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...
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...
73050 at Wansford on the Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway – Southern Steam Gala

Although the weather was rather horrible, our contributer Jamie Duggan still popped to Nene Valley Railway for Southern Steam Gala. Jamie based himself at Wansford station, which was rather quiet, which probably was largely due to...
Newsteads Cab is removed

Nene Valley Railway – Newstead Update

You may have previously read about Newstead on the RailAdvent website here. We are pleased to bring you an update on the progress of the Loco, and would like to thank Jamie Duggan for writing...

New Loco For The Nene Valley Railway

The Locomotive, called "Newstead", built in 1929. "Newstead" was an industrial steam locomotive used to haul trucks of coal has been rediscovered. "Newstead" had thought to have been scrapped. Some History of "Newstead" However, Malcom Saul had purchased...
60009 Union of South Africa at Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Union of South Africa Set For Nene Valley Visit

A4 No. 60009 Union of South Africa will be visiting the Nene Valley Railway in September 2017. Whilst on its visit it will run with 'Battle of Britain' No. 34081 92 Squadron for the first time...
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...
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...
Tornado passes No. 8572 at Bridgnorth on the Severn Valley Railway

A repairs update on steam locomotive No.60163 Tornado – 16th July 2018

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has released an update on the repair work being carried out to A1 steam locomotive No.60163 Tornado taking place at the Nene Valley Railway. The repair work is because...