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...
Derek Crouch on display at Wansford Station // Credit The Small Loco Group FB Page

The Small Loco Group to Overhaul “Derek Crouch”

Owned by Nene Valley Railway (NVR) and cared for by The Small Loco Group, Derek Crouch will undergo assessment before starting its overhaul. The assessment is due to start early in 2018, and once completed,...

20,000 and counting! – Nene Valley Railway’s Popular Santa Specials

The Nene Valley Railway (NVR) recently posted on their Facebook page that this year, they have had over 20,000 bookings for their Santa Special train service. NVR usually gets between 17,000 and 18,000 people visit...
Paddington 2 Offical Picture

Paddington Bear to visit Nene Valley Railway

Paddington bear is making a visit to Nene Valley Railway on Sunday the 6th of May, following the release of his second film, Paddington 2. Already taking place on the same weekend is the "Tornado...
Nene Valley Railway

Peak for long-term visit at Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway have recently announced that Class 46 Peak, No D182, will stay for a duration of 5 years at the line, based at Wansford. No D182, later renumbered 46045, was built at...
Flying Scotsman at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway

Locomotive Arrivals At Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway, near Peterborough, has seen, over the last couple of days, seen a few locomotives arrive on the railway. Some are returning Home Fleet locomotives, some are visiting, and one is a...
66779 Evening Star at the National Railway Museum in York

‘Shed’ For Nene Valley Mixed Traction Gala

The Nene Valley Railway has today (04/09/2017) announced the first visitor to its Mixed Traction Gala, which is to be held over the weekend of Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017. 66779 "Evening Star" is...
78018 stands in Wansford Yard Credits - Steam Railway Magazine and Thomas Bright

Nene Valley hires 78018 for a second time

Following 78018's completion from restoration at GCR, by Loughborough Standard Locomotive Group, in August 2016, 78018 several weeks at Nene Valley over the winter period. This is now to be repeated, with 78018 returning to...
Royal Scot to steam on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Nene Valley Railway – 40th Anniversary Gala – Information

This weekend, the Nene Valley Railway are celebrating 40 years of preservation with a special anniversary weekend with an intensive timetable and two visiting mainline locos. The visiting locomotives to the gala will be No....
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