update on the overhaul of steam locomotive Standard 5 No. 73050

BR Standard 5 No. 73050 "City of Peterborough" is undergoing an overhaul at the Nene Valley Railway, in Peterborough, where the engine is based. The majority of the components attached to the Chassis have now...
Thomas at the Nene Valley Railway

Half Term Events at Steam Railways – East Anglia, Home Counties and Midlands

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in East Anglia, Home Counties and the Midlands area who are open...
Flying Scotsman at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No. 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ to visit the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway, in Peterborough, has announced that steam locomotive No. 60103 'Flying Scotsman' will return to the railway in late September/early October 2018. The locomotive will be in public service on the 29th/30th...
Flying Scotsman approaches Irwell Vale on the East Lancs Railway

Riley signs steam locomotive ‘Flying Scotsman’ contract with heritage railway visits

Ian Riley has signed the contract with the National Railway Museum which sees him run 60103 Flying Scotsman until 2024 plus all of the day-to-day maintenance and overhaul. The National Railway Museum has also released...
60009 union of south africa at Townsend Fold on the east lancashire railway

Nene Valley Railway announce steam locomotive No. 60009 to ‘Pacifics Weekend’

The Nene Valley Railway has announced that A4 No. 60009 'Union of South Africa' is to return to the heritage railway in 2018. The locomotive will be visiting from the 30th August until the 3rd...
5619 // Credit Andy Reeve-Smith

GWR Steam Locomotive No. 5619 on loan to the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has announced that GWR 56XX Class No. 5619 has been hired to operate trains along the line. About 5619 No. 5619 is the oldest preserved member of the 56XX class, being...
61306 "Mayflower" // Credit Alan Wilson

Steam Locomotive 61306 Mayflower to join Tornado at the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) has announced that B1 No. 61306 "Mayflower" will take part in this years "Tornado 10" event. Tornado 10 Event The event is to celebrate 10 years since new build Peppercorn A1...