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...
60009 union of south africa at Townsend Fold on the east lancashire railway

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa arrives at the Nene Valley Railway tomorrow

Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam tomorrow on the mainline and will be passing through Peterborough on its journey. The A4 locomotive is on a light engine movement. 60103...
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...
6430 and 80072 at Llangollen

Steam locomotive 6430 to visit the Nene Valley Railway in 2019

The Nene Valley Railway has announced that steam locomotive No.6430 will be visiting them over the summer in 2019. The GWR Pannier tank will be visiting the line from April to October 2019. It is...
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...
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...
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...
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....
34081 "92 Squadron" with "The Teddy Express" at Wansford Station, NVR // Credit Jamie Duggan

Diesel locomotives replace steam locomotives at the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway has announced that diesel locomotives will replace steam locomotives in operating their advised timetable. As readers in the UK will know, Britain is currently in a heat wave, with the sun...
A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado to haul Santa Specials at the Nene Valley Railway

The Nene Valley Railway and the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have announced that 60163 Tornado will be hauling Santa Specials in Peterborough this year. The A1SLT has also announced that the locomotive will be spending...